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Measuring what we treasure: what if human contentment shaped policymaking? How would the world look if human contentment shaped policymaking? We meet the woman who thinks that the pursuit of happiness is anything bu... Society UK
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A quiet life: project will map calm spaces to explore noise’s impact on health Residents of Brighton, Edinburgh and Sheffield are being invited to identify outdoor places they feel are quiet, calm or tranquil as part of... Lifestyle Society UK
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More than 100 global cities now get the majority of electricity from renewables The number of cities that get at least 70 per cent of their total electricity supply from renewable energy has more than doubled since 2015... Environment Science Society
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Calming the car: 5 European cities leading the way Is it the end of the car age? From Denmark to Spain, five cities that are urging residents to opt out of automobile-use... Archive Environment
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Plans for China’s first ‘city of trees’ take root With such limited space, how can cities be designed to feature more greenery? China is thinking outside the box: vertically... Environment Innovation
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Value of waste pickers revealed Research has highlighted the importance of waste pickers to cities around the world... Economics
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