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Green City Conference Advances Green Infrastructure Benefits

The importance of ‘living green’ was brought to the attention of sixteen countries at an International Green City Conference this month. Becoming the greenest city in the world, using plants to manage stormwater threats, how to implement greening and change…

Conference to Demonstrate How City Greening Makes Healthier, Happier Places

February 16, 2016 - in Announcement, Corporate, Design/Engineering

The International Association of Horticultural Producers (AIPH) and Canadian Nursery Landscape Association (CNLA) invites all those with an interest in…

Essen Wins European Green Capital Award 2017

June 18, 2015 - in Corporate, Planning, Smart Cities

The German city of Essen has won the European Green Capital Award for 2017. The award was presented by Karmenu Vella, EU Commissioner for Environment,…

New Exhibition in Copenhagen Explores the City as a Green Ecosystem

Under the title Urban Nature, The Museum of Copenhagen zooms in on the role of nature in Copenhagen’s past and present through two brand new exhibitions and two new museum gardens. With an entire programme of events, free city walks, guided tours and educational…

Twelve Cities Apply for European Green Capital Award 2016

November 6, 2013 - in Environment, Projects

The deadline for submitting entries to become European Green Capital 2016 is now closed and the following 12 cities from 11 different countries have entered the competition: Dąbrowa Górnicza (Poland) Essen (Germany) Larissa (Greece) Ljubljana (Slovenia)…

Are Green Cities Sitting on a Golden Goose?

May 1, 2012 - in Smart Cities, Transportation

Copenhagen's red-blooded green economy has been a real boon for the city, according to a recent report from Scandinavian thinktank Monday Morning. "Copenhagen's clean sector has been a critical contributor to the region's economy in the past decade, with green…