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News & Updates
May 19, 2017 Working with you to meet sustainability goalsSource: Building Design + Construction
According to the U.S. Green Building Council, buildings consume 73 percent of U.S. electricity and are responsible for 38 percent of CO2 emissions.
April 10, 2017 NY Set To Make State College Tuition Free For Middle ClassSource: CBS
New York would be the first state to make tuition at public colleges and universities free for middle-class students under a state budget poised for passage in Albany.
Washington — President Donald Trump's call on Tuesday to ready projects for his $1 trillion infrastructure plan could meet roadblocks on Capitol Hill.
Research & Insights
March 9, 2016 The Real Cause of the Flint CrisisSource: The Atlantic
The shocking crisis in Flint—where state cost-cutting mandates led to lead-tainted water that has poisoned thousands of children—has become a metaphor for American political dysfunction. Yet it should also be a reminder of how...
EurActiv.com - EurActiv France reports. "Three quarters of French methane emissions come from agriculture," said Jean Jouzel, the vice-president of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). "But in spite of this,...
January 21, 2016 U.S. News Unveils 2016 Best Countries RankingsSource: US News
What makes a country the best? Is it leadership? Military might? Economic strength? A rich and deep vein of culture and history? Freedom, a stable government and transparency when it comes to business and the political process?
Commentary & Opinion
Source: Stock Transcript
Throughout the seven-year old U.S. expansion, as the unemployment rate tumbled from a peak of 10% in 2009 to a low of 4.7% last month, policy makers have been focused on the slack in the labor market. Yes, slack.
Source: Larry Checco, featured commentator
Upwards of $22 TRILLION! That’s what some experts estimate we’ve spent since LBJ launched his Great Society in 1964 in an attempt to eliminate poverty and racial injustice in America. Yet, little has changed.
September 3, 2015 EXECUTIVE PERSPECTIVE: Cities are finally treating water as a resource, not a nuisanceSource: Reuters
The extent to which cities are making natural infrastructure an integral part of their water management plans is new, says Katie Arkema, senior scientist at the Natural Capital Project, an early proponent of resilient...
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