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[ News ] Posted on Monday, September 12, 2011 - 17:11
To bundle common interests in promoting geothermal energy utilization in Germany, three different organizations representing the industry and research community have signed a cooperation agreement. GtV-Bundesverband Geothermie, Verein GeoEnergy Celle and the Wirtschaftsvereinigung Geothermie have signed a cooperation agreement with the goal to bundle common interests in promoting geothermal... Read more
[ News ] Posted on Monday, September 12, 2011 - 12:19
The well publicizied EMPOWERMENT SUMMIT in Port harcourt, Nigeria, is been recieved by many as a platform neccessary in tailoring the youth toward been a better self, as this program provide the medium for interreaction between the youth and the technocrat robbing minds on the best ways in moving Nigeria forward by looking inward. Speaking on the event, the zonal coordinator of child & green... Read more
[ News ] Posted on Monday, September 12, 2011 - 12:18
The well publicizied EMPOWERMENT SUMMIT in Port harcourt, Nigeria, is been recieved by many as a platform neccessary in tailoring the youth toward been a better self, as this program provide the medium for interreaction between the youth and the technocrat robbing minds on the best ways in moving Nigeria forward by looking inward. Speaking on the event, the zonal coordinator of child & green... Read more
[ News ] Posted on Friday, September 9, 2011 - 14:34
The Israeli city of Rosh Ha' Ayin has developed and implemented a model for a “musical city” with the help of its citizens so as to encourage integration and to bridge social, ethnic and national divides. The “musical city” project, which was launched in 2005, aims at introducing music into the everyday lives of the city's inhabitants and communities, and has so far successfully implemented music... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Thursday, September 8, 2011 - 12:24
Governments and legislators around the world view ports and terminal as critical infrastructure assets. Their ability to ‘go green’ by reducing their carbon footprint and by being more sensitive to environmental considerations is vital to future success. The GreenPort Congress will provide decision makers with a meeting place to both learn about and discuss the latest in sustainable environmental... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Thursday, September 8, 2011 - 12:16
The 4th North German Press and Media Conference will be held in 2011 European Green Capital (Hamburg) and will focus on it as one of the topics that it will cover- examining the energy efficiency and resource protection in the context of the print and media industry. For more information, please follow the link below.
[ Event ] Posted on Thursday, September 8, 2011 - 10:48
The International Workshop on Resource Mobilisation (IWRM) Africa is the Resource Alliance’s second African IWRM and is organised in parnership with The African Women’s Development Fund (AWDF). The workshop will address the major challenges faced by African NGOs in the areas of financial security and sustainability. The aim of IWRM Africa is to enhance the ability of African non-governmental... Read more
[ News ] Posted on Thursday, September 8, 2011 - 10:11
  While these cities may guarantee Kenya's economic growth, critics argue that such ambitious developments are schemes to shut out the poor. Are we jumping the gun? HAROLD AYODO explores the planners’ megalomania The new wave of ambitious cities is set to revolutionise real estate and put Kenya on the path to achieving the Vision 2030. Mega cities are mixed use communities that have a heavy... Read more
[ News ] Posted on Thursday, September 8, 2011 - 09:18
If we are to improve the quality of life in our cities--27 of which are expected to have more than 10 million people by 2020--we will have to find a better way to build them. MIT's new software will help. Most of the world lives in cities. That number, now at about 3.3 billion people, will keep going up. During the next five years, urban populations are expected to soar well beyond half the world... Read more
[ News ] Posted on Wednesday, September 7, 2011 - 18:34
If you own a building or are planning to construct one, then you had better pay attention to Mr Kaburu Mwirichia, the director-general of the Kenya's Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC). The ERC has been exploring ways of helping Kenyans spend less on power bills, and the only solution it sees on the horizon is solar power. “Major power consumers will soon be required to use solar for water... Read more

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