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A book on How to Study Public Life by Jan Gehl and Birgitte Svarre

November 6th, 2013 by Island Press

For decades, renowned architect Jan Gehl has been at the center of creating vibrant, human- scale public spaces in global cities including Copenhagen, New York, and Melbourne. In his newest venture, together with public-space expert Birgitte Svarre, Gehl explores the field of study that helps us better understand the life that takes place in public […]

Researchers at the Stockholm Environment Institute, University of York say how to reduce UK transport carbon emissions by 76 percent by 2050

August 29th, 2010 by Stockholm Environment Institute

Researchers at the Stockholm Environment Institute, University of York have achieved a significant breakthrough in climate change policy by showing how to make drastic cuts in carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from transport. The study and research paper, “Towards a Zero Carbon Vision for UK Transport“goes beyond the science and paints a picture of what a […]