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Links for March 3rd through March 8th

by Mel Starrs on March 9, 2011

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These are my links for March 3rd through March 8th: THE FIRST STRAW – Good interview with Bill Dunster by Rupert Bates. Unlocking the Potential of Empty Homes: 5 big housing lies and why the public doesn’t buy the housing crisis – Brilliant post. The 5 untruths are worth thinking about and reflect what I’ve […]

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Links for June 29th through July 1st

by Mel Starrs on July 6, 2010

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These are my links for June 29th through July 1st: Gentrification and Its Discontents – Magazine – The Atlantic – "Zukin declares that she “resent[s] everything Starbucks represents,” which really means that her urban ideal is the cool neighborhood at the moment before the first Starbucks moves in, an ever-more-fleeting moment. Indeed, what has changed […]

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Links for May 26th through May 27th

by Mel Starrs on June 1, 2010

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These are my links for May 26th through May 27th: Some Transition Thoughts on the Energy Bits of the Queen’s Speech » Transition Culture – I'm not a particular fan of the Transition Towns movement (something too insular and regressive about it to sit comfortably with my world view, each to their own and all […]

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Links for April 7th through April 8th

by Mel Starrs on April 9, 2010

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These are my links for April 7th through April 8th: Bleak and tortured: Kapoor’s Orbit is hardly an Olympic ideal | Building Blog – “the fact that Kapoor’s works seems to have garnered criticism from critics and the public alike renders it, in this regard at least, unique. what does it say? And this perhaps […]

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Links for October 20th through October 21st

by Mel Starrs on October 23, 2009

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These are my links for October 20th through October 21st: Brand vs. Lovins On Nuclear Power | WBUR and NPR – On Point with Tom Ashbrook – Lovins argues against nuclear: "Nuclear is about the most expensive and slowest thing you can build. And I don’t think it’s true you need to build everything. You […]

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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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Del.icio.us.ness

by mel starrs on November 17, 2008

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What I’ve been reading about: nuclear power greenpeace responds – Mark posts a line by line response by Greenpeace to his original pro-nuclear article. Jonathan Glancey: Frozen skyline as architecture works out how not to come to a halt in the recession | Art and design | The Guardian – Some 40% of architects lost […]

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These are my links for September 11th through September 19th: BREEAM set to cover communities – Building – Unlike existing BREEAM tools, the assessment will take into account regional requirements. Cotter said: “For example, does the development meet the criteria for employment stimulation? It’s about making sure development complements regional local planning requirements.” It has […]

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These are my links for August 30th through September 1st: Coal verses Nuclear (Jonathon Porritt) – I've not made much comment on George Monbiot's comments on nuclear – mainly because I agree with his qualifications. JP explains here why the green movement are in a kerfuffle about it by explaining: "a communicator as astute and […]

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These are my links for June 30th through July 5th: Comment period for first ANSI green building standard complete- 7/1/2008 11:25:00 AM – Building Design & Construction – Green Globes positioning themselves to take on LEED (and BREEAM). The changes sound very familiar and similar to BREEAM. I believe Green Globes was born from a […]

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