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4 ways to take green cities to the next level 21.7.2014 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com

What will crystallize all of the best practices into common practice is the development of partnership templates and tools that link into a replicable model. 

4 ways to take green cities to the next level
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Microsoft buys entire output of Illinois wind farm 21.7.2014 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com

The company will buy enough wind power to power one data center, which is enough to satisfy the needs of 70,000 families.

Microsoft buys entire output of Illinois wind farm
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Thirst for US craft beer grows overseas 21.7.2014 Yahoo: US National
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Helping to quench a growing thirst for American craft beer overseas, some of the United States' largest craft breweries are setting up shop in Europe, challenging the very beers that inspired them on their home ...
Pro Hockey Releases Sustainability Report 21.7.2014 Green on HuffingtonPost.com
Today, the National Hockey League released the first Sustainability Report ever issued by a professional sports league. Based on years of data collected from NHL arenas, the NHL's Sustainability Report represents what is arguably the single most important environmental statement ever issued by a professional sports organization. As the first Sustainability Report produced by a professional sports league, the NHL Sustainability Report will be noticed worldwide, throughout all of professional sports and within the NHL's global supply chain as well. The NHL's focus on controlling the use fossil-fuels and limiting greenhouse gas emissions is a mainstream wake-up call confirming that climate disruption poses an existential threat to everything we hold dear, including sports and recreation. As Commissioner Gary Bettman writes in the Report, "Major environmental challenges, such as climate change and freshwater scarcity, affect opportunities for hockey players of all ages to learn and play the game ...
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Green Party of the U.S. holds national meeting at Macalester College 21.7.2014 MinnPost
American Militarism (Ghosts of Jeju film screening) ­ Move to Amend 7:30 p.m. ­ Panel of Elected Greens, including Cam Gordon, City Council, Minneapolis; Annie Young, At ­Large Member, Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board; Laura Libby, City Council, Crystal; John Matheson, City Council, Hilltop Saturday 8:45 a.m. How to reach out to Millennials 9 a.m. workshops: Education something with School Board candidate [sic] Say no to GMOs and reclaim our food system What does it mean to be a “party of a different kind”? 10:15­ workshops: Race and Class Bias On The Left Building, Not Burning, Bridges: Allying with Indigenous people 11:30 a.m. Keynote Speech with Charles Eisenstein: “The Revolution Is Love” ­ 3 p.m. workshops: Sulfide Mining: Threats to Clean Water, Health, Tribal Rights & Sustainability Sawant's Victory in Seattle: Lessons for Future Green/Socialist Alliances 4:15­ p.m. workshops: Hemp as an Economic and Environmental Solution From Foreclosure to Blight: Eminent Domain, Local Principal Reduction, ...
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Pro-Hockey Releases Sustainability Report 21.7.2014 Switchboard, from NRDC
Allen Hershkowitz, Senior Scientist, NYC and throughout the world: Today, the National Hockey League released the first Sustainability Report ever issued by a professional sports league. Based on years of data collected from NHL arenas, the NHL’s Sustainability Report represents what is arguably the single most important environmental statement...
Green Line: Your ticket to unique shopping 21.7.2014 Twincities.com: Business

Happy one-month anniversary to Metro Transit's Green Line. With ridership higher than original projections, the light-rail line connecting downtown St. Paul to downtown Minneapolis is off to a great start.

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UCS analysis names top states for producing fuel from agricultural residues 21.7.2014 Union of Concerned Scientists
UCS analysis finds that 10 U.S. states could provide abundant agricultural by-products for low-carbon fuel and electricity.
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McIlroy has silver cup, now he wants green jacket 21.7.2014 Sports

Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland kisses the Claret Jug trophy after winning the British Open Golf championship at the Royal Liverpool golf club, Hoylake, England, Sunday July 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)HOYLAKE, England (AP) — Rory McIlroy clutched the treasured piece of silverware, his reward for winning golf's oldest major championship.


Green Line E Service Stopped After Car, Bicycle Collide Near Brigham Circle 21.7.2014 Boston Globe: Latest
The Green Line’s E line service was halted near the station while officers investigated at the ...
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Green Line thrown behind schedule by traffic lights 21.7.2014 Twincities.com: Local

Mere yards from its intended station stop, an eastbound Green Line train rolls to a halt before the traffic signal at Dale Street and University Avenue, waiting for the red light to change.

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Sustainability Council to host panel about alternative transportation in the Yampa Valley 21.7.2014 Steamboat Pilot
On Tuesday night, the Yampa Valley Sustainability Council will host a three-person panel to explore what alternative transportation may look like in Steamboat Springs in the near and distant future. The council also will hold a green car show, showcasing the latest in environmentally friendly vehicles on the market today. Sustainability Council Program and Marketing Director Andy Kennedy said the premier topic the panel will pore over during the one-hour discussion involves the Colorado Department of Transportation’s high-speed rail project, which is set to break ground in 2016. On hand to give statewide insight on the project, as well as other topics during the panel discussion, will be state Rep. Diane Mitsch Bush, D-Steamboat Springs, as well as CDOT Project Manager David Krutsinger and Steamboat Springs Transit Manager Jonathan Flint, who carries extensive rail experience from his time working in Alaska, Kennedy said. As a resort town in Northwest Colorado, Kennedy said, the mode of transportation in ...
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Grant Green delivers game-winning hit in ninth inning for Angels 21.7.2014 LA Times: Top News
Rory McIlroy win British Open, nabs third major championship 21.7.2014 Seattle Times: Top stories
Staked to a six-shot lead going into the final round, Rory McIlroy turned back every challenge and completed a wire-to-wire victory to become the third-youngest player, behind Jack Nicklaus and Tiger Woods, to win three legs of the career Grand Slam.
British Open: Rory McIlroy completes wire-to-wire victory 21.7.2014 San Jose Mercury News: Local News
Rory McIlroy closes with a 1-under 71 to win the British Open by two strokes over Sergio Garcia and Rickie Fowler, capturing the third leg of the career Grand Slam
Rory McIlroy wins British Open for 3rd major 21.7.2014 Sports

Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland holds up the Claret Jug trophy after winning the British Open Golf championship at the Royal Liverpool golf club, Hoylake, England, Sunday July 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Scott Heppell)HOYLAKE, England (AP) — Rory McIlroy had to work a little harder, sweat a little more. No matter. Just like his other two majors, this British Open was never really in doubt.


Rams LB Dunbar, NBA player Green arrested in Fla. 21.7.2014 Salt Lake Tribune
Miami Beach, Fla. • Authorities say two professional athletes have been arrested after fighting outside a Miami Beach nightclub. Miami Beach Police Detective Vivian Thayer says St. Louis Rams linebacker Jo-Lonn Dunbar and NBA free agent Donte Green were arrested early Sunday outside Dream Nightclub in South Beach. Thayer says the athletes got into a fight with each other outside the club. Additional details about the altercation were not immediately available. Thayer says no other arrests were m...
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What do volcanos look like deep underground? 20.7.2014 Environmental News Network
By measuring how fast Earth conducts electricity and seismic waves, a University of Utah researcher and colleagues made a detailed picture of Mount Rainier's deep volcanic plumbing and partly molten rock that will erupt again someday. "This is the most direct image yet capturing the melting process that feeds magma into a crustal reservoir that eventually is tapped for eruptions," says geophysicist Phil Wannamaker, of the university's Energy & Geoscience Institute and Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. "But it does not provide any information on the timing of future eruptions from Mount Rainier or other Cascade Range volcanoes."
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Rory McIlroy wins British Open 20.7.2014 CNN: Top Stories
Rory McIlroy emerged triumphant at the end of a testing final round to win the British Open title at Hoylake Sunday to claim the third major title of his career.
Netanyahu: Hamas forced escalation 20.7.2014 CNN: Top Stories
CNN's Wolf Blitzer interviewed Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Tel Aviv Sunday.
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