Top 10 Green Cities in the World

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These are considered to be the greenest cities of the world, because of their strong efforts to use renewable energy, implement environment friendly laws and adopting a green lifestyle.

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Reykjavik, Iceland 1

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The cities relies on hydropower and geothermal activity to provide hot water, electricity and heat for the city. It’s a city completely powered by renewable energy

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The cities relies on hydropower and geothermal activity to provide hot water, electricity and heat for the city.

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The buses in the city run on zero-emission hydrogen power and are among the world’s greenest public transportation systems

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Just 0.1 percent of the electricity used in this city is from fossil fuels

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The city plans to become completely free from dependence on fossil fuels by 2050

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San Francisco, California 2

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San Francisco is one of the most environment-friendly cities in the world

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It was the first US city to ban the use of plastic bags

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It has implemented the most successful recycling program in the US

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Malmo, Sweden 3

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This Swedish city has the world’s third-largest wind energy park

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It has an abundance of green space as well as a vast variety of green technology solutions

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The Western Harbor in Malmö is completely powered by renewable energy from the sun, wind, hydropower and biofuels

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Even the city’s buildings are green, constructed using sustainable materials and designed to be as energy efficient as possible

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Vancouver, Canada 4

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Vancouver is Canada’s greenest city and it is North America’s second-greenest next to San Francisco.

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The city’s main goal is to be named the world’s greenest city by 2020.

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An amazing 90% of the city’s power run through renewable resources and most of it are hydroelectric power.

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Portland, Oregon 5

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Known as the first in America to implement an effective climate action scheme.

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It has more LEED-certified suburban towers when compared to other cities in the US.

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Over 25% of its workforce travels either by public transport, bicycles or carpooling

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Curitiba, Brazil 6

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Brazil’s green capital and the greenest city in Latin America

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It has 14 forests, over a thousand of public green spaces and 16 parks.

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70% of the city’s waste is recycled and about 1.5 million new trees have been planted along byways and highways.

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Copenhagen, Denmark 7

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City is renowned for almost a third of resident relying primarily on daily commuting on their bicycles

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It’s efforts to use renewable power including wind turbines has made it a leader when it comes to fighting climate change.

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Stockholm, Sweden 8

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40% of the city is made up of green spaces.

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Stockholm took the title of the European Green Capital back in 2010 for its outstanding commitment to sustainability.

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Hamburg, Germany 9

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Winner of the 2011 European Green Capital, the city is following sustainable standards to redevelop its cities

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Bogota, Colombia 10

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The city boasts an efficient public transport system, more than 1,100 urban green spaces and hundreds of miles of bike trails.

Sources 1. http://www.greenuptown.com/ 2. http://www.greenoptimistic.com/:

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