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etc Bulletin 06

Send date: 2008-08-10 09:34:28
 
Climate Change and Urban Sustainable Growth
During the conference held on July 10, 2008, the Mayor of the city of Milan, and the World Bank Director for Europe, signed a cooperation agreement in the framework of the activities for the 2015 Milan Expo.
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EU Flights Will Pay for their Pollution
From 2012 all airlines flying in/out of EU’s territory would be obliged to buy permission for their CO2 emissions, just like the companies of other polluting industries.
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Chinese New Eco-City Planned For One Million Inhabitants
A new city with an ecological profile will be developed in the Tangshan Region approximately 250 kilometres east of Beijing.
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The First USA Wind Powered City
Rock Port in Missouri is the first American city whose electricity needs are completely supplied by wind power.
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Underwater Windmill now Operational
SeaGen, the world's first commercial-scale tidal turbine located in Strangford Lough (Northern Ireland), delivered electricity into the grid for the first time on July 17.
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Sahara Sun for Europe
The possibility of effectively exploiting the power of the sun to supply Europe with clean energy seems to be more at hand.
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The First Airplane to Fly around the World Using Only Renewable Energies
Trina Solar Ltd. announced a cooperation agreement with LISA Airplanes for the building of the Hy-Bird.
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Guide to Greener Electronics
The Greener Electronics Guide is Greenpeace's way of getting the electronics industry to face the problem of e-waste.
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Energy Security and Climate Change
Bangkok, Thailand, August 6-8, 2008
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Adaptation of Forests and Forest Management to Changing Climate with Emphasis on Forest Health
Umeå, Sweden August 25-28, 2008
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