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Posted on Wednesday, April 29, 2015 - 13:26
Strategi investasi properti membutuhkan akurasi tingkat tinggi dan untuk menghindari risiko. Sebagai hasil dari investasi properti butuh cukup lama berdiri sehingga keuntungan tercapai. Seandainya ini bisa menjadi investasi yang panjang. Demi meminimalkan kerugian, Anda akan dapat menggunakan jasa broker tanah untuk membantu menjual properti Anda. Anda ingin memilih broker properti, masing-... Read more
Posted on Thursday, February 19, 2015 - 17:31
In Spain a project has been launched called "Guía Climática para las elecciones municipales de mayo 2015", which aims, from a non-partisan perspective, to provide climate and environmental ideas and arguments to local political groups in Spain during the drafting of their electoral programs in the upcoming municipal elections in May. The guide covers aspects related with climate advocacy, the... Read more
Posted on Wednesday, February 18, 2015 - 09:24
The concept of ‘green growth’ has been connected to the ‘green economy for sustainable development and poverty reduction’, which is the first theme of the Rio+20 United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (UNCSD).1 In addition, making cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable is becoming one of the 17 sustainable development goals proposed by the Open... Read more
Posted on Thursday, February 12, 2015 - 08:52
Dubai: A model city-within-a-city in Dubai and redesigned streets and infrastructure in Abu Dhabi will make them more smart and more sustainable cities, the Government Summit heard on Wednesday in Dubai. Senior officials said the cities were designed decades ago and need to adapt to provide smart services to a growing population so that development is sustainable for generations to come, and not... Read more
Posted on Sunday, February 1, 2015 - 06:21
Umeå’s population has doubled over the last 50 years to 118 000 inhabitants.  As such, it is one of Europe’s fastest growing cities in an otherwise sparsely populated region. Road traffic in the city centre is resulting in reduced air quality. The municipality, in collaboration with several national organisations, has therefore developed a plan to reduce road traffic and air emissions, and... Read more
Posted on Sunday, February 1, 2015 - 06:11
Last week’s Transforming Transportation conference put forth multiple innovative ideas for how cities can transform mobility to become more socially, environmentally, and economically sustainable. Speakers included former heads of state like Mexico’s Felipe Calderón, road safety champions like former New York City DOT commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan, and entrepreneurs like Zipcar founderRobin... Read more
Posted on Sunday, December 7, 2014 - 13:32
The Asia-Pacific Issue Brief Series on Urbanization and Climate Change is a joint initiative from UNDP’s Asia-Pacific Regional Centre and UN-Habitat. The briefs brings forward some of the critical issues from municipal government representatives from Asia and the Pacific discussed at various workshops and seminars on climate change and pro poor issues. The issue brief series aims to continue... Read more
Posted on Sunday, December 7, 2014 - 13:20
The Asia-Pacific Issue Brief Series on Urbanization and Climate Change is a joint initiative from UNDP’s Asia-Pacific Regional Centre and UN-Habitat. The briefs brings forward some of the critical issues from municipal government representatives from Asia and the Pacific discussed at various workshops and seminars on climate change and pro poor issues. The issue brief series aims to continue... Read more
Posted on Sunday, December 7, 2014 - 13:14
The Asia-Pacific Issue Brief Series on Urbanization and Climate Change is a joint initiative of the UNDP Asia-Pacific Regional Centre and UN-Habitat. The briefs bring forward some critical issues raised by municipal government representatives from Asian-Pacific cities at various climate change issues related workshops and seminars.  Building on the rich discussions at the workshop, the issue... Read more
Posted on Thursday, September 25, 2014 - 08:56
The planet needs to shift to fully renewable sources of energy. No kidding. Yet "policy makers have taken up measures nowhere near proportional to the urgency to act,” writes entrepreneur Jeremy Leggett in the foreword. “Therefore this policy handbook serves as a tool to push us over the verge to a fossil free world.” It provides case studies for 8 places that include cities (San Francisco,... Read more

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