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Wine expert: boxed wine better for the environment

Aug 18, 2008
From an op-ed piece by Tyler Cowen in The New York Times....
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Heat pump business is hot, naturally

Aug 13, 2008
Increasing energy costs have made geothermal heat pumps an attractive solution to heating buildings. The New York Times reports business is booming...
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Random act of greenness or a job well done?

Jul 25, 2008
KB Home has announced it will commit to a new set of environmental standards in its housing developments, including making all of its new...
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It's not just salmon: take a fresh look at our fishing & eating habits

Apr 11, 2008
I was saddened to see today's news that West Coast salmon fishing had to be abruptly halted due to a 93% freefall in the number of spawning fish...
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A proliferation of definitions - that's the problem

Jan 12, 2008
Heidi reports 8 million web pages featuring sustainable development, and pointed out that there is "no dearth of sustainability criteria, labels...
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Sustainability: a proliferation of definitions

Jan 11, 2008
I am thoroughly enjoying Janne's and Jim's sustainability conversation and agree that it's crucial we develop a shared understanding of...
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Response - Define "Sustainability." Please.

Jan 10, 2008
Two chocolate chip cookies are yummy. Eighteen chocolate chip cookies will make you sick. There's a similar challenge with defining...

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Define "Sustainability." Please.

Jan 10, 2008
I heard my voice on Marketplace this morning. Odd. I heard Heidi, too, for the first time ever. Nice to put a voice to a name, a face, and a...

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