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Air pollution in Europe has high economic and human cost

Green Blog

Eight of the top 30 facilities are located in Germany and six are in Poland – two countries that rely heavily on coal.

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Research for Sustainability

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Research for Sustainability (URL: [link] Framework programme for a sustainable innovative society Download (engl.) (URL: The German Federal Minister for Education and Research Dr. Annette Schavan will open this international conference. Tags: Sustainable-development Research

Urban Research Symposium 2009

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A policy agenda (pdf) ( presentation - pdf) Lucy Winchester, United Nations (ECLAC/UN), Chile; Raquel Szalachman Assessing patterns of vulnerability, adaptive capacity and resilience across urban centers (pdf) ( presentation - pdf) Patricia Romero Lankao, National Center for Atmospheric Research, Mexico; John L. Dawson, S. Barr, M. Batty, A.

Global Agriculture Trends: Are We Actually Using Less Land?

Nature Conservancy - Science

So while agricultural area is down for the United States and Poland, it’s up for Argentina, Indonesia and Vietnam (see the map below for more).

Europe bans bee-harming pesticides

Green Blog

Bees are vital to our ecosystem and food production because they pollinate three-quarters of all crops in the world.

What happened with Archaeopteryx?

10,000 Birds

You and your colleagues are experts on the history of France, Poland, Spain, all those European countries. Imagine you study history. Maybe.

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Making Cheese 7,500 Years Ago


The production of cheese allowed the preservation

Misguided Environmentalists

Green (Living) Review

The claim was, basically, that private forest owners would destroy the lands, as if the Forestry Commission, aside from their research which is second to none, does such a great job anyway. encounter those people on an almost daily basis. They did that with regards to coppicing some years back and now. What ain't there can't, after all, burn.

Rio Anniversary Marks Advances in Sustainable Cleaning

Green (Living) Review

Shoppers across the UK will begin to see the new Charter for Sustainable Cleaning logo on cleaning products from summer 2012.

Vacuum Cleaners Crawl out of the Waters

Green (Living) Review

Electrolux is looking into auctioning off one vac, where the revenue goes to research. Gdansk, Poland. The Hel Marine Station, Poland.

After record levels last year, world wind power is set to break new records in 2013

Green Blog

But it is Denmark that sets the bar for wind’s role in electricity production. The U.S. wind industry made headlines too. homes. Several U.S.

Individualism replaces conformity in gardening

Green (Living) Review

It’s all about self-expressive gardening to create a private Eden and sharing this with new on-line neighbors through social media. A total of over 1.4m

Shocking analysis by country of years left to zero emissions

Green Blog

It should be noted that fossil fuel use, livestock production and deforestation variously contribute to annual per capita GHG pollution. Both Dr James Lovelock FRS (Gaia hypothesis) and Professor Kevin Anderson ( Director, Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research, University of Manchester, UK) have recently estimated that only about 0.5

Our Kids Deserve Better Than ‘World School Milk Day’


Seminars, essay and art competitions, and promotional events are encouraged along with the distribution of milk and milk products. Young minds from Bosnia, Ethiopia, New Zealand, Poland, across the US, and elsewhere are taught that milk is necessary, milk is good, and that milk should be celebrated. for the children.”

Forests and not biomass needed in fight against Climate Change

Green (Living) Review

The same fate befalls the boreal forests and general temperate ones, especially in Canada, where the likes of Kimberly Clark are clear felling thousands of acres every month for pulp for the production of toilet paper and paper towels. And it is not only rainforests that are being cleared at a rate of knots.

FOR HUNGER-PROOF CITIES Sustainable Urban Food Systems

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Mougeot is Senior Program Specialist at the International Development Research Centre, Ottawa, Canada. Luc J.A. Tim Lang 2000 Appendix 1.

Inaugurate Change

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Livable cities, clean energy, green jobs, new technologies, improved product design, better transportation, healthy forests and thriving family farms are all foundations of a strong new economy. Your words at the podium that day will set the tone for how we as a nation rise to meet that crisis, and how our allies abroad respond.

UNEP Launches Green Economy Initiative

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Other critical dates rapidly coming up in the international calendar include a proposed financial crisis summit of the G8+5, called for by French President Nicolas Sarkozy and the next round of UN climate convention negotiations in Poznan, Poland in December. Transformative ideas need to be discussed and transformative decisions taken.

To The Next U.S. President: 100 Words for 100 Days

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Brown Eric de Place, Senior Researcher, Sightline Institute Two words -- “cap” and “dividend” – can get us off oil; end our global warming pollution; and funnel money from the wealthy to the middle class. Design decisions determine the majority of the environmental and social impact of products, services, industry, cities, you name it.