Yes, Other Countries Are Making More Progress on Housing, Case 4: The United Kingdom and New Zealand

Sightline Daily

By one measure, the United Kingdom and its former colony New Zealand have the worst Last time, I chronicled France’s success at boosting homebuilding in greater Paris. This time, I look at the industrial world’s laggards in abundant housing.

5 Tips for making your music festivals eco-friendly this summer

Green Traveler Guides

Black Rock City Chicago Community England Glastonbury Illinois Isle of Wight Nevada North America The Americas United Kingdom United States Xtras best eco-friendly music festivals green music festival how be environmentally friendly at a music festival how to green a music festival| Zero-Waste Partying | Thousands of people of all ages attend music and experiential festivals every year, here in the U.S. and internationally.

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Why walking can be your best eco-friendly vacation ever

Green Traveler Guides

Jean Pied de Port Switzerland The Americas United Kingdom United States Vermont Xtras Yorkshire eco-friendly Wainwrights Coast to Coast eco-friendly walking vacations eco-friendly Way of St. | Healthy Steps For Fun | What if we told you there’s an unforgettable adventure in your future. It will be Instagram-worthy to the max. It will engage, and sometimes challenge, all your senses. Thrill you with cultural and scenic wonders.

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Starhotels E.c.ho Milano wins ‘Sustainable Design’ award

Green Traveler Guides

Athens East Midlands England Europe Greece Hotels Italy Milan Restaurants/Cafes United Kingdom Echo Milano European Hotel Design Awards Green Travel News New Hotel Athens Orto Radisson Blu East MIdlands Reuters StarhotelsAt the only international hotel event to focus entirely on hotel design, a family-owned eco-hotel in central Milan took this year's "Sustainable Design" award. Starhotels E.c.ho Milano, a 143-room hotel that was completely renovated in 2011 Starhotels E.c.ho

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Hotels charge you (for free)

Green Traveler Guides

Boston/Cambridge California Car rental Charlotte China District of Columbia Electric vehicles England Hotels London Massachusetts New York New York City News Oregon Portland San Francisco Shenzhen South Carolina United Kingdom United States Charles Hotel DoubleTree Portland Electric cars Element Green Seal Green Travel News Kimpton Lenox Hotel Reuters Ritz-Carlton CharlotteCurious about electric cars?

Looking for an eco-friendly getaway in the UK? Look to the countryside!

Green Traveler Guides

Cumbria Derbyshire East Midlands England Europe Gloucestershire Hampshire Lake District Northern Ireland Shropshire Surrey United Kingdom Wales Wiltshire eco-friendly UK countryside holidays eco-friendly UK countryside vacation great UK country walks| Hikes And Bikes! | | “To sit in the shade on a fine day and look upon verdure is the most perfect refreshment,” said Jane Austen, and she’s still so right.

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4 great ways to have an eco-friendly family holiday in the UK and beyond

Green Traveler Guides

Algarve Lakes District Portugal United Kingdom best eco-friendly family holidays in the UK eco-friendly family villa vacations UK green family holidays UK log cabin holidays| Green On Any Budget | We know it’s just as important to be green when going on holiday as it is at any other time of the year.

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London: historic green a stone’s throw from the queen

Green Traveler Guides

All England Europe London United Kingdom best green hotel central London London best sustainable restaurants London eco-friendly luxury hotel London luxury green hotel London organic dining London organic restaurants| Storied Past, Green Present | Thank goodness we’ve fueled ourselves with a proper English breakfast before going toe to toe with the most effervescent hotelier—and evangelist of green—in all of London town.

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London: 5 great green to do’s, on the cheap

Green Traveler Guides

5 great green to do's All England Europe Experiences/Events Farmers' markets London United Kingdom bicycle London Green Fair London royal parks| Hot Green Fun | London is one of the world’s top 10 most expensive cities. But it’s easy to enjoy this classic travel destination on the cheap, and be green about it at the same time. Really, the hard part is narrowing down our favorites for inexpensive green fun. That’s why we recommend you [.]

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U.K.’s most sustainable restaurants honored

Green Traveler Guides

So says the kingdom's Sustainable Restaurant Association U.K.’s Birmingham Bristol Devon Dorset England Europe Hertfordshire London News North Wiltshire Oxfordshire Restaurants/Cafes Scotland Surrey United Kingdom Green Travel News ReutersOde, a small, family-run restaurant in the picturesque coastal village of Shaldon in Devon, is the most sustainable in the U.K. ’s most sustainable restaurants honored is a post from: Green Traveler Guides.

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How to go green wherever you travel

Green Traveler Guides

England Europe France London Paris Tips United Kingdom green travel tips how to travel green | Travel Greener: Fast | As a committed green traveler, you try whenever you can to visit green destinations, stay at eco-friendly hotels, visit green restaurants and eat local organic food. However, no matter how hard you try, sometimes it is next to impossible to find green alternatives while you are traveling.

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What the G7 meeting means for boards of directors

AGreenLiving

What the G7 meeting means for boards of directors Helle Bank Jorgensen Wed, 06/09/2021 – 00:05 The United Kingdom has taken on the presidency of the G7. and the United States.

Guest post: when in London, a green B&B is the way to stay

Green Traveler Guides

Bed and breakfasts/Inns England Europe London Tips United Kingdom London B&B London bed and breakfast Soil Association| Sweet Green Sleep | London is not a cheap date, but she’s soooo worth knowing. Get to know her more intimately—culturally speaking, of course— and save money at the same time by lodging in a London bed and breakfast. They’re not only cheaper than cookie-cutter hotel rooms, B&Bs are often family run, so the [.]

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Guest post: a green guide to Edinburgh’s castles

Green Traveler Guides

Edinburgh Europe Scotland United Kingdom Edinburgh castles Lothian castles National Cycle Network| Scotland’s Historic Greens | Did you know that the Scottish capital of Edinburgh, and its surrounding Lothian region, is one of the very best places in Europe to be captivated by castles? Visitors to this area will find an abundance of riches in these majestic structures, as well as the heritage, history and culture [.]

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London Olympic Games 2012: where to go green

Green Traveler Guides

All England Europe Hotels London Restaurants/Cafes United Kingdom 2012 Olympics Duke of Cambridge pub Jurys Inn Islington Langham Hotels Langham London Michael Straus| Greening the Games |. I ’m curious. Of the nearly one million visitors anticipated in London for the summer 2012 Olympics, how many will insist on going green? And what does the epicenter of Englishness have waiting to greet the green traveler?

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Guest post: what’s green about the East Midlands?

Green Traveler Guides

East Midlands England Europe Leicester United Kingdom Green Tourism Business Scheme| Why Go Now | Okay, class—quiz time: Where is East Midlands? No one? Then here are a few hints: The area is known historically for its food. To wit: Red Leicester, the Lincolnshire sausage, the Melton Mowbray pork pie, Stilton, the Bakewell tart and the Bramley apple. Lawrence is its best-known [.] Guest post: what’s green about the East Midlands?

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UK to ban elephant captivity in zoos and safaris

AGreenLiving

The United Kingdom plans to ban the captivity of elephants in zoos and safaris. Green animal-welfare animals currently-finds elephants havoc-on-marine health introduction packaging plastic-crisis toothpaste toothpaste-from tubes-on-light united kingdomThe Animal Welfare (Kept Animals) Bill, which is expected to pass later this year, seeks to protect captive animals from unnatural treatment.

Maintaining an electric vehicle costs less than gas or hybrid counterparts

AGreenLiving

Green a-long-time andrew-roberts currently-finds electric vehicle electric vehicles health introduction maintenance office packaging study tubes-on-light united kingdomFueling and maintaining electric vehicles is about 40% cheaper than maintaining gasoline vehicles, according to a recent study by the U.S. Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy.

How open data can help countries address climate emergency impacts

AGreenLiving

Developed by a team of researchers and developers from civil society, academia and government in the United Kingdom, the tool was used by the New Economy — the Greater Manchester Combined Authority’s policy and research arm — in its mapping system to assess the climate vulnerability of over 1,000 potential sites for development. Business Eco Green article climate costa rica data development government investment pagasa philippines united kingdom

Hertz rents electric bikes in Spain

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Alava Alicante Almeria Barcelona Car rental England Europe Formentera Granada London Mallorca News Pontevedra Spain United Kingdom Valencia bicycle Hertz| Green Travel News |. A fter a smooth test ride in London earlier this year, Hertz is expanding its electric bicycle rentals to Spain.

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The (not so) green recovery: New report warns world is failing to ‘build back better’

AGreenLiving

That is the bleak headline from a major report published this week by the United Nations Environment Program and Oxford’s Economic Recovery Project, which warns policymakers are missing out on the “greatest chance we have had so far” to redirect the upward trajectory of global greenhouse gas emissions and put the world on track for meeting the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals.

Solar Cucumbers and Airdrop Irrigation are Two Wet and Wild Ideas

Green Prophet

The United Nations estimates that 20% of the world’s population lives in regions of water scarcity, with another 20% facing chronic undersupply. The designer envisages permanent off-shore installations, with the units’ anchorage forming part of an artificial reef , encouraging biodiversity and marine habitat growth. Cleantech, Science & Technology Energy Australia desalination Drought innovation solar power United Kingdom water

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Sunderlands riverfront to house UKs first carbon-neutral community

AGreenLiving

Business Eco Green balconies- building carbon-neutral england facade renovation gardens operable glazing post-industrial project sunderland sunderland masterplan united kingdomNorthern England’s post-industrial port city of Sunderland will soon welcome a major riverside regeneration as part of an eco-friendly masterplan designed by FaulknerBrowns Architects and Proctor & Matthews Architects.

UK carbon emissions decline 29% in past decade

AGreenLiving

A recent analysis by Carbon Brief has revealed that the United Kingdom’s carbon dioxide emissions fell by 2.9% Eco Green climate change country eat & drink united kingdom university vegetarianlast year, bringing the total reduction to 29% since 2010. The data indicates that declines in coal use was the main factor that led to last year’s carbon emissions decrease, as both oil and natural gas usage levels remained unchanged.

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The U.S. Plastics Pact launches new initiative to redesign the plastics value chain at Circularity 20

AGreenLiving

This new initiative is a collaborative project launched by the Recycling Partnership and the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) that aims to redesign the way the United States uses plastics so that they don’t become waste in the first place. They include local governments from Arizona to Texas to California; NGOs such as the Ocean Conservancy and The United States Composting Council; and companies ranging from Eastman to Target. The U.S.

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The planet is losing an area of forest cover the size of the UK each year

AGreenLiving

Now, the world loses 64 million acres a year of forested land, which is equivalent to the size of the United Kingdom, according to a new study by Climate Focus. Green carbon emissions chemical-free waters city climate climate change data-pin-src declaration environmental destruction gallery united kingdomThe rate of world deforestation continues to accelerate, despite governments’ promises to reverse it.

The planet is losing an area of forest cover the size of the UK each year

AGreenLiving

Now, the world loses 64 million acres a year of forested land, which is equivalent to the size of the United Kingdom, according to a new study by Climate Focus. Green a-hydro-botanic africa amazon carbon climate climate change declaration Eco environmental destruction green-building latin america natural swimming pools nsp united kingdom urban planningThe rate of world deforestation continues to accelerate, despite governments’ promises to reverse it.

UK residents enjoying record low emissions

AGreenLiving

Eco Green friends nature-climate noreferrer-noopener patel plastic professor Recycle united kingdomBy now, almost everybody has heard about record low CO2 emissions brought on by coronavirus lockdowns. But new data shows not only that the U.K.’s ’s emissions are the lowest they’ve been since the 1920s, but there’s reason to hope they might not shoot back up to pre-pandemic rates as soon as life returns to quasi-normal.

Autonomous Draper Drone to detect microplastics in the water

AGreenLiving

Eco Green a-new-tab clean tech microplastics microplastics sensor news sensors united kingdomMicroplastic pollution is everywhere, but its size — less than five millimeters in length — makes the threat almost invisible to the naked eye.

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Reintroducing the Eurasian Lynx to Scotland

AGreenLiving

In the United Kingdom today, legislation frowns upon the commercial hunting and trading of lynx fur in the British Isles, so these felines are now better protected. Eco Green a-new-tab australia Business conservation environment eurasian lynx home nature / environment news renewable energy united kingdom wildlife reintroduction

Scotland bans plastic-stemmed cotton swabs in bid to combat plastic pollution

AGreenLiving

Following backlash concerning plastic waste buildup in beaches and oceans, Scotland is now the first country in the United Kingdom to officially ban the manufacture, supply and sale of plastic-stemmed cotton swabs, commonly known by the brand name of Q-tips. Eco Green a-huge-role environment environmental envrionment intestines manufacture marine plastic pollution single-use switch united kingdom

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Recycled botanical garden in Seattle brings visitors decades of joy

AGreenLiving

Eco Green Recycle a-new-tab botanical city envrionment family green space landscape architecture seattle single-use tour united kingdomWhen Wendy Morgan accepted a friend’s invitation to go see Elda Behm’s garden in the 1990s, she had no idea she would become entangled in a project for the next 25 years. Elda popped her head around the garage and that was the beginning of it,” Morgan says with a laugh. She was a saleswoman.”

Climate Wars by Gwynne Dyer

Green Blog

Scenario 3, United States 2029: The US-Mexican border is finally sealed off forcefully and completely after surges of refugee influx caused by runaway desertification in a country whose farmers are already struggling financially. The United States of Mexico collapses and several northern regions are effectively ruled by warlords. Scenario 6, United States and United Kingdom 2055: The American people never learned to understand the problem of climate change.

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Three Health Benefits That You Will Notice On A Vegan Diet

Green Living Guy

The number of people turning to a vegan diet is increasing every year, with a reported 600,000 vegans now living in the United Kingdom. That has led to a boom in meat-free food sales, which eclipsed £740 million in 2018. The diet has been particularly popular with females. The Vegan.

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The bee has been declared the most important living being on the Planet

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Following a meeting at the Royal Geographical Society in London, United Kingdom the Earthwatch Institute declared bees the most important living beings on this Planet, however, according to wildlife experts & scientists many bees have joined the long list of Endangered species.

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Observer Ethical Awards Announced: No More Weaseling!

Eco Chic

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5 things to know about California’s gas car sales ban

AGreenLiving

The United Kingdom is poised to move its fossil fuel-vehicle ban from 2040 to 2030, one of the most aggressive in the world and just 10 years from now. Business Eco Green a-couple-years a-more-detailed china europe featured-column first madrid state united kingdom5 things to know about California’s gas car sales ban Katie Fehrenbacher Wed, 09/30/2020 – 00:00 Last week — as historic wildfires ravaged the forests of California — Gov.

Forget Fences—Grow A Living Hedge

Green (Living) Review

While most people have heard of planting or trimming a hedge, the art of laying a hedge is one that has been somewhat lost to time outside of rural areas in the United Kingdom and Ireland. The art of hedge-laying may have gone out of style, but it’s a way to add functional beauty to your farm.

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We're number one! #ClimateChangeDenial

Environmental Economics

Not really climate change denial, but denial disagreement that climate change is caused by people (via the NYTimes ):  Though climate change is an unusually divisive issue among Americans, a report shows that the United States is the country where the topic is most widely debated by politicians and the public, as the graphic above shows. In addition to the United States, respondents came from Britain, Russia, China, India, Brazil, South Africa, Japan, and elsewhere.

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Norway becomes first country to ban deforestation

Green (Living) Review

Climate Summit in 2014, alongside Germany and the United Kingdom. According to the United Nations, the production of palm oil, soy, beef and wood products contributed to a little less than half of total tropical deforestation. Norway has become the first country to stop clear-cutting of trees, a huge step toward curbing global deforestation. At the rate we are going, the world's rain forests could completely vanish in 100 years.

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Biomimetic Material Innovations

Greentumble

London, United Kingdom. London, United Kingdom. London, United Kingdom. London, United Kingdom. London, United Kingdom. London, United Kingdom. One direction towards responsive architecture and. design gravitates towards is the creation of new and exciting materials that would help create a more sustainable urban fabric.

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Over 75 Nationalities Can Now Apply for an Egypt Visa Online

Green Prophet

These include passport holders of several GCC (Gulf Cooperation Council) counties such as the United Arab Emirates , as well as nationals of India. . United Arab Emirates. United Kingdom. United States.

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UK privatizing probation service

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) The United Kingdom government has decided to outsource the rehabilitation of prisoners to private companies and charitable organizations. What next? Private police forces – oops, they call them services now? Private army? We already have a private navy launched recently which could lay the foundation to the Royal Navy being privatized.

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