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, […]

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, […]

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 […]

Student perspective: Time at camp led to environmental passion – WBTV

SALISBURY, NC (WBTV) – This is a good read.  A feature article provided to WBTV by Hannah Davis, Catawba College Class of ’17:  As a Rowan County native, Macayla Upright was no stranger to Catawba College when it came time for her to decide where to go after high school. In fact, she can even […]

KSB Native Plant workshop April 1 – Verde Independent

Desert Woolly Star, Eriastrum Eremicum, by Max Licher. Springtime is almost here, and the Keep Sedona Beautiful Native Plant Workshop is just around the corner.  The event will be held on Saturday, April 1, from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., with doors opening at 7:45 a.m. This popular annual program will cover topics ranging from […]

New Peoria streetscape plan includes opening Fulton Plaza to traffic – Peoria Journal Star

Steve Tarter Journal Star city of Peoria reporter @SteveTarter PEORIA — Traffic may be flowing again through Fulton Plaza in Downtown Peoria if the city adopts a new streetscape plan unveiled Thursday before the Downtown Advisory Commission. Scott Reeise, director of public works, walked commission members through a plan developed by the Office of James […]

Uber nabs NASA flying car guru; from St. Regis to green building – GreenBiz

It hasn’t exactly been smooth sailing to kick of 2017 in the world of sustainability. Still, there’s been plenty of movement in the green business career world, from tech titans like Uber and Amazon to a sunny Southern California city. Have a tip for our next installment of the Names in the News monthly roundup […]

Oregon Local News – Going 'beyond green building' in Lake Oswego – Portland Tribune

JW_DISQUS_VIEW_COMMENTS Panel says sustainable features should figure prominently in discussions about new construction of public buildings Sustainable building techniques are good for the environment and can lead to long-term savings, but they often come with a downside: higher construction costs. And when the building in question is a public project funded by taxpayers, anything that […]

CIFOR and UNEP team up to work on sustainable landscapes – Center for International Forestry Research (press release)

11 January 2017 – Landscape and forest restoration will be a key area of focus in 2017 under a new partnership between the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed by CIFOR and UNEP last month to foster joint action on promoting […]