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Reducing land use: UBA launches pilot project

Newly-built quarter away from any infrastructure

An area the size of 113 football pitches is designated for new settlements and transport areas every day in Germany. A solution to this problem might be the introduction of a system of supraregional trade in land area certificates whereby every city and municipality has a limited amount of land area outside of existing settlements on which new building is allowed. read more

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