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Slovenia, officially the Republic of Slovenia, is a nation state in southern Central Europe, located at the crossroads of main European cultural and trade routes. The capital and largest city is Ljubljana. W In 2014, Ljubljana won the European Green Capital Award for 2016 for its environmental achievements. W

Sustainability initiatives[edit]

Initiatives by topic[edit]

Cycling activism[edit]

BicikeLJ, Since May 2011, the BicikeLJ W, a self-service bicycle rental system offers the residents and visitors of Ljubljana 300 bicycles and 600 parking spots at 31 stations in the wider city center area. In 2015, Ljubljana placed 13th in a ranking of the world's most bicycle-friendly cities. W

Environment quality[edit]

ClairCity, Eu project about air pollution and CO2 emissions in cities, putting the power in the hands of residents to determine the best local solutions.

Food activism[edit]

Beyond a Construction Site

Trees, woodland and forest[edit]

Slovenia is the third most forested country in Europe, with 58.5% of the territory covered by forests. The forests are an important natural resource, but logging is kept to a minimum, as Slovenians also value their forests for the preservation of natural diversity, for enriching the soil and cleansing the water and air, for the social and economic benefits of recreation and tourism, and for the natural beauty they give to the Slovenian landscape. W

Sustainable transport activism[edit]

Events[edit]

Events, European Green Capital 2016

News and comment[edit]

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Ljubljana, eighth most bicycle friendly city in the world, Jun 16 [1]

2016

Slovenia adds water to constitution as fundamental right for all, Nov 18 [2]

Cyclists shaped the city, contributed more than 20,000 km of energy for better cycling infrastructure in Ljubljana, Oct 17 [3]

"European Mobility Week" and Ljubljana, Sep 14 [4]

"Residents satisfied with life in Ljubljana", Sep 13 [5]

Ljubljana Tree-planting campaign: More than 6,000 trees planted this year. Apr 19 [6]

How Ljubljana Remade Itself as Europe's 'Green Capital', February 1 [7]

2015

New energy efficient e-paper displays for Ljubljana’s bus stops, December 22 [8]

New Trees in Green Ljubljana, April 12 [9]

2014

Ljubljana, has won the European Green Capital Award for 2016. June 24 [10]

Resources[edit]

Video[edit]

Visions[edit]

Vision of Ljubljana 2025

Interwiki links[edit]

Wikipedia: Slovenia

External links[edit]


References

  1. ljubljana.si
  2. [https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/nov/18/slovenia-adds-water-to-constitution-as-fundamental-right-for-all The Guardian}
  3. greenljubljana.com
  4. ljubljana.si
  5. ljubljana.si/en
  6. greenljubljana.com
  7. CityLab
  8. ec.europa.eu
  9. ljubljana.si/en
  10. ec.europa.eu


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