Sustainability | Renewable Energy

Europe’s greenest city district

A sustainable town: Vauban, Germany | leading the world in plus-energy green buildings | Vauban, Germany is a sustainable town for every other city in the world to emulate. Vauban is a “zero-emission” district in Freiburg, Germany. Energy for buildings in Vauban is sourced from...

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Sustainable city: CHICAGO

Chicago, Illinois

Is Chicago a GREEN City? Chicago, Illinois might not be known as a green city, but Chicago has a citywide Sustainable Action Agenda, a vast network of sustainable mass public transit options, a high share of energy efficient buildings, and is home to a host...

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Profiles in Sustainable Cities – San Diego, California

San Diego, California - America's Cleanest City | [caption id="attachment_41680" align="alignright" width="520"] San Diego skyline[/caption] Sustainable cities, like San Diego, have eco-city designs that prioritize consideration of social, economic, and environmental impacts of climate mitigation policies, and implementation of sustainability policies. Green cities also prioritize resilient,...

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Oslo, Norway – Europe’s Eco-capital

Eco-capital of Europe Oslo: Net Zero Future |  Oslo is actively pursuing a reduction of greenhouse gas emissions of 95% by 2030 (compared to 1990 levels). Norway is striving to become a carbon neutral nation (net zero emissions). 2030 is the target year that the Norwegian...

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