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December 2015

Beyond the Paris Agreement: A Transformative Paradigm Shift in International Climate Policymaking?

Posted on 21 December 2015 by Sustainable Places

  AFP PHOTO/FRANCOIS GUILLOTDr Andrew Kythreotis  In my last blog, I discussed how evidence-based policymaking is integral to engendering more sustainable places and communities. Moreover, I argued that citizens (and citizen […]

Electric cars: here to stay?

Posted on 11 December 2015 by Sustainable Places

By Dr. Dimitrios Xenias  The first cars in the world were electric. The 1820s and 1830s saw much experimentation and innovation on motors, batteries and platforms until the first working […]

Syria and sustainability

Posted on 2 December 2015 by Sustainable Places

Syria and sustainability: Bombs, bullets and bio-diversity, let’s move beyond ‘precision’ warfare and ‘precision’ farming. The current debate about bombing again is really so tiresome. At the same time the […]