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Links for September 22nd through September 28th

by Mel Starrs on September 29, 2010

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These are my links for September 22nd through September 28th: Climate Committee tells government to simplify CRC – 24 Sep 2010 – BusinessGreen.com – “Although a capped scheme could potentially cut overall emissions by 30 per cent by 2017 relative to 2008 levels, the committee warned that there is too much uncertainty over the extent […]

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Links for September 8th through September 13th

by Mel Starrs on September 15, 2010

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These are my links for September 8th through September 13th: Sustainability Matrix – Green Offices | Max Fordham – Very impressed that Fordham's are being this transparent: "As a practice we think it important to drive the sustainability agenda and stimulate discussion, so versions of our current matrices were published in AJ and we welcome […]

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Links for March 19th through March 25th

by Mel Starrs on March 26, 2010

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These are my links for March 19th through March 25th: Climate science: Spin, science and climate change | The Economist – "…the ambiguities of science sit uncomfortably with the demands of politics. Politicians, and the voters who elect them, are more comfortable with certainty. So “six months to save the planet” is more likely to […]

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Links for January 29th through February 3rd

by Mel Starrs on February 5, 2010

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These are my links for January 29th through February 3rd: Inbuilt gains official status to approve Passivhaus buildings – Inbuilt has been awarded the highly-prized status of Certifying Body for Passivhaus buildings. Passivhaus is a design methodology for ultra low-energy buildings, promoted by the Passivhaus Institut in Darmstadt, Germany. There are about 12,500 Passivhaus buildings […]

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Links for December 11th through December 17th

by Mel Starrs on December 18, 2009

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These are my links for December 11th through December 17th: Is global warming unstoppable? – Another nutty theory or not?: "Garrett says his study's key finding "is that accumulated economic production over the course of history has been tied to the rate of energy consumption at a global level through a constant factor." That "constant" […]

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Links for November 27th through December 2nd

by Mel Starrs on December 4, 2009

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These are my links for November 27th through December 2nd: Smart Vendors: Biomass Supply Chain (UK) – Innovation & Cleantech – Possibly interesting (but very expensive – £150!) report on biomass (not sure how independent the authors are?): "The future evolution of the UK biomass supply chain will be significantly impacted by the opening of […]

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Links for April 7th through April 9th

by Mel Starrs on April 14, 2009

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These are my links for April 7th through April 9th: Insulation is king – part 2 – "When NOT to insulate Some properties, typically built before 1940, have no vertical damp proof course (VDPC) around the windows. They rely on the ventilation in the cavity to stop rainwater penetrating to the inside wall. In this […]

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by mel starrs on November 28, 2008

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What I’ve been reading about: New Statesman – World saved . . . planet doomed – If trillions of dollars can be spent on propping up the world's banks, why cannot a similar amount be spent on shifting the world on to a greener track? Neither is a charity case: banks will eventually repay their […]

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These are my links for July 25th through August 5th: New Infrastructure Levy will help communities thrive and give developers certainty – Housing and Planning minister Caroline Flint announced further details of the Government's plans for a groundbreaking Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) today, which will support local communities by raising funding for new schools, hospitals, […]

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These are my links for July 11th through July 17th: Kyoto2 Oliver Tickell – Kyoto2 is a framework for a new Climate Protocol under the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) for 2012 and beyond. Steering a sustainable path through GM issues | Forum For The Future – In summary, GM might have a […]

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