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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 September 18th through September 24th

by Mel Starrs on September 25, 2009

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These are my links for September 18th through September 24th: The Architect’s Newspaper – Incredibly honest article from Adajye: "My sense of setting up a practice was about working, not business, and about expediting projects, basically out of my bedroom, that came my way, and the opportunities born out of a series of private commissions […]

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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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These are my links for June 20th through June 24th: Nuclear Power Crawling Forward | Worldwatch Institute – Fairly level headed (considering it's author is from Greenpeace) and well researched appraisal of global nuclear power reactors construction in 2007. Some interesting facts and figures. No Impact Man: LV GRN: Slimy pets to eat your garbage […]

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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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