Category: Energy Efficiency

cities and global warming and climate change

Conservation Through Collaboration Several corporate leaders, including Kohl’s, HEI Hotels and Resorts, Staples and Walgreens, have volunteered to reduce energy use 20 percent by 2020 as part of a challenge initiated by President Barack Obama. But that’s not the big deal. The big deal is that they have agreed to publicly disclose how they’re doing […]

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cities and global warming and climate change

Zayed Future Energy Prize The world’s leading award for innovation in renewable energy and sustainability, presented a workshop in Sweden this week. The seminar took place on the sidelines of the Global Sustainable Cities Network (GSCN) meetings in Stockholm this week. Dr Nawal Al-Hosany, Director of the Zayed Future Energy Prize, led the discussion with […]

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cities and global warming and climate change

Bullitt Foundation Sets New Standard While its official opening is nearly three months away, the Bullitt Center is already being dubbed the greenest commercial building in the world, and the University of Washington’s Integrated Design Laboratory is getting in on the ground floor, literally. Currently located just west of campus on Northeast Northlake Way, the […]

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cities and global warming and climate change

City A Model Of Sustainability Masdar City, Abu Dhabi’s low-carbon, low-waste sustainable development, has received the Global Energy Efficiency Visionaries award for the Africa-Middle East region at the Energy Efficiency (EE) Global Forum 2012 held in Orlando, USA. This year’s EE Global Forum was the fifth annual gathering of discussions on how to increase energy […]

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(This article is from the New York Times in 2008. How far have we come since then?) February 7, 2008 By FELICITY BARRINGER ARLINGTON, Va. — This urban suburb of Washington seems well-prepared for a leading role in the green revolution embraced by hundreds of the nation’s cities, counties and towns. For decades, Arlington County’s […]

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