04 May '12, 2pm

High-density, walkable communities contribute far less in greenhouse gas emissions per capita than their...

April 17 post in his Atlantic Cities blog , Richard Florida analyzes data from the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory’s Project Vulcan, which provides a detailed inventory of CO2 emissions from a variety of sources, including houses, cars, factories, utilities, airports, and so on across 355 U.S. metro areas. Deriving from the data a series of enlightening maps, comparisons and conclusions, Florida, author of The Great Reset: How the Post-Crash Economy Will Change the Way We Live and Work (Harper Business 2011) explains how and why smaller cities, such as Farmington, N.M., contribute the highest levels of greenhouse gases per capita (69 tons per person); while the 12 largest cities in the US, including New York (2.3 tons per person), Los Angeles (1.8 tons), San Diego (1.9 tons), Phoenix (1.9 tons), Washington, D.C. (2.3 tons), Miami (2.2 tons) and Seattle (2.2 tons) ran...

Full article: http://www.ecohomemagazine.com/green-building/big-cities-...

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nrel.gov 04 May '12, 7pm

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todayonline.com 04 May '12, 1pm

TOKYO - The Fukushima crisis is eroding years of Japanese efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions blamed for global war...

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ecohomemagazine.com 02 May '12, 5pm

The 2012 National Green Building Conference got under way with a daylong Green Building and Technology Tour April 29 that ...

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Green infrastructure is an economical solution for separating polluted stormwater runoff from clean water, according to a ...

Are there green alternatives to sheet rock? - G...

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Green Remodel - Flooring

Green Remodel - Flooring

greenbuilding.com 03 May '12, 9am

See Chapter 15 on Green Flooring in the Green from the Ground Up book for more details. Flooring Choice Considerations: Du...

#Green Building Conference Kicks off with Home ...

ecohomemagazine.com 02 May '12, 5pm

The home’s sustainable technologies include geothermal heating and cooling, a rainwater harvesting system, a dual-flush to...

Gas-guzzlers will pay more at this Boston-area ...

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It'll cost you a little more to pahk your cah in this yahd. That's what one Boston parking lot owner is saying to SUV and ...

Report: Green Infrastructure Cuts Costs and Ben...

eco-structure.com 28 Apr '12, 4pm

Green infrastructure is an economical solution for separating polluted stormwater runoff from clean water, according to a ...

A Grim Portrait of Palm Oil Emissions

A Grim Portrait of Palm Oil Emissions

green.blogs.nytimes.com 01 May '12, 6pm

Associated Press A burned stump in what was formerly a dense forest but was cleared for palm oil production in West Kalima...

Looking for a green job at GBCA? Green Star – C...

gbca.org.au 01 May '12, 10pm

The Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA) is a national not-for-profit organisation committed to the development of a...

A Daunting Emissions Quest for U.S. Cities: A case study shows that overall emissions reductions in the Pittsbur...

A Daunting Emissions Quest for U.S. Cities: A c...

green.blogs.nytimes.com 26 Apr '12, 1pm

Carnegie Mellon University Carbon dioxide emissions declined by 30 percent from 1970 to 2000 in the Pittsburgh area becaus...

Green Car Congress: Study suggests city center ...

greencarcongress.com 29 Apr '12, 2pm

Study suggests city center pollution doubles risk of calcium build-up in arteries 29 April 2012 City center residents who ...

Report: China Doing Most Global Warming Abatement, Global Greenhouse Gas Emissions to Peak in 2016, but Still No...

Report: China Doing Most Global Warming Abateme...

cleantechnica.com 29 Apr '12, 10pm

The DB Climate Change Advisors has released its latest Global Climate Change Policy Tracker report [PDF] , its fourth. The...