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An ECO Christmas

Green Earth Journey

But artificial trees are non-renewable, non-recyclable and non-biodegradable plastic. Hmmmmm. The Christmas Tree Debate: Real or Fake?

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Jordan architect wants to green up the capital’s biggest eyesore

Green Prophet

The empty skyscrapers stand in silent testimony to both the 2008 world financial crisis and a more localized crisis in smart urban planning.

Why You Should Be Optimistic About Renewables, In One Chart.

Mother Jones

Why You Should Be Optimistic About Renewables, In One Chart. 2008 December. FREE CONNECTIONS FOR GREEN SINGLES. Skip to Content.

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Meet the “Miss Pakistan” of Renewable Energy

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Natasha Paracha was Miss Pakistan World in 2008. Want to help Pakistan accelerate its renewable energy market? Epic flooding in Pakistan.

The Power of Community: How Cuba Survived Peak Oil

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The Power of Community: How Cuba Survived Peak Oil - 53 min - Jul 6, 2008 [link] When the Soviet Union collapsed in 1990, Cuba's economy went into a tailspin. Instead, the country focused on reducing energy consumption and implementing small-scale renewable energy projects. Hand tools and human labor replace oil-driven machinery.

Green Wiki

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[link] Welcome to Wikia Green We are building the best resource for citizens of the Earth to learn about the environment and how to live a more sustainable life. 683 articles since March 2008 Environmental Issues Global Warming Carbon Footprint Emissions Problems Environmental Economics Legislation and Policy See more. Please join us!

Making a Life (Green Living)

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Tags: Life-style Green Living-values

15 Future Wonders of Green Technology

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Written by Urbanist on July 8th, 2008 As the world increasingly focuses on sustainable initiatives, green architecture is a booming industry.

Poor Countries Tap Renewables at Twice the Pace of Rich

Green (Living) Review

Emerging markets are installing renewable energy projects at almost twice the rate of developed nations, a report concluded. study of 55 nations -- including China, Brazil, South Africa , Uruguay and Kenya -- found that they’ve installed a combined 142 gigawatts from 2008 to 2013. green living renewable energy

A 'Green New Deal' can save the world's economy,

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Switching direction and concentrating on 'green growth', he says, will not only prevent such catastrophes, but rescue the world's finances.

Green Recovery: A Program to Create Good Jobs and Start Building a Low-Carbon Economy

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labor market conditions in July 2008). The Green Recovery program can, at the least, bring back these lost 800,000 construction jobs.

Green Government Initiative Publications

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[link] Green Government Initiative Launched in 2007, the NACo Green Government Initiative provides comprehensive resources for local governments on all things green, including energy, air quality, transportation, water quality, land use, purchasing and recycling. Presentations from the 2008 NACo Annual Conference in Kansas City.

Building a Green Economy

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Link on ENN -- Know Your Environment When leaders of the 20 largest economies gather in Washington this week , a centerpiece of their deliberations should be a Global Green Deal that capitalizes on the current economic crisis to build economically and environmentally sustainable economies. Invest in green infrastructure. worker.)

Win An Organic Area Rug - Eco-Vegan Gal: Live healthy, live green

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Find out why Meridas mantra is "sustainability with style" and check out this beautiful and organic floor decor called Elements Driftwood. Good luck!

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Making a green revolution

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by Ted Glick October 23, 2008 “Just because we can’t sell shares in nature doesn’t mean it has no value.” All agree that we need to move quickly to a world energy system based upon conservation, efficiency and renewable energy so that, in Van Jones’ words, “we can save our ability to survive on the only planetary home we have ever known.” (p.

UNEP Launches Green Economy Initiative

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The call was made today by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and leading economists as they launched the Green Economy Initiative aimed at seizing an historic opportunity to bring about tomorrow's economy today. Tags: Future Sustainable-development Economics Green Norway is delighted to be supporting this UNEP initiative.

The Green City Vision

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link] “The city can save the Earth” – the Charter of Calcutta, 1990 What is a Green City? Green City is an ecologically healthy city. We intend to put these issues on the economic and environmental agenda for 2008 and beyond. Tags: Sustainable-development Urban Green No such city presently exists.

Is nuclear power green?

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Rachel's Democracy & Health News #983, October 30, 200 8 [link] [Rachel's introduction: How can people judge whether a technology is green or not? They can compare it to the 12 principles of green engineering and the 12 principles of green chemistry. Nuclear Power and Green Engineering So let's get right to it.

8 Ways to Green Your Battery Use

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by Trey Granger This story is part of Earth911’s “Green Eight” series, where we showcase eight ways to green your life in various areas. These are both forms of renewable energy so you won’t have to use non-renewable electricity to power your batteries. 8. Tags: Electronics Green Or did they? More articles by Trey.

Green up or ship out – Saudi clamps down on construction industry

Green Prophet

Saudi Arabia has announced that the construction industry has five years to “green” up their business. Amid

One Planet Living

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Tags: Sustainable-development Urban Economics Green Community

Beyond Simplicity

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Tags: Simplicity Green

13 Best Energy Ideas (And 3 Really Bad Ones) :: by Sarah van Gelder

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MAGAZINE GRAPHIC, 2008. For starters, it will have to be both highly efficient and powered by renewable energy—the sun, wind, earth, or ocean.

The World is Flat (free audiobook)

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But they have not gone very far down Main Street; the much-touted "green revolution" has hardly begun. Friedman's no.

A Sustainable City! China Enters the Age of Sustainable Urban Design

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Combining the high end knowledge in green technologies and infrastructures. By Kathleen Hom & Eric Schneider, PNYV! hectares per person!

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Special report: How our economy is killing the Earth

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16 October 2008 From New Scientist. But are these efforts to save the planet doomed? This, of course, is economic heresy.

Masdar City Will Be World's First Zero-Carbon, Zero-Waste, Car-free City

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It hopes to set the trend in property development, renewable energy, sustainable habitat and climate change mitigation all in one project.

Save the world

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The food is nutritious and delicious, and uses less of our non-renewable resources. 4. Shop Green. Tags: Photo Life-style Green

Community Solutions for Peak Oil and Post Carbon

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The "Green Building" movement in this country has had minimal effect on the consumption of energy in buildings. More Jump to: I. Conclusion XV.


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To renew, deepen the foundation of our work, and sharpen our focus? In the past years, there has been an inflation of declaring “Green Heroes”.

Ecotechnic economy and relocalisation

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The Freezing Point of Industrial Society [link] The Ecotechnic Economy Fuel 270 years' grain No such economies yet exist. What might it look like?

Magnetic levitation growing into the next big thing in green transport


Green Products. Renewable Energy. Green Homes. Green Living. Green Tips. Magnetic levitation growing into the next big thing in green transport. However, the biggest advantage is that they don’t run on petroleum and the needed electric power can be obtained from different sources, including renewable ones.

Was the Arab Spring Good for Renewable Energy?

Green Prophet

How is the Arab Spring, which has caused massive financial losses on one side, also able to influence growth and development of renewable and green sources of energy? Renewable energy has become more attractive. Has the Arab Spring lead to renewable growth so far? In fact, public revenues are up as much as 31% in UAE.


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Switch your investments away from fossil fuel to renewable energy companies, or exercise your right as a shareholder to pressure energy companies to make the transition to renewables. 9. Boycott the products of companies like Esso that are obstructing the transition to renewables. Reduce your travel by air. 3.

Positive Energy Conference Reports

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Tags: Sustainable-development Green Conference

Bamboo flooring is NOT green

Green (Living) Review

By Michael Smith (Veshengro) Time and again writers and makers try to have the consumer, that is you and me, believe that bamboo flooring is green, environmentally-friendly and sustainable. that's being green and sustainable. But this is NOT the case at all. There are a few caveats. Nice advertising also, wouldn't you say… in a book.

To The Next U.S. President: 100 Words for 100 Days

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WorldChanging Team October 29, 2008 9:20 AM The eyes of the world are riveted on the U.S. Even the most intelligent and most prepared leader will face unprecedented challenges when taking office in 2008. Barnstorming a world without borders, the President can begin America’s journey toward a bright green future. election.

Links Between a Poverty Fighting Present & a Sustainable Future

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Iteke has created 40 full-time, green jobs and heightened awareness of the need to recycle. Self-reliance, capacity-building, green transformation, equity and public participation are also key principles of the initiative through which EcoCity has been able to orient urban planning and investment towards sustainable development.

Eco-Industrial Parks (EIP)

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Components of this approach include green design of park infrastructure and plants (new or retrofitted); cleaner production, pollution prevention; energy efficiency; and inter-company partnering. These include: A resource recovery EIP; An agro-EIP: A renewable energy EIP; A petrochemical EIP; An EIP build around a coal-fired power plant.

How to do your bit for the planet

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Most of us accept the need for a more sustainable way to live, by reducing carbon emissions, developing renewable technology and increasing energy efficiency. Or better yet, get involved in politics at any level and advocate green economics." Jeff Turk , economist, The Green Economics Institute. "98 months and counting.