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Links for April 21st through April 27th

by Mel Starrs on April 28, 2011

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These are my links for April 21st through April 27th: Skyscraper Boom Reaches End as City of London Goes ‘From Vanity to Sanity’ – Bloomberg – Fascinating article on the economics of tall buildings: "In London, high-rise buildings cost 50 pounds to 150 pounds more per square foot than shorter ones because of their stronger […]

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Links for July 23rd through July 27th

by Mel Starrs on July 28, 2010

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These are my links for July 23rd through July 27th: Worldchanging: Bright Green: Transition Towns or Bright Green Cities? – Read the whole article: “That sort of casual eagerness for the death of others is appalling. Worse, the strategy implicit in this vision of transitioning — that there can be local soft landings in the […]

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Links for June 3rd through June 7th

by Mel Starrs on June 8, 2010

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These are my links for June 3rd through June 7th: UNEP DTIE SCP Branch: Resource Panel – Quite: "Population and economic growth will hence lead to higher impacts, unless patterns of production and consumption can be changed." Protocols for Performance Measurement Offered by Leading Building Groups – "A new book from three leading building industry […]

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Links for May 21st through May 24th

by Mel Starrs on May 25, 2010

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These are my links for May 21st through May 24th: Two thirds of firms ‘unprepared’ for carbon legislation | ITworld – “At the moment most organisations are just using guess work,” he said. “This can’t continue. In the same way that financial auditors wouldn’t accept guesses as to an organisation’s cash position, environmental auditors are […]

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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 15th from 14:23 to 14:23

by Mel Starrs on January 22, 2010

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These are my links for January 15th from 14:23 to 14:23: McDonald’s seeks to cut cows’ methane emissions | Environment | The Observer – The fast food chain, which uses beef from 350,000 cattle a year for its burger meat, is to conduct a three-year study into methane emissions from cattle on 350 farms across […]

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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 14th through November 19th

by Mel Starrs on November 20, 2009

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These are my links for November 14th through November 19th: Welcome to amazonails – Enerything you ever needed to know about straw bale building. Footprint » Common carbon language – "The ‘Common Carbon Metric’ will be piloted by the leading green building rating tools and made available to anyone dedicated to promoting the understanding and […]

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Links for March 31st through April 6th

by Mel Starrs on April 7, 2009

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These are my links for March 31st through April 6th: Sustainable Design: What Do Europeans Know That We Don’t Know (But Should)?- 3/1/2009 – Building Design & Construction – "The respective roles of regulation and market forces are quite different in Europe from what we expect in the U.S. and Canada. That's one of the […]

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Links for March 11th through March 15th

by Mel Starrs on March 17, 2009

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These are my links for March 11th through March 15th: The Building Futures Game – Building Futures – The Building Futures Game is the outcome of 3 years research and development work carried out by the Building Futures team, CABE and architectural practice AOC. The toolkit emerged through a shared desire as to how one […]

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