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Published on October 15, 2012 Written by Jason Hartke Posted in Advocacy and policy

How Local Leaders are Charting the Road to Resilience

A perfect storm…

It’s not just a good book title.

We’ve got a doozy brewing right before our eyes.

We have major, I mean major, infrastructure deficiencies that are only getting worse.

The country’s collective...

Published on October 4, 2012 Written by Jason Hartke Posted in Advocacy and policy

"If numbers are purely objects of human thought, then why do they correspond so strikingly to the physical universe?"

  • Calvin Clawson in The Beauty and Magic of Numbers

Right now 3591 is my favorite number. I know, I know - it’s not even a prime number. It doesn’t spell anything turned upside down or...

Published on October 3, 2012 Written by Chris Pyke Posted in Advocacy and policy

On Monday, Oct. 1, the Obama Administration convened a successful data “nerd-fest” they described as an Energy Datapalooza.

Entrepreneurs, thought leaders, policy makers, and other stakeholders gathered in the...

Published on October 1, 2012 Written by Chris Pyke Posted in Advocacy and policy

The data behind our buildings tells an important story. Today, USGBC will be joining 150 entrepreneurs, software developers, energy experts, and policy makers for the Obama Administration’s first annual...

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