After the Paris exit, a call for citizen investors

June 5, 2017 by  
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We have the means to meet or exceed the goals of the Paris Agreement, and we don’t need Washington’s permission to do it.

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Why superorganism logic is an outstanding value proposition

May 20, 2017 by  
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An evolutionary biologist believes we are more similar to honeybees and fungus than primates — and what this means for organizations.

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Solar-powered Mistbox slashes summer cooling costs

May 22, 2016 by  
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Last year was the hottest on record and there have been no indications that this year should be any different. This means an upcoming summer with stifling temperatures and a strain on budgets for keeping cool. Luckily, Mistbox has a solar-powered solution to rising air conditioning energy use, using biomimicry to cut down cooling costs. https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=59&v=e-7THc1kgek The Mistbox addresses an expensive, key issue with conventional air conditioning units:…

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Dish It Out: Eco-Friendly Tools for Washing Dishes

November 9, 2015 by  
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A majority of people would much rather do almost anything else than wash dishes.  But, dishes don’t wash themselves and in many homes, dishes get washed every….single…day. This means that we go through a lot of dish soap, dishwasher detergent…

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20 Creative Ways To Reuse Plastic Milk Jugs

September 9, 2015 by  
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Millions of plastic milk jugs are thrown away each year. Most plastic milk containers are made from high-density polyethylene, also known as HDPE or No. 2 plastic. This means that milk jugs are recyclable, and most curbside recycling programs…

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‘Green Phase’ Traffic Signal is Great for Cyclists!

October 24, 2011 by  
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StreetFilms /Video screen capture No Longer Stuck in the Middle, Waiting for Left Turns I’ve said it again and again: To increase cycling as a main form of transportation, our roads need to be modified to make it safer and more convenient for people on bikes to get where they’re going. This means physically separated bike lanes ,

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LEED Material Credit Goes After Phthalates, Flame Retardants

October 28, 2010 by  
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credit: Lloyd Alter I wonder what they will be saying in the Vinyl For Life booth next month at Greenbuild in Chicago; last year they were there in force, explaining how benign it was. But now the USGBC , which runs LEED (and Greenbuild) has listed phthalates, a key ingredient in the making of most vinyl used it buildings, in a pilot credit for Chemical Avoidance In Building Materials This means that getting vinyl out of buildings may contribute … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Marriott to Expand ‘Green’ Hotels by 1000%

November 11, 2009 by  
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It looks like Marriott’s green prototype trial program has been a resounding success–so much so, that over the next five years,the hotel giant plans on expanding its ‘green’ hotel initiative by 1,000 percent. This means a new green design will be embraced on over 450 upcoming hotels–the plan will save the company $100,000 dollars on each hotel, cut water and energy consumption by 25%, and shave 6 months off the required design time.

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