University of the District of Columbia cuts economics major

Environmental Economics

had proposed dropping varsity sports as part of a broader package of cuts. The 17 undergraduate majors they voted to eliminate included economics, history, physics, and sociology. Ugh: The university’s interim president, James E. Lyons Sr.,

Bird Litigation: “Standing” and the California Gnatcatcher

10,000 Birds

The coastal subspecies of California Gnatcatcher ( Polioptila californica californica ) can be found in sage scrub that was once abundant from Ventura County to northern Baja California. A critical aspect of the listing was a finding by the U.S.

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NCEE is hiring, too

Environmental Economics

National Center for Environmental Economics.   Full Text of JOE Listing: The Environmental Protection Agency is recruiting research economists to join its National Center for Environmental Economics (NCEE). NCEE's mission is to advance the theory and practice of economics and risk analysis within EPA (www.epa.gov/aboutepa/about-office-policy-op#NCEE). Applicants should have a completed PhD in economics by August 2017.

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I know, right?*

Environmental Economics

The plan, “Promoting Clean Energy in the American Power Sector,” borrows from a range of policy proposals, including President Obama’s latest clean energy policy , the cap and trade plan that foundered in Congress last year, and state-level clean electricity mandates. The proposal sets goals based on emissions intensity — the amount of carbon dioxide emitted per unit of electricity generated — an idea pursued both by the Chinese government and by former President George W.

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The Top 10 Solar States: You May Be Surprised

Environmental News Network

Written By: Leone Kaye of our Affiliate Triple Pundit. The clean energy sector has been on an economic roller coaster the past several years, but despite entrenched interests, questions about efficiency and costs, renewables are on the upswing in the U.S. Of course, the regulatory environment has a lot to do with how solar is spread. So to that end, the writers at Solar Power Rocks, a clearinghouse of solar information from rebates to technology, recently ranked the U.S.

The Top 10 Solar States: You May Be Surprised

Environmental News Network

Written By: Leone Kaye of our Affiliate Triple Pundit. The clean energy sector has been on an economic roller coaster the past several years, but despite entrenched interests, questions about efficiency and costs, renewables are on the upswing in the U.S. Of course, the regulatory environment has a lot to do with how solar is spread. So to that end, the writers at Solar Power Rocks, a clearinghouse of solar information from rebates to technology, recently ranked the U.S.

World Responsible Tourism Day 2010

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Home About What and who we are Staff Awards Press Tips Why travel green Green traveler’s to do’s Carbon Offsets Travel secrets of frequent fliers Buy Deals Photos Wine Green wine: what is it?

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Is Marriott the least greenhouse gassy of them all?

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Home About What and who we are Staff Awards Press Tips Why travel green Green traveler’s to do’s Carbon Offsets Travel secrets of frequent fliers Buy Deals Photos Wine Green wine: what is it? Surpassing the goal of 500 minority- and women-owned hotels, reaching 525 in 2009.

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"Charging Motorists to Drive"

Environmental Economics

Specifically, they suggest charging drivers fees per miles traveled, instead of imposing a gasoline tax (as is often done at state and federal levels). While there are a number of complications and research opportunities that make bureaucrats and economists giddy, I don't think there should be a mileage fee at all. My review of that grant proposal would include a ding for the small, unrepresentative sample. The federal gas tax of 18.4

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Green Siem Reap | Where To Eat Near Angkor Wat | Eco-Friendly.

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Home About What and who we are Staff Awards Press Tips Why travel green Green traveler’s to do’s Carbon Offsets Travel secrets of frequent fliers Buy Deals Photos Wine Green wine: what is it? But has a renewed sense of higher purpose arisen, too, and where can it be found?

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Why travel green: 3 good reasons

Green Traveler Guides

Home About What and who we are Staff Awards Press Tips Why travel green Green traveler’s to do’s Carbon Offsets Travel secrets of frequent fliers Buy Deals Photos Wine Green wine: what is it? Eating green on the journey is only part of the solution.

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GIANT FOOD helps customers feel “green” on Earth Day

Green (Living) Review

This is “green” as in environment and not “green” as in envy by Michael Smith (Veshengro) As part of its year-round commitment to sustainability, Giant Food will celebrate Earth Day in its shopping aisles. Encouraging its customers to "think green," Giant Food is partnering with General Mills to promote the use of environmentally friendly reusable bags. Beginning April 17, Giant will also feature large in-store displays of energy efficient Sylvania Compact Fluorescent Bulbs.

The Canadians Are Coming!

Sightline Daily

It’s common knowledge near the US-Canada border that lots of things are cheaper down south. They will point you to a video of Canadian piranhas devouring a crowd of Bellinghamsters (or at least their milk supplies at Costco). All of this brings to mind two questions.

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From Grey to Green by Kathryn Brennar (guest post)

The Alien Next Door

The Alien Next Door Musings of Nina Munteanu, SF writer and Ecologist Wednesday, April 21, 2010 From Grey to Green by Kathryn Brennar (guest post) Building a green infrastructure is no longer a new idea. City developers are beginning to incorporate some creative strategies of their own.

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Time Banks

The Green Changemakers

It has been the driving force behind his life’s works – which include co-founding the public-advocacy focused Antioch School of Law (now UDC’s David A. Clarke School of Law) and the Youth Court of D.C., million hours of time dollars exchanged, including one in Washington, D.C.

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For the Greener Good: Public Lecture Series

The Green Changemakers

link] Past Programs Vertical Farming Conversations That Will Change the World For the Greener Good April 29, 2009 Learn about the future of urban food production with Robin Osler , Elmslie Osler Architects; Dickson Despommier , Professor of Public Health, Columbia University; Carolyn Steel , Author of Hungry City: How Food Shapes Our Lives ; and J. What will it take to get Americans out of their cars? What is the role of private business in public transit?

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