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Canadian new vehicle sales to be zero emissions by 2035
Commuting

Canada requires all new light-duty cars and trucks sold in 2035 to produce no emissions

...cities is densification , better home efficiency and zero emission transit that is convenient and cost effective enough that personal vehicle ownership drops dr...

Tiny Houses are going to be legal in Santa Cruz, California!
Policy and Regulations

Tiny Houses are going to be legal in Santa Cruz, California!

...cities in California such as Fresno, San Luis Obispo, Los Angeles, San Diego, San Jose, and California City. Why aren’t movable Tiny Houses legal in more citi...

BC Energy Step Code - Building Sustainable Homes in Canada
Policy and Regulations

BC Leads the way in energy efficient housing and green job creation though the BC Energy Step Code

...cities around the world, and established the goals and targets that would make Vancouver the world’s greenest city by the goal of 2020. This work was published ...

Renewable Energy - Houston goes for 100% green
Renewable Energy

City of Houston to be powered with 100% renewable energy

...cities are undertaking as part of their own climate change mitigation targets in the Ecohome Green Building Guide and on the following pages: Vancouver, B...

Chicago green roof
Urban planning

Toronto Bylaw to Mandate Green Roofs

...cities following suit. New York has picked up the trend and the Con Edison Learning Centre in Queens has estimated that since replacing their previous black roo...

Bosco Verticale, The World's First Vertical Forest
Architecture

Bosco Verticale, the world's first vertical forest

Canadian cities are relatively clean, green and few are severely overpopulated. Even in our larger urban centres, for the most part a fair amount of green spac...

New Tiny House Laws in San Jose California Passed
Policy and Regulations

Tiny Houses on Wheels Approved in San Jose, California

...cities to change Tiny House laws soon Tiny homes on wheels are starting to become accepted in other California cities - The City of San Diego will hear a simi...

GOOGLE MAPS update - prioritizes ECO-Friendly ROUTES & Bikes
Commuting

Google Maps updated to show most eco friendly and fuel efficient routes first

...cities around the globe. All these features are a step in the right direction, and can lead to cleaner air quality and greener cities . Now you kno...

SEM-B Mobility Launches it's Sustainable Urban Transit Solution
Commuting

A New and Sustainable Urban Transit System SEM-B Readies for Launch

...cities function? There are already 300 million cars in the USA and Canada, and a recent study concluded that 75% of all automobile trips (urban cars) are less t...

The tallest Passive House in the world will soon be built in Vancouver BC
Urban planning

Passive House reaches new heights in Vancouver Canada!

Vancouver, Canada established their place as a leader in reducing carbon footprints of cities and homes years ago with their Greenest City 2020 Initiative led ...

Tiny Houses now Legal in Washington State
Design

Tiny Houses - Washington State legalizes tiny homes & Eco-villages for Affordable Housing in WA

...cities without enough homes for all the people who need them, allowing more homes of all shapes and sizes to be built holds down average rents and prices, and t...