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Green Architecture & Construction Headlines 2011.1222

Postby Kevin » Thu Dec 22, 2011 4:32 pm

It's Not Easy Going Green, but It Can Spark Creativity - The Globe and Mail, 2011.1222
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/hom ... le2280599/

Autodesk Inventor Helps Bring Greater Energy Efficiency for Building Retrofits - Autodesk Press Release, 2011.1222
http://www.marketwatch.com/story/autode ... 2011-12-22

Texas Loses Half a Billion Trees to Epic Drought - Mongabay, 2011.1221
http://news.mongabay.com/2011/1221-hanc ... trees.html

US Treasury Building Earns LEED Gold Certification - Washington Post, 2011.1221
http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/at- ... story.html

Power Plant Rules Unveiled: Higher Bills, Cleaner Air - MSNBC, 2011.1221
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/45752318/ns ... vironment/

Beaming Down Earth's Energy from Space - Discovery News, 2011.1220
http://news.discovery.com/space/beaming ... 11220.html

DOE Software Models Good Building Behavior - EarthTechling, 2011.1220
http://www.earthtechling.com/2011/12/do ... -behavior/

Philippines Disaster May Have Been Worsened by Climate Change, Deforestation - Mongabay, 2011.1220
http://news.mongabay.com/2011/1220-hanc ... aster.html

Well Owners Want PacifiCorps to Pay More for Damage Done by Removal of Condit Dam - The Oregonian, 2011.1220
http://www.oregonlive.com/environment/i ... rps_t.html

Global Natural Gas Consumption Regains Momentum - Worldwatch Institute, 2011.1220
http://www.worldwatch.org/global-natura ... s-momentum

German Energy Consumption Drops 4.8 Percent in 2011 - Climate Progress, 2011.1220
http://thinkprogress.org/romm/2011/12/2 ... es-energy/

Rush Limbaugh: Climate Change Misinformer of the Year - Media Matters, 2011.1219
http://mediamatters.org/research/201112190006

A Solar Trade War Could Put Us All in the Dark - Technology Review, 2011.1219
http://www.technologyreview.com/energy/39330/?p1=A1

Oil Rig Sinks Off Russia; 49 Missing - New York Times, 2011.1218
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/12/19/world ... ssing.html

Discovery Could Sharply Boost Solar Cell Efficiency at Low Cost - Climate Progress, 2011.1218
http://thinkprogress.org/romm/2011/12/1 ... -low-cost/

Why Is It so Easy to Save the Banks – but so Hard to Save the Biosphere? - Guardian Unlimited, 2011.1216
http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/g ... ate-change

Indian Point: The Next Fukushima? - New York Times, 2011.1216
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/12/17/opini ... shima.html

As Permafrost Thaws, Scientists Study the Risks - New York Times, 2011.1216
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/12/17/scien ... rries.html

Despite Delay, the 100-Watt Bulb Is on Its Way Out - New York Times, 2011.1216
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/12/17/busin ... -bill.html

LEDs Offer a Brighter Future, Says Report - BBC News, 2011.1216
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/

Firms Say Low Carbon Price Threatens EU Green Targets - BBC News, 2011.1215
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-16193954

UC Irvine Humanities Gateway Earns LEED Platinum - PRWeb, 2011.1215
http://www.prweb.com/releases/2011/12/prweb9046396.htm

Gensler's Chris Chan on the Sustainable Shanghai Tower - Inhabitat, 2011.1215
http://inhabitat.com/interview-genslers ... kyscraper/

EPA Approves Three Alternative Refrigerants to Replace Hydrofluorocarbons - EPA Press Release, 2011.1214
http://yosemite.epa.gov/OPA/ADMPRESS.NS ... enDocument

U.S. PV Solar Installations Soar 40 Percent in 3rd Quarter - Reuters, 2011.1214
http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/12/ ... JG20111214

UN: Canada, Out of Kyoto, Must Still Cut Emissions - Reuters, 2011.1213
http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/12/ ... BW20111213

UK Approach on Renewable Energy Is "Deeply Flawed", Claims New Report - Click Green, 2011.1212
http://www.clickgreen.org.uk/analysis/b ... eport.html

Obama Administration Can't Quit That Mountain of Coal - Climate Progress, 2011.1212
http://thinkprogress.org/romm/2011/12/1 ... n-of-coal/

Climate Talks Mean Life or Death for Island States - Reuters, 2011.1209
http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/12/ ... GS20111209

Architecture at Zero Competition Projects Showcased - Examiner, 2011.1209
http://www.examiner.com/architecture-de ... -go-review

'Zero-Energy' Construction Crosses the Ocean - New York Times, 2011.1209
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/12/04/reale ... ocean.html

Contaminated Water Leaks from Fukushima Nuclear Plant - BBC News, 2011.1205
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-16032975
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