Daily Archives: November 10, 2010

A Climate Solution that is not a Double Edged Sword – Biochar

Read the full post at the Globe Forum. Recently, sustainable processes are being developed and deployed that are able to deal with more than just one problem and in fact, can have positive effects on a number of interlinked environmental … Continue reading

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U.S. Upcoming Webinars from the Department of Energy (DOE) Technical Assistance Program (TAP)

Below is a schedule for upcoming TAP Webinars in November 2010. Note that session details are subject to change. For the most up-to-date information, please visit the EERE Solution Center Webcasts, where you can also find presentation materials from past … Continue reading

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'Waste Wisely' With New PBS Kids Game

Read the full post at Earth911. Recycling isn’t always about simply tossing an item into a bin. It also embodies the concepts of reuse and repurposing — and a bit of creativity. Utilizing these ideas, Florida PBS radio stations WFSU … Continue reading

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Lack of Plan for EPA Libraries Threatens Access to Environmental Information

Read the full post at OMB Watch. After more than three years of development, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has yet to complete a strategic plan for its library network or to inventory the network’s holdings, according to the … Continue reading

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Interface to Conduct Life Cycle Analyses on All Products

Read the full story at GreenBiz. Modular carpet maker Interface will complete Environmental Product Declarations — detailed documents explaining the life cycle impacts of items — for all of its products by 2012 and challenged other companies to set goals … Continue reading

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The Material Facts About Bioplastics

Read the full story at GreenerDesign. Our recent webcast, “A New Life for Plastics: End-of-life Solutions in the Age of Greener Materials,” drew a sizeable audience — and a sizeable number of questions. We only were able to address a … Continue reading

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Create Custom Environmental Maps with National Atlas

Via the Society of Environmental Journalists. The online National Atlas of the United States of America provides a wealth of mapped environmental data you can incorporate into your coverage. You can dial up just one layer of data, or add … Continue reading

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Guide to Green Mortgages / Energy Efficient Mortgages

MortgageLoan.com has developed a guide to green/energy efficient mortgages, which let you borrow extra money to pay for energy efficient upgrades to your current home or a new or old home that you plan to buy.

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Call for Proposals – Ecocity World Summit August 2011 in Montreal

Received via e-mail. It is with great pride that we invite you to attend Ecocity World Summit 2011, and to submit your proposals. This important international conference will gather professionals, academics, and decision-makers who are interested in discussing the major … Continue reading

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Journal of Industrial Ecology's special issue on the Environmental Applications of Information & Communication Technology (ICT)

New applications of information and communication technology (ICT) that could save society significant amounts of energy and money and reduce greenhouse gas emissions that are warming the planet are explored in a special issue of Yale’s Journal of Industrial Ecology. … Continue reading

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