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Big Green challenge a Scottish Island transition

« Scottish Island Transitions From No Grid to 85-Percent Renewable Energy in 6 Years Source: Brandon Baker | February 17, 2014 ECOWATCH The island with just 85 residents has transitioned from having no grid in 2008 to now making energy—mostly clean—available to everybody. In 1997, Eigg became the first island in Scottish history to be bought by its inhabitants, […]

Cradle to Cradle Innovation Institute

Cradle to Cradle design (also referred to as Cradle to Cradle, C2C, cradle 2 cradle, or regenerative design) is a biomimetic approach to the design of products and systems. It models human industry on nature’s processes viewing materials as nutrients circulating in healthy, safe metabolisms. It suggests that industry must protect and enrich ecosystems and nature’s […]

USGBC Releases Rankings – Top 10 States for LEED in 2013

Initialement publié sur my green halo :
The USGBC has released the top 10 rankings for states that are setting the pace for LEED certifications.  The data is derived from green building projects that were certified through 2013. Check it out: About the U.S. Green Building Council The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) is committed to…

Resolving green building, good architecture and long lasting city planning

Initialement publié sur kosta toskovic :
For the last 100 years, power has been associated with luxury. The more powerful your air conditioning system at home, the more lighting and flexibility in lighting and the more plugs you have for all of your devices, the higher the value of your house. In essence, the power bill…

Sustainable Brands Conference 2014

Actively reimagine what’s possible. Look for opportunities to redesign every aspect of my business. Seek regenerative models that create net positive impact. Invigorate at SB’14 San Diego. Sustainable Brands is an international community of learning and action focused on understanding and leveraging the role of brands in shaping a flourishing future. The Sustainable Brands Conference […]

The reason for ‘the pause’ in global warming, excuse #37 in a series: ‘trade winds’

Initialement publié sur Watts Up With That? :
Talk to the hand Recent intensification of hand waving driving heat into hiding. Well not exactly #37, but it sure seems like it with all the handwaving we’ve seen lately. So far, we’ve heard from Climate Science that ‘the pause’ was caused by: Too much aerosols from volcanoes,…