/ Category / carbon emissions

Study Shows that Tree Planting Alone May Not Significantly Offset Urban Carbon Emissions

October 22, 2015 - in Corporate, Environment, Planning

Around the world, from small towns to the biggest cities, civic soldiers in the battle against global warming are striving to cut carbon emissions. One oft-used strategy is to plant more trees, which suck up carbon dioxide, a major greenhouse gas. But does…

Bluesky to Map Energy Wastage from Homes Across Britain’s Cities

January 14, 2014 - in Corporate, Energy, Sensors

Aerial mapping company Bluesky has been awarded contracts to map heat loss across towns and cities covering around 10 per cent of the population. Using…

Copenhagen Takes European Green Capital Crown

December 18, 2013 - in Projects, Smart Cities

Today Copenhagen is officially crowned the European Green Capital 2014, taking the title from Nantes, France at a handover ceremony in Brussels. The Danish…

Twin Cities Introduce a Fleet of Natural Gas Powered Trucks

October 10, 2013 - in Projects, Transportation

Republic Services, Inc. today announced the deployment of 23 Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) solid waste and recycling trucks to serve customers throughout the Twin Cities area. The new CNG fleet will replace older diesel powered trucks, and represents a significant…