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ThinkProgress | Are You Strong? Remembering Randy Udall

ThinkProgress | Are You Strong? Remembering Randy Udall

Randy Udall, from ThinkProgress "Udall was a pioneer and an innovator. Among many of his important accomplishments were the development of the first utility green power pricing program in Colorado, a mechanism for utilities to bring clean power [...]

PBS NewsHour | This Investment Fits Obama’s Energy Plan and Is Even Safer Than I-Bonds

PBS NewsHour | This Investment Fits Obama’s Energy Plan and Is Even Safer Than I-Bonds

"The ... advantage of a personal energy investment is that no matter what happens with the deficit, interest rates, bank malfeasance, stock fraud, or even the collapse of the euro, you own this thing. It is a productive physical asset, built into [...]

Switchboard | Federal court says highway sponsors must first study transit, impacts on suburban sprawl

Switchboard | Federal court says highway sponsors must first study transit, impacts on suburban sprawl

"he court was emphatic that the agencies must look at the effects of the highway-first transportation practices on the metropolitan region, and specifically at the possibility that highway expansion enables suburban sprawl." Read the entire [...]

Grist.org | Do helmets really keep cyclists safer?

Grist.org | Do helmets really keep cyclists safer?

"There’s even a case to be made that helmets actually increase the risk of injury. Institute of Transport Economics researchers Aslak Fyhri and Ross O. Phillips 'found that after having removed their helmets, routine helmet users cycled more [...]

NYTimes.com | Struggle for Water in Colorado With Rise in Fracking

NYTimes.com | Struggle for Water in Colorado With Rise in Fracking

Bob Bellis filled his tanker at a hydrant in Greeley, Colo., in August to supply a drilling site. (Matthew Staver for The New York Times) "A new race for water is rippling through the drought-scorched heartland, pitting farmers against oil and [...]

Atlantic Cities | How Historic Architecture Can Anchor Economic Development

Atlantic Cities | How Historic Architecture Can Anchor Economic Development

"Providence may be a particularly fine example, but it is hardly the only city with underutilized historic assets that could become a cornerstone of future economic development. Information has largely replaced manufacturing as America’s economic [...]

Switchboard | For walkable cities, it’s not about the density – it’s about finding the right kind of density

Switchboard | For walkable cities, it’s not about the density – it’s about finding the right kind of density

"A few days ago, I was reviewing some good work by colleagues describing NRDC’s advocacy for sustainable cities. The original draft stressed that dense living is the way to go. Wherever the word 'dense' appeared, I crossed it out and substituted [...]

NYTimes.com | Chevron Pollution Case in Ecuador Takes Unexpected Turn

NYTimes.com | Chevron Pollution Case in Ecuador Takes Unexpected Turn

"The consulting firm, Stratus Consulting of Boulder, Colo., announced late Thursday that it had originally been misled by Steven R. Donziger, a lead lawyer for the Ecuadorean villagers, and had decided to disavow its contributions to scientific [...]

Bloomberg | Kansas’s Self-Destruct Button: A Bill to Outlaw Sustainability

Bloomberg | Kansas’s Self-Destruct Button: A Bill to Outlaw Sustainability

"It seems like every time the Sunflower State pops up in my news feed, it’s for something like this: House Bill No. 2366, a proposed law that would make it illegal to use 'public funds to promote or implement sustainable development.'" Read the [...]

Aspen Daily News | City of Aspen’s electric energy usage dropping faster than expected

Aspen Daily News | City of Aspen’s electric energy usage dropping faster than expected

Aspen at night by mobil'homme (flickr commons) "The city of Aspen’s programs to encourage energy efficiency by charging large users higher rates may be working too well, leading to lower-than-projected electricity sales and a revenue [...]

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