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Twenty of the Best Quotes About Sustainable Cities

Twenty of the Best Quotes About Sustainable Cities | Offset your carbon footprint | Scoop.it

 

It’s time for a nice compilation of aspiring quotes about Sustainable Cities!

 

"Take a look at our list below and let us know in the comments, which great city quotes have we left off?"

 

 

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Mhd.Shadi Khudr's curator insight, December 29, 2013 11:05 AM

 

“The banning of bullfighting in Catalonia was controversial and hard won and has now been replaced by the vacuous global consumption of the mall. I’m sure that is an advance for the bulls but I’m not sure how well it bodes for the serious business of being a city.” Edwin Heathcote


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Going Green: Top 5 Hotels Bringing You Sustainable Style

Going Green: Top 5 Hotels Bringing You Sustainable Style | Offset your carbon footprint | Scoop.it
More hotels are incorporating green aspects into their sustainability programs in an effort to use fewer resources.

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Bobbie Lins's curator insight, December 2, 2013 7:21 PM

Amazing I hope more hotels start to follow this trend

WorldWideExperience's curator insight, December 3, 2013 4:31 AM

Eco lodges are an answer and something everyone should be using.

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Dude, Sustainable!

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Here is a list of 25 easy ways to go green, to complement our exhaustive list of easy steps to go green!


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Robert Nelson's curator insight, September 17, 2013 11:08 AM

Here is a great list of ways you can go green!

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Making web design sustainable

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Do you know your website’s carbon footprint? Or how to lower it?

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Antonio Lopez's curator insight, December 12, 2013 4:08 AM

Have you thought about how to make a web site more sustainable? This article has all the answers.

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Norway Investments in Renewable Energy 'Could Change the World'

Norway Investments in Renewable Energy 'Could Change the World' | Offset your carbon footprint | Scoop.it

Brandon Baker With more than $750 billion of holdings in its sovereign wealth fund, Norway is on the brink of potentially making renewable energy investments around the world.

Erna Solberg, who will be named Norway’s second female prime minister, has already heard proposals from her government to use sovereign wealth fund money to invest in sustainable companies and projects in developing countries, Climate News Network reported today. Leader of the conservative party, Solberg won the election in September.
She hasn’t publicly discussed the specific companies and projects the country might invest in, but there are already high hopes.
“If Norway actually does this, it will be an unprecedented shift in the global investment community and also for tangible action on climate change,” said Samantha Smith, head of the global climate and energy initiative at the World Wildlife Fund (WWF).
Financial analysts predict that other nations will follow Norway’s lead and also invest in renewable energy projects. Pension funds in Denmark and the Netherlands already support the renewables sector.

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Marc Kneepkens's curator insight, October 15, 2013 1:01 PM

At least some countries have positive balances and know very well what to do with the extra money!

Organic Social Media's curator insight, October 18, 2013 6:58 AM

Brandon Baker With more than $750 billion of holdings in its sovereign wealth fund, Norway is on the brink of potentially making renewable energy investments around the world.

António Sousa Correia's curator insight, October 20, 2013 3:11 AM

An example to conscient and wealthy govenments...