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19.12.2013

East Asian cities: Buying green is smart and less costly

When it comes to convincing people to buy green products, costs – in monetary terms, is always the number one concern. But experts and policy makers across the East Asia region suggest that green products can actually be less pricey – not only in monetary terms, but also in terms of its harm on the natural and social environment.


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16.12.2013

East Asian Cities set goals to build energy-safe cities by 2030

Consuming more than two-third of the world’s shrinking energy resources, cities around the world are seeking ways to develop in a more sustainable way that is effective and energy-efficient at the same time - especially in the East Asia region, where rapid development and urbanization over the past decades have brought tremendous costs to the natural and urban environment.


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16.12.2013

东亚城市:智慧又节约的绿色购买

劝说民众购买绿色产品的一个最大障碍就是对于价格的考虑。但是,来自东亚地区的专家和政策制定者们建议,不管是从金钱角度还是从对自然和社会环境的保护角度考虑,购买绿色产品其实更划算。


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15.12.2013

东亚城市设定2030计划构建能源安全城市

全球城市的能源消费量占能源消费总量的67%以上。面对锐减的能源资源,各地城市都在努力寻求一条兼顾高效节能的能源可持续发展道路。在过去几十年中,东亚地区的城市经济快速增长和城市化加速的同时,也付出了自然和城市环境恶化的代价。因此,能源可持续发展道路对于东亚城市显得尤为重要。


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11.12.2013

Northeast Asian cities discuss plan to establish Low Carbon City partnership

Accounting for one-third of the world‘s greenhouse gas emissions, the Northeast Asia sub-region with its rapidly rising urban population which is projected to grow to almost 70% by 2020, is seeking low carbon city (LCC) solutions to make their development more sustainable and eco-friendly.


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