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California Passes Legislation to Procure 50% Renewable Energy by 2030

Energy,Energy Efficiency,Renewable Energy,California

by Allison Friedman Rate It Green Admin

On September 11, the California legislature made history by passing SB 350, a plan to to procure at least 50 percent of the state's electricity from renewable energy sources, including wind and solar, by 2030. Governor Jerry Brown is expec… more...

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0 replies | 832 views | Posted on: 09/16/2015 | Last updated: 09/16/2015

90+ Organizations Announce MA Power Forward to support and promote Clean Energy Policies for People and Planet

clean energy,Solar,Renewable Energy,Wind,Pollution,Massachusetts Power Forward

by Allison Friedman Rate It Green Admin

Together with over 90 Founding Partners, Toxics Action Center and Clean Water Action are launching Mass Power Forward, a statewide coalition committed to securing energy policy that supports local renewable energy, keeps energy dollars in o… more...

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0 replies | 741 views | Posted on: 09/09/2015 | Last updated: 09/09/2015

EnerScore - Aiming to Rate every US Home on Energy Efficiency

Energy Efficiency,Real Estate,EnerScore,Green Homes

by Allison Friedman Rate It Green Admin

Congrats Brian and Kenn of Massachusetts-based Enerscore. Nice article in FastCompany! "Greater transparency in how much energy homes are wasting might provide a boost to the market. If we knew the energy efficiency of homes before w… more...

  Filed under: Green Building News

0 replies | 1016 views | Posted on: 07/27/2015 | Last updated: 07/27/2015

Cleantech Open Class of 2015 - 5 NY Companies Changing the Sustainable World

Cleantech Open Northeast,Sustainability,Greenbiz

by Chelsea W. Student

Congratulations to Cleantech Open Northeast’s 2015 class of 34 companies developing clean technologies to rock the sustainable world: http://northeast.cleantechopen.org/en/challenge/cleantech-open-northeast/2/startups/directory 5 of the… more...

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0 replies | 633 views | Posted on: 06/30/2015 | Last updated: 06/30/2015

27 Images That Show the Horrible Effects our Lifestyle Choices Have on Nature

news

by Chelsea W. Student

In all the hustle and bustle of day to day life, it is easy to forget why we have to fight so hard for the green movement to thrive. Then, we see articles like this that remind us that ALL of our efforts, no matter how small they may seem, … more...

  Filed under: Environment News

0 replies | 348 views | Posted on: 06/19/2015 | Last updated: 06/19/2015

Saint-Gobain to Expand Partnership with YouthBuild USA, Inc.

Green Building,Green Jobs,YouthBuild USA, Inc.,Saint-Gobain,Workforce Development

by Allison Friedman Rate It Green Admin

Saint-Gobain has announced a three-year $600,000 grant to YouthBuild USA, Inc. to support the creation of a YouthBuild school in South Africa and an extension of the company's current support of YouthBuild USA’s Green Initiative Program, … more...

  Filed under: Green Building News

0 replies | 931 views | Posted on: 06/02/2015 | Last updated: 06/02/2015

France Declares All New Rooftops Must Be Topped With Plants Or Solar Panels

Government,Policy,France

by Chelsea W. Student

French environmentalists cheered as France passed a law mandating all new buildings being built in commercial zones must be partially covered in either plants or solar panels. This law will stimulate the trend of "green roofs" that provide … more...

  Filed under: Green Building News

3 replies | 1598 views | Posted on: 05/27/2015 | Last updated: 06/01/2015

Carbon Neutral by 2050?

by Steven_Spicer

"Somerville to partner with emerging green-tech companies in effort to become carbon neutral by 2050" http://www.bizjournals.com/boston/blog/techflash/2014/10/somerville-to-partner-with-emerging-greentech.html Interesting read. Its g… more...

  Filed under: Environment News

0 replies | 542 views | Posted on: 10/27/2014 | Last updated: 10/27/2014

Environmental Issues Jakarta Crown Capital Eco Management Indonesia

by Godfriedambrose28

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YR3tvYeZkFU Crown Capital Eco Management Indonesia - The heavily forested city of Ketchikan, Alaska, is built on rock and surrounded by water. Every commodity that comes into Ketchikan must arrive by sea or a… more...

  Filed under: Environment News

0 replies | 706 views | Posted on: 03/12/2013 | Last updated: 03/12/2013

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