Tag Archives: Eco Cities

ecotowns – small steps in the right direction and stop …

There may be one or two things as important for humanity’s future, but nothing is more important than ecocities. a great, insight, article by Richard Register on Eco Cities, which here in the UK may give another view on eco … Continue reading

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an eco car for your eco home?

Dont you just love this.? The eco car to go with your eco home, if your allowed one that is. Futurist, and Shaping Tomorrow colleague, CindyFW over in Kansas brought this to my attention through a recent twitter. I muse: … Continue reading

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UK’s first carbon neutral city

It was only a matter of time before the extension of eco homes, eco villages and eco towns was applied to eco cities in the UK, after all the rest of the world has eco-cities. I should mention the great … Continue reading

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News from the SD research network

News from the SD research network CABE ‘Climate Change Festival’ 31st May – 8th June 2008; Birmingham CABE is joining forces with Birmingham City Council to host the world’s first climate change festival to link climate change with urban planning … Continue reading

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isite radar for 14 april

Phil has mentioned podcasts recently – just as I was to recommend the Guardian Environment Weekly podast. Listened to the last two on the car journey home last night, useful interviews with Brain Paddick and Ken Livingston. Next week plans … Continue reading

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Urban revolution

Continuing the theme of Eco Cities … Jaime Lerner‘s ‘urban revolution’ successfully transformed a congested, grimy, crime-ridden city into a world-renowned model of green living and social innovation. London can do it too, reports  Tom Phillips in an excellent and … Continue reading

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Worlds greenest city and eco home?

Is the German city of Freiburg, the  worlds greenest Eco City? Is the Passiv Haus the most effective and efficient Eco-Home? If so why are we not learning for eco-homes and eco-towns in the UK ? Also, more on Eco … Continue reading

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