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2014-07-09 12:22:44

Clean-tech pioneer celebrates U.S. ingenuity with list of motivating environmental initiatives NEW YORK, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- From Philadelphia's commitment to hit aggressive environmental goals in six years to Corpus Christi's cutting-edge wind energy plan, Recyclebank today revealed 10 American initiatives it is recognizing for setting the bar for urban sustainability and environmental practices. The company that encourages and rewards smarter, everyday choices for a...

Green Cities, Selfies And Water Are The Highlights Of Earth Day 2014
2014-04-21 10:58:20

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Each year on April 22 numerous organizations, agencies, communities and citizens around the world join together to celebrate everything Earth. This year, one of the biggest events surrounding Earth Day is Earth Day Network's "Green Cities Campaign." The Green Cities Campaign was launched in the fall of 2013 by the Earth Day Network (EDN) as a novel way to help cities around the world become more sustainable and reduce their carbon...

2014-03-19 12:22:42

ALLENTOWN, Pa., March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- John W. Szerdi, an architect specializing in environmental and green building design and a LEED accredited professional since 2004, will be the keynote speaker at Energypath 2014, a program of Sustainable Energy Fund. Szerdi will speak at the keynote dinner on Thursday, June 19, at 6:30 p.m. at Albright College, Reading, Pennsylvania. Szerdi is president of LDG Florida Architects, Inc, an architectural firm in Lake Worth, Florida. He...

2014-02-12 12:28:28

DUBLIN, February 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/zbc74b/strategic) has announced the addition of the "Strategic Opportunity Analysis of the Global Smart City Market" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/zbc74b/strategic ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Smart City Market is Likely to be Worth a Cumulative $1.565 Trillion by 2020 The research...

2014-01-13 12:21:46

LONDON, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:Technologies for Sustainability (Technical Insights)Technology Enabled Sustainable FutureThis report uncovers the sustainable future that could be realized by leveraging technologies. Technology benefits and their alignment to the sustainable objective helps realize various dimensions of sustainable future. By identifying technologies, their relevance to the strategic objective, citing...

Interactive Maps Of US Metro Areas Shows Striking Differences Between Cities And Suburbs
2014-01-06 14:37:53

University of California - Berkeley According to a new study by researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, population-dense cities contribute less greenhouse gas emissions per person than other areas of the country, but these cities' extensive suburbs essentially wipe out the climate benefits. Dominated by emissions from cars, trucks and other forms of transportation, suburbs account for about 50 percent of all household emissions – largely carbon dioxide – in United...

2013-11-12 23:26:43

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Asia-Pacific Buildings Sector: Macro to Micro Implications of Mega Trends to 2025. London (PRWEB) November 12, 2013 Building Reformation is a New Form of Economic and Green Growth in Asia-Pacific This study provides insights into key mega trends for the buildings sector in Asia-Pacific. Global mega trends such as urbanization and economic and technological development are changing the demographics and financial outlook in...

2013-09-12 23:22:10

NextEnergy and the University of Michigan’s Sustainable Mobility & Accessibility Research & Transformation (SMART) will act as event partners. Detroit, MI (PRWEB) September 12, 2013 Earlier this week at the sixth annual Meeting of the Minds (MOTM) sustainable leadership summit in Toronto, Jessie Feller, Managing Director of MOTM announced plans to hold the 2014 summit in Detroit. Feller also announced that local leaders in sustainable innovation and transportation, NextEnergy...


Word of the Day
baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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