The City of Reykjavik wins the Nordic Council Nature and Environment Prize 2014!

Iceland, the island of ice and fire is known for its beautiful nature with glaciers and volcanoes, clean air, clean water and renewable energy sources.

For a long time the City of Reykjavik has provided its citizens with clean and untreated drinking water and district heating and electricity from renewable energy sources. Today 87% of the city council’s vehicles run on electricity or gas and an effort is put into ‘greening’ urban spaces not currently occupied or due to become vacant soon instead of letting them end up as parking lots.

Read more in:

http://www.norden.org/en/nordic-council/nordic-council-prizes/nordisk-raads-natur-og-miljoepris

and

http://www.norden.org/en/news-and-events/news/the-city-of-reykjavik-wins-the-nordic-council-nature-and-environment-prize-2014

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