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Advocacy and policy

April 2012

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Published on April 26, 2012 Written by Matt Pearce Posted in Advocacy and policy

"If you would understand anything, observe its beginning and its development." – Aristotle

Yesterday marked a pivotal moment for state and local green building policy wins. In the state capitol of California, USGBC, in partnership with the eight chapters that make up USGBC California,...

Published on April 24, 2012 Written by Jason Hartke Posted in Advocacy and policy

Note: this blog was originally published on The Guardian

When you think of Houston you might think of 10-gallon cowboy hats, Nasa and a terrific barbecue. But you might not necessarily think about green building and sustainability...

Published on April 20, 2012 Written by Jeremy Sigmon Posted in Advocacy and policy

Take a seat. Lose your stereotypes. Grab a few hush puppies and a glass of sweet tea. Here’s a few highlights you may have otherwise missed about how energy efficiency and green building is moving forward in the Southeast.

Part One: Mainstreet Green in Music City

The...

Published on April 9, 2012 Written by Maggie Comstock Posted in Advocacy and policy

Earlier this month, the World Bank hosted a Smart Cities for All workshop in Washington, DC which convened experts from the United Nations, academia, government agencies, non-profits and industry. The purpose of the workshop was to share insights and experiences of...

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