Discover what kind of salaries some U.S. governors pull down and which cities are doing a bang-up job being ‘green’.

You might think anyone that oversees the operation of a state is entitled to a substantial payday.

However, that’s not the case with the role of governor, where compensation can be a varied as the climate across the country.

And speaking of climate, with all the talk of climate change and environmental sustainability, many U.S. cities are making efforts to lower that carbon footprint.

From energy efficient buildings to water conservation measures, sustainable practices have grown from niche to now the norm.