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  A greener workplace can mean a lighter ecological footprint, a healthier and more productive place to work, and good news for the bottom line. Like many other business, we have the choice to limit our effect on the environment. We choose to make a difference, and here are a few ways that we...
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In the aftermath of the recent United Nations Rio+20 Conference on Sustainable Development, the focus of many industrialized nations is beginning to shift toward planning for a sustainable future. One of the foremost challenges for sustainability is efficient use of renewable energy resources, a goa...
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Under a comprehensive strategy, Denmark is leading the world in renewables by Carin Hall According to Denmark's Energy Strategy 2050, the country's aims are to reduce fuel consumption 33 percent by 2020 and to achieve complete independence from fossil fuels by 2050. How? Numerous new wind project...
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The following is the introduction of my Capstone project, titled "The Sustainable Energy Utility: What Delaware developed and if it is possible or necessary for Colorado," which was completed for my Master's degree in November 2010. It also has the Thesis statement to form a better understanding of ...
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Editors note: At the request by Albert Kong, Vrinda Agarwal and Shilpa Bhat - students from  R.J. Grey Junior High School, who are participating in the Siemens We Can Change the World challenge, Acton Patch is running this article that was submitted by the group. We thought it wa...
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About Earth HourEarth Hour is a global initiative in partnership with WWF. Individuals, businesses, governments and communities are invited to turn out their lights for one hour on Saturday March 26, 2011 at 8:30 PM to show their support for environmentally sustainable action. The event began in Syd...
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  The conservatives who are bending over backward to bash American ingenuity and deride modern and green technologies are hurting our economic competitiveness. Do they want China to 'eat our lunch'? "As goesGeneral Motors, so goes the nation." A year and a half ago, that old saying seemed omi...
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  Angoon, AK-- A demonstration project is underway in Angoon focusing on energy self-sufficiency in Southeast Alaska's rural villages. A large number of rural communities in the region and the state are heavily dependent on fossil fuels, such as diesel and heating oil -unsustainable resources...
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Contrary to some of the recent rumors, at a base price of $32,780 it is relatively affordable… so affordable, in fact, that, after the $7,500 federal tax credit, Nissan is able to offer the LEAF for a lease price of $349 a month not including generous state incentives. When you add in some of those ...
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The Empire State and the Chrysler buildings in New York City, along with landmarks from the Eiffel Tower to Sydney harbor, went dark for an hour on Saturday to raise awareness over the fight against climate change. The global brownout was a noisy event in Sydney harbor, with ferry horns blaring t...
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After the white-shelled roof of the Sydney Opera House fell dark, after Taiwan's skyscrapers dimmed and Beijing's Forbidden City became, well, a little more forbidding - it was Moscow's turn to turn out the lights as Saturday's global Earth Hour event rolled around to Europe. Millions of people wor...
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Mission, History & Earth Hour 2010 On Earth Hour hundreds of millions of people, organizations, corporations and governments around the world will come together to make a bold statement about their concern for climate change by doing something quite simple—turning off their lights for one hour....
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The president of the House of Representatives, Michel Temer, and the president of the Senate, José Sarney, both signed the pledge to EH. Senator Marina Silva also pledged her support to Earth Hour 2010. This coming Saturday, March 27, both the Federal House of Representatives and the Federal Senat...
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Antarctic research unit signs up to switch off ensuring lights go out across every continent • More than 118 countries and regions to observe Earth Hour’s message of hope and action • Google and UEFA join global action on climate change China’s most significant historic landmark, the Forbidden City...
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• 121 countries and territories across all seven continents to participate in global climate action • Great Pyramids and Sphinx to lead Earth Hour’s landmark action on global warming • Football superclub, Real Madrid, joins the greatest team ever assembled to tackle climate change • Archbishop Desmo...
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Earth Hour 2010 It’s as simple as a flick of the switch. What began in 2007 as a campaign to get Sydneysiders to turn their lights off, has grown to become one of the world’s biggest climate change initiatives. In 2010, at 8.30pm on March 27, people around the world will turn their lights for one h...
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A Yorkshire council has come up with a radical new way to save money - turning off the street lamps at night. The idea is part of a 'sustainable street lighting strategy' to be considered by City of York Council's ruling executive, says the York Press. Paul Thackray, the council's head of highway ...
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A few years ago, my family gathered in Mississippi for a funeral. While we were there, we undertook the renovation of a living area and found it was quick and easy to make some energy efficient choices. August 25, 2009 We replaced all of the regular light bulbs with compact fluorescent bulbs (CFLs...
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Look up at your ceiling and what do you see? Is that a dirty old light bulb hanging from your ceiling? I KNOW you have been thinking with your peace necklace and your ‘no war for oil’ bumper sticker that maybe you should replace that dang thing with a CFL. It’s understandable. I mean think about it...
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