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Environment

2019’s greenest European capital is Oslo

What’s Europe’s greenest capital? There’s no easy answer to that question but, since 2010, there has been an award organised by the European Commission that compares the environmental policies and the concrete efforts of candidate cities, allowing objective and stimulating conclusions to be drawn. The European Green Capital Award Have you ever heard of the European Green Capital Award? This award has been set up for European cities having more than 100,000 inhabitants to which a financial incentive is given from year to year which must be invested in strictly green projects. There is also a competition for smaller cities…

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Solar panels are paving the way to a better future

We’re not talking about the latest science-fiction film or about the forecasts of some visionary: solar panels have already replaced tarmac in many countries. This is still in the experimental phase of course, pros and cons are being weighed up but it is undoubtedly a great leap ahead in the matter of environmental sustainability . The (very recent) story of the Solar Road The pioneer of this type of initiative is Normandy with its 2016 WattWay project by Colas. This is just a 1-km stretch of road covered with solar panels and designed to supply all the electricity required by the…

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