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La Costiera Amalfitana

La Costiera Amalfitana

Published in News - Events
11Apr 2011
Written by Patricia 
La Costiera Amalfitana verso l'uso di energia alternativa


Italy, Vietri sul Mare, 11 April 2011


The best practises of the city of Vietri sul Mare and the other communities of the Amalfi Coast and the Province of Salerno which are part of the Covenant of Mayors.

Which are the goals for the Mayors of the area in order to achieve an intelligent usage of alternative resources? The whole Province of Salerno is engaged in achieving the goals of the Kyoto Protocol. During this public meeting organized by Acarbio (Associazione Costiera Amalfitana Riserva Biosfera) the guidelines of the Covenant of Mayors and the Starlight campaign for the protection of the dark sky will be shown and discussed. The two campaigns can play an important role togheter given that saving energy, reducing co2 emission and light pollution bring not only a economical benefit but also the chance to enjoy the beauty of our planet and the universe in a way we forgot of.


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