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    PELLI'S PLATINUM VISIONAIRE

    At first glance, the glossy new 35-story condominium tower slicing into the lower Manhattan skyline doesn't stand out as a beacon of sustainable design. Its sleek form — an extruded curving wedge accented with red terra cotta bands — looks more Ferrari than Prius. And the structure's granite base and travertine lobby walls are elements not usually associated with green building.

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    The Two-Degree Solution — New York Times, 2009.0709

    Regnum Tower for Istanbul Features BioClimatic Architecture — Inhabitat (blog), 2009.0708

    The First Living Building Sets the Bar — eMagazine, 2009.0708

    Oil Baron's Wind Farm Project Hits Doldrums — CNN, 2009.0708

    Environmentalists Sue over Energy Transmission Across Federal Lands — New York Times, 2009.0708

    Iceland’S Environment Minister Discusses Geothermal Power, Aluminum Concerns — New York Times, 2009.0708

    Study: Geoengineering Won’T Help Oceans — New York Times, 2009.0708

    More on Thinning Arctic Sea Ice — New York Times, 2009.0708

    Chicago Traffic Delays: A Tiny Break in the Traffic Logjam — Chicago Tribune, 2009.0708

    Couple Is Living the 'Platinum' Life — Greenville Online, 2009.0707

    Omega Center for Sustainable Living Opens in Upstate New York — Inhabitat (blog), 2009.0707

    Despite Shift on Climate by U.S., Europe Is Wary — New York Times, 2009.0707

    Combative Start to Senate Climate Hearings — New York Times, 2009.0707

    Gore Says Climate Deal Needs More Public Pressure — Reuters, 2009.0707

    Is Energy Harvesting Moving into the Smart Home? — Reuters, 2009.0707

    France Imports UK Electricity as Summer Heatwave Puts a Third of Its Nukes Out of Action — Climate Progress (blog), 2009.0706

    Incandescent Bulbs Return to the Cutting Edge — New York Times, 2009.0706

    New Climate Strategy: Track the World's Wealthiest — Reuters, 2009.0706

    Environmentally Friendly Homes Reward Builders — Rocky Mount Telegram, 2009.0705

    Center for Architecture Earns Top LEED Honors — Portland Business Journal, 2009.0702

    Pacific Northwest Forests Could Store More Carbon, Help Address Greenhouse Issues — Eureka Alert, 2009.0702

    Saratoga Eyes Big Green Step in Residential Construction — San Jose Mercury News, 2009.0701

    Organic Farms as Subdivision Amenities — New York Times, 2009.0701

    Sweden Pushes EU Climate Action — BBC News, 2009.0701

    Observing the Scars of the Arctic Thaw — Nature, 2009.0630

    Playing Loose with LEED — Globe and Mail, 2009.0630

    L.A. Business Leans Green — Los Angeles Times, 2009.0629

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