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July 18, 2014 Skyscrapers reach for greener energy goalsSource: Chicago Tribune
Owners of some of Chicago's most prominent buildings have committed to join an effort to slash energy use, after early participants reported a 7 percent reduction in less than two years. Though the name of the game in building...
July 18, 2014 Where are America's Greenest Buildings'
Environmental News Network - But Atlanta' Georgia's capital was the only southern state to make the top ten in the 2014 U.S. Clean Tech Leadership Index, released July 15 by îClean Edgeî. The cleantech research firm...
July 16, 2014 Offshore Wind Deal Boosts Clean Energy Investments by 9%Source: Bloomberg
Global investment in clean energy increased to $63.6 billion in the second quarter, boosted by the biggest deal in the industry’s history, Bloomberg New Energy Finance said. Financing swelled 9 percent from a year earlier, and 33...
Source: The Guardian
The new set of Conservative environment and energy ministers announced on Tuesday bring a track record of opposing renewable energy, having fought against wind and solar farms, enthusiastically backed fracking and argued that...
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Source: Detroit Food and Ag Network
The average lifespan of an urban tree is just 20 percent what it would be in the wild. For every tree that's planted in Detroit, four are lost. A number of stressors contribute to this high mortality rate: compacted soil,...
July 15, 2014 How Google gets the most from green buildings
Green Biz - Cracking the glass ceiling: Women finally represent 10% of corporate boards For the first time, women make up 10 percent of global corporate boards, according to îGovernanceMetricsî International's annual...
July 14, 2014 Why the renewable target should be ramped up, not cut
Renew Economy - It’s hard to predict which of Australia’s climate policies will survive, or perhaps even thrive, in the current parliament. But our research suggests that if the Abbott government wants to cut long-term power...
July 14, 2014 The Dirty Truth About Clean Energy
The Motley Fool - But the plans of a powerful consortium that has included Macquarie Bank, Mitsubishi and Dutch pension fund îPGGMî were derailed when the local Huave people blocked off roads, and forced officials to...
July 11, 2014 The (Slow) Greening of AmericaSource: Time
Americans who don’t believe in global warming should visit my Miami Beach neighborhood at high tide, when Biscayne Bay surges through our storm drains and swamps our streets. In May, the New York Times ran a photo of sunny-day...
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