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Advocacy and policy

April 2012

Published on April 30, 2012 Written by Maggie Comstock Posted in Advocacy and policy

The Rio+20 Earth Summit represents a once-in-a-generation opportunity to create a roadmap for the “Future We Want” —the fitting motto of the June Summit. Heads of State, government leaders, non-governmental organisations and the business community in attendance are charged with the task of...

Published on April 25, 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 23, 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 19, 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


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