Green Building Leaders Advance 2020 Vision – Huffington Post

USGBC and GBCI are the innovators of LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design), the most widely used and trusted green building program in the world. As the global leaders of the green building movement, we are looking to the future, which we see clearly through what we call our 2020 vision. With this vision, […]

Gadkari attempts to woo Goa voters with 'green fuel' – Times of India

PANAJI: In run-up to Goa assembly elections, the BJP on Thursday tried to woo the farming and fishing communities through various measures to boost their economic status. “The farmers in India would be producing fuel from the remains of farm products. The fuel thus generated would be green and cost effective,” Union minister and BJP’s […]

Go green with your pets – Channel3000.com – WISC-TV3

iStock/Carosch Going green isn’t just for humans anymore. Your pet deserves the same care you give yourself, and it will benefit the environment, too. Naturally, the first step is to recycle your pet’s empty food cans. Here you will find new ideas for greening your pet: hemp collars, durable toys, biodegradable poop bags, and a […]

Green Building Leaders Advance 2020 Vision – Huffington Post

USGBC and GBCI are the innovators of LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design), the most widely used and trusted green building program in the world. As the global leaders of the green building movement, we are looking to the future, which we see clearly through what we call our 2020 vision. With this vision, […]

The tipping point for renewable energy is nearly here – MarketWatch – MarketWatch

Renewable power is taking off around the world and fast approaching a tipping point in its development. Consider these recent developments: Recent solar-power capacity auctions have come in at record low levels, underscoring how quickly the costs of renewable energy are falling: $ 0.053/kwh in India, $ 0.035/kwh in Mexico, $ 0.024/kwh in Abu Dhabi, […]

Lafayette: Eco-friendly upgrades eyed for city's first dog park – East Bay Times

LAFAYETTE — Synthetic turf. Recycled concrete restrooms. Art made with found materials. If built, the city’s first dog park could be green in more ways than one. Initially planned as a “bare bones” dog park, the canine playground now in the works as part of a disputed housing development along Deer Hill Road would offer a number of eco-friendly features […]

Father & daughter architects open firm together in York – York Daily Record/Sunday News

CLOSE Jim and Adrienne Williams are a father-daughter team at Williams Architects in York Paul Kuehnel Adrienne, left, and Jim Williams are a father-daughter team at Williams Architects in York. Adrienne, 28, left a firm in Lancaster and went into business with her father.(Photo: Paul Kuehnel, Paul Kuehnel) Adrienne Williams isn’t following in her father’s footsteps […]

Four-stroke engine cycle produces hydrogen from methane, captures carbon dioxide – Science Daily

When is an internal combustion engine not an internal combustion engine? When it’s been transformed into a modular reforming reactor that could make hydrogen available to power fuel cells wherever there’s a natural gas supply available. By adding a catalyst, a hydrogen separating membrane and carbon dioxide sorbent to the century-old four-stroke engine cycle, researchers […]

Vision of Eco-Friendly Marathon in Seychelles a huge success – eTurboNews

Seychelles’ honorary consul in South Korea Dong Chang Jeong approached the Seychelles government 9 years ago with his vision for a Seychelles marathon that would encourage a healthy lifestyle, unify Seychellois and visiting athletes, and raise the profile of the Seychelles brand. For the first marathon, there were about 330 runners of 19 nationalities who […]