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GreenLines From The Editor
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of spring like the first crocus sprouts...
...and this lovely greeting
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Company's carbon footprint from transportation and logistics
Green operations are rapidly rising in transportation and logistics
Contributes HALF the World's Emissions from Aircraft
Greenhouse gas emissions from U.S. domestic aircraft are expected to
increase 60 percent by 2025.
Inventory and Eco-Calculator for Building Materials
Life-Cycle Inventory Calculator and Eco-materials sourcing
URBAN COMMUNITIES & PLANNING
Research on Energy and Environment by Molina Center
The Molina Center for Energy and the Environment researches
international megacity climate change impact (multilingual resources)
Person Households Are Hard on the Planet, People and the
Per capita, divorced households use 46% more electricity and 56% more
water than married households.
GLOBAL CLIMATE CHANGE
The Story of
Stuff...Our Production System
The Story of Stuff highlights the connections between a huge number of
environmental and social issues
Global Talks to Further the Kyoto Protocol
Bali climate change conference highlights...think retrofits of
lighting, heating and insulation. Major impact!
Marketing green solutions to health consumers requires knowing the
economic and behavior differences. This research points the way.
Solar Power Seminar
Long Beach, Dec. 19
Learn about solar power and ask some questions.
Launches First US Solar-Powered Billboard in San Francisco
Pacific Gas and Electric Company has launched the nation’s first
Take The Day
Off! Share a Daytrip With Family or Friends
Local ecotourism is about time off and biomimicry...Wow!
Rating System to Encourage Sustainable Landscape Design
A rating system for sustainable landscape design, called
the Sustainable Sites Initiative is started in 2007
Opportunities for Minor Crop Producers: Crop Groupings
Edible mushrooms are new commodities that reflect global competition
for new or ethnic agricultural commodities.
penalties by self-reporting violations to U.S. EPA
Checking for compliance,
promptly disclosing violations found, correcting them, acting to prevent
future violations, and making the information available to surrounding
communities are the responsible actions for companies to take