Drone video shows damaged Palmyra after ISIS occupation

March 30, 2016 by  
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Now that ISIS has been pushed out of Palmyra , archaeologists are starting to assess the damage done to the UNESCO World Heritage Site . Many expressed relief that more damage wasn’t perpetrated, yet there were still significant losses: both the Temple of Bel and the Temple of Baalshamin were blown up . There are some landmarks, such as the Roman amphitheater, that remain intact, although worse for the wear. Read the rest of Drone video shows damaged Palmyra after ISIS occupation

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Vineyard House uses rammed earth to stay cool in the Portuguese heat

March 30, 2016 by  
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More Companies Get on Board with Disclosing their Forest Footprints

February 14, 2012 by  
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The third annual review from the Forest Footprint Disclosure Project finds that many more big companies are starting to measure and report their forest-related impacts and risks, but Big Oil as an industry falls far short of transparency.

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Why a Smart Infrastructure Bank is the Right Way to Rebuild America

September 7, 2011 by  
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From bring corporate tax dollars back to the U.S. to shoring up our crumbling infrastructure, ideas like Connecticut’s Green Bank are starting to gain traction in Washington — and not a moment too soon.

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BlueGreen Alliance Digs for New Jobs, But Breaks Little New Ground

September 7, 2011 by  
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The coalition of labor and environmental groups relies heavily on public subsidies and tax credits meant to leverage private investment in the clean energy economy.

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How Building Codes Give Us Smaller Energy, Carbon Footprints

September 7, 2011 by  
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The benefits from building energy codes aren’t just theoretical, according to new research that examined hard data on energy use in states with codes on the books.

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Thinking Outside the Box on Packaging Design

November 10, 2009 by  
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Although many people think of packaging — especially wasteful packaging — as an afterthought, as more and more environmental regulations begin to address packaging’s impacts, manufacturers are starting to design their packages with more care than products themselves.

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How Second Place (or Third) Can Mean a Win for Designers Everywhere

November 10, 2009 by  
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The Cooper Hewitt People’s Choice Award was the only category in the Smithsonian Institution’s recent National Design Awards to be opened to public voting, and over 6,000 designers, consumers, and interested citizens spoke up.

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TV Recycling Picks Up Speed with LG, Waste Management Partnership

November 10, 2009 by  
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The two companies are teaming up to recycle televisions and computer monitors at hundreds of locations around the country as hotels upgrade displays to flat-panel and HDTV systems.

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Companies More Likely Than Ever to Invest in Efficiency Retrofits, Study Says

November 9, 2009 by  
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Seventy-four percent of corporate real estate executives now say they would be willing to pay a premium to retrofit office space they own to achieve sustainability goals, according to results of a new survey by CoreNet Global and Jones Lang LaSalle.

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