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Green Architecture & Construction Headlines 2012.0307

Postby Kevin » Wed Mar 07, 2012 8:54 pm

International Interest Grows in Green-Building Certification - New York Times, 2012.0307
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/03/08/busin ... ation.html

Is Energy Efficiency Simply an Economic Concept? - DesignBuild Source, 2012.0307
http://designbuildsource.com.au/is-ener ... ic-concept

Home Depot and USGBC Launch New Web Site - Closets Daily, 2012.0307
http://www.closetsdaily.com/closet-news ... 66143.html

Ultra-Green House Has a Vintage Jag for a Bookshelf - Fast Company, 2012.0307
http://www.fastcodesign.com/1669208/ult ... -bookshelf

£120billion Gamble on Wind Turbines: Green Energy 'Ten Times Dearer Than Power Stations' - Mail Online, 2012.0307
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article ... l?ITO=1490

NW Corner Building Awarded LEED Gold - Columbia Spectator, 2012.0307
http://www.columbiaspectator.com/2012/0 ... -leed-gold

Coal: The Rock That Burns - New American, 2012.0307
http://www.thenewamerican.com/tech-main ... that-burns

Japan's Post-Fukushima Earthquake Health Woes Go Beyond Radiation Effects - Nature, 2012.0307
http://www.nature.com/news/japan-s-post ... ts-1.10179

The Smoking Habit You Didn't Know You Had: Diesel Exhaust - ThinkProgress (Blog), 2012.0306
http://thinkprogress.org/romm/2012/03/0 ... l-exhaust/

Must-See Video on the True Cost of Tar Sands - ThinkProgress, 2012.0306
http://thinkprogress.org/romm/2012/03/0 ... tar-sands/

U.S. Solar Trade Surplus with China Turns into Gaping Deficit, Says Coalition of Manufacturers - ThinkProgress, 2012.0306
http://thinkprogress.org/romm/2012/03/0 ... g-deficit/

An Attempt to Roll Back Wind in Wisconsin? - ThinkProgress (Blog), 2012.0306
http://thinkprogress.org/romm/2012/03/0 ... wisconsin/

Green Buildings Add to Resiliency in Disasters Finds U.S. Report Green Buildings Add to Resiliency in Disasters Finds U.S. Report - Daily Commercial News, 2012.0306
http://dcnonl.com/article/id49064/--gre ... -us-report

Meet Jonathan Foley, 'Climate Pragmatist' - New York Times, 2012.0306
http://dotearth.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/ ... ragmatist/

Green Donors Bet Romney Is Faking His New Climate Change Views and Will Flip Flop Back If Elected - ThinkProgress, 2012.0306
http://thinkprogress.org/romm/2012/03/0 ... n-elected/

An Ad-Hoc Solution for Extra Nuclear Safety - New York Times (Blog), 2012.0306
http://green.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/03/ ... ar-safety/

New York Seeks Waste-to-Energy Proposals - New York Times (Blog), 2012.0306
http://green.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/03/ ... proposals/

Wood WORKS! BC Presents 2012 Wood Design Awards - Canadian Wood Council Press Release, 2012.0306
http://www.newswire.ca/en/story/932717/ ... ign-awards

SEWR, Using Solar Design to Purify Water - TreeHugger, 2012.0306
http://www.treehugger.com/solar-technol ... water.html

A North Carolina Lifeline Built on Shifting Sands - ArchitectureWeek, 2012.0306
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/03/06/scien ... ature.html

High Energy Bills: Diagnosis - Energy Star, 2012.0306
http://www.energystar.gov/index.cfm?c=h ... highenergy

The Emerging Energy Consensus - Economist, 2012.0306
http://www.economist.com/blogs/democrac ... d-election

Greed, Greenwashing and Brazil's Hail Mary for a Green World Cup - Forbes, 2012.0305
http://www.forbes.com/sites/julieruvolo ... world-cup/

Scientists See Rise in Tornado-Creating Conditions - Reuters, 2012.0305
http://af.reuters.com/article/commoditi ... 4J20120305

Persistent Droughts Plaguing Much of the World - ENN, 2012.0305
http://www.enn.com/agriculture/article/44085

D.C. Circuit Hears Challenges to EPA Climate Regulations - SPR Law, 2012.0305
http://blog.sprlaw.com/2012/03/d-c-circ ... gulations/

Deepwater Oil Drilling Picks Up Again as BP Disaster Fades - New York Times, 2012.0305
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/03/05/busin ... fades.html

Solar Hydrogen Station Inaugurated by Fraunhofer ISE - FuelCellToday Press Release, 2012.0305
http://www.fuelcelltoday.com/news-event ... nhofer-ise

It's Not Just Fukushima: Mass Disaster Evacuations Challenge Planners - Nature, 2012.0305
http://www.nature.com/news/it-s-not-jus ... rs-1.10165

Emissions from Asia Put US Cities over the Ozone Limit - Nature, 2012.0305
http://www.nature.com/news/emissions-fr ... it-1.10161

Chattanooga Airport Terminal Facility Receives LEED Platinum Certification - EarthTechling, 2012.0304
http://www.earthtechling.com/2012/03/a- ... a-airport/

Germany Needs More Ambitious Energy Targets, Merkel Rival Says - Bloomberg, 2012.0302
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-03-0 ... -says.html

PA Code Council Votes to Reject 2012 ICC Changes, Delay Code Updates Until at Least 2018 - Green Building Law Blog, 2012.0302
http://www.greenbuildinglawblog.com/201 ... east-2018/

Wconomist William Nordhaus Slams Global Warming Deniers, Explains Cost of Delay - ThinkProgress, 2012.0302
http://thinkprogress.org/romm/2012/03/0 ... -trillion/

BFLS Revises Dalston Eco-Tower after Criticism - Building Design (registration required), 2012.0302
http://www.bdonline.co.uk/news/bfls-rev ... 79.article

Survey Shows More Americans Believe Climate Change Is Happening - Global Warming is Real, 2012.0301
http://globalwarmingisreal.com/2012/03/ ... happening/

Oceans' Acidic Shift May Be Fastest in 300 Million Years - Reuters, 2012.0301
http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/03/ ... 5S20120301

A Tour of the US's Clean Energy Future - Nature, 2012.0301
http://www.nature.com/news/a-tour-of-th ... re-1.10155

University of Michigan and USGBC Provide Findings on Anticipated Climate Change, Recommendations - U of M Record Update, 2012.0229
http://www.ur.umich.edu/update/archives/120305/climate

Sustainable by BIM: Two Case Studies - ArchitectureWeek, 2012.0229
http://www.architectureweek.com/2012/02 ... s_1-1.html

North Korea Suspends Nuclear Testing - Nature, 2012.0229
http://www.nature.com/news/north-korea- ... ng-1.10139

Energy Efficiency in the Workplace: Siemens' Landmark Green Building the Crystal - GreenWise, 2012.0229
http://www.greenwisebusiness.co.uk/news ... -3110.aspx

North Korea Agrees to 'Nuclear Moratorium' - BBC, 2012.0229
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-17208755

Denmark Tops First Global Cleantech Innovation Index - World Wildlife Fund, 2012.0227
http://wwf.panda.org/wwf_news/?uNewsID=203662

Taliesin West Goes Greener - Associated Press, 2012.0224
http://hosted2.ap.org/ALDEC/TDNational/ ... 2953450fb7
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