Solar Launch New Partnership to Make Community Solar Accessible for Everyone in D.C.

Green Living Guy

The post Solar Launch New Partnership to Make Community Solar Accessible for Everyone in D.C. New community solar projects the first widely available with no credit checks. As well as no cancellation penalties, and no long-term contracts. users save about 10 percent on their power bills.

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D.C.-area hotel wins LEED Gold

Green Traveler Guides

The hotel’s certification is shared with D.C.-area Arlington District of Columbia North America United States Virginia Green Travel News LEED Marriott Renaissance Arlington Capital View Reuters Washington DCRenaissance Arlington Capital View Hotel has been awarded LEED Gold certification by the U.S. Green Building Council.

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Someone has been listening to too much AC/DC*

Environmental Economics

From the Miscellany section of Economic Inquiry , Andy Keeler: Welfare economics must adapt to the growing consensus over the assignment of rights to animals. We extend nonmarket valuation techniques to the study and measurement of the preferences of Chinook salmon regarding their aquatic habitat and the value of their existence. We find that these techniques are as valid for fish as they are for humans.

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Washington, DC green: Restaurant Nora

Green Traveler Guides

A very brief history of green wine Info News Views Our favs Useful resources Travel blogs we like Contact Washington, D.C. Restaurant Nora: D.C.'s 's only certified organic fine dining Restaurant Nora actually dates to 1979, when anything but steak-and-cigar power places or haute cuisine French were as scarce in D.C. Although the D.C.

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D.C. CHARTER SCHOOLS ARE GOING SOLAR

Sierra Club Compass

Washington, D.C. DCS primarily focuses on schools and nonprofit community institutions in Wards 5, 7, and 8 in D.C. Youngblood explained that the company plans to expand to other public charter schools in the D.C. public charter schools will soon have a sunnier future.

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DC Microgrids, building infrastructure for energy’s future

AGreenLiving

The firm’s DC Microgrids project will help shape communities of the future and perhaps even alleviate the crisis of the present. Energy resilient net-zero communities are exactly what DC Microgrids is all about. Working with Ryerson University, WZMH Architects has launched a new lab where DC Microgrids technology can be explored and multiple energy sources can be harnessed to create a future where buildings are self-sustaining and powered with renewable green sources.

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Ethical Fashion Show at D.C. Fashion Week Begins a Conversation on Change

Eco Chic

“Moving the needle” was the phrase of the night, it seemed, at the opening night of D.C.’s But host and founder of D.C. Contrary to popular opinion, D.C. Hosted at partner D.C. Impact Hub , a community space just a few blocks down from the Verizon Center and the National Portrait Gallery, D.C.’s Jan Baker, a local entrepreneur and one of the team members and leaders of D.C. Ballard, formerly a D.C. We want to make D.C.

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NYC-DC: What’s the Best Way to Travel Green?

Nature Conservancy - Science

The Washington DC to New York City trip and its reverse is one of the most traveled routes in the United States. I assumed a Union Station, DC to Penn Station, NY trip and the reverse — roughly city center to city center. Image courtesy of A Dash of Scrapbooking. Craig Leisher is senior social scientist for The Nature Conservancy.

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2009 Solar Decathalon Lights Up Washington, D.C.

Green Life Smart Life

A week before the start of the competition, the homes were sent to Washington, D.C. Tagged: Building green, Department of Energy, Green Building, Solar Decathlon, Sustainable Design, Washington DC. Tags: Energy Good for the Planet Green Green Building Green Electronics Technology Building green Department of Energy Solar Decathlon Sustainable Design Washington DC

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Video: Community Renewable Energy Act - a path forward for solar energy in DC

Sierra Club Compass

DC City Council votes to move ahead on solar panel initiative from Kristen E on Vimeo.   DC City Council Votes to Move Ahead on Solar Power Initiative. A measure that would allow District residents to have better access to solar energy regardless of where they live or how much money they make was approved by a committee of the District of Columbia city council on Wednesday, July 3.

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If you're in the area of 500 5th St in DC at 11:00AM on January 11, you might want to stop. You could see something you may never see again

Environmental Economics

NW, Washington, D.C.Valuing Climate Damages: Updating Estimation of the Social Cost of Carbon Dioxide (Phase 2 report). This new report from the Board on Environmental Change and Society of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine examines potential approaches for a comprehensive update to the current methodology for estimating the social cost of carbon dioxide (SC-CO 2 ) for U.S. regulatory analysis.

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The Good, bad and the ugly: High voltage DC transmission

EcoFriend

High voltage DC transmission. In addition, high voltage direct current can also carry more electricity per conductor as a DC line has constant voltage, which is the same as peak voltage in an alternating current line. Load changes that would affect AC lines don’t really have much of a bearing on DC systems and the power flow from a DC link will help stabilize AC networks. Advantages of High voltage DC transmission. Disadvantages of High voltage DC transmission.

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How nine states and D.C. plan to cut carbon pollution from transportation

AGreenLiving

View post: How nine states and D.C. Almost 30% of U.S. carbon pollution comes from transportation. plan to cut carbon pollution from transportation. Business Green carbon pollution carbon-pricing comes-from pollution prevention resilience

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Zipvan to now offer cargo transport services in Boston and Washington D.C.

EcoFriend

The initial trial run in San Francisco was such a hit that they are now expanding their services to Boston and Washington D.C. B.Sameer Kumar: Zipcar is renowned for being one of the world’s frontrunner when it comes to being a car sharing network that reaches far and wide.

"The Pattern is Clear": Economic research is being driven out of D.C.

Environmental Economics

On August 15, the USDA announced their intent to realign and relocate the Economics Research Service, out of Washington D.C.   The announcement caught more than a few people, well, off-guard : Secretary Sonny Perdue’s surprise announcement last week that the department’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture and the Economic Research Service would be packing up and moving from D.C.

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DC Residents Get Ready to Skip the Bag and Save the River!

Green Living Consulting

Beginning January 1, 2010, Washington D.C.’s According to DC’s Department of the Environment (DDOE), the business keeps 1 cent, or 2 cents if it offers a rebate when you bring your own bag, and [.]. It’s official! ’s businesses that sell food or alcohol must charge 5 cents for each disposable paper or plastic carryout bag.

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Piscataway Nation Welcomes Canadian Chiefs, Forward on Climate.

Sierra Club Compass

  On February 17, I am joining tens of thousands of people on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., Thank you Chief Billy Tayac and thank you everyone who is descending on Washington, DC, from around the nation for the Forward on Climate Rally ! Compass. « Faith Community, National Preach-In Challenge Leaders on Climate | Main.

Theodore Roosevelt: The Birding Citizen-Scientist-in-Chief

Nature Conservancy - Science

This snapshot of DC bird life is a puzzling artifact. At first, I thought this indicated that Washington D.C. These forest-nesters from Teddy’s white house list still nest in small numbers in the forests of Washington D.C.’s The best explanation for the loss of these birds is the widespread and steady forest clearing that occurred throughout the 20th century as the DC metro area expanded. Theodore Roosevelt in Yosemite.

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Walking for Water

Cool Green Science

This year, I celebrated Earth Day 2013 by participating in a Walk for Water in Washington, DC along with the US State Department, USAID, the Embassy of Sweden, Conservation International, WWF and WASH Advocates. The 6k walk — a reminder of the average distance women and children must walk every single day in Africa and Asia to collect water — wound along the Potomac River, which serves as the drinking water source for Washington, DC.

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Trans-Pacific Partnership: Wrong Trade Deal for the U.S. - Compass

Sierra Club Compass

The massive  Forward on Climate  rally in Washington, D.C. Compass. « One-Sided Keystone XL Poll Tells the Story Big Oil Wants You To Hear | Main. | Put Your Money Where Your Future Is: College Students Lead the Way on Fossil Fuel Divestment » Trans-Pacific Partnership: Wrong Trade Deal for the U.S. last weekend bears a significant relationship to the ongoing negotiations for a trade agreement spanning the Pacific Rim, but pointedly excluding China.

CMD and Allies Urge McDonalds, Johnson & Johnson and State.

PR Watch

Washington, D.C. — 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. Brendan Fischer. Rebekah Wilce. Harriet Rowan. Contributing Writers Beau Hodai. Jill Richardson. Wendell Potter. Will Dooling. Take Action. Latest News. Media Video Archive. Video: Wisconsin Protests. Wisconsin Protests. Funeral March. SourceWatch ALEC Exposed. CoalSwarm. Peterson Pyramid.

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The Green Buzz: January 6, 2014

Cool Green Science

If you plan to be in the Washington, DC are on January 18th, be sure to stop by The Smithsonian’s National Zoo; their new giant panda cub , Bao Bao, will make her public debut that day. ( Huffington Post ). Animals North America The Green Buzz United States Bao Bao BBC bike-ability green buzz Grist Huffington Post national zoo New York City NYC panda smithsonian supervolcano volcano walk-ability washington dc Yellowstone

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The Green Buzz: Wednesday, August 14

Cool Green Science

Invasive plants have met their match in Washington, DC. times trees washington dc Has climate change finally had a positive effect on something? We’re buzzing about it in today’s green news. Kudzu vs. goats. Goats win! Grist ). This toothy fish has male skinny-dippers in Scandinavia on edge. ( CNN ). Climate change triggers growth spurt in two of California’s iconic trees. ( LA Times ). Bone-eating worms thrive in the Antarctic. Nature ).

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Earth Day 2013 Recap: Picnic Superlatives

Cool Green Science

From Washington, D.C. Sportiest Picnic: Washington, D.C. Images top to bottom: Afghanistan – Mary Kay Cunningham; DC – Madeline Breen/TNC; Chicago- Christina Rutter ; Hong Kong – Judy Chau; Tanzania – Alphonce Mallya/TNC; Seattle – Limelight Photo Booth; Santa Fe – TNC ; NYC – Laura Leinweber/TNC; Atlanta – Jason Crawley. A huge Earth Day thank you to everyone who participated and made Picnic for Earth a worldwide celebration.

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Put Your Money Where Your Future Is: College Students Lead the.

Sierra Club Compass

While I loved every one of the thousands of faces I saw at Sunday's massive Forward on Climate rally in Washington, D.C., The Sierra Club is highlighting this work as part of our Obama Climate and Clean Energy Legacy Campaign, which included the Washington, DC, rally and other events nationwide that make up 100 days of action from the Inauguration to Earth Day. Compass. « Trans-Pacific Partnership: Wrong Trade Deal for the U.S.

Government Shutdown: Can Nature Be a Part of the Solution?

Cool Green Science

United States Americans capitol hill congress conservation government government shutdown land and water conservation fund LWCF National Parks natural resources nature patriotic poll recreation The Nature Conservancy use your outside voice washington dc Yellowstone National Park Kameran Onley is the Director of U.S. Marine Policy at The Nature Conservancy.

Bloomberg Denounces NRA/ALEC "Shoot First" Laws | PR Watch

PR Watch

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg held a press conference Wednesday in Washington, DC to denounce the "Shoot First" law conceived by the National Rifle Association and promoted through the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC). 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. Brendan Fischer. Rebekah Wilce. Harriet Rowan. Contributing Writers Beau Hodai.

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Massive Water Main Break Underscores Water Challenges – and Solutions

Cool Green Science

A few days ago, a massive water main break just outside the Washington, DC city limits released 60 million gallons of water in a 30-foot geyser over the Maryland suburbs. Mark Tercek is the president and CEO of The Nature Conservancy. You can follow Mark on Twitter @MarkTercek and find more of his writing on The Huffington Post.

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D.C. To Get A Kosher Delivery Truck From Top Chef Spike Mendelsohn.

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Groups Attempt to Deliver Letter to ALEC re: ALEC/NRA "Kill at Will.

PR Watch

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. Brendan Fischer. Rebekah Wilce. Harriet Rowan. Contributing Writers Beau Hodai. Jill Richardson. Wendell Potter. Will Dooling. Take Action. Latest News. Media Video Archive. Video: Wisconsin Protests. Wisconsin Protests. Funeral March. SourceWatch ALEC Exposed. CoalSwarm. Peterson Pyramid. Real Economy Project. Toxic Sludge.

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Compost Cab – Composting Made Easy

The Go Green Blog

It is a new service about to launch in the Washington, DC area making “reduce, reuse, recycle” simple. Tags: Environment Recycling Compost Cab composting DC fertilizer Organic Washington DC Composting maybe great for the environment but it’s still a dirty, messy, smelly business with plenty of reasons not to do it. But what if you could called upon someone to handle all the dirty details of composting and make it as easy as 1,2,3? Introducing… Compost Cab !

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Should I Say 'Climate Change' or 'Global Warming?' — Sightline.

Sightline Daily

Im as frustrated as the next person watching the same, tired, old conversation unfold in Washington DC--global warming: yes or no? ( Skip to content. Skip to navigation Advanced Search Document Actions Sections Front Page Daily News Daily Score Blog The Daily Score Special Series Word on the Street 71 In a Series Should I Say Climate Change or Global Warming? Posted by Anna Fahey 03/07/2011 03:47 PM Research: Republicans are far more likely to deny "global warming" than "climate change."

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To Facebook or Not to Facebook: What's the Right Social Network.

The Alien Next Door

According to iStrategyLabs in Washington, D.C., “the The Alien Next Door Musings of Nina Munteanu, SF writer and Ecologist Monday, February 22, 2010 To Facebook or Not to Facebook: What’s the Right Social Network For You? You have to join Facebook , Margaret,” Heather insisted to my other fifty-year old friend after she lamented that she couldn’t keep up with what her kids or other friends were doing.

Friday Beer Post: The last reason for me to ever leave my house has just disappeared

Environmental Economics

Anheuser-Busch InBev SA on Thursday is launching an e-commerce app called Bud Light Button that will make it possible for consumers in Washington, D.C. to stay on the couch while someone else makes a beer run. via www.marketwatch.com.

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Biggest US climate rally ever calls for the President to reject the Keystone pipeline project

Green Blog

Tens of thousands of protesters rallied this past Sunday in Washington DC, USA, to demand action on climate change. Global Warming Barack Obama climate change climate protest demonstration Keystone XL pipeline USA Washington DCOrganizers estimated that around 40,000 people took part in the demonstration, making it the largest climate rally in US history.

Let's kick carbon

Green (Living) Review

DC and not 220/240V AC (or 110V AC as may be the case in the USA) and put 12 Volt DC circuits into our homes, offices and small workshops. Even refrigerators and freezers are available in 12 V DC – generally for RV and yacht use.

New study says Rotterdam is one of the dirtiest cities in the world

Green Blog

According to the study the top 9 "dirtiest" cities in the world are: (1) Rotterdam in the Netherlands with 29,8 tonnes per capita, (2) Austin in USA with 24 tonnes, (3) Denver in USA with 21,5 tonnes, (4) Washington DC in USA with 20 tonnes, (5) Minneapolis in USA with 18 tonnes, (6) Calgary in Canada with 18 tonnes, (7) Menlo Park in USA with 16 tonnes, (8) Dallas in USA with 15 tonnes and (9) Stuttgart in Germany with 12 tonnes per capita.

Should I Say 'Climate Change' or 'Global Warming?'

Sightline Daily

Im as frustrated as the next person watching the same, tired, old conversation unfold in Washington DC--global warming: yes or no? ( Skip to content. Skip to navigation Advanced Search Document Actions Sections Front Page Daily News Daily Score Blog The Daily Score Special Series Word on the Street 71 In a Series Should I Say Climate Change or Global Warming? Posted by Anna Fahey 03/07/2011 03:47 PM Research: Republicans are far more likely to deny "global warming" than "climate change."

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House Introduces Great American Outdoors Act

Green Living Guy

WASHINGTON, DC — ConservAmerica today applauded the introduction of the Great American Outdoors Act in the U.S. House of Representatives. ConservAmerica welcomes the introduction of the House companion of the Great American Outdoors Act.

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New report finds entire lifecycle of plastics a threat to human health 

Green Living Guy

February 19, 2019 at 6AM ET, Washington, DC – A new report from the Center for International Environmental Law (CIEL) examines the health impacts associated with plastic pollution crisis. Press Statement, For Immediate Release.

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Climate Scientists Are Linking Florence to Climate Change While Major Media Are Not

Green Living Guy

Percent of Major Broadcast Segments Mentioned Climate Change WASHINGTON, D.C. Just 7.5 Percent of Hurricane Florence Stories in the Top 50 Papers and 4.3 Firstly, major U.S. media outlets are failing to connect Hurricane Florence to climate change.

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Masdar Reps Head Stateside To Recruit Bright Green Talent

Green Prophet

Recently at the United Arab Emirates Embassy in Washington D.C., Masdar City’s More Transparent Zero Carbon Plan Browse topics: clean energy , Masdar City , MIST , MIT , Princeton , university students , Washington DC , Yale Leave a Response RSS click here Most Popular Hijab-Friendly Ensemble From Fashion Conscience What Holds Israeli Renewable Energy Back? Mother Of Five Will Be The First Emirati Woman To Visit Antarctica D.C.

Call for Papers: AERE Sessions at the SEA Meetings

Environmental Economics

The SEA 2016 Annual Meeting will be held in Washington, DC at the J.W. Marriott Hotel, Washington, DC, on November 19-21, 2016 (Saturday through Monday). Authors wishing to have a paper considered for the AERE sessions should send a.pdf file by e-mail to: John Whitehead Appalachian State University Email: whiteheadjc@appstate.edu Subject Line: AERE SEA. Deadline to submit is March 1, 2016. Files should be sent by the proposed presenter who will be the contact for correspondence.

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