Hokkaido Office Building Cuts CO2 Emissions in Half

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has completed a highly energy-efficient office building, called "Ecohouse," along with a factory employing a total of 70 environmental technologies to significantly reduce environmental impact. Takenaka Corp.

Eco-Model Cities for a Low-Carbon Society

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All of the cities prominently feature activities and future plans to achieve drastic reductions in greenhouse gas emissions. The town aims to reduce greenhouse emissions through a combination of local resource utilization and low-carbon housing projects, aided by the active involvement of its citizens. The city has ambitious goals for combating global warming, including plans to reduce CO2 emissions within the city 25% by 2020 and 50% by 2050 from 1990 levels.

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Towards a Sustainable Energy Future

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Sustainable energy future My presentation for the ERM Alumni Conference on Energy and Natural Resources Policy, Brandenburg Technical University of Cottbus, Germany, 6-10.10.2008 Abstract: The world of fossil fuel – based economy is eventually coming into crisis as these fuels go exhausted.

21 Practical Ways to Help the Environment

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For example, things like walking to the grocery store and using a reel mower will reduce air pollution and energy use, while also reducing the time you spend at the gym! Prevent energy leaks at home. Check this out: Did you know that heating and cooling can make up to 50 percent of your energy bill each month? Plugging up those energy leaks is simple. This Energy Star website will help with simple techniques for sealing your ducts. Invest in solar energy.

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