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E-Move Solar Filling Station: Electrical Charging In A Familiar Format

by The Author from Sincerely Sustainable  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:05 AM
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The drive towards a more publicly accessible electrical-charging infrastructure continues with the unveiling and testing of a new prototype all-in-one solar powered electrical ‘filling station’ called the E-Move Charging Station. Not unlike [...]

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Don't Worry About Peak Resources, God Will Provide and Fix, Says GOP Rep

by from Recent Posts by TreeHugger's Lloyd Alter, Toronto  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:05 AM
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Take that, Jim Kunstler and all you peak oilers and climate warmers! According to Mike Beard, Republican state rep from Bachmannland, aka Minnesota, God will provide and repair. According to Huffpo: "God is not capricious. He's given us a creation [...]

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Ecolect

by shadmin from Slow Home  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:05 AM
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Ecolect - [...]

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Credit Crisis Map

by shadmin from Slow Home  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:05 AM
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 From TVO's The Inside Agenda blog by Navin VaswaniThis map shows the top 10 states with the highest foreclosure rates last month. Click on the thumbtacks for state statistics. Click on the flags for the latest financial institutions caught up in the [...]

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Dr. Doom Does Wal-Mart

by James Glave from James Glave  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:05 AM
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What’s the best way to stump one of the greatest minds of the global sustainability movement? Kidnap him and take him to Wal-Mart. That’s what I did last November, when I took Bill Rees—the University of British Columbia professor who coined [...]

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New Study Says Young People Want Apartments, Not Houses; iPhones, Not Cars

by from Recent Posts by TreeHugger's Lloyd Alter, Toronto  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:05 AM
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It is a theme on TreeHugger that living walkable communities and dense cities use less energy per capita, and that the auto-centric suburb is perhaps the worst of all planning models if we want to reduce our energy and particularly our oil consumption. [...]

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Portland’s Mayor on the “20-minute Neighborhood”

by James Glave from James Glave  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:05 AM
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Notes from “Active Transportation in Portland,” a lecture by Portland Mayor Sam Adams, at the SFU City Program, Vancouver, earlier this evening. - Stats: Population 570,00. 143 square miles, surrounded by urban growth boundary. - Sam is the [...]

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Green Building: Will somebody please change the channel?

by Matt Lecar from Energy Priorities  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:05 AM
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October 07, 2009 -- http://energypriorities.com/ -- Green building remains an underinvested segment of the cleantech landscape, with precious few venture funded success stories. Last week’s West Coast Green tradeshow – despite being a lively [...]

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Maison a Frontenex

by shadmin from Slow Home  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:05 AM
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New to projects is Maison a Frontenex by Charles Pictet Architecte, an addition to an early 19th century building located in Switzerland.See the Full Entry. [...]

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Blu Relaunches Glidehouse Green Prefab

by Preston Koerner from Jetson Green  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:05 AM
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Blu Homes continues to dominate the green prefab world.  Today the company announced the relaunch of Glidehouse, a gorgeous home originally made famous by Michelle Kaufmann.  Glidehouse will be available nationally and built in Blu's own factory [...]

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