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Big Plans for Garden Cities in the United Kingdom

Big Plans for Garden Cities in the United Kingdom | Green Things | Scoop.it
Garden cities have been making news lately thanks to a new book by architect Robert A.M. Stern, but a design competition and policy declarations in the United Kingdom have put some serious skin in the game. Mike Sergeant shares news of five finalists in a design competition to design a new garden city in England. The Wolfson Economics Prize, as its called, will award £250,000 to the eventual winner.
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Paris to limit speeds to 30 km/hr over entire city

Paris to limit speeds to 30 km/hr over entire city | Green Things | Scoop.it
The just-elected new Mayor of Paris, Madame Anne Hidalgo, has prepared a revolutionary sustainable mobility project whereby virtually all of the streets of the city will be subject to a maximum spe...
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CarbonLite: Inside the World's Largest Plastic Bottle Recycling Plant

CarbonLite: Inside the World's Largest Plastic Bottle Recycling Plant | Green Things | Scoop.it
CarbonLite is the world's largest "bottle-to-bottle" plastic recycling plant in Riverside, Calif.
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Imagining a Steady-State Economy: How this Idea is Essential to a Sustainable and Happier Society

Imagining a Steady-State Economy: How this Idea is Essential to a Sustainable and Happier Society | Green Things | Scoop.it
9 minutes | This short film explores the idea of what a steady-state economy is comprised of and how it could positively impact human behavior and our survival on the planet. The consequences of the present...
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Should we try to fight rising sea levels — or abandon the coasts?

Should we try to fight rising sea levels — or abandon the coasts? | Green Things | Scoop.it
In many areas, it may make more sense for residents and communities to flee inland rather than build seawalls.
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California counties will have to look into this.

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