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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...

Insist on Telework When Funding Highways and Transit: Attorney

There has been a lot of jawboning by government officials when it comes to telework as a green transportation alternative.While federally-funded programs insist that applicants examine no-build options like transportation demand management solutions like telework, the nasty truth is that...

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...

Wanted: A 'GreenDex

There have been plenty to the point of overload of competing green claims--that some times amount to greenwash--regarding the apparent and supposed environmental benefits of buildings, products, features, technologies, services, and practices: from LEED buildings to telework.At the same time...

Walking the Walk on Green Tech Growth

A wirestory about the potential of green technology growth to revive California's sagging famed Silicon Valley--as desirable as green innovations and resulting employment and increased prosperity may be--contains a literal and equally toxic whiff of the proverbial 'jogger going to...

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...

New Year's Resolution: Enabling Green Access Via New Rapid Transit Systems in 2009

For businesses, institutions, and contact centers looking for truly greener fields to cut down on their environmental footprints there will be several new opportunities to do just that, by locating their offices near the stations of new rapid transit lines...

Goodbye, GM, Chrysler, Hello Green Alternatives

I live in a part of North America that is dependent on the auto industry and I am seeing it break down around me. Every day it seems the local media has a story on another layoff, if not of the...

Green Ideas Overheard At ITEXPO West

Several ideas/observations overheard at ITEXPO West last week in Los Angeles...1. Get rid of the ethanol subsidy Ethanol production--from grains as opposed to biowaste--is being criticized for generating more pollution than it solves through processing and transportation.Kind of like LEED buildings...

Going Green To L-A...To ITEXPO West

The headline above sounds like an oxymoron, given that Los Angeles has for 60 years come to represent everything brown and ugly as opposed green and bright in the environment. For "L-A" was the first city--and far from the last--to...

Travel Green: Free Yourself From the Labor of Driving

This Labor Day weekend, literally walk the walk on going green, and keep the car at home or at least minimize its use. Here are some ideas:--Walk, cycle, and yes, take transit (even the lowly bus) to local parks, historical sites,...

Another Great Reason To Truly (No Sprawl) Go Green: Your Health and Healthcare

"Just go out for a breath of air/And you'll be ready for Medicare"--Tom LehrerThe Canadian Medical Association released a literally devastating report earlier this month titled: "No Breathing Room: National Illness Costs of Air Pollution" that bears out the brilliance, prescience,...
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