Tag Archives: Hållbara städer

Cities show the way out of the crises

Tweet Once a year, European Mayors gather to confirm their commitment at the Covenant of Mayors annual ceremony. Yesterday ceremony was the third year – and now the signatories exceeded 3000 with a commitment to go beyond the EU 2020 energy … Continue reading

For us, the 99%, is Durban going to deliver?

Tweet In the middle of some of the most turbulent political and economic crises of modern times, UN climate negotiators will meet in Durban, South Africa, on November 28th. Their greatest challenge will be making their voices heard above the … Continue reading

Sustainability and the local Government

Tweet  A growing number of municipal governments across the country are aiming to become beacons of sustainability in their communities, but many are struggling to lead by example. This report promises to help municipal change agents advance sustainability in their … Continue reading

6 km new district cooling pipes in Stockholm

Tweet Step by step Stockholm have established its sustainable and low carbon society. The Hammarby Seafront area was the first new integrated neighbourhood with high ambitions to meet sustainable city targets. The coming area will be the North Djurgårdsstaden which have been … Continue reading

Mayors and regions take leadership in front of Rio+20

Tweet European leaders must take a strong, unified position on the future of international environmental policy and ensure that next year’s Rio+20 summit does not just result in statements of good intent but in concrete actions and tangible targets. This … Continue reading

Paris on the electrical vehicle roadmap

Tweet Some 212 million people, or more than 29 per cent of Europe’s total population, live in the Continent’s 500 largest cities. Europe’s population is estimated at 727 million, with 379 million people living in the European Union, prior to … Continue reading

New city initiative – Independency from fossil fuel

Tweet The story you will find in an article in the UK newspaper –  the Independent today.  The initiative was established five years ago in Totnes, Devon, the “experiment” was simple. Like-minded people would work on creating a more sustainable … Continue reading

New green initiative in US to focus on role of buildings, cities

Tweet The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), the United Nations Environment Programme’s Regional Office for North America (UNEP RONA) and the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) have announced a new initiative to highlight the important role of buildings … Continue reading

City ranking in Europe and the London Olympics 2012

Tweet In an interview with Andrew Mitchell, FCO Director for 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, in London this week we discussed the Sustainability targets for the games. See the interview and what he said about the Carbon Neutral targets and other … Continue reading

Reed Elsevier Environmental Challenge Award announced at Stockholm Water Week

Tweet World Water Week in Stockholm provides a unique forum for the exchange of views, experiences and practices between the scientific, business, policy and civic communities. It focuses on new thinking and positive action toward water-related challenges and their impact … Continue reading