“Asia-Pacific Gateway for Climate Change” – UN ESCAP

April 23, 2008,AEDT

Countries from Asia and the Pacific, both developed and developing, are gathering in Bangkok to share experiences on “co-benefits approach to climate change” – win-win actions which cut greenhouse gas emissions while alleviating poverty. The meeting today (23 April) is | Read More

EU heads for climate and trade talks with China

April 22, 2008,AEDT

The European Commission’s biggest-ever delegation to China heads for Beijing this week, hoping to progress from words to action on China’s soaring greenhouse gas emissions and its tense trade ties with Europe.European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso will have to | Read More

Pecha Kucha Beijing Volume No.8

April 22, 2008,AEDT

Pecha Kucha Beijing Volume No.8  –  18th of May 2008  –  04:00pm at Yugong Yishan –  Admission RMB 20, After a small pause to regain energy, Pecha Kucha Beijing is back in full swing!The line up of Volume 8’s speakers is compiled of | Read More

New dean eager to improve, lead architecture college

April 22, 2008,AEDT

When Jan Cervelli takes over as dean of the College of Architecture and Landscape Architecture this summer, she plans to enhance the school’s reputation as a leader in sustainable design. She will also reunite with an old sweetheart. “I’ve known | Read More

Tianjin Eco-City Masterplan to be launched next week

April 18, 2008,AEDT

COULD Singapore spark the green revolution in China, a country recently named in a University of California report as the world’s “biggest polluter”? This possibility is being raised as the Sino-Singapore Tianjin Eco-City — the first collaboration of its kind | Read More

Hungry Mile wasteland warning

April 17, 2008,AEDT

THE man advising New York on how to revamp its public spaces has slammed the NSW Government’s plan for the former Hungry Mile site, warning it will become “fearsome at night” and a “wasteland” on weekends and public holidays. The | Read More

Road signs will mark out Iron Curtain in Germany

April 17, 2008,AEDT

Road signs will remind drivers in Germany they are driving over a piece of history when they cross what was once the armed border between the capitalist West and Communist East starting this fall. Posted at every intersection along the | Read More

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