Empire State building retrofit lights the way for new projects

June 29, 2013 by  
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Lessons learned from a massive retrofit of the nation's third tallest building are being applied to commercial buildings in Chicago, San Francisco and New Jersey.

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Ontario Announces 2,500 Megawatts of Renewable Energy Deals

April 13, 2010 by  
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Photo: Flickr , CC In Germany’s Footsteps… And About as Sunny Canada’s most populous province has been signing deals left and right since it increased its feed-in tariffs (the danger is now arguably that they’re too generous, and this could lead to a backlash from rate-payers). The Ontario Power Authority (OPA) has recently announced deals for 184 new projects, mostly wind, solar, run-of-river hydro, …

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Don Blankenship: Mine Safety Regulators "As Silly as Global Warming" (Video)

April 13, 2010 by  
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Photo via Impressive Impreza I spent a little time last week writing about the Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship. Massey owns the West Virginia mine that had racked up thousands of safety violations by the time tragedy struck last week, leaving 29 miners dead . I profiled Blankenship’s long history of putting profit over miner safety , but this video hadn’t surfaced yet

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Cap and Trade Could Lead Broke States Out of Recession

April 13, 2010 by  
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Photo via CDN The New York Times just ran a column called Don’t Think That Cap-and-Trade Is Over –paradoxically, I might add, since just before that they ran one called Tracing the Demise of Cap and Trade . Anyhow, the conflicting reportage isn’t the point (I already showed how the notion that cap and trade is somehow ‘…

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Giant Glacier Fall in Peru Causes Deadly Tsunami

April 13, 2010 by  
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Photo via The Times of Malta A massive chunk of ice from a glacier in the Andes , measuring 1,640 feet by 656 feet, plummeted into a lake in Peru yesterday, resulting in a tsunami that swept through villages along the shore, injuring scores and carrying away at least three.

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Vehicle Idling = Public Urination, says Canadian PSA (Check Out the Video)

April 13, 2010 by  
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Image: Youtube Disturbing but Memorable If you want people to notice your public service announcement, you could do worse than showing grown men and women peeing in public (on sidewalks, inside stores, etc). This is exactly what an environmental group from Canada did in an ad that they produced for their anti-idling campaign

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Climate Change is Not Just About the Climate, it is About Our Lives

April 13, 2010 by  
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Image credit: Ilene Perlman/Oxfam America This guest post was written by Marisa Marcavillaca, farmer and leader of a National Indigenous Women’s Organization, FEMUCARINAP, Peru, courtesy of Oxfam International . You may know my region, Cusco, because it is home to the world famous Machu Picchu . But you may not know that my neighbors and I, as well as Machu Picchu, are suffering because of climate change…

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Brazil Man Jailed for Murder of Nun And Activist Dorothy Stang

April 13, 2010 by  
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photo via flickr Vitalmiro Bastos Moura, a Brazilian rancher, has been convicted of contracting for the murder of US nun Dorothy Stang in 2005 and was sentenced to 30 years in jail.

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