Posts Tagged carbon

Hot and Hazey. But not in the Park.

May 27, 2008
Hot and Hazey. But not in the Park.

Our Urban Amazon Having just returned from the West Coast and a city which requires wool coats of its residents at 8AM, then t-shirts at noon and wool again in the evening, I was actually enjoying the mugginess for a moment before. Now I am just envisioning a sweaty subway platform at rush-hour, appreciating my […]

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Gray is the New Green

April 29, 2008
Gray is the New Green

Being Green More Efficient ain’t Easy There is no doubt that Green is now in vogue–or Vanity Fair–but there is much work to be done that is not quite as fashionable. This month’s article “Waste Not” in The Atlantic highlights the fact that the American energy economy wastes about 55% of the energy it consumes. […]

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Nothing Like a Good Simulation To Make You Stop and Think for A Moment

February 20, 2008
Nothing Like a Good Simulation To Make You Stop and Think for A Moment

So We Are Embarking On a Mission to Bring You One a Week I remember my first days of realizing that not everyone in the world lives like I do.  Certainly such a sentiment was overwhelming for a young and already angst teenager. But I recall that the most effective tutorials and lessons were always […]

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The Battle of Climate Change

January 22, 2008
The Battle of Climate Change

It sounds like a Reality TV Show, Doesn’t It? While the initiative is important, I couldn’t help but see a Xena like warrior combating climate change when I read this in The Times earlier today. “The venture is being coordinated by the Carbon Disclosure Project, a British nonprofit organization that helps companies and investors to […]

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New Warnings on Climate Change in New York Times

January 25, 2007
New Warnings on Climate Change in New York Times

The main international scientific body assessing causes of climate change is closing in on its strongest statement yet linking emissions from burning fossil fuels to rising global temperatures, according to scientists involved in the process. In fresh drafts of a summary of its next report, the group, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, has said […]

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