Continental Announces Carbon Offsetting Program

December 3, 2007,AEDT

Continental Airlines (NYSE:CAL), the world’s fifth largest airline, today announced that it haslaunched a carbon offsetting program, developed in partnership withnon-profit Sustainable Travel International. Continental Announces Carbon Offsetting Program With Sustainable Travel International.

Granton Harbour ‘like a dreary Beijing estate’

December 3, 2007,AEDT

GRANTON Harbour has received the dubious honour of being shortlisted for the notorious ‘Plook on the Plinth’ award. Judges compared the waterfront development to a “dreary market-driven estate” in Beijing, rather than the iconic project that developers envisaged. It also | Read More

CLIMATE CHANGE: Forests, the Great Green Hope?

December 3, 2007,AEDT

BROOKLIN, Canada, Dec 3 (IPS) – Expanding European forests absorbed 126 million tonnes of carbon dioxide from 1990 to 2005 — equivalent to 11 percent of European Union emissions from human activities — while a U.N. target to plant one | Read More

U.N. global warming conference kicks off – Dec. 3, 2007

December 3, 2007,AEDT

BALI, Indonesia (AP) — Faced with melting polar ice caps and worsening droughts, climate experts at a massive U.N. conference Monday urged quick action toward a new international pact stemming an increasingly destructive rise in world temperatures. U.N. global warming | Read More

Metro: Integrating Habitats. A design competition.

December 3, 2007,AEDT

Integrating Habitats. A design competition. Planning and stewardship › Land and development › Nature-friendly development › Integrating Habitats. A design competition. Integrating Habitats calls for innovative, visionary design proposals that combine design excellence, ecological stewardship and economic enterprise. Metro: Integrating | Read More

Bali talks to seek global climate deal in 2009

December 2, 2007,AEDT

BALI, Indonesia (Reuters) – Delegates from about 190 nations gathered in Bali on Sunday to try to build on a “fragile understanding” that the fight against global warming needs to be expanded to all countries with a deal in 2009. | Read More

Fragmented Nature – New Herzog & de Meuron Project

December 2, 2007,AEDT

The new Miami Art Museum has the potential to be a breathtaking, beautiful building, one that could simultaneously express new ideas about architecture and its place in the environment and pay homage to the rhythms, climate and patterns of Miami. | Read More

A walk in progress

December 2, 2007,AEDT

A tour of the (more or less) finished sections of the new Greenway reveals that intentions have been met – and missed There might as well be three Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenways. That’s how varied are the segments into which | Read More

Landscape Institute Awards

December 1, 2007,AEDT

The awards comprised a total of 14 categories, including design, planning and research with 40 schemes either recognised as the winner, highly commended or commended. Winning schemes were as geographically diverse as the Dongtan Eco City in China and the | Read More

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