Green cities were the focus of the United Nation's Environment Day 2005 in San Francisco. An environment atlas with satellite pictures of sprawling cities was shown to the 50 mayors attending the event.
Europe's grand project to make transport sustainable in the long
run is simply being abandoned, warns the Parliament's transport
committee vice-president Gilles Savary in an interview (in French)
Launched on the day the Kyoto Protocol comes into force, the
campaign will promote the environmental and life-style benefits of
public transport. The global warming impact of transport is causing
growing concern among EU policy-makers.
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Mella Frewen, Director General of FoodDrinkEurope
EURACTIV plays a vital role in bringing Europe closer to its citizens. EURACTIV has long recognised that the story of Europe has to be told across the continent, and not just in Brussels. We need to support a truly European and informed debate.