New HQs for the EU in Brussels and Luxembourg

Green (Living) Review

they are going to spend £ 850 million on a new HQ in Luxembourg. Countries are forced to instigate austerity measures while, at the same time, the European Union bodies want new headquarter buildings in both Brussels and Luxembourg, to which all member states will be forced to contribute. By Michael Smith (Veshengro) At the same time when the European Union and the Commission are telling everyone to make deep cuts in government spending, etc.,

10 Countries with the Best Quality Tap Water to Drink

Greentumble

Luxembourg – Excellent lake water quality. Luxembourg is a small landlocked country in Europe. According to a report published by the European Environment Agency in 2017, Luxembourg has achieved the ‘excellent’ rating of the water quality in all 11 of its tested lakes [15].

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Influenza is slowly progressing in Europe

Green (Living) Review

Two countries reported regional spread (Italy and Sweden), three countries (Netherlands, Norway and Spain) reported local spread, while sporadic activity was reported by thirteen countries (Austria, Belgium, the Czech Republic, France, Germany, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Latvia, Luxembourg, Portugal, Romania and Slovenia) and the UK (England and Northern Ireland).

How to see a Black Woodpecker in Germany

10,000 Birds

Black Woodpeckers are usually easy to find in Germany. Yes, some birders may frown at this statement. At least one birder will now likely grab his war hammer and check flight availabilities from New York to Frankfurt as well as average prison sentences in Germany for first degree murder.

10 refugees heading to Rio as first-ever nation-less Olympic team

Green Prophet

Yonas Kinde (M): Country of origin – Ethiopia; host NOC – Luxembourg; sport – athletics, marathon.

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Ten people in Germany die from E.coli

Green (Living) Review

Cases of the disease have been reported in Sweden, Denmark, the Netherlands and the UK whilst the cucumbers, which were originally imported from Spain, had also been sent to Hungary, Austria and Luxembourg.

Credit rating agency downgrades nine Euro-zone countries

Green (Living) Review

The credit rating agency has put 14 Euro-zone states on negative outlook for a possible further downgrade, including France, Austria, and still triple-A-rated Finland, the Netherlands and Luxembourg. by Michael Smith (Veshengro) London,UK, January 2012 : Credit rating agency Standard & Poor's has downgraded the credit ratings of nine Euro-zone countries, stripping France and Austria of their coveted triple-A status. The status of EU paymaster Germany, however, remains untouched.

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Siemens Exits Desertec and China Wants to Enter

Green Prophet

“Government representatives from Morocco, France, Italy, Malta and Luxembourg came to Berlin to sign a memorandum of understanding with Germany for a first Desertec cooperation project between EU member states and Morocco.

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Europe bans bee-harming pesticides

Green Blog

Belgium, Bulgaria, Denmark, Estonia, Spain, France, Cyprus, Germany, Latvia, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Poland, Slovenia and Sweden voted in favor of the ban.

Serbia joins renewables race, to have planet's biggest solar park

EcoFriend

A couple of days ago, Serbian minister Oliver Dulic signed the agreement with Luxembourg-based Securum Equity Partners. Sonia Renthlei: It’s a fact that Europe is among the leading continents to involve itself so deeply in renewable energy.

Stockholm European Green Capital 2010

The Green Changemakers

Citation: Luxembourg: Publications Office of the European Union, 2010, ISBN 978-92-79-15064-7, doi: 10.2779/17961 [link]. Stockholm was awarded the first “Green Capital” award in Europe. It’s efforts in sustainable urban development and environmental protection are overviewed in a new publication from the EU titled “Stockholm European Green Capital 2010.”

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Understanding Global Environmental Indicators: What’s Behind Australia’s Rankings Rise?

Nature Conservancy - Science

Switzerland again topped the list, followed by Luxembourg and then much to my surprise, my own nation of Australia was in third spot. Photo: © Evan Parker/TNC. Eddie Game is a senior scientist for The Nature Conservancy.

Kosovo Coal Plant Fails President Obama’s Climate Test

Sierra Club Compass

It may not be Luxembourg, but it’s not Malawi, and the U.S. President Obama made a pledge in his Climate Action Plan to lead in the fight against climate disruption when he announced an end to financing for new coal plants overseas.

Shocking analysis by country of years left to zero emissions

Green Blog

if including its huge GHG Exports), Antigua & Barbuda (2.8), Zambia (2.9), Canada (3.0), Bahrain (3.0), United States (3.1), Trinidad & Tobago (3.3), Luxembourg (3.4), Panama (3.7), New Zealand (3.7), Estonia (4.0), Botswana (4.1), Ireland (4.3), Saudi Arabia (4.4), Venezuela (4.6), Indonesia (4.8), Equatorial Guinea (5.0), Belgium (5.0). “Australia is committed to a greedy and inhumane course of climate exceptionalism, climate racism and climate injustice.&#.

Placemaking Tools

The Green Changemakers

Photo: Luxembourg Gardens , Paris, France) Questions to consider on Comfort & Image: Does the place make a good first impression? [link] True Placemaking begins at the smallest scale. What Makes a Successful Place?

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What Makes a Successful Place?

The Green Changemakers

Photo: Luxembourg Gardens , Paris, France) Questions to consider on Comfort & Image: Does the place make a good first impression?

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What If We Built Our Cities Around Places?

The Green Changemakers

The Luxembourg Gardens in Paris, however (near top), show the art of making a path that pulls people along it, or allows them to stop and relax. Luxembourg Gardens: Apparently, there's no such thing as a public space with too many movable chairs.

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Island Nations can fight Climate Genocide with Carbon Debt & Carbon Credit Analysis

Green Blog

At the 2011 Durban Climate Conference the US, with the help of its climate criminal lackeys Australia and Canada, again succeeded in preventing requisite international climate change action. It was reported that Island States had again pleaded with other representatives to avert “ climate genocide ” but their pleas fell on deaf ears at Durban, as at Cancun, as at Copenhagen.

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Analysis by country of fossil fuel burning-based Carbon Debt and Carbon Credit

Green Blog

Fossil fuel burning yielding the greenhouse gas (GHG) carbon dioxide (CO2) is a major component of man-made global warming. In relation to carbon pollution from the burning of fossil fuels, Net Carbon Debt is equal to the Historical Carbon Debt (from fossil fuel burning since the start of the Industrial Revolution in circa 1750) minus the Carbon Credit (the residual carbon pollution from fossil fuel burning permitted between now and zero emissions in 2050).

The Ten Steps To Walkable Cities

The Green Changemakers

To suggest that parks discourage walking is to ignore the experience of the Jardin du Luxembourg in Paris , Russell Square in London, and St. [link] by Kaid Benfield In Jeff Speck’s excellent new book, Walkable City , he suggests that there are ten keys to creating walkability.

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Spring of Sustainability - FREE 3 month online teleseminar events

The Green Changemakers

HIghly recommended: a FREE series of live, online and teleseminar events where you can learn from and be inspired by more than 100 pioneers of sustainability.

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