Why climate change is going to clobber our economy

January 10, 2019 by  
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Imagine the reaction of lawmakers in Washington if they knew a foreign government was about to inflict a $500 billion attack to our economy.

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Ballentine breaks ground at REBA; MetLife ensures sustainability

January 10, 2019 by  
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This sustainability roundup: Renewable Energy Buyers’ Alliance appoints an Air Force bigwig, MetLife creates a CSO role, and California state government gets stacked.

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Help Reaction Housing Send Stackable Exo Emergency Shelters to Refugees in Syria!

March 11, 2014 by  
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Read the rest of Help Reaction Housing Send Stackable Exo Emergency Shelters to Refugees in Syria! Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “sustainable architecture” , conflict , design for relief , disaster relied , disasters , eco design , Emergency housing , emergency shelter , exo , exo shelter , green architecture , Green Building , green design , housing , humanitarian design , michael mcdanial , natural disasters , Prefab , prefab shelter , rapid response shelter , reaction , reaction housing system , refuge shelter , shelter , Sustainable Building , sustainable design , Syria        

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Video: The growing currency of natural capital

June 27, 2012 by  
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What does it mean for a company to put a price on the natural resources it consumes? GreenBiz gets the reaction from Rio+20.

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Liquid Fuel for Electric Vehicles

June 8, 2011 by  
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An advance in the technology for flow batteries may lead to systems for electric vehicles (EVs) that allow them to be refueled with liquid, much like conventional combustion vehicles do now. MIT researchers have developed a semi-solid flow cell which offers 10 times the performance of liquid chemical flow batteries.

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Researching The (Not So) Obvious: Riding Public Transit Shown To Spread Respiratory Infections

January 26, 2011 by  
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The sneeze. Image credit: Wikipedia I generally think it odd for a public health research paper to have a hypothesis-questioning title, in the manner of a newspaper or blog

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GOP Congress Aims to Kill High Speed Rail, Energy Star & Other Green Projects

January 25, 2011 by  
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Photo: Guardian The GOP now occupies a firm majority in the House of Reps, and the party is intent on making its presence felt on the Hill.

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Alternative Fuels Won’t Help Military: New Report

January 25, 2011 by  
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Photo: Consumer Energy Reports A new study from the RAND Corporation claims that the US military will see no direct benefits in adopting alternative fuels — but that benefits will “accrue to the nation as a whole”, according to Science Daily . The report looked primarily at jet fuel alternatives like algal and ethanol-based fuel — and determined that funding would be better spent on efficiency measures instead. ..

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Dow Chemical, Nature Conservancy Announce $10M Partnership: Good Deal for the Environment?

January 25, 2011 by  
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The Nature Conservancy and Dow Chemical announced a new collaboration yesterday that will “help Dow and other companies recognize, value and incorporate nature into global business goals, decisions and strategies.” The pledge, $10 million from Dow over the next five years, is not the first corporate sponsorship for The Nature Conservancy, but it’s not likely to be any less controversial than some of years past.

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Short Primer on How to Bike During the Winter (Video)

January 25, 2011 by  
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Heat Regulation is Key In most places around North-America and Europe, winter biking isn’t too complicated if you have the right approach ( no need to pull a MacGyver… ).

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