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Turkey, Climate Change
Wildfires in Izmir: a green plan for the city, an urban plan for the forests
Wildfires in Izmir: a green plan for the city, an urban plan for the forests
It was one of the worst disasters in the history of the Aegean cities: last summer big forest fires hit the western Turkish province of Izmir. They started on August 18 ravaging the districts of Karaba─člar, Menderes and Seferihisar for four days.
Renaturing cities: good for health and the economy
Renaturing cities: good for health and the economy
Would you enjoy a city full of parks, where streets were tree-lined, where cycling and walking were pleasant, a city with grass-insulated roofs on houses and public buildings to keep you warm in winter? According to a Eurobarometer study , there is an 84 per cent chance that your answer is yes.
Climate change: trees to the rescue
Climate change: trees to the rescue
Fighting climate change is the challenge of the century. The last UN Environment Emissions Gap Report warned that, in order to ensure global warming stays below 2°C, efforts should be tripled , and if we want to stay below 1.
Far East competition boosts investment in energy efficiency
Far East competition boosts investment in energy efficiency
Competition from Asia seems to be a key driver for investing in higher energy efficiency in manufacturing processes.
A hundred percent greener outlook for cities in Turkey
A hundred percent greener outlook for cities in Turkey
Turkey’s energy production for urban areas could be 100% based on renewables within 30 years if appropriate public policy is implemented.