What is Clean Technology? By Alessandro PiroliniJun 2 2015 A large group of wind turbines making up a wind farm on land Image credit: majeczka / Shutterstock.com Clean technology, sometimes referred to as Cleantech, is a term generally used to define a set of technologies that either reduces or optimises the use of natural resources, whilst at the same time reducing the negative effect that technology has on the planet and its ecosystems. Examples of such technologies are relatively new sustainable energy sources, such as wind and wave power, or improved conventional energy production processes, such as clean coal technology.
Modelling dynamic spatial processes: simulation of urban future scenarios through cellular automata 10.1016/S0169-2046(02)00218-9 : Landscape and Urban Planning European Commission, Joint Research Centre, Institute for Environment and Sustainability, CCR-TP 261, 21020 Ispra (VA), Italy Corresponding author. Tel.: +39-332-789429; fax: +39-332-789085.
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landscape urbanism « Olson Planning & Urban Landscapes This past Saturday evening, I attended a much-anticipated discussion about landscape urbanism, sometimes referred to as ecological urbanism, at the annual Congress organized by the CNU, or Congress for the New Urbanism, in Madison, Wisconsin. The Landscape Urbanism’s own Charles Waldheim led the discussion with a lecture on the history of the movement and how it does, and does not, relate to the new urbanism. According to Mr. Waldheim, Landscape Urbanism is a movement that is ten years old and was created in large part by the Harvard GSD, or Graduate School of Design. Charles Waldheim presents the Landscape Urbanism at the closing plenary session at the Congress for the New Urbanism in Madison. 4 June 2011. Much of what Mr.
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