The Chinese: from Yellow Peril to Green Peril?

March 11, 2008,AEST

Daniel Ben-Ami writes a thought provocating essay on China that debunks some of the generalisations that we have read over the years about China and its disregard for the environment The possibility that China could become a fully industrialised and | Read More

Melbourne 2030 – no longer a true vision

March 4, 2008,AEST

Victorian Premier John Brumby freed-up land today for 90,000 new homes in the councils of Wyndham, Melton, Hume, Whittlesea and Casey. The land will be zoned residential. The governments actions are as a result of research and calls from various social | Read More

UK PM to get tough on plastic bags

March 1, 2008,AEST

British Prime Minister Gordon Brown on Friday warned retailers they had to start charging shoppers for the 13 billion plastic bags they currently get for free each year or the government would step in to force them.Most bags end as | Read More

Mongolia to build landscape sensitive highway

February 28, 2008,AEST

A major road project started by the Government of Mongolia is be carried forward in six civil works packages to be funded by the Asian Development Bank and China. Known as the Western Corridor development project, the road will span | Read More

Everything is green at Humber

February 28, 2008,AEST

A New Education And Research Facility For Humber College Performs As A Living Laboratory Of Sustainable Building, Fostering Environmental Stewardship And The Creation Of A Greener City. canadianarchitect.com – Canadian Architect – 2/28/2008.

£600,000 boost for woodland – Buckingham Today

February 25, 2008,AEST

AMBITIOUS plans to more than double the number of people visiting Hazelborough Wood near Silverstone have been unveiled by The Forestry Commission.Plans have been submitted to South Northants Council for a new visitors’ centre, 75 car parking spaces with parking | Read More

China: Going Green, Going It Alone

February 22, 2008,AEST

Clean-tech investors, like those that swarmed the U.N. headquarters last week, have been drooling over investment prospects in suddenly-green China. Maybe it’s time to curb the enthusiasm. “China expects local capital to fund 90 percent of the infrastructure and other | Read More

America’s 50 Greenest Cities | Popular Science

February 22, 2008,AEST

America’s 50 Greenest CitiesWant to see a model for successful and rapid environmental action? Don’t look to the federal government—check out your own town. Here, our list of the 50 communities that are leading the way. Does yours make the | Read More

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