Green groups say Japan, Canada wavering on climate targets

December 5, 2007,AEDT

Japan and Canada appear to be backing away from mandatory emissions cuts expected to be at the heart of a new global accord on fighting global warming, environmental groups said Wednesday. The charge was levelled as nearly 190 nations met in the Indonesian resort of Bali, looking to take the | Read More

France unveils Green Taxes

December 5, 2007,AEDT

France’s environment ministry unveiled a system of green taxes on gas-guzzling cars and bonuses for cleaner vehicles, as part of a nationwide strategy to slash global warming emissions. From January 1, any driver who buys a new car emitting more than 160 grams of carbon dioxide per kilometre (just over | Read More

Council Overrided As Housing Plan Wins Out

December 5, 2007,AEDT

BUILDING 800 homes on green belt land will reduce the Bromley borough’s historic housing shortfall overnight’, according to a developer. Asprey Homes won an appeal against Bromley Council’s decision to block a proposal to build on a 34-acre Blue Circle Site in Bromley Common. Council Overrided As Housing Plan Wins | Read More

Vietnam Reform

December 5, 2007,AEDT

The People’s Council in HCM City also met yesterday. Authorities announced a new municipal governance model, already approved by the Prime Minister, to be adopted in the next few years. HCM City would be a vanguard in applying the new municipal governance model to better manage the country’s biggest socio-economic | Read More

Most walkable city? Step in line, Boston – The Boston Globe

December 5, 2007,AEDT

With its tightknit residential neighborhoods, its boulevards lined with cafes, shops, and parks, Boston officials for years have smugly considered the Hub the best city for a stroll.more stories like this Hotel, tourist, and advertising executives two decades ago coined the phrase “America’s Walking City” and made it part of | Read More

Walkable cities are newly desirable

December 5, 2007,AEDT

Caitlin Jones and her fiancé, Evan Oxfeld, grew up in suburbs where getting anywhere worth going required a car. When they started looking for a home together, they wanted something different: walkability. Walkable cities are newly desirable.

Banking on a Norman Foster Building

December 5, 2007,AEDT

The Murezzan is an attractive complex refurbished with new designs by Sir Norman Foster – and in which Credit Suisse has opened its new St. Moritz branch. Inside, a series of works by Swiss artists are on display. An open day is being held on Saturday, December 15, 2007, giving | Read More

Vail Colorado – Green Development

December 5, 2007,AEDT

Trygg and other Minturn residents say that they welcome the Ginn Development Co.’s plan to build all of its buildings that are more than 20,000 square feet to green building standards. Vail Colorado-Todays information & news from Vail Daily – News.

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