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Published on October 30, 2014 Written by Ted Senet Posted in Industry

California could be the first major economy in the world to abandon fossil fuels as its primary energy source. California’s strategic energy policies foster an economic climate which generates funding for renewable energy, energy efficiency and innovative technology. In particular, proceeds from the state’s cap and trade auctions,...

Published on October 30, 2014 Written by John Mandyck Posted in Industry

The artistic brilliance of Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel frescoes are often said to take one's breath away. An instinctive act of reverence for time-tested talent—but, in reality, the simple act of breathing, exhaling carbon dioxide, by the Chapel’s six million annual visitors has been contaminating, and deteriorating, the frescoes...

Published on October 28, 2014 Written by Aline Peterson Posted in Industry

We all have our favorite places to browse, to hangout, to eat and to splurge. We have our favorite products that we reach for day after day.

But how are we, as consumers, to know what our favorite brands are up to behind the scenes, and if they’re walking the walk, rather than just talking the talk about...

Published on October 28, 2014 Written by Rick Fedrizzi Posted in Industry

If you were lucky enough to have snuck away either before, during or after Greenbuild to the New Orleans World War II museum, located just a short hop from the convention center down Magazine Street, I hope you saw what I saw. It wasn’t a big exhibit, but it was an important one,...

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