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    ENVIRONMENT THIS WEEK

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    FSC VERSUS SFI

    When the Forest Stewardship Council rolled out the world's first "green" wood certification label in 1993, the organization quickly rallied big-box retailers like Home Depot to the cause. The largest do-it-yourself home improvement chain in the United States became a founding member of the FSC and publicly announced that it would soon ensure all of its products came from certified sources.

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    POSTCARD FROM MAPLE GROVE

    Dear ArchitectureWeek,

    Inside and outside, this building comes across initially as nice, but seemingly a bit buttoned down, handsome yet perhaps a bit conventional in affect.

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    MAKING BUILDINGS GOOD

    The days of making the business case for sustainable design, or even explaining what LEED means and why it is important, have passed. Today's green building challenges have moved to more complicated areas of policy — permitting and politics — and the motivating sense of competition to be "the greenest."

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    Wind Power Reaches Milestone on BPA System — BPA Press Release at ArchitectureWeek, 2009.0814

    Energy Leapfrogging: A View from Togo — New York Times, 2009.0814

    A Wind Boom in Missouri? — New York Times, 2009.0813

    As Prices Slump, Solar Industry Suffers — New York Times, 2009.0813

    When Money Grows on Trees — Nature, 2009.0813

    Australian Senate Rejects Curbs on Greenhouse Gases — Guardian Unlimited, 2009.0813

    Exxon Fined for Causing Bird Deaths — New York Times, 2009.0813

    FSC Versus SFI — ArchitectureWeek, 2009.0812

    How Green Is Rail Travel? — New York Times, 2009.0812

    Will 'Energy Crops' Become the Next Kudzu? — New York Times, 2009.0812

    G.M. Puts Electric Car’S City Mileage in Triple Digits — New York Times, 2009.0812

    OFF Architecture's Visionary Eco-Bridge Spans the Bering Strait — Inhabitat (blog), 2009.0811

    Insect Infestation as Green Architecture Tool — Tree Hugger, 2009.0811

    Researchers Pry Climate Change Record from Giant Clams — Scientific American, 2009.0811

    Zogby: 71% of Likely Voters Support House Climate Bill — Climate Progress (blog), 2009.0811

    Rebuilding America — American Progress, 2009.0810

    The Need for LEED: We Can Make Buildings More Energy Efficient — Columbia Missourian, 2009.0810

    A New Building Energy Label in the Works, Alternative to Energy Star — New York Times, 2009.0809

    Coal Lobby Hires Lincoln Strategy Group to Organize Against Climate and Clean Energy Action — Climate Progress (blog), 2009.0809

    USGS Report Details "Recent Dramatic Shrinkage" in U.S. Glaciers, Matching Global Decline — Climate Progress (blog), 2009.0808

    The Sage Home Achieves LEED Platinum — EcoHome, 2009.0807

    So Green, It's PLATINUM — Winnipeg Free Press, 2009.0807

    Stimulus Money Unveiled for Green Cars — Nature, 2009.0806

    New Site for Berkeley Energy Institute — Nature, 2009.0806

    Beijing Softens Stand on Emissions Cap — Wall Street Journal, 2009.0806

    Postcard from Maple Grove — ArchitectureWeek, 2009.0805

    Sustainable Urban Skyscraper for Dallas — Inhabitat (blog), 2009.0805

    At Old Manufacturing Sites, Renewables Rise — New York Times, 2009.0805

    Clinton-Era Rule Protecting Forests Upheld — New York Times, 2009.0805

    What Makes a 'Good' Office? — Mother Nature Network, 2009.0805

    LEED Platinum Data Center Opens in Germany — Inhabitat (blog), 2009.0804

    Home Depot and Habitat for Humanity Back Green Building — Matter Network, 2009.0804

    Home Depot and Habitat for Humanity Back Green Building — Matter Network, 2009.0804

    U.S. Consumers Spared Big Costs in Climate Bill — Reuters, 2009.0804

    Climate Bill Would Raise Costs Slightly — New York Times, 2009.0804

    Nobel Halo Fades Fast for Climate Change Panel — New York Times, 2009.0804

    College Students Are Flocking to Sustainability Degrees, Careers — USA Today, 2009.0802

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