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November 2012

Published on November 14, 2012 Written by Marisa Long Posted in Media

Poll: Polluters should pay for their role in climate change, invest in jobs that can’t be outsourced

SAN FRANCISCO (November 14, 2012) – On the day that California launches its cap and trade program, a new poll of voters in California, Oregon and Washington shows strong support for maintaining and expanding efforts...

Published on November 14, 2012 Written by Marisa Long Posted in Media

San Francisco (Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012) - An architect responsible for transforming Brazil’s built environment has been presented with the second annual World Green Building Council (WorldGBC) David Gottfried Global Green Building Entrepreneurship Award.

With more than half a century working in the construction industry, Professor...

Published on November 14, 2012 Written by Ashley Katz Posted in Media

7,000 members of the green building industry convene for opening plenary headlined by "Morning Joe" co-hosts Mika Brzezinksi and Joe Scarborough

San Francisco, Calif. - (Nov. 14, 2012) - U.S. Green Building Council's (USGBC) Greenbuild International Conference & Expo, the world's...

Published on November 13, 2012 Written by Marisa Long Posted in Media

  • Green building has become a long-term business opportunity with 51 percent of study firms planning more than 60 percent of their work to be green by 2015, up from 28 percent of firms in 2012.
  • The largest opportunity areas for green building globally are in new commercial construction and renovation of existing buildings....

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