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  • Norfolk Park Green homes in Sheffield have impressive environmental credentials. Photo by Mikael SchillingPutting sustainability centre stage

    10 December 2010
    CABE's Sustainable Places programme has helped people take practical action to tackle climate change. We asked Andy Nolan from Sheffield City Council to explain how he has been involved in the programme, and what Sheffield is doing to become a more sustainable city.

  • Sowing the seeds of green infrastructure

    27 September 2010
    From protecting local green spaces and designing eco-friendly buildings, through to creating a green space network, there are lots of ways to put green infrastructure into the heart of the places where we live.

  • Chadworth House in Islington, London. Photo by Jane SebireNo trees, no future

    25 August 2010
    As towns and cities become wetter and warmer as a result of climate change, trees are increasingly important to the places where we live. With their numbers in decline, we need to act now to preserve adequate levels of tree coverage.

  • Green Day 2010 – learning how to save energy in the boiler room of Henry Moore Primary School, Essex.Inspiring schools

    28 July 2010
    Making a school sustainable is partly about the smart application of technology. But it’s also about the ethos and ambitions of a school.

  • Singapore. Photo by William Cho.Blue planet or green globe?

    13 July 2010
    Inspirational examples of how villages, towns and cities around the world are becoming greener and cleaner.

  • Peter Headicar and Marcial Echenique. Does high density development make travel more sustainable?

    26 May 2010
    Two experts on transport planning, Peter Headicar and Marcial Echenique, tell us what they think about the role of spatial planning in encouraging more sustainable travel.

  • Teesside Power Station, Stockton-on-TeesSustainability at design review

    24 May 2010
    CABE design reviews show how design teams across England are addressing sustainability with varying degrees of success.

  • Urban green nation: building the evidence base

    22 March 2010
    No one knows exactly how many green spaces there are in our urban areas, where they are, who owns them or what condition they are in. CABE's new report starts to fill this information gap.

  • Creating neighbourhood networks for energy, waste and water

    10 March 2010
    A new report by a UK Green Building Council and Zero Carbon Hub task force looks at how we can shift from centralised to community-scale management of energy, waste and water resources.

  • Greening the metropolis

    1 March 2010
    Two green infrastructure projects in Seoul, South Korea, show clear environmental, social and economic benefits and are helping to transform the city into an ecologically friendly metropolis.

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