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CIPRA's point of view: Knowing how to shape the climate

Apr 26, 2012
CIPRA's point of view:  Knowing how to shape the climate

We should discharge no more greenhouse gases than the natural systems in the Alps, such as forests or moorlands, can absorb - CIPRA's vision, set out in its annual report, argues for sustained climate protection.

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CIPRA's point of view: Water on!

Feb 22, 2012
CIPRA's point of view:  Water on!

Austria's checklist for the building of hydroelectric power plants is technically sound, offering transparency for building permits, but no protection for ecologically intact waters.

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CIPRA's point of view: An appeal for the mountains

Jan 25, 2012
CIPRA's point of view:  An appeal for the mountains

Bigger, faster, further: not even the mountains are immune to this mantra of growth. CIPRA France is thus seeking visions for a sustainable future for both people and mountains.

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Implementing knowledge - making the most of local potential: "Green" jobs and solar-heated mountain refuges

Mar 20, 2007
Implementing knowledge - making the most of local potential: "Green" jobs and solar-heated mountain refuges

Incorporating sustainability objectives into political programmes is not enough to achieve a sustainable development in the Alpine region. As many of those affected by the policies as possible must take part, particularly at the local level. Sustainable projects always have the best opportunities wherever local or regional organisations make the most of the scope they have under policy instruments.

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