Edinburgh: “Most Sustainable City in Northern Europe”

Read the full story at Treehugger.

Well, maybe not quite yet. But it is the aim of the City of Edinburgh Council to wear such a mantle by 2015. And whilst Scotland overall might be setting its sights on achieving 40% of all electricity coming from renewable energy by 2020, it’s capital has even more holistic intentions. The city has a Sustainable Development Unit to guide it in reaching these lofty goals. A brief look at some of their work would suggest this is no half-baked greenwash job, but a serious attempt to green a metropolis.

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