Green City Times Eye on Sustainability


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Green City Times articles on the latest global sustainability trends

The rise in solar

5 advantages of LED lighting

EU and US progress on climate goals

Renewable energy: wind (and offshore wind farms)

Renewable energy: solar and solar thermal (PV and CSP)

6 ways to aid the world water crisis

Plan for expansion of smart meters in the US

COP21 Paris Climate Accord- a historic step forward for clean energy

Nuclear – a necessary energy supply to fight climate change

Feed-in tariffs – simple incentives to further renewable energy

Solutions to fossil fuels

Micro-grids: powering the future

Climate goals: is Oslo leading the way?

Water desalination: clean water for a thirsty world

Stabilize greenhouse gas emissions

Creating clean coal – carbon capture and storage

Combined heat and power (cogeneration) – making the most of energy

European green building is leading the way forward

Paris: curbing auto emissions for cleaner air

Vancouver- alternative transit capital of North America

The biggest solar plant on the globe: in India?

Gasification – syngas from fossil fuels and environmentally friendly versions

Anaerobic digestion- a proven solution to our waste problem

Algae : the future of biofuel

Putting a price on carbon

The United Nations Framework Climate Change Conference 2015

Power2Gas – renewable energy storage and transportation with great potential

Recycling and education in Curitiba

The Cottle Zero Energy Home: a stepping stone towards the 2020 CA Zero Net Energy mandate

Cellulosic biofuel – fuel solutions

Copenhagen bids to Be 100% Carbon Neutral Capital

Coal vs. Natural Gas

12 surprising ways you can help the environment

Geothermal district heating in Iceland

Energy Star – an international standard

Europe’s greenest city district

Demand response: improving energy efficiency

Home Energy Management (HEM)

Next-generation batteries

Hybrids, plug-in hybrids and electric vehicles

Renewable energy storage

Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System (ISEGS)

Smart meters – a more efficient use of utilities

London Array – paving the way for efficient offshore wind energy farms

Anholt Offshore Wind Farm — Denmark’s most powerful source of renewable energy

The 550 megawatt Topaz Solar Farm

The BIGGEST solar plant in the world: in India?

Clean Hydrogen in European Cities (CHIC); H2BusEurope

LEED (leadership in energy and environmental design)

Community solar and net metering – pushing renewable energy forward

Recycling: how we are doing as a global community

Vaxjo, Sweden (passivehouse construction practices)

The battle against climate change – nationally determined contributions


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