Arkiv for kategorien ‘EcoCities’

EU to cut carbon emissions by 40% by 2030

lørdag, 8. februar 2014

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Guardian: Europe will cut its greenhouse gas emissions by 40% by 2030, compared with 1990 levels, the toughest climate change…

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Greening economic growth

tirsdag, 22. januar 2013

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WEF: Greening economic growth is the only way in which sustainable, inclusive development can be achieved that will satisfy the…

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Vicki Arroyo: Let’s prepare for our new climate

søndag, 30. september 2012


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Set aside the politics: Data shows that climate change is happening, measurably, now. And as Vicki Arroyo says, it’s time…

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Germany and Denmark Top the 2012 Global Green Economy Index

mandag, 10. september 2012

New Green City Survey Ranks Copenhagen #1

ENN: Results from the 3rd edition of the Global Green Economy Index (GGEI) show that expert…

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New series of travel guides to the sustainable future

onsdag, 1. august 2012


No need to wait for the future to come. It might be just around the corner.

Sustainia Guide to Copenhagen 2025

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Copenhagen is greenest in Europe

mandag, 9. juli 2012

EU green Capital

Copenhagen has been awarded the EU Commission’s prestigious European Green Capital Award for 2014. The Danish capital is receiving the…

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Mapping the World’s Sustainable Cities

torsdag, 15. december 2011

With all the attention given to new technology for improving building design and performance, it’s easy to lose sight of…

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EU not reaching climate goals says EU Climate Policy Tracker 2011

torsdag, 1. december 2011

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This website presents up-to-date developments in climate and energy policies across the 27 EU member states. With a uniquely developed…

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IPCC: Close to 80 percent of the world energy supply could be met by renewables by mid-century

mandag, 9. maj 2011

The Special Report on Renewable Energy Sources and Climate Change Mitigation (SRREN), published by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change…

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Hamburg: European Green Capital 2011

mandag, 2. maj 2011

The title of European Green Capital, presents Hamburg with the opportunity to become a city of the future. Hamburg will…

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Hamborg udnævnt til årets grønne hovedstad i Europa

mandag, 2. maj 2011

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Klima og Miljø DR P1

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onsdag, 27. april 2011

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SEI has unveiled a new version of weADAPT, an online ‘open space’ on climate adaptation issues for practitioners, researchers and…

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Carbon Nation – The Movie

søndag, 13. februar 2011


Carbon Nation doesn’t waste time arguing that climate change is real and caused by humans, the film steps right into…

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Global Green Cities Preview

onsdag, 26. januar 2011

From Singapore’s high tech congestion management system to New York’s PlaNYC 2030 to Yokohama’s zero-carbon emissions goal, the future greening…

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10 amazing facts you probably didn’t know about renewable energy.

onsdag, 5. januar 2011

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In all the spin from fossil fuels and nuclear industries, it is easy to start believing that renewable energy can’t…

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Mexico City Pact: Cities Addressing Climate Change

onsdag, 24. november 2010

Mayors from around the world have signed an agreement to address climate change at the World Mayors Summit on Climate,…

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Germany: Climate-friendly, reliable, affordable: 100% renewable electricity supply by 2050

onsdag, 1. september 2010

„Germany can be supplied with 100% climate-friendly electricity from renewable sources by 2050” declared the Chair of the German Advisory…

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Threat to Security of Energy Supply

tirsdag, 13. juli 2010

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As the disaster in the Gulf of Mexico has amply demonstrated, growing global energy demand and the anticipated restricted availability…

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Governments have their heads in the sand when it comes to oil

onsdag, 9. juni 2010


Sir David King, Director of the Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment, has today called on governments to recognise…

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Climate Crisis, Credit Crisis: The Quest for Green Growth

torsdag, 22. april 2010

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April 2010 —

The Global Economy and Development program at Brookings today released a new report — “Climate Crisis, Credit Crisis:…

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Roadmap 2050: A Practical Guide to a Prosperous, Low-Carbon Europe.

onsdag, 14. april 2010

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Europe can switch to low carbon sources of energy without jeopardising reliability or forcing up energy bills to punitive levels,…

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Nominees Globe Sustainable City Awards 2010

lørdag, 3. april 2010

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The city of Malmö (Sweden), Murcia (Spain)and Stargard Szczecinski (Poland) have been nominated for the Sustainable City Award 2010. This…

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ICLEI launches Local Renewables Web Portal

onsdag, 31. marts 2010

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ICLEI, in partnership with the Renewable Energy Policy Network for the 21st Century (REN21), has launched the Local Renewables Web…

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The Economic Case for Slashing Carbon Emissions

fredag, 19. marts 2010

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Amid a growing call for reducing atmospheric concentrations of CO2 to 350 parts per million, a group of economists maintains…

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All renewables: How realistic is it?

torsdag, 18. marts 2010


by Stefan Nicola

Berlin (UPI) Mar 16, 2009

Europe can meet 100 percent of its power supply from renewable sources by 2050…

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Transforming Australia’s cities

onsdag, 17. marts 2010

They must change to cope with population growth and climate change or face social unrest and urban decay

(SYDNEY) Australia circa…

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Water scarcity is increasing in most urban areas worldwide

torsdag, 4. marts 2010

water in a changing world

In an effort to ensure that diverse groups of actors whose decisions impact our planet’s water resources can make better…

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Visit Top 5 greenest cities in the world

onsdag, 3. marts 2010

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This article by Beth Hodgson originally appeared in GlobalPost.

5. Vancouver, Canada

Vancouver has been recognized for trying to make the Winter…

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The ET Carbon Rankings: the world’s largest companies ranked by absolute greenhouse gas emissions.

torsdag, 25. februar 2010

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Launch of ET Carbon Ranking

Monday 22.02.2010 saw the launch of the Environmental Investment Organisation’s new Global Carbon Rankings. For the…

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Bill Gates on energy: Innovating to zero!

torsdag, 18. februar 2010

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At TED2010, Bill Gates unveils his vision for the world’s energy future, describing the need for “miracles” to avoid planetary…

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State of the World 2010: Transforming Cultures

torsdag, 14. januar 2010

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Washington, D.C.-Without an intentional cultural shift that values sustainability over consumerism, no government pledges or technological advances will be enough…

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US PEW Center: Climate TechBook

torsdag, 7. januar 2010


Greenhouse gas emissions come from diverse sources across the economy. The magnitude of emissions and diversity of sources means that…

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Visit a typical Danish Recycling Station

tirsdag, 29. december 2009

Denmark has a long tradition for professional handling and sorting of waste. The waste is delivered to Recycling Stations where…

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First Assessment Report on Climate Change in Cities

søndag, 20. december 2009

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“The First Assessment Report on Climate Change in Cities makes clear that urban areas are vulnerable to changing climatic conditions…

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A Copenhagen Prognosis: towards a safe climate future

onsdag, 16. december 2009

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SEI, the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK) and The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) launch A Copenhagen Prognosis:…

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Siemens: European Green City Index

tirsdag, 8. december 2009

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Europe’s Share of the Climate Challenge

tirsdag, 1. december 2009

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This report examines how Europe can show leadership in keeping global climate change within these limits: firstly, by undertaking domestic…

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Western lifestyle unsustainable, says climate expert Rajendra Pachauri

søndag, 29. november 2009



Rajendra Pachauri, the chair of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), warned that western society must undergo a radical…

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Humanity Now Demanding 1.4 Earths

torsdag, 26. november 2009

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One the eve of the Copenhagen climate conference, Global Footprint Network is releasing data today that reveals a growing gap…

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Urban Development and Sustainability

torsdag, 26. november 2009

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Rotterdam Urban Summit 3 – 4 december

The City of Rotterdam is centre stage for a challenging business event on the…

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Sustainable City–The Copenhagen Way

onsdag, 25. november 2009

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Scandinavias largest Metropolitan Development Project.

Nordhavnen could become the greatest and most ambitious metropolitan development project in Scandinavia for years to…

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Exhibition: Green Architecture for the future.

onsdag, 25. november 2009

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Louisiana’s exhibition focuses on new departures in architecture that meet the need for sustainable development. Highlighting potentials and possibilities relevant…

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The Copenhagen Climate Summit for Mayors: 14 – 17 December 2009

tirsdag, 24. november 2009

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The Copenhagen Climate Summit for Mayors will put cities on top of the global climate agenda and send the message…

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One word: bioplastics

onsdag, 18. november 2009

MIT bioplastic

Every year, more than 250 billion pounds of plastic are produced worldwide. Much of it ends up in the world’s…

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Climate projections for Europe – ENSEMBLES

onsdag, 18. november 2009

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Conditional propabilities for seasonal changes in temperature for 32 European Capital cities in the period  2021 – 2050 from the…

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Reducing greenhouse gases may not be enough to slow climate change

onsdag, 11. november 2009

Georgia Tech City and Regional Planning Professor Brian Stone publishes a paper in the December edition of Environmental Science and…

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Danish Climate Municipalities

mandag, 2. november 2009


To combat the imminent threat of climate change, DN and the Danish municipalities have joined forces. Our goal is that…

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Imagine for a moment taking all America’s cars and trucks off the road.

søndag, 1. november 2009


Unlocking energy efficiency in the U.S economy

In this report, McKinsey & Company offers a detailed analysis of the magnitude of…

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Psychology is the missing link in the climate change debate

mandag, 26. oktober 2009


Without a deeper insight into people’s behaviour and motivations, a low-carbon world will remain out of reach.

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Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Global Cities

lørdag, 24. oktober 2009

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Cities around the world are showing concern for their greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. The paper ‘Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Global…

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