Posts Tagged europe

A Green Coalition Gaining Momentum in Europe

June 23, 2009

Earlier this month Europe chose a Parliament and the Europe Ecologie coalition of European Green parties, led by the Franco-German Mr. Cohn-Bendit, came in third in the French voting as reported by the New York Times. Mr. Sarkozy, the center-right President of France, also did very well in the elections and will begin his second […]

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A Time to Celebrate

January 3, 2008
A Time to Celebrate

And Less is More Fesitivities are over but the first week of January is always an exciting one.  We get excited about grabbing life by the horns and doing everything better this time around.  I personally am feeling a bit plumper, a bit more inspired and have found myself thinking that 2008 could be a […]

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Sustainable Surprise: Church in Rome ‘Eats’ Smog

November 29, 2006
Sustainable Surprise: Church in Rome 'Eats' Smog

When the American architect Richard Meier was asked to design a church in Rome to commemorate the 2,000th anniversary of Christianity, he offered an imposing white concrete structure dominated by three soaring “sails.” Richard Meier-designed church in Rome that ‘eats’ smog. Photo courtesy New York Times. (Click to enlarge)The project’s main technical sponsor got to […]

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Paris Does Green Space (And Finds Great Success)

November 28, 2006
Paris Does Green Space (And Finds Great Success)

Why are citizens of the City of Light so intent on finding space for parks and gardens, for street trees and nature strips? For that matter, why would any city go to the bother and expense of growing green space in the stone and steel of an urban environment? At a time when half the […]

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China and Europe to Discuss Energy and Environment

September 6, 2006
China and Europe to Discuss Energy and Environment

China and European Union leaders will discuss cooperation on energy and climate issues in an upcoming summit. The two sides will discuss cooperation in energy and the environment, Li said, without offering any details. “The willingness of China and the EU to strengthen cooperation in energy and climate change will be reflected in the declaration,” […]

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