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These Swedish "Bike Apartments" Are Designed For Life Without Cars

If you don’t spend money on a garage, there’s lots of extra cash to add bike-friendly amenities to a new building. If you don’t spend money on a garage, there’s lots of extra cash to add bike-friendly amenities to a new building. A new apartment building in Sweden doesn’t have …

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GreenCSRPlanetWater

Coca-Cola exceeds water replenishment goal

Coca-Cola exceeds water replenishment goal 30 August 2016 Global drinks giant Coca-Cola has exceeded its 2020 target to replenish all the water used in its beverages five years early. The company said it returned an estimated 192 billion litres of water to nature and communities in 2015 through community water …

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US needs White House Climate Change Council to protect lives and economy

The new national Climate Change Council would coordinate and prioritize domestic protection as well as foreign humanitarian and national security-related planning for climate change resilience across cabinet-level federal agencies. read more Powered by WPeMatico

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The Israeli public says no to fracking

Do people have the right to say no to corporations that come into their communities and create environmental and health risks? In Israel, the public is proving that they do. Powered by WPeMatico

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How Cities Are Tackling Their Enormous Food Waste Problem

From loosening restrictions on what “expired” means to dabbling with aquaponics and vertical farming, cities around the world are trying to contribute less to landfills with their wasted meals. From loosening restrictions on what “expired” means to dabbling with aquaponics and vertical farming, cities around the world are trying to …

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GreenCSR

How United Technologies Is Propelling Us Toward a Future of Sustainable Urbanization

News Deeply, in partnership with Sustainable Brands, has produced a series of profiles looking at how brands are tackling some of the world’s biggest challenges. The goal is to examine trends and gather insights from a new wave of corporate citizenship – in an era when the private sector is increasingly expected …

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EcoPreneurGreen Building

This Will Be The Largest "Passive House" Apartment Complex In The World

The 162 apartments of Heidelberg Village all will use just a tiny fraction of the energy necessary to heat and cool “normal” houses. The 162 apartments of Heidelberg Village all will use just a tiny fraction of the energy necessary to heat and cool “normal” houses. Sitting on a piece …

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AndalucíaSmart: hacia la Smart Región

AndalucíaSmart define el marco estratégico y operativo de la Junta de Andalucía para impulsar las actuaciones prioritarias relacionadas con el desarrollo inteligente de las ciudades andaluzas hasta el año 2020. Las claves de esta estrategia están plasmadas en tres documentos: el Diagnóstico Smart de las Ciudades y Muni­cipios de Andalucía, el …

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Planet

Making Universities A Key Player To Achieve Sustainable Development

By Enrico Giovannini and Giuseppe Novelli The Report “The Role of Science, Technology and Innovation Policies to Foster the Implementation of the Sustainable Development”, recently prepared by a Group of International experts on behalf of the European Commission underlines that science, technology and innovation, together with good governance and a …

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EcoPreneurSmart CitiesTransportation

Uber’s CEO Wants To Reshape Cities Through Carpooling, If Only Cities Would Let Him

Uber wants to monetize your carpooling—letting you pick people up on your way to work for a little extra cash. Uber is already reshaping the way people get around cities. It is lately hoping to change suburban commutes, too—if, of course, regulators would step out of the way. Read Full …

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