VIDEO From and Stockholm Business Region: Stockholm Hosts the First European Green Capital Conference - New Video Available

Oct 29, 2010, 05:53 ET from from ,Stockholm Business Region

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The first European Green Capital Conference took place in Stockholm, the first European Green Capital. The conference gathered city officials, politicians and officers from all over the world to discuss the demands of growing cities while maintaining sustainable economic development and decreasing the negative impact on the environment. Stockholm was appointed as the first European Green Capital in 2010, having a long track record of green urban development.

The city has reduced CO2 emissions per capita by 25 percent since 1990, bringing the emissions to about half the national Swedish average. The target is set to become fossil free by 2050. The city also pioneers new technology such as automated underground vacuum waste management systems and smart grids. Available video includes an edited package and soundbites.

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SOURCE; Stockholm Business Region