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The George Washington University
The 11th Street Bridge Park is a unique development project that is focused on the community and the preservation of the Anacostia River.      
Blog by Gabe Salkin
Blog by Gabe Salkin
Climate change is a big issue, but everyone's got issues to deal with - does the average person have time to think about climate change, and time to act?
EDITOR'S PICK: You might call yourself part of 99 percent or the one percent, but what about joining the 10 percent campaign? In collaboration with North Carolina State University, farmers, businesses and communities are pledging to spend 10... Read More
Victoria University of Wellington
New Zealand: Victoria University of Wellington is the first team from the Southern hemisphere to compete in the US Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2011. They have made a series of video blogs which follow their progress in the lead up to the... Read More
Middlebury College; U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon Competition
Congratulations Middlebury Solar Decathlon Team! They won our popular vote and will be featured on PBS in a few weeks. See why they won!
If each community is self-sufficient in one staple - oil (e.g. avocado, macadamia, olive, canola, non-pungent mustard), sweetener (sugar cane, beet sugar, honey, pear concentrate, grape concentrate etc), some kind of starch or carbohydrate (e.g.
I have developed an innovative way to increase effective air circulation in a home, while saving up to 30% on energy costs. "Invisivent" is an air conditioning vent that supports most ceiling fans or light fixtures to increase the airflow and reduce... Read More
Planet Forward
The news that residents in Eastern Oregon are trying to halt production of a new wind farm because of health concerns over noise, lights, stress reminds me of similar, community-related issues occurring around the country related to wind energy.
Bananas from Ecuador — 2,700 miles. Grapes from Chile — 5,000 miles. Apples from New Zealand — 8,600 miles. Buying food from in the U.S. often resembles a frequent flier mile stat sheet. These miles mean wasted energy and detrimental impact to the... Read More

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