Monthly Archives: March 2010

YouTube – Every Minute Counts: Improve Maternal Health (MDG #5 / EngenderHealth)

Maternal Health Task Force (MHTF) and Engender Health Video from Campaign.

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Congestion will worsen

Prepare for more time in the car: Report

“The challenge is to recast our vision for Australia’s cities and deliver sustainable, liveable places that service a diverse and growing population,” says Tom Roper. “While the model is still being debated, the principles of the sustainable city of the future are clear: well planned, built and operated places that are sensitive to their environment, meet the diverse needs of existing and future residents, and contribute to a high quality of life.”

Cities for the future: Baseline report and key issues, commissioned by the Australian Sustainable Built Environment Council (ASBEC), was released at Green Cities 2010 in Melbourne. The report points to a bleak future where transport-related greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) increase by almost 50 per cent and travel times increase by quarter. “Under a business as usual approach, our urban centres will become more transport intensive and less transport efficient. Congestion will worsen, travel times become longer and transport-related GHG increase,” says ASBEC President, Tom Roper.

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3R-C Concept

Honda to Unveil the Electric 3R-C Concept in Geneva : TreeHugger

Next week ushers in the Geneva auto show, and based on last year’s momentum and the previews thus far, it’s going to be bubbling with alternative vehicles. Honda has released a teaser of its 3R-C, an all-electric single-seater urban mobility concept. With two wheels in the front and one in the back, it conjures images of the Aptera, but even more 3rc concept photohonda 3rc concept rear photo

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