Sustainable Cities and Communities

691 Members
Jonathan Magnin

Jonathan Magnin

Jan 13, 2020 at 21:43 in France

Seems like France is centuries away from what the Estonian administration set up!

What a digital government looks like

What if you never had to fill out paperwork again? In Estonia, this is a reality: citizens conduct nearly all public services online, from starting a business to voting from their laptops, thanks to the nation's ambitious post-Soviet digital transformation known as "e-Estonia." One of the program's experts, Anna Piperal, explains the key design principles that power the country's "e-government" -- and shows why the rest of the world should follow suit to eradicate outdated bureaucracy and regain citizens' trust.
Desktop annapiperal 2019t embed
Christos Salaforis

Christos Salaforis posted in mentor circle: GeniusU Citizens

Jan 11, 2020 at 17:05 in Tallaght, Dublin, D24 NP83, Ireland

Hello GeniusU Citizens! My name is Christo and I would love to create events here in Dublin. I am here to create a healthier, wealthier and wiser society. Let’s grow together as a unified force dedicated to long term eco-friendly sustainability. One body, one mind, one love!
Jonathan Magnin

Jonathan Magnin

Jan 2, 2020 at 12:41 in France

Renewable Energy Now Accounts for a Third of Global Power Capacity :)

Renewable Energy Now Accounts for a Third of Global Power Capacity

According to the last findings, renewable energy capacity has added 171 GW in the last year, IRENA report finds.
Desktop irena capacity growth 2018 pr  1
DeBorah Bellony

DeBorah Bellony

Jan 2, 2020 at 10:18 in United States

The world's largest offshore wind farm is nearly complete. It can power 1 million homes

The world's largest offshore wind farm is taking shape off the east coast of Britain, a landmark project that demonstrates one way to combat climate change at scale.
Desktop 190924071335 04 uk worlds biggest wind farm super tease
DeBorah Bellony

DeBorah Bellony

Nov 19, 2019 at 14:38 in United States

GivePower: Clean Water for Kiunga and Beyond 1 in 9 people lack access to clean water. GivePower's solar-powered desalination units produce up to 20,000 gallons of clean water p...
DeBorah Bellony

DeBorah Bellony

Nov 18, 2019 at 12:06 in United States

Egypt will soon be home to Africa’s first vertical forest

The buildings are set to have 350 trees and 14,000 shrubs of more than 100 different species
Desktop 93tbsz8d4uikq6byspfqchrwwwqb642dj8dzla8zgc0
Jonathan Magnin

Jonathan Magnin posted in mentor circle: Sustainable Cities and Communities

Nov 13, 2019 at 17:17 in France

City buildings can be beautiful :)

Urban architecture inspired by mountains, clouds and volcanoes

Taking inspiration from nature, architect Ma Yansong designs breathtaking buildings that break free from the boxy symmetry of so many modern cities. His exuberant and graceful work -- from a pair of curvy skyscrapers that "dance" with each other to an opera house that looks like a snow-capped mountain -- shows us the beauty of architecture that defies norms.
Desktop mayansong 2019t embed

People who live surrounded by plants and vegetation have a lower occurrence of depression and similar mental disorders.


Desktop plants

Moving Flax & Hemp Back on the Market  The importance of knowing where your food comes from is a concept not unfamiliar to many Willamette Valley residents. But how many can say they know where their clothing is grown? “The slow food...


Desktop angela wartes kahl bales retted fiber flax europe 2018 1024x768

Sadhguru answers a question on climate activism and Greta Thunberg, and looks at a few things humanity needs to consider if we want to reverse the climate cr...


Desktop maxresdefault
DeBorah Bellony

DeBorah Bellony

Oct 19, 2019 at 21:48 in United States

High-tech solutions are helping farming to flourish

Crop-monitoring apps, drones and practical urban solutions are revolutionizing farming across the continent.
Desktop 191001145300 smart farm drone acquahmeyer 2 super tease
DeBorah Bellony

DeBorah Bellony

Sep 25, 2019 at 16:34 in United States

Why is Africa building a Great Green Wall? BBC News

Eleven countries are planting a wall of trees from east to west across Africa, just under the southern edge of the Sahara desert. The goal is to fight the ef...
Desktop hqdefault

About This Circle