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Green Architecture & Construction Headlines 2012.0509

Postby Kevin » Wed May 09, 2012 1:33 pm

An Effort to Bury a Throwaway Culture One Repair at a Time - New York Times, 2012.0509
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/05/09/world ... cafes.html

Can Buildings Be Elegant and Efficient? - Guardian Unlimited, 2012.0509
http://www.guardian.co.uk/sustainable-b ... -efficient

Europe Installed More Solar Capacity in 2011 Than Gas and Wind Combined - Climate Progress, 2012.0509
http://thinkprogress.org/climate/2012/0 ... -combined/

Net Zero Transit Center Uses Geothermal, Solar, Biomass - Environmental Leader, 2012.0508
http://www.environmentalleader.com/2012 ... r-biomass/

U.S. Completes Warmest 12-Month Period in 117 Years - Washington Post, 2012.0508
http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/cap ... _blog.html

New Partner for Architecture 2030 - Daily Commercial News and Construction Record, 2012.0508
http://dcnonl.com/article/id50032/--new ... cture-2030

The Challenges of Building-Integrated Photovoltaics - Renewable Energy World, 2012.0508
http://www.renewableenergyworld.com/rea ... tovoltaics

Canada Is Slow to Act on Emissions, Audit Warns - New York Times, 2012.0508
http://green.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/05/ ... emissions/

Microsoft Will Charge Its Divisions a 'Carbon Fee' in New Environmental Push - Geek Wire, 2012.0508
http://www.geekwire.com/2012/microsoft- ... ntal-push/

Lack of Contact with Nature 'Increasing Allergies' - BBC News, 2012.0508
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-17952320

U.S. Interior Department Approves Major Natural Gas Project for Uinta Basin - BLM Press Release, 2012.0508
http://www.blm.gov/wo/st/en/info/newsro ... _2012.html

Getting Instant Cash...Off the Grid - ENN, 2012.0508
http://www.enn.com/business/article/44370

E.P.A. Chemist Who Warned of Ground Zero Dust Is Reinstated - New York Times, 2012.0508
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/05/09/nyreg ... -suit.html

The Powerful Final Words of Ecotopia Author Ernest Callenbach - Climate Progress, 2012.0507
http://thinkprogress.org/climate/2012/0 ... allenbach/

Nairobi's Green Roofs Save on Energy, Water Use - All Africa, 2012.0507
http://allafrica.com/stories/201205071249.html

N.R.C. Skimps on Financial Oversight, Audit Says - New York Times, 2012.0505
http://green.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/05/ ... udit-says/

Clearcut Chemicals - Living on Earth, 2012.0504
http://www.loe.org/shows/segments.html? ... egmentID=3

The Most Energy-Efficient Hospital in the Country - Fast Company, 2012.0504
http://www.fastcoexist.com/1679797/the- ... he-country

Reworked Keystone Pipeline Application Back for US Review - MSNBC, 2012.0504
http://usnews.msnbc.msn.com/_news/2012/ ... eview?lite

Nelson's Sun Pavilion Plays with Power - Kansas City Star, 2012.0504
http://www.kansascity.com/2012/05/04/35 ... -with.html

Greenland's Ice Melting More Slowly Than Expected - NPR, 2012.0503
http://www.npr.org/2012/05/03/151790470 ... n-expected

Canadian Biofuel Plans Derailed - Nature (registration required), 2012.0503
http://www.nature.com/news/canadian-bio ... ed-1.10588

"The Biggest Deterrent to an Energy Plan in America Is Koch Industries" - Climate Progress, 2012.0503
http://thinkprogress.org/climate/2012/0 ... ndustries/

Green Top Ten - Office Buildings - ArchitectureWeek, 2012.0502
http://www.architectureweek.com/2012/0502/index.html

Workplace Makeover: NBBJ's Gates Foundation in Seattle - Architect's Newspaper, 2012.0502
http://www.archpaper.com/news/articles.asp?id=6029

Shale Causes Rise in Waste Gas Pollution - Reuters, 2012.0502
http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/05/ ... US20120502

Plants Flower Faster Than Climate Change Models Predict - BBC, 2012.0502
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-17924653

A Critique of the Broken-Record Counterfactual Message of the New York Times on Environmentalists and Scientists - Climate Progress, 2012.0429
http://thinkprogress.org/climate/2012/0 ... cientists/

International Energy Agency Plea over Climate Warning - BBC News, 2012.0425
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-17847196
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