Enrollment Declines At University Of Phoenix — Again Molly.

Blue Earth

Enrollment Declines At University Of Phoenix — Again. The company also announced a new president for the University of Phoenix. Molly Hensley-Clancy, buzzfeed.com. Shares of the for-profit school’s parent company, Apollo Education Group, fell in after-hours trading following a tepid second quarter earnings report. Declin­ing enroll­m…. Declining enrollment faced by most colleges. A demographic trend, or just a poor value proposition for students?

City of Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego: Building a thriving city

AGreenLiving

City of Phoenix Mayor, Kate Gallego discusses her efforts to make Phoenix a leading city for its businesses and residents. With a focus on job creation, public safety, medical care, transportation planning and sustainability, Mayor Gallego is passionate about building a Phoenix that works for everyone. Read more: City of Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego: Building a thriving city.

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Lessons from Phoenix on water management and equity

AGreenLiving

Go here to see the original: Lessons from Phoenix on water management and equity. This article originally appeared on MeetingoftheMinds.org. Business Green a-healthier-ocean and-all article-originally biggest cities healthier-ocean meetingofthe our-time- society-need time water conservation

Britain’s Greenest Band The Phoenix Rose to Support Junior Marvin

Green (Living) Review

Britain’s Greenest Band The Phoenix Rose to Support Junior Marvin of Bob Marley’s Wailers Live at Under the Bridge Eco-warrior and front man of The Phoenix Rose, Jarvis Smith is delighted to announce their support of the legendary Junior Marvin at an exclusive gig to be held at London’s hottest live music venue, Under the Bridge on Thursday 24 th November 2011. I’m thrilled The Phoenix Rose will be joining Junior to perform at this exciting and highly sought after venue.

Phoenix Mars Lander To Launch on Saturday

Eco Friendly Daily

Phoenix, NASA’s next step in the search for life on the red planet, is set to launch on Saturday, August 4th. The Phoenix mission is NASA’s latest effort towards exploring Mars. Phoenix will land in the northern region of the planet and search through the icy Martian soil for signs of life— equipped with a robotic shovel arm, the probe will also look for signs that the ice melts periodically, an indication that the planet could support microbial or other forms of life.

Are Rainforests Making A Phoenix Like Comeback?

Eco Friendly Daily

It looks like good news but it could be just a myopic view in the long term. Scientists say that the tropical forests of the world are making a comeback but the bad part is that they may not be able to sustain the flora and fauna of the old. Here’s what we know so far… Stretching from the Amazon in South America to the tropical woodlands of Africa and Southeast Asia, humans have ruined as much as 4.6

Water scarcity: A growing risk for companies and investors

AGreenLiving

In one of my favorite summer memories, my older brother and I run along our suburban Phoenix street during a monsoon. In 2000, around 80 percent of Phoenix households had grass; now only 14 percent do. At least with all that desert landscaping, Phoenix now has more creosote plants.

Water scarcity: A growing risk for companies and investors

AGreenLiving

In one of my favorite summer memories, my older brother and I run along our suburban Phoenix street during a monsoon. Somewhat ironically, my native city of Phoenix may be better prepared than the rest of the region to face life with less water, in part because it gets the majority of its supply from sources other than the Colorado, and in part because the city has been planning for this moment for a long while.

New Study: How Cities Can Finally Get Smart About Water

Nature Conservancy - Science

That’s the conclusion from a new study in the journal W ater Policy , whose authors compared the water supply histories of 4 cities — San Diego, Phoenix, San Antonio and Adelaide, Australia. Q: Phoenix, another one of your case studies, has lowered its per capita water use by 25% since 1990 through various water conservation measures — and yet Phoenix is water scarce. Phoenix’s water conservation efforts are admirable, but they need to do much more.

New Trailer for "Outer Diverse"

The Alien Next Door

space thriller book jacket art Costi Gurgu Outer Diverse Bakka-Phoenix Science Fiction Books nina munteanu book trailer science fictionCheck it out! It's BOSS! And go nominate Costi Gurgu for the Aurora Prix Award for Best cover art. He deserves it! You can nominate him on the Aurora site starting January 1, 2012, when the nominations open. Looks like you have to be a member to nominate. Used to be ANY Canadian could nominate works for the Aurora.

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Trash-monitoring cameras help McDonald’s clean up its waste stream

AGreenLiving

Brent Bohn, owner and operator of many Phoenix and Las Vegas McDonald’s outlets, is a happy customer. Business Green Recycle a-text-telling compology corporate-responsibility customer individual jason-gates most-businesses phoenix receptacle technologyMcDonald’s is one of a growing number of businesses that are installing cameras in dumpsters to give more intel on their waste streams. This data can help each company recycle more efficiently and save money.

Bamboo Compression Socks offer support via natural and recycled materials

AGreenLiving

Eco Green Recycle a-text-telling bamboo Business computer customer feet knee most-businesses ostrichpillow phoenix socks stripes technologyLife is busy. Sometimes, it is so busy that it becomes difficult to take proper care of ourselves.

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Urban Earth House exemplifies off-grid living in the city

AGreenLiving

Related: Phoenix Earthship features a food garden and jungle in off-grid fashion The Urban Earth House has many green design features. Eco Green Recycle a-local-painter architect architecture clients earth energy phoenix project recycled materials right urban

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Nina Gets a Look at Outer Diverse

The Alien Next Door

Outer Diverse will be carried by Bakka Phoenix Science Fiction Books in Toronto. book launch Outer Diverse Con*Cept Bakka-Phoenix Science Fiction Books nina munteanu science fictionThe universe is a very large place. But if you live in the Outer Diverse, like Galactic Guardian Rhea Hawke, it's even bigger. a lot bigger than she thinks, even. A lot bigger than I think. I want to share my joy with you today.

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Mysterious dolphin deaths linked to oil spill in Mauritius

AGreenLiving

According to Jacqueline Sauzier, president of the nonprofit Mauritius Marine Conservation Society in Phoenix, the organization has been helping with the cleanup in collaboration with other local organizations. Green a-sauna-inside deaths dolphins government mauritius nonprofit person-applying phoenix processApproximately 40 dolphins have been reported dead in an area affected by an oil spill from a Japanese ship.

Sustainability and the never-ending battle against burnout

AGreenLiving

I eagerly agreed to lead a session about this at GreenBiz 20 in Phoenix. I told him I needed to travel to Phoenix to run a workshop. The Phoenix trip was drawing closer and closer. Business Eco Green legal life long phoenix pursue-what social time work worldSustainability and the never-ending battle against burnout Chris Gaither Mon, 07/20/2020 – 01:04 I felt sure I’d put burnout in the past.

ALEC Holds Tight Grip on Arizona Legislature | PR Watch

PR Watch

PHOENIX -- Legislators in Arizona continue to advance extremist legislation inspired by the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) and its out-of-state corporate backers, according to a new analysis by People For the American Way Foundation, Common Cause, the Center for Media and Democracy and Progress Now. 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.

Daily Demand and Supply: Ticket Prices

Environmental Economics

 Last year, the game was in Arizona at University of Phoenix Stadium, capacity 63,400.   According to Google, it is 1,649 miles from Tuscaloosa to Phoenix, and 1,970 miles from Clemson to Phoenix. ESPN Senior Writer Darren Rovell tweets seniorly: The average price paid on StubHub for a ticket to tonight's college football playoff title game is $1,266. That's almost three times the price paid last year ($425).

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These folks feed their family with a garden in their swimming pool — and you can, too

Green (Living) Review

Garden Pool has been voted the Best Backyard Farm in Phoenix , gotten press from National Geographic TV and Wired and Make , and formed a Phoenix-area Meetup group that has nearly a thousand members. It’s attracted hundreds of local volunteers, students, and gardeners who’ve helped build a dozen more Garden Pool systems in and around Phoenix. When Dennis and Danielle McClung bought a foreclosed home in Mesa, Ariz.,

Earthlings - Full length documentary (multi-subtitles)

The Green Changemakers

Source: [link] EARTHLINGS is a powerful and informative documentary about society’s treatment of animals, narrated by Joaquin Phoenix with soundtrack by Moby. This multi-award winning film by Nation Earth is a must-see for anyone who cares about animals or wishes to make the world a better place. Animals Compassion Vegetarian

Calling all Angels? A $100m fund to unite Arab Gulf and Israel businesses

Green Prophet

OurCrowd , the world’s largest global venture investing platform, signed a memorandum of understanding this week with UAE businessman Abdullah S Al Naboodah to create Phoenix as part of a 100m investment fund.

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Digging Deeper for Signs of Life on Mars

Eco Friendly Daily

The new spacecraft, called Phoenix, is scheduled to launch in August of this year, and will dig up soil samples in the planet’s polar region. Peter Smith, chief scientist for the mission, told reporters, “There’s always some remote possibility of life existing there even now, but Phoenix might be landing 10 feet away from it, and we’d never know it.” ” Source: David Perlman, Next Mars lander, Phoenix, will dig into icy surface.

Hotter is the new normal in the US, says NOAA

AGreenLiving

Atlanta, Seattle, Boston and Phoenix rose at least half of a degree in the last decade. Phoenix, in particular, was hot enough already. Phoenix is down 10% while Los Angeles is down 4.6%. NOAA has just released its newest U.S. Climate Normals. This report comes out every 10 years and charts 30-year averages of weather for places around the U.S. The latest version shows a warmer normal.

Daily Demand and Supply: What happens when the price of a substitute falls?

Environmental Economics

Earlier this month, the company completed its largest solar project yet, installing 14,000 solar panels on a 1 million square-foot distribution center in Buckeye, a small town west of Phoenix. Thisprobabhly shouldn't surprise me, but for some reason it did:  Walmart is the leading user/producer of solar energy among corporate users. Because they have a lot of big flat roofs where they can install photovoltaic panels, and prices of solar systems have been decreasing.

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Green-roofed community center champions sustainable design in London

AGreenLiving

In the heart of London , the Phoenix Garden — an acclaimed refuge for urban wildlife and greenery — has gained an award-winning beacon for sustainable design. Local architecture practice OFFICE SIAN Architecture + Design designed the Phoenix Garden Community Center to improve accessibility to the park, which is open to the public and commonly used by visitors for a variety of events ranging from student field trips to weddings.

I wonder how much centipede astro turf costs?

Environmental Economics

The rule writing weenies need to get busy with some more rule writing: There used to be two kinds of homeowners in this scorching city (Phoenix), those with dazzling green lawns irrigated by sprinklers and those with more natural backyard expanses of rocks, cactuses and desert flora, which required no watering at all. How is that much different from moving to Phoenix and demanding a grassy lawn

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A Republican who believes the scientists*

Environmental Economics

John McCain, to KTAR in Phoenix, via sportsradiointerviews.com, on the stance of the NFL Players Association that it isn't sure of the validity of testing for human growth hormone. "I'm very disappointed in the NFL union and what they're doing here.

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Gardening ‘prescriptions’ keep growing

Green (Living) Review

It will take place in the beautiful setting of Phoenix High School Farm, in the White City Estate, which is one of Hammersmith Community Garden Association’s (HGCA) therapeutic gardening projects. Phoenix High School, The Curve, Shepherds Bush, London W12 0RQ. A growing number of GPs and healthcare professionals are ‘prescribing’ gardening to improve health outcomes for their patients.

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Natural disasters and net-migration? @mattkahn1966

Environmental Economics

For more than three decades, California has seen a net outflow of residents to other states, as less expensive southern cities like Phoenix, Houston and Raleigh supplant those of the Golden State as beacons of opportunity. I feel the earth move under my feet, I feel the sky tumbling, a'tumbling down. Quakes and Fires. ): For the half-century after World War II, California represented the epitome of middle-class America on the move.

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Hybrids Permitted in Carpool lanes

Eco Friendly Daily

As part of a test in Phoenix, Arizona, three models of hybrid cars are being allowed to use the high occupancy lanes. Owners of Honda Insight, Honda Civic Hybrid, and the Toyota Prius vehicles will be allowed to drive in these lanes as long as they purchase new plates and a special permit. There are currently 9,000 of these hybrids registered in Arizona and the state will issue 10,000 permits on a first-come first-served basis.

Japan builds desalination plants for Bahrain and the Emirates

Green Prophet

See the Phoenix and Ourcrowd story. . Durrat artificial islands in Bahrain are fed desalinated water. There is no other way for the thirsty and growing Persian Gulf nations. Two dry Persian Gulf countries are amping up their desalination capacity : Bahrain, and the United Arab Emirates.

The war on the homeless

Green (Living) Review

Atlanta, Phoenix, San Diego, Los Angeles, Miami, Oklahoma City and more than fifty other big cities have adopted some kind of anti-camping or anti-food sharing laws. by Michael Smith (Veshengro) In the USA, the land of the free and the home of the brave, Philadelphia bans outdoor feeding of people in the city. Denver, Colorado, has bans on eating and sleeping on property without permission, and that could and will mean park benches.

Invest in “climate nice” rice bonds

Green Prophet

You might invest in coffee or gold. But if you invest in climate-nice rice production, the cornerstone of global food security you will be doing a better thing for this planet. . New reports suggest climate change is worse than we thought (we’ve made Greta real mad ).

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Put Plants In Your Home To Live Longer

Green Prophet

Bostoniesis) Chinese Evergreen (Aglaonema) Chrysanthemums (Chrysanthemum morifolium) Devil’s Ivy or pothos (Epipremnum aureum) Dracaena “Janet Craig” (Dracaena Deremensis) Dwarf Date Palm (Phoenix Roebelenii) English ivy (Hedera helix). Summertime, and the green outdoors beckons. It’s tempting to go for a healthy walk outdoors. But what if you live in an apartment, a bus ride away from a park? Or spend the best part of daylight hours in an office building?

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Electric Vehicle Events in 98 Cities

Sierra Club Compass

This week alone, individuals, businesses, and government agencies are test driving EVs and other alternative fuel vehicles at the Plug In 2013 conference in San Diego and at the Green Fleets conference in Phoenix –where I got a chance to drive for the first time the Chevy Spark EV, the Hyundai Tucson hydrogen fuel cell vehicle, and the Ford Fusion plug-in hybrid. Were you one of the more than 35,000 people who attended electric vehicle (EV) promotion events in 98 cities this past weekend?

Funds Are Needed for Marine Protected Areas

Cool Green Science

We need to create trust funds for marine protected areas in perpetuity — the MAR fund is an example already working for the Mesoamerican Barrier Reef; the Phoenix Islands has its own conservation trust; an endowment fund is being developed for the Bird’s Head Seascape in West Papua. This letter first appeared in The Times of London. Sir, We live in a world with a growing population with increasing demands. Yet we are unsustainably exhausting our seas.

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Weekend Reading 6/20/14

Sightline Daily

I’m moving from Seattle to Phoenix at the peak of their summer heat, and in many ways it feels like a 180 degree difference. So, I was excited by the news of Phoenix’s efforts to transform their downtown from an asphalt wasteland to a walkable core—whether it is too little, too late remains to be seen. Nicole. It’s not known for being the most sustainable city in America.

iMiEV: Expressing Your Eco-Self with Mitsubishi’s Electric Car

Green Living Ideas

I was given the chance to cruise around town in the i-MiEV for a few days here in Phoenix. I took the iMiEv down the streets and highways around Phoenix, Arizona and the drive was absolutely a pleasure. Phoenix is a city not quite yet set up for the best eco-commuting. I really was shocked and so happy to see how many charging stations there were in Phoenix. I know, I know, people talk about electric hybrids quite often. The iMiEV , however, has no gas tank.

Record-breaking heat waves ravaging the West are not normal, scientists warn

AGreenLiving

Related: World’s highest temperature, 130°F, recorded in Death Valley In Las Vegas, an average daily temperature of 114°F has been recorded, while Phoenix hit 118°F, breaking the existing record of 114°F. Climate experts are raising alarm over the scorching weather across much of the western U.S. Although high-pressure zones are not uncommon in the summer, the “heat domes” with persistent high-pressure zones usually come toward August.

Brilliant Biomass Stoves And Sleek Solar Heaters At Project Lebanon 2011

Green Prophet

Lebanon-based Phoenix energy is among the numerous businesses showcasing their latest clean technologies such as the sleek Solior FL 150 solar thermal water heater which can be installed on flat, slanted, or tiled roofs. Who says the Middle East can’t be sustainable? Project Lebanon has it all: minced biofuels, wind turbines, outdoor solar lights and more.

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40 MEPs support campaign asking people to eat vegan for Lent

Green (Living) Review

Paul McCartney, Moby, Woody Harrelson, Mena Suvari, Chris Packham, Joaquin Phoenix, George Monbiot, Benjamin Zephaniah, Jay & Katya Wilde, Evanna Lynch, Peter Egan, Oli Sykes, Derek Sarno, Earthling Ed, Captain Paul Watson, Joseph Poore (Oxford University), Dr Neal Barnard MD, Dr Caldwell Esselstyn MD, and many more

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Arizona: Fight for Clean Air and Clean Energy Inspires a Family of Activists

Sierra Club Compass

People who live near NGS are suffering from health concerns - the families on the Navajo reservation are sick because of the coal plant''s pollution," says Kathy, a mental health counselor in Phoenix.

Solar Impulse 2 journey suspended until 2016!

Green Prophet

Following several days of essential repairs, it was planned for Betrand Piccard to command the next stage of the journey to Phoenix, Arizona. Solar Impulse 2, the aircraft attempting to circumnavigate the world fueled only by sun power , will be grounded in Hawaii until next April for battery repairs.

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