World’s Greenest Cities Recognized at UN Climate Talks in Warsaw

November 22, 2013 by  
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Some of the world’s most sustainable cities have been given special recognition at the UN climate talks underway in Warsaw . Vancouver, Cape Town, and Abu Dhabi are the winners of the World Green Building Council’s Government Leadership Awards (a competition held in partnership with ICLEI and UN-HABITAT ) which this year focused on Global Excellence in Local Green Building Policy. Each winning city has been noted for policies and practices that maximize opportunities for builders and developers to mitigate their environmental impact. Take a look after the jump at what makes these three cities so special. Read the rest of World’s Greenest Cities Recognized at UN Climate Talks in Warsaw Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “energy efficiency” , abu dhabi , Cape Town , COP-19 , energy reduction , Green Cities , green cities around the world , green design , ICLEI , sustainable cities , un habitat , vancouver , Warsaw climate talks , World Green Building Council's Government Leadership Awards , world’s greenest cities        

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Infographic Shows Which Cities are Embracing the Green Revolution Around the World

December 6, 2012 by  
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Countries around the world are becoming increasingly conscious of environmental issues, and major metropolitan centers are the new front line in the struggle to go green. But how are big cities taking on the challenge? This infographic from HouseTrip examines the measures being employed – from water consumption statistics to green building initiatives – in an attempt to find out which cities are embracing the green revolution. Check it out after the jump! The article above was submitted to us by an Inhabitat reader. Want to see your story on Inhabitat ? Send us a tip by following this link . Remember to follow our instructions carefully to boost your chances of being chosen for publishing! Read the rest of Infographic Shows Which Cities are Embracing the Green Revolution Around the World Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: global development , Green Building , green design , green graphics , green lifestyle , greenest cities in the world , housetrip , infographic , sustainable design , sustainable lifestyle , Urban design , world’s greenest cities

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Infographic Shows Which Cities are Embracing the Green Revolution Around the World

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