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Green Architecture & Construction Headlines 2011.1201

Postby Kevin » Thu Dec 01, 2011 4:15 pm

One Third of World’s Energy Could Be Solar by 2060, Predicts Historically Conservative IEA - Climate Progress, 2011.1201
http://www.ArchitectureWeek.com/blogs/l ... ?id=109067

Branson: It's Time To Re-Think 'Business As Usual' - NPR TOTN, 2011.1201
http://www.npr.org/2011/12/01/143011768 ... s-as-usual

Green Refit for Aorangi House Earns 5-Star Greenstar Certification - Stuff (New Zealand), 2011.1202
http://www.stuff.co.nz/business/industr ... ds-the-way

Efficiency Drive Risks Poor Design and Unstable Communities - Guardian Unlimited, 2011.1201
http://www.guardian.co.uk/housing-netwo ... nding-work

Study Shows Worse Picture of Meltdown in Japan - New York Times, 2011.101
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/12/01/world ... ought.html

University of Colorado Boulder Dorms Earn LEED Platinum - University of Colorado Boulder News Release, 2011.1201
http://www.colorado.edu/news/r/bda97402 ... ee866.html

The Velodrome May Be London 2012's Most Sustainable Venue - Smart Planet, 2011.1201
http://www.smartplanet.com/blog/design- ... venue/2332

The Durban Climate Talks - ENN, 2011.1201
http://www.enn.com/climate/article/43642

Fighting for the Forest: The Roadless Warrior - Nature (registration required), 2011.1130
http://www.nature.com/news/fighting-for ... ior-1.9494

On Our Radar: Mining Dispute in Peru - New York Times, 2011.1130
http://green.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/11/ ... e-in-peru/

Rumbles in the Alps Reveal Rockslides - Nature (registration required), 2011.1130
http://www.nature.com/news/rumbles-in-t ... des-1.9514

Real Green Buildings Aren't about the Glamour - Mother Nature Network, 2011.1130
http://www.mnn.com/your-home/remodeling ... he-glamour

As Water Levels Drop, Texas Drought Reveals Secrets of the Deep - New York Times, 2011.1130
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/11/30/us/te ... -deep.html

Police Substation at San Diego Miramar College Seeking LEED Platinum - Architects' Guide to Glass & Metal, 2011.1130
http://www.glassguides.com/index.php/archives/2460

Colombia Architect Leads Bamboo Building Crusade - Los Angeles Times, 2011.1129
http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld ... 7760.story

Beyond Sprawl: ASU Students Rethinking Residential, Cul-de-Sacs - Fronteras, 2011.1129
http://www.fronterasdesk.org/news/2011/ ... e-develop/

Rebuilding an Affordable, Sustainable Community in Galveston - NRDC Switchboard, 2011.1129
http://switchboard.nrdc.org/blogs/kbenf ... susta.html

Debate on Halting NY Fracking Ban Reaches Endgame - Reuters, 2011.1129
http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/11/ ... QL20111129

Wind Power on Tribal Lands - New York Times, 2011.1129
http://green.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/11/ ... bal-lands/

Qatar, a Greenhouse Gas Titan, to Host U.N. Climate Meeting - New York Times, 2011.1129
http://green.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/11/ ... te-summit/

US Carbon Capture Project Starts to Bury One Million Tonnes of CO2 - Click Green, 2011.1128
http://www.clickgreen.org.uk/research/t ... f-co2.html

Canada Won't Confirm It's Pulling Out of Kyoto - Reuters, 2011.1128
http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/11/ ... MO20111128

Geothermal Power Is a Clean Resource Too Large to Be Ignored - Triple Pundit, 2011.1128
http://www.triplepundit.com/2011/11/cle ... ins-steam/

Why BC Isn't Rushing to 'Cap and Trade' Carbon - Tyee, 2011.1128
http://thetyee.ca/News/2011/11/28/BC-Cap-And-Trade/

"Live Work" Home Takes LEED Platinum - Jetson Green, 2011.1128
http://www.jetsongreen.com/2011/11/live ... acuse.html

U.S. Green Building Council Launches New LEED Apps - Triple Pundit, 2011.1128
http://www.triplepundit.com/2011/11/gre ... leed-apps/

Google Pulls the Plug on a Renewable Energy Effort - New York Times, 2011.1128
http://green.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/11/ ... gy-effort/

Will the Lights Stay on in Texas and New England? - New York Times, 2011.1128
http://green.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/11/ ... w-england/

Scientists Make the 'Perfect' Foam - Nature (registration required), 2011.1128
http://www.nature.com/news/scientists-m ... oam-1.9504

Last Chance to Save Kyoto Deal at Climate Talks - Reuters, 2011.1127
http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/11/ ... YW20111127

Financial Viability of Balvonie Braes Eco-Village Questioned - Guardian Unlimited, 2011.1126
http://www.guardian.co.uk/money/2011/no ... sfeed=true

To Sell Green, First Teach Green - New York Times, 2011.1124
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/11/27/reale ... means.html

Science Not Politics Must Drive Durban Climate Talks - Reuters, 2011.1123
http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/11/ ... RJ20111123

Is LEED-ND Sustainability We Can Believe In? - Houston Chronicle, 2011.1123
http://blog.chron.com/offcite/2011/11/i ... elieve-in/

New LEED Credit Encourages Bird-Friendly Designs - WAMU, 2011.1122
http://wamu.org/news/11/11/22/new_leed_ ... ly_designs

Toyota’S Fuel Efficient Vehicles and Progress Toward Environmental Goals Highlighted - Triple Pundit, 2011.1122
http://www.triplepundit.com/2011/11/toy ... ghlighted/

Inspired by High Line, Park Is Envisioned with Sights Set Low - New York Times, 2011.1122
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/11/22/nyreg ... treet.html

Co-Op Shale Gas Report Questions Carbon Footprint Cost - BBC News, 2011.1122
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-la ... e-15839903

China Says Economic Woes No Excuse for Climate Inaction - Reuters, 2011.1122
http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/11/ ... M420111122

Politics and Clean Air - International Herald Tribune, 2011.1121
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/11/18/opini ... spvhkI+g7A

Can Electric Cars Help Automakers Reach 55 MPG? - NPR, 2011.1121
http://www.npr.org/2011/11/21/142464818 ... t=1&f=1025

China Bends to U.S. Complaint on Solar Panels but Plans Retaliation - New York Times, 2011.1121
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/11/22/busin ... ation.html

A Rare Isotope Helps Track an Ancient Water Source - New York Times, 2011.1121
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/11/22/scien ... uifer.html

No Let Up in Greenhouse Gas Rise - BBC News, 2011.1121
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-15820162

Is the Climate Crisis Caused by the 7 Billion or the 1 Percent? - Climate Progress, 2011.1120
http://thinkprogress.org/romm/2011/11/2 ... -1-percen/

U.N. Sees Climate-Change Links in Extreme Weather - Wall Street Journal, 2011.1119
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB1000142 ... 08214.html

Rice Containing Radioactive Caesium Found in Japan - BBC News, 2011.1118
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-15769321
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