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July 2017

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Published on July 28, 2017 Written by Jennifer Kruse Posted in Community

The USGBC Minnesota community recognizes that whatever the challenges, we need the right people, tools and platforms to solve them. With increasing focus on not only reducing our environmental impact, but also improving our health and well-being, we have embraced the...

Published on July 26, 2017 Written by Mark Bryan Posted in Community

How did you get involved in building sustainability?

I got involved at the end of my BA in architecture program in college. I was interested in exploring the connection between the environment and architectural design. I identified myself as an environmentalist, but honestly I almost left the field of architecture...

Published on July 25, 2017 Written by Elizabeth Thompson Posted in Community

The best-selling book Drawdown, edited by Paul Hawken, offers a model for "the 100 most substantive solutions to global warming." The goal of the research presented in the book is to find out whether human beings can reverse the buildup of atmospheric carbon within the next 30...

Published on July 21, 2017 Written by Jennifer Wellman-... Posted in Community

USGBC National Capital Region announced the recipients of the 2017 Community Leader Awards during the organization’s 16th annual  A Midsummer Night’s Green  event on July 20, 2017. The event was held at the Arena...

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