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Poster Child for the Environment: The Empire State Building

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This article does a great job of covering many of the issues affecting commercial building retrofits today, starting with the process and rationale that are leading to a major retrofit of one of America's great, and most visible landmarks. Read More...

More Than A Drop in the Bucket

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This article in "Urban Re:Vision" is a good short survey of the way several cities have reduced water use and increased stormwater capture, including San Francisco's greenstreets and Las Vegas cash-for-grass program. Read More...

US Energy Use Drops In 2008

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More alternative energy sources and less coal and petroleum equals a drop in US energy use. Read More...

Ethanol – Unintended Consequences

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Since the production of ethanol made from corn and other foodstocks became a national priority, the demand for the fuel has been creating a slow-motion disaster of epic proportions. It has produced world-wide hunger and millions of acres of deforestation, while indirectly causing massive increases in greenhouse emissions. The consequences down the line are... Read More...


Water: Our Most Precious Resource: by Marc Devilliers. This highly readable report on the looming global water crisis is amazingly informative on water issues around the world from China to Texas.