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LEED Is Looking Forward

Rick Fedrizzi | Posted 08.13.2013 | Green
Rick Fedrizzi

I'd be hard put to call this latest skirmish about LEED's effectiveness a raging battle; it strikes me as being typical of the passionate dialogue tha...

Herman Miller Embraces Nature and Engages Our Youth

Dr. Reese Halter | Posted 09.17.2012 | Green
Dr. Reese Halter

Since the middle of the 20th century Herman Miller has clearly understood that all pollution and waste are lost profit.

Building a More Sustainable Future

Neil Wagner | Posted 03.19.2012 | Green
Neil Wagner

The inspiration for today's comic strip, is an Iowa-based manufacturer using European technology to take the stuff we ate out of yesterday and make the stuff we use to build the stuff we'll live in tomorrow.

Leadership Abounds: President Obama, President Clinton and Green Building Leaders Join Forces to Commit to Energy Efficiency

Rick Fedrizzi | Posted 02.05.2012 | Green
Rick Fedrizzi

The efficiency opportunity is $130 billion dollars a year and 1 million new jobs if we keep working. The green building industry will be the workhorse that pulls us along the path of economic recovery.

Climate Talks Can Impact Green Building Worldwide

Roger Platt | Posted 01.31.2012 | Green
Roger Platt

The global community has never been as transparently interdependent as it is today. I know that will be particularly clear for those of us in Durban, South Africa, for two weeks of international dialogue on a future pact to tackle global warming.

Changing The World One Commitment At A Time

Rick Fedrizzi | Posted 11.27.2011 | Green
Rick Fedrizzi

When you walk through the doors of the Clinton Global Initiative, it's like you've landed on another planet where barriers are dissolved, opportunities are seized, and cooperation is prized.

Green Building Wins the Future

Rick Fedrizzi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Rick Fedrizzi

In his State of the Union address, President Obama boldly proclaimed this to be our opportunity to win the future. But a huge part of winning that future is reducing our reliance on the fuels of the past.

Green News Report -- January 28, 2010 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

IN TODAY'S AUDIO REPORT: The State of the Union: Obama does not back off the push for clean energy -- but will the Senate listen?; Big new funding f...

Obama, Bring on the Green White House

Mairi Beautyman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Mairi Beautyman

Wouldn't it be nice if President-elect Barack Obama slapped some solar panels and a herbaceous perennial on the roof of the White House?

The Man from Greensboro and His Super Green Hotel

Bill Chameides | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Bill Chameides

Been to any LEED Platinum hotels lately? Probably not, unless you've been to the Proximity Hotel in Greensboro, North Carolina -- it's the first and only one of its kind.

Greenwashers Beware: The Truth Will Come Out

Graham Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Graham Hill

Since the green movement has gained momentum, there has been a lot of talk about whether a company is greenwashing or whether carbon credits can be trusted.

Green Schools 101

Olivia Zaleski | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Olivia Zaleski

Green schools are inarguably the right decision for our children and the environment. Though up-front costs are higher, green buildings http://www.epa...