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'Green News Report' - February 9, 2017

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 02.09.2017 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Standing Rock Sioux tribe vows to keep fighting against Dakota Access Pipe...

Developments Can Revitalize Communities, Save Carbon at a Profit by Going 'Zero'

Iain Campbell | Posted 09.23.2016 | Business
Iain Campbell

Net zero energy buildings--those that are responsible for the production of as much (or more) clean energy as they use annually--have been gaining momentum around the world, and continue to grow in popularity.

Keep It Simple, Stupid; Go For Net Zero Emissions

Philippe Joubert | Posted 07.28.2016 | Green
Philippe Joubert

We are carbon addicts so we are discussing how to overcome our addiction, in a mature way, trying to avoid too much suffering. However we seem to refuse to see the obvious; we are facing a huge transformation of our development model, not Kaizen type progress, and, there will be winners and losers.

CO2 Pricing: Business Reacts to Credible Expectations

Philippe Joubert | Posted 06.03.2016 | Green
Philippe Joubert

Immediately after Paris and COP21, we heard disappointment around the fact that carbon pricing didn't feature as strongly in the text of the agreement as it could have, despite numerous CEOs urging for a decision in this field and business asking for a price signal.

Japan: Is a Net Zero Society Reachable Without CO2 Pricing?

Philippe Joubert | Posted 02.23.2017 | Green
Philippe Joubert

From 1992 Japan was at the frontline of the global fight against climate change with the symbolic Kyoto Protocol. Then the earthquake, the tsunami and...

CBF Goes Off the Power and Water Grid. Will You?

William C. Baker | Posted 05.19.2016 | DC
William C. Baker

Last November, the Chesapeake Bay Foundation "unplugged" the new Brock Environmental Center from the power grid as part of the center's grand opening festivities. It was admittedly a purely symbolic gesture. But we wanted to declare to the world our intention to operate this cutting-edge center using only onsite renewable energy.

What's Biggest Exhibit at New SF Exploratorium?

Alison van Diggelen | Posted 06.10.2013 | San Francisco
Alison van Diggelen

Some argue it's the entire Exploratorium structure itself, an audacious experiment in green building that aims to create the world's largest "net-zero" energy museum.

PHOTOS: Hempcrete, Earthships, And More! The Coolest Home Design Trends

Huffington Post | Alden Wicker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The modern home builder has a bevy of options for building a sustainable, low-energy, non-toxic building. From hemp, to corn cobs, to old tires, to sm...

Call in the HERO @ #COP15

Alexia Parks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Alexia Parks

All hope is not lost in Copenhagen. The rudderless ship needs some direction though. Who better to provide that than leader of the free world?