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Taiwan’s capital and largest city would become the third in Asia to receive ‘fair trade’ certification, Taiwan Today reports.
Electric coaches may replace the traffic-clogged city’s 3,000 diesel-powered buses, the National News Bureau of Thailand says.
Beijing and Tianjin are joining forces with four neighboring cities to coordinate anti-pollution efforts, China. org.cn reports.
The higher upfront construction costs associated with ”green neighborhoods” are offset by lower operating costs, according to McKinsey.
Electric-powered versions of rickshaws, a transportation staple throughout Asia and the Global South, will be marketed to U. S. cities, the AP reports.
Innovative solutions such as bus-rapid transit have helped a lot in the Indian city, CityMetric reports.
A rooftop solar field, low-energy lighting and the phase-out of paper are among the changes making the Knesset green, the Times of Israel reports.
The Canadian city is one of dozens worldwide that have pledged to completely eliminate fossil fuels, EarthTechling reports.
The nonprofit Depave promotes the removal of “unnecessary pavement” from urban areas and restoration of soil below, according to Shareable.
The requirement to use environmentally-friendly varieties of cement made of recycled material began this month, Al Bawaba reports.
The South Korean city’s month-long ban on cars in 2013 transformed streets into playgrounds, The Pop-Up City reports.
The French capital is looking at doubling the length of its bike-lane network, among other steps to encourage cycling, Wired reports.
Diesel-fueled cars and trucks more than ten years old are no longer welcome in the Indian capital, The Indian Express and NDTV report.
Egypt, Vietnam, Bangladesh and China are already losing land to the sea, Climate Network News reports.
The south Indian city wants to construct a special lake for immersion of statues of Durga, Ganesh and other Hindu idols, CityMetric and the Deccan Chronicle report.
The law requires adding solar panels or plants to rooftops, Architizer reports.
Two European capitals known for their environmental consciousness are responding to hazardous smog levels this week, AFP reports.
Electric and fuel-cell vehicles could account for 20 percent of the U. S. bus market by 2030, National Geographic reports.
Vietnam’s third largest city also hopes to encourage more residents to switch to public transit, VietNamNet reports.