User: irge304 Topic: Green Technology
Category: Building
Last updated: Feb 23 2017 04:57 IST RSS 2.0
 
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CHA gives Texas developer green light to build homes on Cabrini-Green site 23.2.2017 Chicago Tribune: Business
A Texas-based company has been tapped to develop more than 480 units of mixed-income housing on 6.9 acres of the former Cabrini-Green public housing complex. On Tuesday, the Chicago Housing Authority's Board of Commissioners greenlighted El Paso, Texas-based Hunt Development Group to lead the ...
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News roundup: Democratic leaders try to tamp down impeachment talk 20.2.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
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Pueblo commits to 100 percent renewable energy 18.2.2017 Denver Post: Business
Pueblo City Council set a goal Monday to become 100 percent powered by renewable energy by 2035, joining two other Colorado cities with similar commitments.
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Trump's vow to scrap the Paris climate change accord faces skepticism from corporations, GOP moderates 15.2.2017 LA Times: Commentary

Trashing the Paris Agreement made for a great campaign prop at Donald Trump’s rallies, where the climate change accord was portrayed as a product of the out-of-touch, insufferable elites that Trump pledged to sweep from power.

Now the landmark agreement, signed under President Obama, is fast becoming...

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ADB climate operations reach $3.7 billion in 2016 8.2.2017 New Kerala: India News
ADB climate operations reach $3.7 billion in 2016
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20 travel destinations you shouldn't miss 7.2.2017 CNN: Top Stories
From pilots to travel photographers, train aficionados to tour guides, these world-wandering experts have seen the world.
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These brothers were forced out by Trump’s order. Today they moved to the U.S. 7.2.2017 Washington Post
The Aziz brothers from Yemen, who became one of the first cases challenging the ban after being turned back late last month, arrived at Dulles International Airport Monday.
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Using science to see which countries are following through on Paris climate change goals 7.2.2017 LA Times: Commentary

If the United States and its fellow Paris Agreement signatories are to meet global climate targets, they’re going to have to make serious commitments that attack the problem on multiple fronts, including reducing coal use, raising renewable energy, accelerating carbon-capture technologies and electrifying...

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The Daily 202: More companies back away from Donald Trump under pressure from customers 3.2.2017 Washington Post: Politics
But are the boycotts going too far?
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With veto override, Md. legislature enacts stronger green-energy standards 3.2.2017 Washington Post
With veto override, Md. legislature enacts stronger green-energy standards
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New York-style luxury apartments come to Nationals Park area 2.2.2017 Washington Post
New York-style luxury apartments come to Nationals Park area
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The end of air conditioning? 1.2.2017 CNN: Top Stories
Spend five minutes in humid Ho Chi Minh City and you'll probably be running for cover into the nearest air-conditioned refuge.
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Seeing green: Jane Fonda and Richard Perry seek $13 million for eco-friendly home 28.1.2017 LA Times: Commentary

Music producer Richard Perry and actress Jane Fonda are readying for a scene change in Beverly Hills, listing their eco-friendly home of five years for sale at $12.999 million.

Tucked behind gates in the Trousdale Estates area, the four-bedroom, 6.5-bathroom house boasts clean lines, open-plan...

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Steamboat briefs: Call for artists to participate in CVA small works show 28.1.2017 Steamboat Pilot
The Center for Visual Arts, 837 Lincoln Ave., is accepting entries for its upcoming “Room Full of Views” small works show, which will be featured during the gallery’s First Friday Artwalk opening reception March 3. This is a non-juried show, open to all artists, with a maximum of 35 entries accepted in order of sign-up. All work must be original, 2D or 3D work and no larger than 12 inches in any direction. Artwork is due Feb. 18. Visit steamboatartcenter.com  for complete details and registration. Free cardiovascular screenings available for women Friday Friday is National Wear Red Day, raising awareness of heart disease in women. Women can drop in for a free cardiovascular and diabetes screening from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Friday at Northwest Colorado Health, 940 Central Park Drive, Suite 101. Screenings include cholesterol panel, blood pressure test, blood glucose test and BMI. Participants will receive personalized education and heart disease prevention tips based on their results. Free cardiovascular ...
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Here comes an answer to rising seas: a city of floating islands in the South Pacific 28.1.2017 Seattle Times: Nation & World

A costly plan to build floating islands shows how climate change is pushing the search for innovative solutions, but some critics ask who will ultimately benefit.
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Tea beyond the cup 26.1.2017 New Kerala: World News
Tea beyond the cup
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Wyoming proposal would require utilities to use fossil fuels 26.1.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
Cheyenne, Wyo. • A group of Wyoming lawmakers is bucking the U.S. trend of stricter renewable energy requirements with a plan to do the opposite: Fine utilities if they provide energy produced by wind or the sun. Blustery Wyoming ranks among the top states for wind-energy potential, but the coal, oil and natural gas industries are the backbone of the state’s economy. With a $360 million budget shortfall in public education caused by downturns in those industries and corresponding state revenue d...
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Wyoming proposal: Make utilities use fossil fuels 26.1.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
Cheyenne, Wyo. • A group of Wyoming lawmakers is bucking the U.S. trend of stricter renewable energy requirements with a plan to do the opposite: Fine utilities if they provide energy produced by wind or the sun. Blustery Wyoming ranks among the top states for wind-energy potential, but the coal, oil and natural gas industries are the backbone of the state’s economy. With a $360 million budget shortfall in public education caused by downturns in those industries and corresponding state revenue d...
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Trump sends an unmistakable signal on pipelines: Big oil is back 25.1.2017 LA Times: Nation

The hotly contested Keystone XL and Dakota Access pipeline projects that President Trump brought back to life with the stroke of a pen Tuesday may still never get built — but for Trump, that isn’t necessarily the point.

The projects have become among the country’s most potent symbols of the clash between...

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In a community of million-dollar homes, a fight over a $500 mailbox ends in court 24.1.2017 Washington Post
In a community of million-dollar homes, a fight over a $500 mailbox ends in court
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