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Hotel Diaries A Story of a Green Hotel, 150°

Toronto, Canada

Updated in November 2009

A derelict building in downtown Toronto is being converted into a hotel. This will be no ordinary hotel, however - the goal is to build a cutting-edge 'green' hotel, one that uses roughly 80% less carbon than business-as-usual. I am a software entrepreneur turned green venture capitalist. This project is my ...

Project about Architecture, Clean Technologies, Climate Change, Economics, Emissions, Energy Saving, Finance & Money

Sustainable Rehabilitation of New Orleans Low Income Housing Pilot Program, 58°

New Orleans, United States

Updated in March 2008

Hurricane Katrina and the subsequent levee failures caused unprecedented devastation in New Orleans. The level of destruction in America's eighth-poorest large city revealed to the world that socioeconomic and environmental injustice make communities vulnerable to climate related disasters. Months after the worst disaster in U.S. history, tens of ...

Project about Architecture, Carbon Trading, Climate Change, Population

Living Off The Grid, 57°

cerrillos, United States

Updated in June 2008

Having lived off the grid since 1971, I'd love to share some cool things i have learned over the years.

Project about Architecture, Energy Saving

Sustainable Redevelopment of New Orleans: Green Weatherization of Low-Income Housing, 56°

New Orleans, United States

Updated in January 2008

Citywide expansion of successful 2007 Pilot. Goals: meet NOLA's critical need for affordable, energy-efficient housing; improve conditions that make communities vulnerable to disasters; and foster a paradigm shift from “conventional” to “sustainable" disaster relief.

Project about Architecture, Climate Change, Education, Events, Population

Curbing Global Warming Without Killing Cement Industry, 47°

Northern Califnornia, United States

Updated in August 2008

This is an opportunity for the Celsias community to collectively commission an investigative journalism effort about the cement industry. Spot.Us is a nonprofit that lets individuals or groups share the cost of funding an investigative journalists. We are still under development, but set to launch in the Fall thanks ...

Project about Air Quality, Architecture, Carbon Trading, Clean Technologies, Economics, Emissions, Global Dimming, Media

Sustainable House Day, 44°

Central Otago, New Zealand

Updated in February 2008

Tours of homes with sustainable features. This allows people wanting to build or retrofit their homes to learn from others who have used a variety of ways to reduce energy consumption and make the most of the sun and natural aspects of a section.

Project about Architecture

Energy Economy Real Facts, 25°

On Line, United States

Updated in April 2009

Help us flesh out the "real deal" on various options for action on climate change. In other words, what does it really cost, how do you pay for it, what are the tax breaks, how does it really work? For instance, I explained how our business photovoltaic system helped us ...

Project about Architecture, Biofuels & Alternative Energy, Carbon Sequestration, Clean Technologies, Coal & Oil, Design, Economics, Electric vehicles, Energy Saving, Finance & Money, Green energy, Nuclear, Solar, Transport, Travel

Carbon Nation - climate change solutions documentary, 20°

Louisville, Kentucky, United States

Updated in January 2012

Carbon Nation is an optimistic, solutions-based, non-preachy, non-partisan, big tent film that shows tackling climate change boosts the economy, increases national & energy security and promotes health & a clean environment.

Project about Action, Protest, & Activism, Agriculture & Food, Architecture, Biofuels & Alternative Energy, Carbon Sequestration, Children and Families, Clean Technologies, Climate Change, Coal & Oil, Deforestation, Earth, Soil, & Landscape, Education, Electric vehicles, Emissions, Energy Saving, Food, Green energy, Health, Industry & Business, Media, Organic, Solar, Transport, War

Crowdsource my house, 16°

Belgium

Updated in March 2009

I wants to build an eco-house (environment cleaning!). I want to design, develop and build it together with you. Why is this a great idea? http://www.bloggen.be/crowdsourcemyhouse is an open source creativity lab where a whole range of designers can help overcome all kinds of challenges that ...

Project about Alternative, Cohousing, & Off-Grid Living, Architecture, Climate Change, Design, Energy Saving, Environment & Wildlife, Global Dimming, Green energy, Pollution, Recycling, Solar, Water

"Solar Water Heating Is Brilliant For Wellington !" ? Debate, 15°

Wellington, New Zealand

Updated in October 2010

Hi, I am organising a debate in Wellington, New Zealand, as follows: Date: Thursday 21 October, 5.30. p.m. - 6.30. p.m. Location: A Room at Wellington City Council Topic: "Solar Water Heating Is Brilliant For Wellington !" ? I have organised a speaker for the Affirmative and for the ...

Project about Action, Protest, & Activism, Architecture, Clean Technologies, Climate Change, Design, Economics, Education, Events, Finance & Money, Industry & Business, Politics & Government, Smart Growth, Solar, Water

Creating a Bright Green City, 11°

United States

Updated in October 2008

We're ditching some long-held tenets of environmentalism and harnessing the engines of capitalism, high technology, and human ingenuity to jump-start the manufacture of a dramatically sustainable future.

Project about Agriculture & Food, Air Quality, Architecture, Biofuels & Alternative Energy, Design, Emissions, Energy Saving, Environment & Wildlife, Food, Green energy, Media, Organic, Recycling, Solar, Water

Appliance Spare parts | Appliance Repairs, 10°

NSW| ABN 93 135761027, Australia

Updated in May 2013

We have coverage in the majority of metropolitan areas around Australia and pride ourselves in the high quality of repairs and providing outstanding customer service.

Project about Architecture

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