Posts Tagged economy

A new Economic Era

March 16, 2009
A new Economic Era

Or Have We Hit A Wall? It is somewhat dated but a relevant op-ed by Thomas Friedman touches on the big picture of sustainability and the stimulus. The general theme of the piece is: Can today’s crisis be seen as the visible extension of both mother nature and the market throwing up their invisible hands […]

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NYC Green Roof Tax Abatement

March 13, 2009
NYC Green Roof Tax Abatement

Take Two Last week’s blog entry on the status of the New York City Green Roof Tax Abatement was pulled from the blog on Friday, March 6th when it came to our attention that there were some inaccuracies stated within it. The text where the inaccuracies lay was in the following paragraph: “The initiative is […]

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Bringing Ecology into Economy

January 6, 2009
Bringing Ecology into Economy

Architecture 2030’s Plan for Efficient Mortgages Architecture 2030, a non-profit organization founded in response to the global warming crisis and the role of the built environment with regard to the phenomenon, has issued their 2030 Stimulus Plan. It quite ingeniously matches preferred mortgage rates to houses that undergo energy efficiency retrofitting, with a significant reward […]

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China and Europe to Discuss Energy and Environment

September 6, 2006
China and Europe to Discuss Energy and Environment

China and European Union leaders will discuss cooperation on energy and climate issues in an upcoming summit. The two sides will discuss cooperation in energy and the environment, Li said, without offering any details. “The willingness of China and the EU to strengthen cooperation in energy and climate change will be reflected in the declaration,” […]

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