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What countries favour people who want to live a sustainable lifestyle?

If you're currently in Western Europe, then Eastern European countries may be very interesting for you to look at, because compared to Western Europe: The cost of living tends to be lower, so you ...
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Which countries, regions, or cities have set a date to ban the sale of gasoline and diesel vehicles?

The best list is probably wikipedia: Phase-out of fossil fuel vehicles There is a good review from the World Economic Forum here, dated 2017, which discusses some of the different approaches taken, ...
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What countries favour people who want to live a sustainable lifestyle?

I can only tell you about my country, Chile, where I've been watching the situation closely. But since I'm living in France now (for the moment), I'm also familiar with the situation in France and ...
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Which sustainable building techniques are most code friendly?

Strawbale has established codes in many jurisdictions. Try the SB-R-US group on Yahoo groups for details. Note: 2 story bale is much dicier for standards. Notably: California has a bale code that ...
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Where to find the latest news on sustainability issues?

Science Daily is a good one. It discusses new scientific articles in a way that is understandable for non-scientists and it provides a link to the original article so you can read it yourself. The ...
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Which countries, regions, or cities have banned natural gas in new construction?

In the Netherlands gas boilers have been banned in new construction since 2018. In the UK and Austria gas boilers will be banned in new construction from 2025.
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Does banning plastic bags really help protect the environment? I always re-use them as rubbish bags anyway

I think the big factor is the trillions of them that were being thrown away into landfills and also winding up in oceans, rivers, and other waterways. I estimate there were 4 primary reasons for this: ...
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Which countries, regions, or cities have banned natural gas in new construction?

Almost certainly Aotearoa will phase in a ban from 2025. Currently a draft plan but likely to go ahead: https://www.stuff.co.nz/business/green-business/124127933/choosing-gas-for-new-homes-could-be-...
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Which countries, regions, or cities have banned natural gas in new construction?

In the United States Many cities in the U.S. state of California The Sierra Club has a list of 42 cities in California that have implemented some form of ban on natural gas in new construction. The ...
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What countries favour people who want to live a sustainable lifestyle?

Wales (in the UK) has a planning policy called "One planet development" which substantially relaxes planning restrictions for new dwellings which will "have an initial ecological footprint of 2.4 ...
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