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Links for November 24th through November 30th

by Mel Starrs on December 1, 2010

in News

These are my links for November 24th through November 30th: USGBC Announces ‘LEED Automation’ to Streamline and Create Capacity for LEED Green Building Projects | Chloregy – “The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), developers of the LEED green building program today announced LEED Automation, a new program in collaboration with leading technology companies that is […]

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Links for June 8th from 12:16 to 17:27

by Mel Starrs on June 15, 2010

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These are my links for June 8th from 12:16 to 17:27: American Society of Landscape Architects – Content Details – Incredible list of resources: "Economic Models focuses on economic sustainability, which involves the development of a healthy economy that supports and sustains people and the environment over the long-term. In a market-driven economy, cost is […]

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Links for May 12th through May 15th

by Mel Starrs on May 19, 2009

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These are my links for May 12th through May 15th: Blueprint for green stores | Forum For The Future – "Stephen Heal, the company’s director of climate change programmes, says that the Cheetham Hill store’s carbon emissions should be 70% less than those of an average store of its size in 2006. The sixth Tesco […]

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The benefits of urban trees

by Mel Starrs on April 15, 2009

in Psychology & Marketing

I’ve been on a bit of a nature/biodiversity tip recently. Here’s a great list of reasons why trees should be included in urban design – some common sense, some more unusual – from the Forestry Commission’s London Region Trees and Design Action Group report “No Trees, No Future” Trees in the Urban Realm. Environmental Reduce […]

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Del.icio.us.ness

by mel starrs on November 28, 2008

in News

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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via:: Green Building Press Two (or three) weeks left to enter – entries are now invited up until 14th (international) and 21st (UK and Schools) November 2006 for The 2007 Ashden Awards for Sustainable Energy. The awards have been running since 2003.  Previous winners include: Gloucestershire Warm and Well Widespread improvements in energy efficiency and […]

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