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Low-Carbon Living Challenge: The

At home with the Lindel family in the Swedish capital Stockholm and it looks like a perfectly normal day. But this family has to be mindful of everything they do.

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  • Published: Mar 17th, 2011
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Low-carbon living in the home

Our homes account for more than a third of the country’s carbon emissions but, with many technological advances in household products, it has never been easier to make them more efficient

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Xiamen to speed up construction of low-carbon city

Xiamen has recently received approval as a national pilot city for low-carbon living, and it plans to put the low-carbon conception into practice from 6 aspects including trial operation of its diesel-electric hybrid city buses, reports Xiamen Daily.

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  • Published: Jan 4th, 2011
  • Category: Asia
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Workshops launched to promote low-carbon diet at home

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Hong Kong (HKSAR) – To raise public awareness of low-carbon living, the Environmental Protection Department in collaboration with Kadoorie Farm and Botanic Garden and the Hong Kong Federation of Women recently launched a community event entitled “LOWcarbonDIET@ HOME”.

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Swedish Passive Home Could Cut Carbon Footprint by 8x Read more: Passive Swedish Home Could Cut Carbon Footprint by 8x | Inhabitat – Green Design Will Save the World

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This beautiful One Tonne Home was designed by Gert WingÄrdh, as an experimental test house for low-carbon living. The two-story home makes the most of its small footprint and utilizes solar passive design

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Shahat Garden City: Libya’s First Zero Carbon City

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Initial plans have been approved for Edward Cullinan Architects’ (ECA) pioneering masterplan for a zero carbon town in the heart of Libya’s eastern Green Mountain region – al Jabal al Akhdar.

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Press Release: “Low Carbon Living @ Hong Kong” book series launched

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Hong Kong (HKSAR) – The following is issued on behalf of the Environmental Campaign Committee: To promote low-carbon living, the Environmental Campaign Committee (ECC) has launched the “Low Carbon Living @ Hong Kong” book series, which encourages different sectors of the community to mitigate the impact of climate change in daily life. The low-carbon living series, which offers green tips to reduce carbon emissions, consists of four books in Chinese targeting four groups: young people, homemakers, the working class and the business sector. Officiating at a ceremony to launch the book series at Discovery Park, Tsuen Wan, today (September 18), the Secretary for the Environment, Mr Edward Yau, said, “A green Hong Kong needs the joint efforts of members of the public.Adopting a low-carbon lifestyle is an easy task and we can start practising it in our daily life.

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  • Published: Apr 2nd, 2010
  • Category: Asia
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Masdar: Abu Dhabi’s carbon-neutral city

The world’s first zero-carbon city is being built in Abu Dhabi and is designed to be not only free of cars and skyscrapers but also powered by the sun.
The oil-rich United Arab Emirates is the last place you would expect to learn lessons on low-carbon living, but the emerging eco-city of Masdar could teach the world.

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