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Revive The Economy. Save The Planet. Get Efficient.

Nearly every firm, agency and especially nonprofits subscribes if not reads to the notion of doing more with less as the key to productivity, profits or achieving other desired results.So why not take this sensible, proven concept to energy? And...

To Go Green, Spend Green When You Waste

In some ways Earth Day/Earth Week reminds me of Sunday and in the Christmas season in the Christian faith. These are the times when we try to do good unto others and to think about how to be a better...

The Marketplace Is The Answer For A Green Planet...And Tech

Forget save-the-planet sentiments and actions like last Saturday's Earth Hour,  and laws, and regulations.The only way people and organizations will truly go green, and saving the earth and in turn boosting the market for green products and practices is by...

Here's How to Help Keep British Columbia (Properly) Green After The Winter Olympics

Amidst climate change that has led to an unusually warm winter even by West Coast standards that made mush out of Cypress, the 2010 Winter Olympics and Paralympic Games has seen some green achievements, some of which are staying and...

To Go Green (In More Ways than One) Go Virtual...and Bus and Rail

Want more proof that going green by virtualizing offices i.e. teleworking and locating those functions that need people to interact with each other and with equipment inside energy-efficient buildings at high-transit-accessible locations is the smart way to go? Why it...

Keeping the Desert Green By Banning Solar Plants, Wind Farms

One of our blog's readers, Sally, sent me a Dec.21 New York Times story on legislation introduced by U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein to protect some 1 million acres of the Mojave Desert in California for two parks, the Mojave Trails...

The Ultimate Cash For Clunkers: Trading Traditional Offices For Home Offices

Forget about turning in old gas guzzlers for slightly more efficient vehicular monsters. If governments want a 'cash for clunkers' deal that will really have a positive green impact, both environmentally and in keeping money in taxpayers' wallets, they should offer...

Contributing Sources of Weird Weather? Look In The Mirror

I live in the Pacific Northwest where the weather for the past several days resembles what has become the norm on the East Coast: hazy, hot, and humid. The smaller businesses and most homes in this part of the world aren't...

The Dark Side of Housing/Commercial Building Starts

When housing and commercial building starts data are released and they show a jump there is generally a positive reaction. They seemingly show that the economy is back on track or that is it is growing and that people are being...

Beautiful Land, New Opportunities, Wasted Space

I recently moved cross country from the East to the Pacific Northwest. As polluting and contributing to congestion as driving is there is still nothing like it to give a full and complete picture of the landscape.And for the most...

Earth Day Message: Take Meaningful Steps

The Earth is our home, folks, and there isn't exactly another piece of real estate like it in the galactic neighborhood, so let's not try to make in uninhabitable by our own hands.Here are some meaningful steps we can take:* Go...

Going Green All the Way In Ontario

It is great to see that jurisdictions like the Canadian province of Ontario taking steps to encourage green practices and technology.As reported on TMCnet, the province's government will be introducing a sure-to-pass (Premier Dalton McGuinty's Liberal party holds a majority in...

Why EVs (etc.) are NG

I have long been skeptical about electric or other alternative-fueled vehicles as truly green technologies because they all consume vast amounts of life-giving open space to transport comparatively few people and goods, drives more sprawl, which does likewise, and incurs...
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