1.Oakland is located in the San Francisco Bay Area, the sixth most populated metropolitan area in the United States.
2.One of Oakland's most notable features is its downtown Lake Merritt, the largest urban saltwater lake in the United States.
3.The city's website offers ideas for healthy recreation at their various parks.
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The rankings explain the presence of a green economy among United States cities. These indicators gauge, for instance, which cities’ public transit, renewable energy, local food, and development approaches are more likely to either limit or intensify the negative economic and environmental impacts of fossil fuel dependence.
The rankings are based on the presence of a city or public-private incubator for clean technology industries, including renewable energy, advanced transportation, advanced water treatment, alternative fuels, green building, and energy efficiency.