"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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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 Although the D.C.

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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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Chinese Birds in Washington DC

10,000 Birds

If you are one of those nature lovers that appreciates that original Audubon plates do not represent the full extent of avian art, you may appreciate the new exhibit at the Freer Gallery of Art on the National Mall. Winged Spirits: Birds in Chinese Painting presents the finest of avian and flower art from the Ming and Qing dynasties from now through August. They say that at least 35 species can be identified, so bring your field guide! Asides art china

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AC/DC: Highway to…Wine?

Eccorazzi

They may be known for strong guitars and wailing vocals, but AC/DC does more than just rock. AC/DC The Wine launches in Australia tomorrow, and will eventually be available worldwide. Entertainment Music ac/dc

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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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Russell Simmons Graces New Vegan Ads on Washington DC Buses

Eccorazzi

Hip-hop mogul, Russell Simmons teams up with PETA for a new vegan ad campaign that will be seen on Washington, DC metro light rails. Read More The post Russell Simmons Graces New Vegan Ads on Washington DC Buses appeared first on Ecorazzi.

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Kanye West Chows Down on Vegan Goodies in D.C.

Eccorazzi

Backstage at Kanye West''s recent DC show, the rapper and his team enjoyed a vegan spread from Woodlands Vegan Bistro. Read More The post Kanye West Chows Down on Vegan Goodies in D.C.

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Bird Deaths in Washington DC Lead to Calls for a Lights Out Program

10,000 Birds

home about advertise archives birds conservation contact galleries links reviews subscribe Browse: Home / Asides / Bird Deaths in Washington D.C. Lead to Calls for a Lights Out Program Bird Deaths in Washington D.C. Lead to Calls for a Lights Out Program By Corey • March 16, 2011 • No comments yet Tweet Share City Wildife , an organization in Washington D.C. capital, has released a report on the deadliest buildings in Washington 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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A Protest Virgin goes to D.C.

Elephant Journal

"I could feel my anger rising with that ferocious tide. But a man on crutches, with a smoking bundle of sage, reminded me of what I believe:".

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Washington D.C. is Sinking as Ice Sheets Melt

Eccorazzi

While political turmoil has in the past threatened to shut down D.C., According to new research, Washington, Read More The post Washington D.C. Washington now faces a more devastating future that could affect the District permanently.

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Interview: Stephanie Flack talks DC Environmental Film Fest

Eccorazzi

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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. Jan Baker, a local entrepreneur and one of the team members and leaders of 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.

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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.

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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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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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Animals at the Washington D.C. Zoo Sensed Earthquake in Advance

Eccorazzi

While my cats slept through the earthquake up in NY, many of the animals at the Washington D.C. We all know that human senses are dull compared to those of other species.

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D.C. Mayor Declares September 16 ‘Hayden Panettiere Day’

Eccorazzi

If you live in Washington D.C., Gray held a ceremony on Friday honoring the actress/activist for her support of the cause to make Washington D.C. apparently you can now write “Hayden Panettiere Day” under September 16 on your calendar. Mayor Vincent C. a state. According to the Huffington Post, she has appeared in a [.]. News Pop Culture hayden panettiere

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This Weekend’s DC VegFest to Host Big Vegan Food Drive

Eccorazzi

Read More The post This Weekend’s DC VegFest to Host Big Vegan Food Drive appeared first on Ecorazzi. The capital''s VegFest will feature a cruelty-free food drive that could help feed thousands. Causes News People Top News Vegan

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Exclusive: Gene Baur Talks About His Just Eats Tour and Life in D.C.

Eccorazzi

We chatted with Gene at the Farm Sanctuary Gala on Saturday night and talked about his current “Just Eats Tour,&# life in D.C. Ecorazzi: You live in D.C. Gene Baur: I live in D.C. But there is an awful lot to do in the D.C. Has being in D.C.

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Police in D.C. Arrest over 400 People—Where is the Media?

Elephant Journal

This is the most people ever arrested at once in the capital, and we are hearing crickets from the media. Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Equal Rights Family, Youth, Enlightened Education WAYLON: Today Only Z ADMIN Enlightened Society Featured Today #democracyspring black lives matter corruption equal rights Media blackout no media coverage peaceful demonstration plolitics power for the people voter rights Voter suppression

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

Green Prophet

To Get A Kosher Delivery Truck From Top Chef Spike Mendelsohn Tafline Laylin | March 9th, 2011 | Comment | Email this Share Top Chef Spike Mendelsohn, bemoaning the lack of decent kosher food in Washington D.C., Mother Of Five Will Be The First Emirati Woman To Visit Antarctica D.C.

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DC Entertainment Super Heroes Fight Famine in Africa

Eccorazzi

The Justice League, an international team of super heroes, is on a new quest to fight famine in the Horn of Africa and wants fans to become heroes themselves. Read More. Causes News People Top News

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November 6th- Tar Sands Action Returns to DC

Celsias

One year from the next election, action will again return to DC to try to encircle the White House to ask President Obama to reject the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline. Just in case there was any chance you could forget about the action!

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Why Wonder Woman is Important Now More than Ever.

Elephant Journal

Arts Equal Rights Love art D&C DC Comics DC extended universe female characters female director female superheroes feminine Femininity feminism gal gadot geek learning life marvel marvel cinematic universe media movies patty jenkins personal politics rants strong female character wonder woman Wonder Woman 2017 Wonder Woman movie writing

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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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The Real Work Begins Today: 4 Tips for Change.

Elephant Journal

Equal Rights Health & Wellness Right Livelihood WAYLON: Today Only after the march change begins change the world equal rights self-care trump washington d.c. Now the marches are over. It is today that the real work will begin.

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Birding in the Blossoms

10,000 Birds

She has lived in Maine, California, France, New York, and currently makes her home in Washington, DC. The Washington DC cherry blossoms burst forth in an explosion of pink and white color, rimming the Tidal Basin and the Jefferson Memorial down on the National Mall. I have never seen a Cormorant in DC, and in my subsequent visits to the park never saw another one. I assumed, as nearly ever duck-shaped creature I encounter in DC turns out to be a Mallard.

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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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These are Not “Relationship Goals.”

Elephant Journal

abusive relationships batman DC Comics real life relationship goals suffering the jokerNo, Harley is not a real woman, but there are plenty of real women (and men) like her, and they are just as present as anyone else when you point to an abusive relationship and call it ideal. You normalize their abuse. Arts Enlightened Society Love Z Arts & Culture Today Only.

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5 Simple Ways to Make Your Home Practice Count. ~ Jean Marie Hackett

Elephant Journal

Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Health & Wellness Yoga Yoga Practice Yoga Wisdom asana ashtanga awareness community D.C. health health wellness home home practice how to life mindfulness mysore practice shala studio teacher yoga practice yoga wisdom

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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.

Best Gun Control Advertisement Ever

Elephant Journal

Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Background Checks gun control Gun Shows gun violence impermanence Legislation nra shame the National Rifle Association washington d.c. Is it time to apply the principle of impermanence to the second amendment?

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What You Don’t Know about Mother’s Day.

Elephant Journal

Arts & Culture Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Activism Ann Jarvis Anti War awareness Civil War compassion Declarations FTD Hallmark Cards Julia Ward Howe killing Marches Mother's Day Proclamation mothers day peace police police shooting politics Proclamations washington d.c. When we understand where someone or something is coming from our awareness is profoundly enhanced.

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Walking for Water

Conservancy Talk

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.

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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.

What Spiderman & Superman Can Teach us about Cooperation. ~ Darren Lamb

Elephant Journal

Until that moment there were basically two separate planes of existence in the comic book universe Marvel and DC. Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Non-New-Agey Spirituality (Religion, Philosophy) Apple Computers change cooperation DC Comics enlightened society martial arts Marvel Comics Spiderman superman

Masdar Reps Head Stateside To Recruit Bright Green Talent

Green Prophet

Recently at the United Arab Emirates Embassy in Washington D.C., Mother Of Five Will Be The First Emirati Woman To Visit Antarctica D.C.

Earth Day 2013 Recap: Picnic Superlatives

Conservancy Talk

From Washington, D.C. Sportiest Picnic: Washington, D.C. A huge Earth Day thank you to everyone who participated and made Picnic for Earth a worldwide celebration.

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The Twisted Love Affair at the Tip of My Nose. ~ Lizandra Vidal

Elephant Journal

Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Sexy Yoga affair ashtanga drishti haiti love mysore rocket yoga vinyasa washington d.c. I was in a serious relationship with Vinyasa. I didn’t have time to mess around with Ashtanga—certainly not a Mysore practice. But, slowly, the community and the steadiness of the new practice drew me in.

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Matt Damon Joins Other Supporters in the ‘Save Our Schools March’

Eccorazzi

With summer coming to a close and students getting ready for school, actors including Matt Damon and Richard Dreyfuss are joining the Save Our Schools March and National Call to Action in Washington, D.C. events: DC film-tv green and famous movies matt damon richard dreyfuss

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