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Daily Archives: September 2, 2009
Read the full post at Ars Technica. In a decade, your gas might be made from switchgrass, and designer bacteria might well be involved. Ars takes a look at the various promising approaches to greening our gasoline.
Via Docuticker. An Analysis of Climate Change as a Response to Global Warming Source: Copenhagen Consensus Center Climate engineering could offer an extremely cheap, fast solution to climate change, according to this comprehensive analysis of its costs and benefits. An … Continue reading
Read the full post at Reuters. In a relatively short time, the EPEAT system (Electronic Product Environmental Assessment Tool) has become the green standard for computer products in the U.S. And now the rating program — which ranks PCs and … Continue reading
Via Docuticker. Water Scarcity Looms as Population, Temperature Rise Source: Worldwatch Institute Water scarcity is increasing in many regions as factors including population growth, climate change, and pollution restrict the amount of water available relative to demand. In 2008, 1.4 … Continue reading
During the back to school season, EPA is challenging school administrators and building managers to improve energy efficiency throughout their facilities. School districts can answer EPA’s call-to-action by taking the Energy Star Challenge, a pledge to improve the energy efficiency … Continue reading
Read the press release. Marking a major milestone in the effort to spur private sector investments in clean energy and create new jobs for America’s workers, Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner and Energy Secretary Steven Chu today announced $502 million in … Continue reading
Read the full story in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. For years, Milwaukee County public works employees were mixing recyclable glass, plastic and cans with trash from the courthouse complex and numerous other offices, county auditors revealed in a report released … Continue reading
EPA Seeking Comment on "Water Efficiency in the Commercial and Institutional Sector: Considerations for a WaterSense Program"
EPA established WaterSense with the goal of saving water for future generations. By transforming the market for water-efficient products, services, and practices, WaterSense is helping to relieve the costly burden of growing water supply and wastewater infrastructure. Since 2006, the … Continue reading
Tuesday, September 22, 2009 1:00 PM EDT/10:00 AM PDT Register at http://www.newstarenergyservices.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/08/ForresterWebinar_email_NS.htm Features guest speaker Doug Washburn, who will describe the potential impact of PC power management on your company’s bottom line.