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New Zealand plans to plant 100 million trees!

The New Zealand government is putting plans in place to plant 100 million trees… Planting trees.  Such an elegant move on the part of the recently elected Prime Minister, Jacinda Ardern.  This brings to mind Renew the Earths first initiative back in the 70’s, when it was known as Renew America, planting trees!   Tina…

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Let’s Defend the Caloosahatchee River

I come to praise the Caloosahatchee River, not condemn her. We have to stop maligning our waterways and start figuring out how to protect and restore them. Projects like Everglades restoration that have been on hold for 20 years or more are a sad testimonial to the lack of focus and flawed thinking going on…

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Icelandic Turf Houses…Durable and Efficient!

Here is an interesting housing design that is an efficient heat retaining structure with very high durability. It seems to have lasted to our present time from the beginnings of habitation in Iceland. Safe and sound. Learn more: https://t.co/YPryRxd9Mr pic.twitter.com/1aDpflsZAf — World Economic Forum (@wef) January 4, 2018

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Green Roof Proposal to ROC/Meridian by the Thomas Circle Go-Green Group

Maudine Cooper, Jareta Coyle, Gloria Davidson, Jewell and Guido Fenzi, Joan Fletcher, Harriet Fulbright, Renee Gier, Sam Goekjian, Tina Hobson, Carmel and Fred Jordan, Jim LaMare, Johnny Lane, Barbara Lucas, Nana McIntosh, Sarah McMeans, Dail Moore, Robert Murphy, Ellen Overton, Marcie Simon, Jim Ward, Judy Werdel and Bill Wooby.  JANUARY6, 2016 OUR GREEN ROOF TEAM…

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RELACCX Conference Interview with Rengenuity

Our second interview was with Antonio Antonopoulos, Brandon Noakes (Millennium Energy Finance) and Jose Biaou (MEF). Their goal is to help small scale renewables get a sufficient amount of financing from private sources and in that way give banks confidence to provide the balance of funding necessary to make their project viable. We talked about…

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Green Airports – An Interview with Grazia Zanin and Max Shauck

In the late 1970s and early1980’s Max Shauck was experimenting with developing airplane engines to fly on ethanol fuel. He was also test flying these planes with engines he had modified for ethanol. He was motivated and inspired by the effects of the Arab oil embargo of the 70’s (gas rationing, lines at stations, etc.)…

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