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’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
Seeking a place in the vanguard of the battle against global warming, France last month unveiled a package of ambitious pledges that included a particularly bold proposition: An end to new highway construction. Environmentalists cheered the development, but they are watching carefully. They want the government to publish specific measures | Read More
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
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
Germany has set aside 105 million euros for the water, energy and health care sectors in Kenya, with a greater emphasis on geothermal e nergy, water reform initiatives in towns and private sector-led agriculture growth. Germany to fund agric, energy water reform initiatives in Kenya | Afrique – Actualité et | Read More
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
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.
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
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.