Freiburg is known as an ecocity.  The newly built neighbourhoods of Vauban and Rieselfeld were developed and built according to the idea of sustainability. The citizens of Freiburg are known in Germany for their love of cycling and recycling.

Ecocity Challenges

This past December, as climate talks in Copenhagen commenced, I sat in talks in

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Topsoil in Cities

All those urbanites growing organic food in the city has a certain appeal for