Starting in 2014, California is implementing a tsunami of building code revisions called Title 24. These revised building codes will move California’s residential and commercial buildings toward Zero Net Energy (ZNE).
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The recent IPCC summary update and supporting documents on the science of climate change highlight how much the sea buffers us from the impact of climate warming. What are the options for a sustainable future, based on the learnings from the update?
The risk of climate change has fossil fuel investors worried. And they aren’t just concerned about what extreme climate change means for the planet, but for the well being of their investments if fossil fuel companies don’t consider the potential impact of global warming.
Last year, Microsoft committed to become carbon neutral. The mechanism for achieving this is an internal carbon fee charged to each business group and department for the amount of carbon emissions associated with their operations. These fees are treated as real money so that the cost of doing business effectively gets higher, particularly for those divisions … Continued
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The Wireless Innovation Project will offer up to $600,000 in funding to worthy projects that use mobile technology to make a difference.
Is eco-certification what hotel guests are looking for when they go searching for accommodations? A Cornell University research team looked at that question in the hope of determining whether investing in green technology makes a difference to customers. The answers were both reassuring and confusing at the same time.
Designing green roofs is not just about installing solar panels on large rooftops. It’s also about using the space to filter stormwater, enable energy efficiency, mitigate heat islands and provide habitat. The partnership will enable the collection of in-depth, real-time data on the largest green installation in Portland.
Each year 130 million pounds of CO2e are generated as a result of PVC production for packaging. Through the elimination of plastic packaging, PulpWorks’ immediate goal is to prevent more than half a million pounds of CO2e from entering the atmosphere with their environmentally friendly PW-Pack.
In its latest report, the Environmental Investigation Agency calls out Walmart for failing to implement up-to-date refrigerant technologies that would substantially reduce their super greenhouse gas HFC emissions.
By Haris Alibašić Through the careful development of a sustainability plan, the city of Grand Rapids, Michigan has become one of the most sustainability planning-oriented communities in the United States. In a presentation entitled Taking Sustainable Cities Seriously: How Cities Choose their Paths Towards Sustainability to the Community Sustainability Partnership Summit held in Grand Rapids … Continued
Rapid developments in clean energy have changed our energy landscape and brought us into a new age of energy. These surprising facts demonstrate some of the most exciting new developments in renewables.