NBA Deputy Commissioner Adam Silver and representatives from the U.S. Green Building Council and the NRDC will be in Portland Friday to help us commemorate the LEED Gold certification of Portland's Rose Garden.
The authors of Superfreakonomics super(freaky)star status means that they and their travesty of a book will get attention despite its non-truthful truthiness and misleading mediocrity on climate-change.
If there is to be restoration, we must first encounter national reformation. Until then our good efforts will continue to backfire and fall to the ground. If there is to be hope, there first must be God.
There's a lot of talk about sustainability these days, and that's a good thing. It's good to grab the low-hanging fruit, like hybrid cars, community gardens, and low-flow plumbing. But real sustainability is systemic and seismic.
For most of the US Green Building Council's LEED for Homes award winners, the residences' green features will be offset by the damage caused by the sites' automobile dependence, and distance from jobs and services.