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This month, a dinner conference with Bill Dunster, Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) and principal of the UK architect firm ZEDfactory, will take place on two separate evenings in Montreal and Quebec City.
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The innovative BedZED (Beddington Zero Energy Development) in southern London was designed to be zero carbon.
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The commitment comes on the back of Mr Healey
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LONDON, Oct 16 (Reuters) – Tesco (LSE: TSCO.L – news) , the world’s No.3 retailer, set a target on Friday to become a zero-carbon business by 2050, without purchasing offsets, and unveiled a series of measures to boost environmentally-aware shopping.
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PORTSMOUTH Calypso Communications, a full-service marketing, public relations and design agency, was selected by Portsmouth-based Zero Carbon Systems to create the energy efficiency management firm’s visual brand identity and develop both print and online marketing tools as it prepares for international expansion.
LONDON (Reuters) – A British start-up company developing a cement that absorbs carbon dioxide has raised 1 million pounds ($1.7 million) to fund its work, underscoring the growing interest in eco-friendly construction ventures.
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DSM Engineering Plastics (Sittard / The Netherlands; www.dsmep.com) has introduced
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THREE areas of the Calder Valley will be at the forefront of developing affordable “Zero Carbon” homes after a decision by Calderdale Council’s Cabinet on Monday .
It is proposed that the homes will be built in Cornholme, Hebden Bridge and Luddenden Foot
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Work is about to start on building some of the most energy efficient homes in the country. Six should be ready for use in Todmorden by January and six more are due to be built to even more exacting standards at Hebden Bridge and Luddenden Foot.
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(San Francisco, CA) April 15 2009 (FoodBizDaily) – As today’s news headlines are adorned with controversial reports of the Middle Eastern oil crises, Alter Eco produces hope with their new Middle Eastern oil. Finally, a breath of fresh air, Alter Eco’s 100% organic, fair trade Extra Virgin Olive Oils from Palestine are certified carbon neutral -the first Middle Eastern oil to benefit people and the planet.
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Masdar City, Abu Dhabi is aiming to be the worlds first zero carbon, zero waste, car-free city powered entirely by renewable energy sources. This ambitious goal is being driven by the Masdar Initiative, a strategic endeavour by Abu Dhabi to spread the dogma of sustainability and clean energy throughout the citys dwellers, industries and utilities.
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MOURA, PortugalThis small municipality in the south of Portugal is becoming increasingly well-known for its alternative-energy initiatives. The latest is the Sunflower project, which also involves communities in seven other European Union