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Philadelphia – A Green City

Pennsylvania,Philadelphia,Efficient city,Green city

by Eileen Flynn Student

For more than a decade now, Philadelphia has been spreading its famous city love through the community in a different, and very important, way. The city acts as an inspiration for other towns throughout America looking to build green and cr… more...

  Filed under: Water

0 replies | 636 views | Posted on: 06/22/2018 | Last updated: 06/22/2018

The State of Clean Energy Innovation and Opportunities for Growth on the North Shore, April 25, Peabody, MA

by YijunW

In celebration of Earth Day, the North Shore Technology Council and its Sustainability Forum subgroup is hosting a special Earth Day-themed program for the April Business Breakfast. Steve Pike, CEO of the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center w… more...

  Filed under: Environment

0 replies | 422 views | Posted on: 04/13/2018 | Last updated: 04/13/2018

Resilience is on everyone's tongue these days

Urban Resilience

by StacySinclair Technical writer

I hope you’ll check out my latest blog post for US Green Building Council - Los Angeles Chapter on Resilience: "Just over a year ago I started this blog to better understand what people think about the concepts and principles of sustai… more...

  Filed under: Environment

1 replies | 497 views | Posted on: 03/19/2018 | Last updated: 03/24/2018

Solar panel lifespan (brief)

by Theresa Renewables Lover

What we do know today is that a panel will continue to lose about 0.5% efficiency each year over it´s lifetime, and this is what makes solar panels manufactured today, come with a warranty that guarantees an energy production off at least … more...

  Filed under: Environment

0 replies | 984 views | Posted on: 11/27/2017 | Last updated: 11/27/2017

Mayors Step Up to Fill Climate Change Leadership Gap

Paris Agreement

by AbbieKnight

On Monday, June 26, The United States Conference of Mayors, including both Republican and Democratic mayors from across the nation, met in Miami and adopted several resolutions to fight climate change. One of the resolutions the attendees a… more...

  Filed under: Climate Change

1 replies | 723 views | Posted on: 06/30/2017 | Last updated: 07/13/2017

What’s Happening to the Bees?

Pollinators

by Matt Z. Student

Pollinators serve a very important role in agriculture. Grasses such as wheat and corn are pollinated by the wind, but most other native crops require pollination by bees or other pollinating animals. Among other important foods, these crop… more...

  Filed under: Agriculture/Farming

0 replies | 516 views | Posted on: 06/29/2017 | Last updated: 06/29/2017

How Much Do You Know About Solving Global Warming? (Take the Quiz! via New York Times)

Climate Change,Global Warming

by AbbieKnight

Green entrepreneur, Paul Hawken recently edited a book called “Drawdown.” The new book analyzes one hundred potential climate change solutions and ranks them based on the measure of greenhouse gases that could be eliminated. The interes… more...

  Filed under: Environment

0 replies | 1054 views | Posted on: 06/15/2017 | Last updated: 06/15/2017

California is Staying the Path

by StacySinclair Technical writer

"Against the backdrop of recent awareness-building events designed to bolster against the political sludge oozing out of Washington DC, I spent Friday, April 28th at the 11th Annual Summit on Sustainability at the Getty Center, put together… more...

  Filed under: Environment

1 replies | 336 views | Posted on: 05/05/2017 | Last updated: 06/07/2017

Webinar: How Sustainable is Our Global Climate Ethos? June 8th 1:15-2:45pm EST

Global Climate Ethos,Climate Action

by Matt Z. Student

How Sustainable is Our Global Climate Ethos and will it create a sustainable climate? Building on decades of work across the globe by the public and private sectors, has a shared global climate ethos -- a sense of collective commitment … more...

  Filed under: Climate Change

0 replies | 720 views | Posted on: 05/24/2017 | Last updated: 05/24/2017

What you count counts

by StacySinclair Technical writer

I hope you will check out my latest blog for USGBC-LA: http://usgbc-la.org/blog/spotlight-on-sustainability-what-we-count-counts/ more...

  Filed under: Environment

3 replies | 546 views | Posted on: 04/26/2017 | Last updated: 05/03/2017

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