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The Earth Convention Webinars - Sustainable Cities, April 14, 1 pm EST / 6 pm BST

Sustainable Communities,Cities,Urban Development

by samanthaklein Intern

Today, we live in an increasingly urbanised world. According to the UN around 55% of the world’s population lives in urban areas, a proportion that is expected to increase, rising to 68% by 2050. But cities are major contributors to c… more...

0 replies | 661 views | Posted on: 03/27/2021 | Last updated: 03/27/2021

Webinar: Advancing Local and Regional Decarbonization Strategies, April 13, 10 am PST /1 pm EDT

California,San Diego,Decarbonization

by samanthaklein Intern

The San Diego Regional Climate Collaborative is proud to partner with the San Diego Green Building Council to host this event on Advancing Local and Regional Decarbonization Strategies for the annual Sustainable Building Week. This one-h… more...

0 replies | 425 views | Posted on: 03/26/2021 | Last updated: 04/06/2021

Webinar: Moving Toward Net Zero – Mass Transit Electrification, March 30, 9 am EST

Sustainable Infrastructure,Net Zero Energy,Electrification,Public Transit

by samanthaklein Intern

This EBC Infrastructure webinar will explore the electrification of mass transit fleets as a key element in the transition to a sustainable, green transportation economy. Transit agencies have frequently been trailblazers on environmental i… more...

0 replies | 565 views | Posted on: 03/19/2021 | Last updated: 03/19/2021

Virtual Event: 2021 National Home Performance Conference, April 12-16

High Performance Building,Residential Real Estate,Social Networking,Community Development

by samanthaklein Intern

The 2021 National Home Performance Virtual Conference brings together contractors, weatherization professionals, trainers, program administrators, energy auditors, and others working in residential energy efficiency for the latest developme… more...

1 replies | 1283 views | Posted on: 03/11/2021 | Last updated: 03/19/2021

Webinar: The Highland Bridge Development, April 12, 1 pm EDT

Green Communities,Sustainable Infrastructure,Urban Development

by samanthaklein Intern

Over roughly a ten-year period, the City of St. Paul worked with Ford Motor Company and area stakeholders to establish the Ford Site Zoning and Public Realm Master Plan for the former manufacturing plant in Highland Park to guide the future… more...

1 replies | 650 views | Posted on: 03/06/2021 | Last updated: 03/19/2021

Free Webinar: Collaboration, Not Competition: Building Partnerships in Sustainability, March 19, 6 pm GMT

Green Communities,Urban Development

by samanthaklein Intern

Tune in to the Green Room with your questions as we host Dr. Amelia Clarke, Associate Dean of Research for the Faculty of Environment and an Associate Professor in the School of Environment, Enterprise and Development (SEED), University of … more...

0 replies | 526 views | Posted on: 02/28/2021 | Last updated: 03/01/2021

Webinar: WELL Chicago! A Virtual Tour of WELL Certified Commercial Offices, March 11, 11:30 am CST

Green Building Tour,WELL,Commercial Buildings,Chicago,Commercial Construction,Offices

by samanthaklein Intern

This program highlights two commercial office spaces in Chicago and their experience with certification under the WELL Building Standard for interiors.  The program concludes with information about the WELL Accredited Professional… more...

0 replies | 448 views | Posted on: 02/13/2021 | Last updated: 02/13/2021

Webinar: Designing Waste Out: Taking Action, Making Change, February 24, 6 pm EST

Community Events,Local Environmental Action,Waste Management

by samanthaklein Intern

While research shows the importance of awareness as a necessary first step for behavioral change, research also shows that awareness is necessary but not sufficient. The complexity of issues such as climate change, the immensity of our wast… more...

0 replies | 781 views | Posted on: 02/07/2021 | Last updated: 02/08/2021

Online: Boston's Carbon Neutral Zoning Initiative, January 27, 12pm - 2pm EDT

Resiliency,Adaptation,Net zero,Carbon neutral,City and Regional Planning,Environmental Mitigation

by SarahA

The Boston Planning & Development Agency (BPDA) is developing Carbon Neutral Zoning requirements for new construction. This is a critical step towards meeting Mayor Walsh’s goal for Boston to be carbon neutral by 2050. L… more...

0 replies | 779 views | Posted on: 01/11/2021 | Last updated: 01/11/2021

Webinar: Renewable Real Estate: Make 2021 the Year You Go Green, January 21, 11 am EST

Energy,Real Estate,Renewable Energy

by samanthaklein Intern

This panel of top-producing REALTORS® from around the United States will share how to market homes with sustainable features, what makes them more appealing to buyers, and why you won’t have to sacrifice profits to make a differen… more...

0 replies | 754 views | Posted on: 12/31/2020 | Last updated: 12/31/2020

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