Will a Grassroots Renewable Energy Co. Survive Nov. 5 Ballot?

November 5, 2013 by  
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The grassroots foundation New Era Colorado, which is aiming to form a municipal electric utility, has launched a massive campaign to fight coal-powered giant Xcel Energy in Boulder.

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More Crafts Made from Found Fall Foliage

November 5, 2013 by  
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These 12 crafts will give you ideas on finding new uses for fallen leaves, nuts and branches — other than simply tossing them on the compost pile.

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Revised WRI tool aims to help firms assess global water risk

June 1, 2012 by  
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As water-related risks grow, it's becoming increasingly important for companies to figure out how to assess those risks. The World Resources Institute has launched a revised, global tool that could help.

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Can Mozambique be a model for sustainable food, fuel production?

May 29, 2012 by  
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Biotech company Novozymes has launched an energy-and-fuel company in Mozambique that makes ethanol from cassava for use as a cooking oil.

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SAP’s ‘Urban Matters’ takes on smarter cities, better government

May 23, 2012 by  
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The world’s largest business software company has launched a new initiative to focus on the many challenges that urban centers face when trying to tackle sustainability issues.  

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Follow Ecouterre on Pinterest for Eco Fashion Inspiration!

March 18, 2012 by  
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Eco fashionistas have been able to get their fill of the latest green fashions on Inhabitat’s  “Sustainable Style” Pinterest board , but now our eco-fashion sister site Ecouterre has launched a Pinterest account to call its own. From cruelty-free clothing and sustainable textiles to all-natural beauty supplies and DIY fashions , Ecouterre’s Pinterest puts all your favorite eco fashion stories in one place. What are you waiting for? Go forth and pin ! ECOUTERRE ON PINTEREST > Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: eco-fashion , ecouterre , ecouterre inhabitat , ecouterre pinterest , green fashion , pinterest , pinterest fashion , pinterest green fashion , Sustainable Fashion , sustainable style

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One Block Off The Grid? Nah, It’s Now One Nation Off The Grid

July 18, 2011 by  
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No, US solar power group purchasing company One Block Off the Grid hasn’t changed it’s name, but it has launched a new program that takes it nationwide. Previously only residents of the largest solar markets could take advantage of the price advantages made available by joining together and negotiating better deals on solar panel installation. Now, provided there’s enough interest in your county, every place in the nation is eligible. … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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A Vision Of The Future of 3D Printing (Video)

July 18, 2011 by  
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A few weeks ago a National Geographic video about 3D printing a wrench went viral, and was picked up by The Dish; A commenter there noted that this was a) not such a big deal any more, and b) not yet very practical. However the commenter pointed to an absolutely wonderful video, b… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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France Launches €10 Billion Offshore Wind Project (1,200 Turbines & 10,000 Jobs!)

July 15, 2011 by  
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Photo: Flickr , CC Harvesting the Wind The French government of Nicolas Sarkozy has launched a €10 billion ($14.26 billion) tender to build about 1,200 wind turbines in 5 different offshore wind farms. The goal is to diversify France’s energy generation (they are very reliant on nuclear, which accounts for about 80% of their electricity generation) with renewable sources and to have 23% of France’s energy come from renewable sources by 2020. The wind farms will be located off France’s coast on the North and West and sh… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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More Than Half of Tuna Species Facing Extinction, But Over-Fishing Them is Too Profitable to Stop

July 15, 2011 by  
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Photo: Flickr , CC Sh.. Just Got Real As we’ve written about previously , tuna’s in trouble, and it’s not just limited to one species and/or one geographical region. A new study conducted by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and published in the prestigious journal Science found that 5 out of the 8 tu… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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