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Clean Energy Matters – A FutureFest Conference

May 18th, 2012 | by pressroom

At this event on May 24, 2012 from 6 – 9 p.m. at Phipps Conservatory, attendees will see displays of the hottest new technology for renewable energy and hear from the real live green energy entrepreneurs who will be discussing how the average yinzer can make all our futures brighter by buying and/or installing clean energy.


Rapid Climate Change Threatens Asia’s Rice Bowl

April 12th, 2012 | by pressroom

As Asia's monsoon season begins, leading climate specialists and agricultural scientists warned today that rapid climate change and its potential to intensify droughts and floods could threaten Asia's rice production and pose a significant threat to millions of people across the region


2012 Sustainable Operations Summit Kicks Off April 17th in New York City

April 11th, 2012 | by pressroom

President Bill Clinton, actor and environmentalist Don Cheadle, and the Founder of the Rocky Mountain Institute Amory Lovins, are set to appear at the 2012 Sustainable Operations Summit, which is bringing the brightest minds in business and sustainability to NYC to exchange economical solutions to address energy and the environment


A Fundamental Understanding of Climate Issues & Solutions is Essential

March 8th, 2012 | by Glenn Meyers

The information that follows is critical to share. I received this report via Joe Romm's Climate Progress, focusing on an important February 29 TED speech by James Hansen on the greenhouse effect as it impacts our planet, "Why I must speak out about climate change," followed with a very smart "fee and dividend" solution. Hansen's speech is then followed by what I feel is a "must-read" article from Dan Miller, founder of Climate Place.


GE Scientists Demonstrate Promising Anti-Icing Nano Surfaces

March 7th, 2012 | by Glenn Meyers

Icing problems for surfaces in freezing temperatures may never again present trouble following news that scientists from GE Global Research that new nanotextured surfaces dramatically reduce ice adhesion. The team’s findings, which were presented at the American Physical Society (APS) Conference in Boston, might have an influential impact for the aviation and wind energy industries, among others.


YEA Camp: Settings Where Youth Can Make a Difference

February 29th, 2012 | by Glenn Meyers

I received this note from Rebecca Lyons about Youth Empowered Action Camp and the planned sessions for this summer in Oregon, California, and New Jersey. For young people wanting to get involved as activists for good causes, this appears to be a timely opportunity


EXHIBITS: Center for Architecture Opens Two Exhibitions on Middle Eastern Architecture and Engineering

February 22nd, 2012 | by GBE FACTS

The Center for Architecture announces the opening of two concurrent exhibitions on architecture in the Middle East. City of Mirages: Baghdad, 1952-1982, in its U.S. debut, presents built and unbuilt work by 11 architects, including Alvar Aalto, Le Corbusier, Frank Lloyd Wright, and Venturi, Rauch and Scott Brown. The second show, CHANGE: Architecture and Engineering in the Middle East, 2000-Present surveys more than 120 contemporary works in 20 countries and territories



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