Green News from the topics City Portrait

Dear Green Glasgow

“Glasgow” literally means “dear green place.” Unfortunately, Glasgow does not have a reputation for being...
15.12.2012 · City Portrait

The World’s Greenest Birmingham

There are 30 cities named Birmingham across Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, and the United States, but it is unlikely...
12.12.2012 · City Portrait

Manchester’s Green Goals

The 2012 London Olympics were touted as the greenest Olympic Games to date, but London isn’t the only city in the UK...
11.12.2012 · City Portrait

How Green is the Home of the Beatles?

Liverpool is perhaps best known for giving the music world The Beatles. The city is proud of its many cultural...
01.12.2012 · City Portrait

Helsinki: The Green Capital of Design

Considering that 503 of Helsinki’s 716 square kilometers are water and one third of its surface area is covered with...
22.11.2012 · City Portrait

Stockholm, Europe’s First Green Capital

Stockholm, one of several cities called the Venice of the North, is now making its own name for itself as one of the...
14.11.2012 · City Portrait

More than Toblerone: Bern’s Contribution to the Environment

Switzerland is considered one of the world’s most environmentally friendly countries. Its capital city Bern is no...
20.10.2012 · City Portrait

Switzerland’s Green Cultural Capital

Basel has over forty museums as well as numerous theatres, cinemas, and art galleries, earning it the reputation of...
19.10.2012 · City Portrait

Zurich: A Role Model for Sustainable Cities

In 2008, the population of Zurich voted to make their city more sustainable by turning Zurich into a “2000-Watt...
19.10.2012 · City Portrait

Copenhagen: Europe’s Greenest City?

Copenhagen, the capital of Denmark and the largest city in Scandinavia, will be the European Green Capital for 2014....
12.10.2012 · City Portrait

Environmentally-Friendly London (God Save the Green!)

Although London is only ranked 11th by the European Green City Index, it is the biggest city to rank in the top 15...
12.10.2012 · City Portrait
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