Monthly Archives: October 2012

Solar-powered schools shine

Originally published in Developing Green Communities. According to Jim Carlton’s article in the Wall Street Journal The Enlightened Classroom, more than 500 k-12 schools in 43 states have installed solar panels, thus far. For these schools, renewable energy is serving … Continue reading

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Energy without borders

1.3 billion people live without access to electricity. Renewable energy can change that. This week, Jon Woodhead wrote for the Guardian about successful collaborations of Governments, NGOs and leading companies teaming up together to promote sustainable energy. Woodhead points out the … Continue reading

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Meet the new powerhouse battling social injustice

The newest social justice hub, Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society, is now online. Born of a belief that we all benefit from a fair and inclusive society, the Haas Institute furthers both research and policy while building … Continue reading

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Winners of the 2012 James B. Recchie Design & Preservation Awards

On September 27, at the historic Lincoln Theatre in the King-Lincoln district of Columbus, Columbus Landmarks Foundation announced the prestigious James B. Recchie Design & Preservation Awards. Since 1983, the awards have recognized that historic preservation and beautiful design improves quality of life in … Continue reading

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Small business backs green energy

Originally published in Developing Green Communities. Small Business Majority released the results of an opinion poll last week that showed that small business owners are overwhelmingly in support of government investments in renewable energy and clean energy policies. The poll … Continue reading

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2 Paths to green energy: Tradition meets innovation

Originally published on Developing Green Communities. Ron Pernick, the co-founder and principal of Clean Edge, a research and advisory firm for the clean energy sector, wrote a piece for Renewable Energy World, titled Crowdsourcing, Limited Partnerships and Other Tools for … Continue reading

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