- Canada - environment - France - Germany
Green in the city
Is it possible to be eco-friendly and live in a city? We check out the ways urbanites are changing their city lifestyles to become greener.
Rooftop grocery shopping has proved to be a hit in Montreal. A pick-your-own farm on the top of an office building which provides fruit and veg local restaurants and households has proven popular green initiatives with local residents.
We also take stock of Paris’ electric car hire scheme. Autolib’ was launched in December 2011 to cut air pollution and reduce traffic. But what do the Parisian think of it?
We visit Germany’s Freibourg, one of the oldest ‘eco-towns’ in the world. But is this trendy green utopia a truly sustainable model for low carbon living?