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    GREENBUILD IN BOSTON

    Attendees of the 2008 Greenbuild International Conference and Expo had good reason to be excited. Since the conference's debut in 2002 in Austin, Texas, when just over 4,000 people gathered to discuss the importance of sustainable design, Greenbuild has expanded dramatically.

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    BRINGING SUSTAINABILITY AND URBANISM TOGETHER

    There are numerous benefits to fusing sustainable development and urban development concepts. Moreover, pedestrian-oriented, urbanist-project approaches have been vigorously embraced by many environmental groups. It is not, however, intuitively obvious to everyone why high-density, extensively hardscaped projects would be good for the environment.

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    More Environment

    Here Comes the Sun Shower — New York Times, 2009.0210

    SYNTHe: An Urban Rooftop Garden Prototype in Los Angeles — Inhabitat (blog), 2009.0209

    Google Taking a Step into Power Metering — New York Times, 2009.0209

    FEMA Is Faulted on Aid after Hurricane Ike — New York Times, 2009.0209

    Feed-in Tariffs Contemplated in the U.S. — New York Times, 2009.0209

    Fires, Floods Pressure Australia Government on Climate — Reuters, 2009.0209

    Why Obama's Energy Savings Estimate May Be Skewed — New York Times, 2009.0207

    New Sausalito Homes - Green and Good Neighbors — San Francisco Chronicle, 2009.0207

    Why Sustainable Power Is Unsustainable — New Scientist, 2009.0206

    Carbon Catalyst Could Herald Cut-Price Fuel Cells — New Scientist, 2009.0206

    US Regulators Vote to Ban Commercial Fishing in Arctic Waters — Guardian Unlimited, 2009.0206

    A Solar Company Loses Power, Gains Steam — New York Times, 2009.0206

    New Study Tallies Corn Ethanol Costs — New York Times, 2009.0205

    Hybrid Locomotive Maker Loses Steam — New York Times, 2009.0205

    Showcase Home Is 'Test Kitchen' for Building Technology — GlobeSt, 2009.0204

    Greenbuild in Boston — ArchitectureWeek, 2009.0204

    For Clean Energy: Layoffs and Plummeting Demand — New York Times, 2009.0204

    Could New Energy Labels Chill European Fridge Sales? — New York Times, 2009.0204

    Arctic Storms Seen Worsening; Threat to Oil, Ships — Reuters, 2009.0204

    Web Camera Eyes Warming from Ocean Floor — MSNBC, 2009.0204

    Dark Days for Green Energy — New York Times, 2009.0204

    Dark Days for Green Energy — New York Times, 2009.0203

    Personal Carbon Budgets Possible by 2020, Says Head of RSA Study — Guardian Unlimited, 2009.0203

    USGBC Highlights the Potential for Greening Existing Buildings in Proposed Stimulus — Greener Buildings, 2009.0202

    Exxon Posts Record 2008 Profit Despite Slip in 4th Quarter — New York Times, 2009.0131

    Integrate Food Production and Green Building — , 2009.0130

    Low-Cost LEDs May Slash Household Electric Bills within Five Years — ENN, 2009.0130

    Is There an Ideal Sustainable Home? — RiverWired, 2009.0130

    Rising Acidity Threatens Oceans — New York Times, 2009.0130

    White Paper: 10 Eco-Principles for Community Housing — BDC, 2009.0129

    37 Million "Green-Collar" Jobs by 2030 — CSE Magazine, 2009.0128

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