Ecorazzi announces dates and locations for Toronto and Chicago Vegan Food and Drink Festival

Eccorazzi

Vegan Food and Drink Festival is gearing up to take over Chicago and Toronto this year. Chicago – June 25th, 2016 – Grant Park, 337 E Randolph St, The countdown is on, with only 80 days until your new favourite vegan festival comes to town!

Chicago gives green light to "smart" signal system

Green (Living) Review

Soon, the same street light system may be implemented in parts of Chicago. But they insist it can be improved by as much as 30 percent in some parts of Chicago, drastically cutting down the time each vehicle spends waiting at lights. by Grady Winston Although they were built with good intentions, street light signal systems have long drawn the ire of drivers everywhere.

Urban outreach strategies for protected area agencies

The Green Changemakers

The Urban Imperative: Urban outreach strategies for protected area agencies How those responsible for protected areas can better serve people in large cities and build stronger urban constituencies for nature conservation Proceedings of a workshop at the Vth World Parks Congress, Durban, South Africa, 8-17 September 2003 EDITED BY TED TRZYNA Following are links to articles posted on this Web site in HTML form.

New Evidence Released in Fakegate Global Warming Scandal

Green (Living) Review

The Heartland Institute on May 2, 2012 released more evidence that the organization did not produce a “climate strategy memo” that Pacific Institute President Peter Gleick originally claimed came from a “Heartland insider” and later said he received “in the mail” from an anonymous source.

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UHERO: Ronald Coase, 1910-2013

Environmental Economics

But as the University of Chicago piece notes (and his fellow Nobelian Oliver Williamson has acknowledged), this paper provided the basic insights undergirding the field of transaction cost economics. At the famous 1959 dinner at the home of Aaron Director where Coase convinced the University of Chicago faculty of what later became known as the Coase Theorem, he stressed the importance of ex ante competition.

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Extending Life… Live forever

Eco Friendly Daily

De Grey argues that if each repair lasts 30 or 40 years, science will advance enough by the next “service” date that death can be put off indefinitely – a process he calls strategies for engineered negligible senescence.

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Burj Doha and Qatar’s First Vertical Garden (Photos)

Green Prophet

It took a while, but contemporary designers working in the Middle East, including Foster & Partners with Masdar and a beautiful bank in Morroco , and now Jean Nouvel, have learned to incorporate these tested design strategies into modern architecture.

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Hate Gridlocked Legislatures?

Sightline Daily

In the 1990s, Newt Gingrich successfully exploited this quirk of our system: Republicans embarked on a strategy of blocking the Democratic president at all costs. Constructive compromise—not extremist obstructionism—becomes a winning strategy.

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Green MBA Programs Grow Up

Green Living Ideas

While the corporate world focuses on devising strategies to address the business of sustainability, business schools across the country are incorporating this relatively new field of [.] Climate Cycle: Chicago Rides Toward Solar Powered Schools. tweetmeme_url='[link] tweetmeme_style = 'normal';tweetmeme_source = 'greenlivingidea'; A need for green jobs has recently put into focus the need for advanced qualifications in sustainability and green business.

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WA’s First Ocean Acidification Legislation

Sightline Daily

They settled on a long list of recommendations, including strategies to reduce carbon dioxide emissions (such as implementing a carbon tax or allowing people who drive less to get a break on car insurance). University of Chicago scientists, by Serena Larkin.

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Resources for Investigating ALEC/NRA Gun Bills | PR Watch

PR Watch

ALEC Resolution on McDonald vs. Chicago Exposed. Department of Justice where she handled gun policy and was the managing editor of the National Integrated Firearms Violence Reduction Strategy. Skip to Main Content Area. Contact Us. News Feeds. Podcasts. Privacy Policy. RSS Feeds.

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Building a Broader Conservation Movement

Conservancy Talk

Here are some of the new strategies that we are encouraged by. By Mark Tercek, President and CEO; and Hazel Wong, Director of Conservation Campaigns.

Green MBA Programs Grow Up

Green Living Ideas

While the corporate world focuses on devising strategies to address the business of sustainability, business schools across the country, are incorporating this relatively new field of [.] Climate Cycle: Chicago Rides Toward Solar Powered Schools. tweetmeme_url='[link] tweetmeme_style = 'normal';tweetmeme_source = 'greenlivingidea'; A need for green jobs has recently put into focus the need for advanced qualifications in sustainability and green business.

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Go Green and Beat the Heat

Eco Friendly Daily

Already, Chicago has experienced its hottest day on record. With a few simple strategies, you can beat the heat and stay comfortable no matter what the day brings. No one has to tell you that it’s hot outside.

Weekend Reading 3/7/14

Sightline Daily

The Calgary Herald reports that: Top executives at TransAlta approved the strategy of shutting down power plants temporarily to drive up electricity prices for millions of dollars in profits—and company officials congratulated each other about how well it was working, according to documents filed with the provincial electricity regulator. I recommend taking a gander at Spencer Chumbley’s examination of the growing piles of petcoke emerging in Chicago’s poorest neighborhoods.

Prevent Cancer: Phase Out Toxics in Cosmetics and Personal Care Products

Green (Living) Review

CHICAGO, IL, July 2009: The Cancer Prevention Coalition (CPC), and other concerned scientists and consumer advocates, are calling on the federal government to require a phase out of carcinogenic and other toxic ingredients in cosmetics and personal care products. Our goal is to reduce escalating cancer rates through a comprehensive strategy of outreach, public education, advocacy, and public policy initiatives to establish prevention as the nation's foremost cancer policy.

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Weekend Reading 3/6/15

Sightline Daily

Serena As one who couldn’t appreciate the fixie bike even in my ultra flat home city of Chicago, I of course had to click on a story from Colorlines earlier this week, “Oakland’s Answer to Hipster Fixies: Scraper Bikes.” Kristin E. Futurist Vivek Wadwha has good news : within two decades we will have almost unlimited energy, food, water, and healthcare. The bad news is: there won’t be any jobs, and there is no “jobs bill” that can fix that. What are we to do?

Portland’s Vision Zero Plans

Sightline Daily

Its principles have been formally adopted by New York City , San Francisco , Chicago , and Los Angeles , and now Portland. OR state Sen.

Blue planet or green globe?

The Green Changemakers

Singapore has a strategy to diversify and secure its limited water supply. Green Alleys in Chicago, USA Storm water management has paved the way for innovative street design. Inspirational examples of how villages, towns and cities around the world are becoming greener and cleaner. Photo by William Cho. Community groups, planners and politicians across the world face strikingly similar environmental challenges.

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Wild Pollinators Are Critical in Keeping our Picnic Baskets Full

Nature Conservancy - Science

But with the decline of honey bee colonies due to diseases and pesticides , this single-management strategy is increasingly risky. Wild bees, such as this Andrena bee visiting highbush blueberry flowers, provide important pollination services to agriculture. Photo: Rufus Isaacs.

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99% Spring Has Sprung: Shareholder Actions Underway Across the.

PR Watch

Shanie Smith from Chicagos south side said she was headed to Detroit because "GE is the biggest tax dodger in the United States," a claim supported by Citizens for Tax Justice data that pegs GE with an effective negative tax rate from 2008 through 2010. Skip to Main Content Area. Contact Us.

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CMD Special Report: ALEC's Gun Agenda Flourished with Koch.

PR Watch

Chicago , filed to challenge the handgun ban in the city of Chicago and elsewhere. Department of Justice where she handled gun policy and was the Managing Editor of the National Integrated Firearms Violence Reduction Strategy. Skip to Main Content Area. Contact Us. News Feeds.

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Skolkovo Technopark Residential Area seeks to integrate human living with nature

EcoFriend

Along this vein, Saltan Architects_International, based out of Chicago, working in collaboration with Jaeger and Partner Architects, recently submitted a proposal as part of an international design competition for Skolkovo Technopark District D2 Residential Area in Russia.

Sustainability Toolkit: Environmental Models

The Green Changemakers

Environmental Protection Agency) The EPA’s Smart Growth strategies have been used in communities across the country to help communities preserve natural lands and critical environmental areas, protect water and air quality, and reuse already-developed land.

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ICLEI Case Studies - Locally-based projects that support sustainability

The Green Changemakers

[link] ICLEI Case Studies profile locally-based projects that support sustainability. Each study documents: the local context of the project the anatomy of the project results lessons learned the project's replication potential budgeting and financial issues Please note: Case Studies 1 - 55 will be available soon.

Taxi vs. Lyft: My Commute

Sightline Daily

My experience with Lyft was radically better (more on that below), but not in the ways that its marketing strategy emphasizes. In Chicago and San Francisco , taxi and limo owners have tried suing Uber , which uses smartphone technology to dispatch independent but licensed towncar drivers.

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Right-Wing Operatives Take Up ALEC's Voter Suppression Agenda.

PR Watch

NCPPR asserts that corporations have succumbed to the "left-wing" which is supposedly using a "trotskyite strategy of making relentless demand-after-demand.". In addition, NCPPRs Ridenour told congressional investigators that she also gave $500,000 to Scanlons "Capital Campaign Strategies.".

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Murdered because they wanted to protect the environment

Green Blog

This has resulted in a wave of profit-driven, corporate-backed climate change denial as Republicans and other members of the One Percent attempt to implement this strategy. Many environmentalists responded by staging a protest at Chicago’s Hilton hotel on May 22, where the Institute was meeting for a conference.

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Extending Life… Live forever

Eco Friendly Daily

De Grey argues that if each repair lasts 30 or 40 years, science will advance enough by the next “service” date that death can be put off indefinitely – a process he calls strategies for engineered negligible senescence.

Transit-Friendly Streets

The Green Changemakers

Adapted from Transit-Friendly Streets: Design and Traffic Management Strategies to Support Livable Communities, published by Project for Public Spaces Transit-friendly streets are places that "balance" street uses over having any single mode of transportation dominate. Strategy 4.

In Search of a New Paradigm—Part 1: Is Our Love Affair with.

The Alien Next Door

Our current status on the planet suggests evolving a “K-strategy”, exemplified by increased cooperation , less focus on number and more focus on quality and longevity.

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The ?99% Spring? Aims to Train 100,000 Activists | PR Watch

PR Watch

Trainings will focus on economics, community-building, goals, strategies and tactics to mount campaigns, as well as techniques of nonviolent direct action. The Center for Media and Democracy s Mary Bottari will be in Chicago, April 14, helping with the economy curriculum and trainings of hundreds of activists there. Skip to Main Content Area. Contact Us. News Feeds. Podcasts. Privacy Policy. RSS Feeds. Volunteer. Optional Member Code. Sign up. Reports Lisa Graves. Mary Bottari.

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Dozens of U.S. Cities Board the Bike-Sharing Bandwagon

Green Blog

With the expansions of current programs and new openings in larger markets like New York City, Chicago, Los Angeles, and San Francisco, the nationwide fleet of shared bikes is poised to quadruple in the next couple of years, from nearly 9,000 to above 36,000.

Now that’s impact! Investors get primer on Impact Investing in Israel

Green Prophet

You can find Impact Summits from Chicago to New York to San Francisco and now Israel is getting its first. They can’t just want to change the world, but need a sound ROI strategy in a global language standard,” she tells Green Prophet.

Who Parked in my Spot?!

Sightline Daily

Worse is what happened to Jenny Mechem’s friend in Chicago who had the temerity to park in front of someone else’s house one winter day. Strategies for managing it were primitive.

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Combating Climate Change with Landscape Architecture

The Green Changemakers

There are a range of landscape architecture-related mitigation strategies that, if employed at mass scale, can help reduce GHG emissions. Strategies to create collection points for stormwater runoff should include bioretention areas, stormwater planters and tree boxes.

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50 Excellent YouTube Videos About Urban Planning

The Green Changemakers

1909 Plan of Chicago : An interesting look at the 1909 urban plan of Chicago, and how it can be related to urban planning today. Green Building and Investment Strategies : Incorporating green building into urban planning. Written by M.M.

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Why the Sharing Economy is a Big Opportunity for Cities

The Green Changemakers

There’s no other strategy that can address society’s two biggest challenges — poverty and climate change — at the same time.

Sustainable Urban Development

The Green Changemakers

Alternative planning initiatives argue for responsible growth and development strategies that are broader in vision and more regional in scale. There are a range of sustainable growth strategies. Image credit: Mia Lehrer + Associates, Civitas, Inc., Wenk Associates, Tetra Tech, Inc.

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7 Practical Ideas for Compassionate Communities, From Free College to Debt Relief

The Green Changemakers

In Chicago, home to some 3,000 Iraqi refugees, the Iraqi Mutual Aid Society is Iraqi immigrants helping each other adjust to American society. by Shannan Stoll Kerry Morrison interviews homeless veteran John Watkins in the Hollywood Hills.