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Daily Archives: June 13, 2008
Read the full post in the Chicago Tribune’s Skyline blog. Picture this on the downtown lakefront: A two mile-long land bridge arcing into Lake Michigan and outfitted with wind turbines and a soaring central observation tower. The “Eco-Bridge,” Chicago architects … Continue reading
The latest issue of Renewable Energy Weekly is now available. Highlights include: Reversing Winds: America’s Rediscovery of Manufacturing World Energy Leaders Launch Energy-efficiency Initiative Inside Renewable Energy Podcast: Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion; EU-Wide Feed-in Tariff Our New “Greatest Generation” Opportunity … Continue reading
Read the full story from the Michigan Land Use Institute. Thirty schools in northwest Lower Michigan now include locally grown fresh food in their menus — and soaring sales indicate students are glad to avoid typical cafeteria fare.
Read the full story at News.com. Rather than squeeze algae for its oil, Algenol wants to turn each algae cell into a tiny ethanol factory. The Maryland-based company said that business partner BioFields has licensed its technology and committed $850 … Continue reading
Read the full post in the Chronicle of Higher Education’s Building & Grounds blog. Across the Sun Belt, colleges and universities are gearing up to tap into solar power as a way to reduce their carbon emissions and make themselves … Continue reading
The issue of disposing of pharmaceutical waste took center stage on June 5 as the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s mid-Atlantic region and excelleRx, Inc. co-convened a summit which brought together 60 representatives from government agencies and private companies in Delaware, … Continue reading
View the photos at News.com. The Boston Society of Architects hosted a conference earlier this week at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology to consider how cities can take steps to address climate change. Planners from some proactive cities spoke about … Continue reading
Read the full story at News.com. City governments’ response to climate change ranges from cutting-edge distributed energy to adding more bike lanes and trees. Climate change experts from four cities–London, Toronto, Chicago, and New York–spoke about the connections between sustainable … Continue reading
Read the full story at Environmental Leader. All along the supply chain, costs are skyrocketing and competition is intensifying. The focus on sustainability-focused supply chain strategies allows companies to combine a muscular set of strategic and tactical actions and processes … Continue reading
Read the full story at Environmental Leader. Panasonic has released an environmental statement that outlines the company’s mid- and long-term environmental management plans. Of particular interest, the company has set up an “Eco Ideas Factory” at the Kusatsu Factory of … Continue reading