- We work with development of fractionals a lot in our field, so I found this discussion of “green” fractionals to be quite interesting
- British grocery giant Tesco has started using electric vans for their home delivery trucks – could this trend catch on in the US?
- Resorts in Europe attempt to develop sustainably in some pretty unsustainable areas
- How can we make a big impact on the environment in our building practices? Ban demolition and restore our deteriorating buildings instead of tearing them down.
- The arid Spanish coast prepares for new development through desalination plants
- Martketplace covers the development of carbon offset markets
- Congress debates how to deal with carbon emissions – carbon tax or cap and trade system
- A great summary of how treated wastewater is used at a residential building in NYC, and how it the city is hoping to encourage the process in the future (via Greenbuildingsnyc.com)
- BP agrees to not increase the levels of pollutants dumped in Lake Michigan after public outcry following their announcement last week that they would be allowed to increase discharges of ammonia and suspended solid, associated with expansion of Whiting, Indiana’s refinery capacity.
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