China hopes for step-by-step progress of low carbon economy-Xinhua

October 31, 2008,AEDT

Developing the Low Carbon Economy (LCE), a strategic option to cope with global warming, should follow a step-by-step pattern in accordance with a country’s situation, China’s Vice Environment Minister Zhou Jian said here Thursday. Zhou made the remarks at a conference on environment protection here. SOURCE: Xinhua – China hopes | Read More

World Usability Day 13th November

October 30, 2008,AEDT

World Usability Day and the Usability Professionals’ Association will launch the Global Transport Challenge on November 13th. It’s an easy way for you to understand how you use transportation everyday and the impact it has on our environment. SOURCE: World Usability Day | Making Life Easy!.

Foster + Partners join peak oil and energy security taskforce

October 29, 2008,AEDT

Foster + Partners is one of eight leading companies launching a report today warning of the grave risks posed by a 2013 peak in oil production. The Oil Crunch: Securing the UK’s Energy Future is published by the newly-formed UK Industry Taskforce on Peak Oil and Energy Security, and is | Read More

Dubai launches initiative to harness solar energy

October 29, 2008,AEDT

As part of its efforts to reduce pollution and create alternative sources of energy to meet growing demand, the city of Dubai has launched a major initiative to harness solar energy. SOURCE: The Hindu News Update Service.

“Environment Hong Kong 2008” published – $1billion for fund

October 25, 2008,AEDT

The Hong Kong Envrionment Protection Department published the “Environment Hong Kong 2008” report. Key initiatives in the report include:– Cleaner Production Partnership Programme launched in connection with Pearl River Delta factories. – An injection of $1 billion into the Environment and Conservation Fund to enhance community participation in environment and | Read More

Lab report examines new ideas for parks, public landscapes – ASU News

October 23, 2008,AEDT

Flying into Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport, you become powerfully aware of a suburban landscape dominated by housing subdivisions, by single-family houses with large yards and private pools. You will also see, interspersed throughout the vast expanse of residential tracts, a scattering of public parks and preserves. But what role do | Read More

HK under fire for bright lights

October 22, 2008,AEDT

Many green groups have recently taken aim at lighting in the international city of Hong Kong. Friends of the Earth have called upon retailers to minimise the lighting and to turn off many of its lights during the (after 2am). SOURCE: Reuters UK ‘Hong Kong night light pollution under the | Read More

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