25 Jul '12, 4am

State of the World 2012: A new book takes the latest stab at instilling urgency about global en...

State of the World 2012: A new book takes the latest stab at instilling urgency about global en...

Credit: Worldwatch Institute Enlarge Close State of the World 2012 may seem like an ominous and ambitious title for a book, but that’s fitting its purpose: to refocus the world on the 20th anniversary of the landmark Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, toward a sincere reversal of carbon-spewing behaviors, policies, and industries. While all 227 pages of the book focus on that objective, Chapter 10, entitled “From Light Green to Sustainable Buildings,” by Karrin Taipale, a senior researcher at Center for Knowledge and Innovation Research of the Helsinki School of Economics, is especially poignant. Taipale chastises the building sector for policies that are “inconsistent and undefined, and have yet to facilitate truly sustainable buildings,” and promotes policy “packages” that address what she deems the four essential aspects of the buildings—specifically process, perfo...

Full article: http://www.ecohomemagazine.com/green-building/state-of-th...

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