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January 2014

Published on January 29, 2014 Written by Mika Kania Posted in LEED
No. 98 of Nanhexia, Guangling in the Yanzhou District of China’s Jiangsu Provinc

The rapid urbanization of China is arguably the most environmentally significant human project on the planet. As China continues to grow, green buildings—indeed, a cross section of green buildings—is key to its continued future and in line with the country’s larger goals of a greener, healthier China. What better structure to...

Published on January 29, 2014 Written by Rick Fedrizzi Posted in Advocacy and policy

Last night, I was inspired watching President Obama outline a plan to "make this a year of action" and calling on us all to do everything we can to invest in a stronger America. The president himself also wasn't shy about reaffirming his commitment to take action: "Wherever and whenever I can take steps without legislation to expand opportunity...

Published on January 28, 2014 Written by Anonymous Posted in Community

Mika Kania, LEED Associate

How long have you been at USGBC? 

Almost 3 years

Where's your hometown?

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

What are you most excited about in the green building industry?

Green building's continued expansion into developing countries.

What's your favorite part of...

Published on January 27, 2014 Written by Christina Kuo Posted in Advocacy and policy

New year, new session;

Advocates plan, train, and meet;

For chance to green laws.

I believe in concise writing; thus, what better way to lay out advocacy possibilities in 2014 than with a haiku?

As one year closes and another begins, it is...

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