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Buildings Are an Ideal but Overlooked Climate Solution 4.11.2019 WRI Stories
Buildings Are an Ideal but Overlooked Climate Solution Comments|Add Comment|Print In her speech before the United Nations in September 2019, Greta Thunberg called out the assembled world leaders for their stubborn adherence to the status quo in the face of an escalating climate crisis. "How dare you pretend that this can be solved with just business as usual?" she said. Perhaps no sector better illustrates this need to do more than the buildings sector. The International Energy Agency... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Green Seal at 30: What we’ve learned 4.11.2019 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
Seven things you should know about ecolabeling.
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How the cleanest U.S. cities are progressing toward zero carbon 23.10.2019 GreenBiz.com
This article originally appeared on MeetingoftheMinds.org.
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RELEASE: WRI Joins Zero Carbon Buildings for All Initiative Launched at UN Climate Action Summit 24.9.2019 WRI Stories
RELEASE: WRI Joins Zero Carbon Buildings for All Initiative Launched at UN Climate Action Summit Developing and industrialized countries commit to decarbonize their building sector to achieve massive CO2 reductions. NEW YORK (September 23, 2019) — All buildings must be net zero carbon by 2050 to meet the goals of the Paris Agreement, but fewer than 1% of buildings are today. Zero Carbon Buildings for All, a multi-partner global initiative endorsed by the UN Secretary General, was announced at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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China Is Investing $13 Trillion in Construction. Will It Pursue Zero Carbon Buildings? 17.9.2019 WRI Stories
China Is Investing $13 Trillion in Construction. Will It Pursue Zero Carbon Buildings? Comments|Add Comment|PrintGuangzhou’s Pearl River Tower, the first zero carbon building in China. Photo by Brad Wilkins/Creative Commons. */ China is in the midst of a construction mega-boom. The country has the largest buildings market in the world, making up 20% of all construction investment globally. And it’s only set to grow: China is expected to spend nearly $13 trillion on buildings by 2030. This... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Living homes for all 16.8.2019 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
Can we transform the durability, healthy and sustainability afforable housing?
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Stepping into the sun: A mission to bring solar energy to communities of color 23.7.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Solar energy has taken off across the U.S. As an African American working in the industry, Jason Carney wants to make sure minority communities don't miss out on the energy savings or the green jobs.
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Amid Rochester's growth, an eye on sustainability 16.4.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Business
The U.S. Green Building Council recently recognized Rochester for efforts to reduce waste, cut energy use and improve air and water quality, making it the first Minnesota city to earn a LEED certification.
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The Best Eco Luxury Hotels Around the World 4.4.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
These eleven hotels combine sustainability with luxury for the ultimate no-guilt experience.
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This Is the Green New Deal’s Biggest Problem 11.2.2019 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by Slate. It appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. There might be no better monument to the limits of American environmentalism in the climate change era than a parking garage in Berkeley, California. It’s got “rooftop solar, electric-vehicle charging stations and dedicated spots for car-share vehicles, rainwater capture and water treatment […]
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Amid Climate Uncertainty, Zero-Carbon Buildings Offer a Guiding North Star 26.7.2018 WRI Stories
Amid Climate Uncertainty, Zero-Carbon Buildings Offer a Guiding North Star Comments|Add Comment|PrintMumbai is one city pursuing zero-carbon buildings. Photo by Vidur Malhotra/Flickr “Back in the good old days, the construction industry had to worry about a few keys things: Will it stand up, is it functional and does it look nice? Not so anymore.” So began WRI President and CEO Andrew Steer as he officially opened Canada Green Building Council’s “Building Lasting Change” conference, held in... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Amid Climate Uncertainty, Zero-Carbon Buildings Offer a Guiding North Star 26.7.2018 THE CITY FIX
“Back in the good old days, the construction industry had to worry about a few keys things: Will it stand up, is it functional and does it look nice? Not so anymore.” So began WRI President and CEO Andrew Steer ...
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On the market: Energy-efficient smart home in Northern Liberties for $1.4M 1.6.2018 Philly.com News
The newly constructed home boasts several outdoor spaces, including a landscaped back yard with built-in bench, as well as a second-floor deck and a roof deck with panoramic views.
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The Powerhouse movement seeks to inspire net-positive buildings 16.5.2018 GreenBiz.com
It's another holistic way of looking at total impact.
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After sexual harassment allegations against Mike Isabella, Nats partner with local female chefs 5.4.2018 Washington Post
After sexual harassment allegations against Mike Isabella, Nats partner with local female chefs
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The case for preventing climate gentrification 13.2.2018 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Rebuilding after a disaster isn't just about bricks and mortar. It's about lives and communities.
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Gold or silver? Why the Mercedes Benz Stadium went (LEED) Platinum 9.2.2018 GreenBiz.com
Carlie Bullock-Jones, CEO of sustainability consulting firm Ecoworks, is transforming the arena sports world by asking big, "What If" questions.
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The 4 benefits of building a green home 11.1.2018 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
Americans do want greener homes. They just don’t call them that.
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Orgies, devil men and knife-wielding maniacs: A quick history of cannabis hysteria in California 10.1.2018 Washington Post: Op-Eds
Orgies, devil men and knife-wielding maniacs: A quick history of cannabis hysteria in California
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The president should face harassment allegations under oath 18.12.2017 Washington Post
The president should face harassment allegations under oath
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