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Energy Efficiency
Local officials need to focus on cleaner cooking fuel, solar energy and efficiency codes, says new report.
Carey L. Biron September 7, 2017

These energy-efficient cities-in-miniature can include housing, offices and even food production under one roof, Good reports. 

August 3, 2015

 The higher upfront construction costs associated with ”green neighborhoods” are offset by lower operating costs, according to McKinsey.

May 29, 2015

The World Bank says massive upgrades are needed to heating infrastructure in the cities of Bishkek and Tokmok.

March 25, 2015

The banking giant’s 10-year effort will help cities boost energy efficiency and mitigate climate change, GreenBiz reports.

February 19, 2015

The switch is designed to reduce harmful emissions, cut costs and better illuminate public spaces, according to The Climate Group. 

February 2, 2015
Vancouver is slashing greenhouse-gas emissions by aggressively creating new district-energy systems that heat large numbers of buildings.
Frances Bula October 10, 2014

The mayor wants to trim emissions generated by public, private and commercial buildings to meet ambitious targets by 2050, the New York Times reports. 

September 30, 2014

With energy demand and urbanization booming in India, the NRDC and an Indian university issue a call for greater energy efficiency in buildings. 

March 14, 2014

The Vauban district in Freiburg, Germany has reduced its environmental footprint through meticulous planning, the Sustainable Cities Collective says. 

March 10, 2014

Cities across the U. S. and Europe are making the leap to energy efficient LED lights, according to the Smart Cities Council and Sustainable Cities Collective.

February 24, 2014

Up to 20,000 homes and businesses in the Welsh capital may be warmed by heat distributed by pipelines, the BBC reports. 

February 20, 2014

A major report released at the C40 Mayors Summit documents stepped up climate action by the world’s megacities.

February 14, 2014

With new energy standards in place, Dubai says it can become one of the world’s most environmentally friendly cities by 2020, reports The National.

January 3, 2014

Study links green energy investments, economic growth

October 29, 2013
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