green-01WHAT IS THE GREEN ECONOMY… an economy that results in reducing environmental risks and ecological scarcities, and that aims for sustainable development  without degrading the environment.

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Rethinking Urban Sprawl

OECD publishes milestone report on Urban Sprawl as part of Sustainable Cities initiative
Posted On 13 Jul 2018
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Electric vehicle sales promise shock for Big Oil

If motor manufacturers are right about the prospects for electric vehicle sales, an oil price...
Posted On 13 Jul 2018
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How land under solar panels can contribute to food security

Beneath some solar arrays, pollinator-friendly plants, fruits, vegetables and forage are...
Posted On 05 Jun 2018
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Strong policy, falling battery costs drive record year for electric cars

IEA report finds charging infrastructure, battery improvements and supply of core materials...
Posted On 30 May 2018
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Governments need to act to encourage plastic recycling markets, says OECD

Given rising public concern over plastic pollution, governments should act urgently to...
Posted On 24 May 2018
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Are Ride-Sharing Services as Eco-Friendly as People Think?

The concept of sharing your car with other people is becoming more and more popular as an...
Posted On 18 May 2018
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New Guidelines on Donating Food and Reducing Food Waste

Guidelines provide clarity and advice on how to reduce food waste and donate food in different ways.
Posted On 20 Apr 2018
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How We’re Reducing Water Scarcity

What is water scarcity and what can we do about it?
Posted On 18 Apr 2018
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Canadian Public Spending – Going Green and More Social

The Municipal Collaboration for Sustainable Procurement releases the 2017 State of the Nation Report
Posted On 17 Apr 2018
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Study Shows Need for Increased Dialogue and Policy on Compostables in Canada

New report from Canada’s National Zero Waste Council addresses challenges and solutions fto...
Posted On 09 Mar 2018
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Climate adaptation vital to limit damage so far

The risk of flooding to millions more people in Asia, Europe and North America will rise,...
Posted On 05 Feb 2018
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Urban forests add to cities’ health and wealth

Planting more urban forests is a simple way not only to improve the health of a city's people,...
Posted On 08 Jan 2018
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