SPG Solar Installs 69 Kilowatt Solar PV System

December 18, 2007,AEDT

MCA Architecture Planning Interiors, Payroll Masters and vanderToolen Associates, in partnership with SPG Solar, Inc., announced today the completion of a 69 kW roof-mounted solar photovoltaic (PV) powered energy system at their headquarters in Napa. “As a landscape architectural firm that’s involved in projects which promote energy conservation and efficiency | Read More

China Must Go Green, and Soon

December 17, 2007,AEDT

When it comes to environmental issues like global warming, America and China behave like a couple in a bad marriage, playing the blame game. But to tackle the problem of global warming, neither country can go it alone. The University of California at Berkeley held a recent “marriage counseling” conference | Read More

Renewable Energy Powers Italian Town and Its Economy

December 17, 2007,AEDT

Europeans believe that renewable energy will bring economic benefits. But in Varese, Italy that prosperity has already arrived.by , Contributing Writer Varese, Italy has added 140 jobs in the past ten years. That’s pretty good for a town with a population of only 2,400. The town, which is located in | Read More

‘Disneyfication’ of NY city Parks?

December 17, 2007,AEDT

GREENWICH VILLAGE. Last week’s dispute over the cost of relocating Washington Square’s fountain is just the latest wrinkle in a longer debate that’s sure to continue. A request to interview Parks Dept. designer George Vellonakis was denied, but the National Park Service’s former head of preservation called Metro to scold | Read More

Best cities to live in Canada- Calgary tops the list

December 17, 2007,AEDT

Calgary is the best Canadian city in which to live and the third best in North America, a Conference Board study released this week suggests. The report rates urban centres’ attractiveness along seven main categories, such as economy, housing and health, and 46 sub-categories, such as commuting time and crime. | Read More

Going green with a cycleway above the streets

December 17, 2007,AEDT

LIKE the walkways built in the canopies above rainforests, North Sydney Council hopes to lift pedestrians and cyclists above the urban jungle, with an ambitious plan to build an elevated path running from the southern end of the Harbour Bridge to as far north as Falcon Street. The path, still | Read More

Museum to focus on issues of the era

December 16, 2007,AEDT

The American Revolution Center’s planned museum will serve as a critical link among Pennsylvania’s Revolutionary War sites, organizers say. When it opens in 2011, it also will serve as a model of green construction and environmental sensitivity. The three-level museum will be built into a hillside on 78 acres near | Read More

Global warming pact set for 2009 after US backs down

December 15, 2007,AEDT

World climate negotiators set a 2009 deadline Saturday for a landmark treaty to fight global warming after two weeks of intense haggling led to a climbdown by an isolated United States. UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, who flew to the Indonesian island of Bali for a late appeal for flexibility, | Read More

Shanghai maglev rail route may detour to avoid residences- Xinhua

December 13, 2007,AEDT

The planners of the Shanghai-Hangzhou magnetic levitation (maglev) rail project will design the proposed route to avoid residential buildings and lessen the impact of radiation upon people, according to a municipal government official. “The maglev project has basically two environmental effects: noise and magnetic radiation,” said Zhang Quan, deputy director | Read More

1 64 65 66 67 68 69