Month: March 2014

Exxon Mobil Investors Win Concession on CO2 Risk

“Responding to shareholder pressure, Exxon Mobil Thursday agreed to publish a Carbon Asset Risk report on its Web site, outlining for shareholders its strategies for handling future constraints on carbon emissions and the impact such constraints could have on its operations.” This is

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Food production: The environmental take

One of the columns in The Washington Post Food section is titled UNEARTHED. It’s written by long-time food and health freelancer Tamar Haspel. Her article the other day certainly called my attention: “Which is worst for the environment?” Pictured at the top of

“Turning Food Waste Into Fuel Takes Gumption…

and Trillions of Bacteria” at New York City’s Newtown Creek Waste Water Treatment Plant. So, from beginning to the mid-point–Farm-to-Table– as per last week’s post …to cycle’s end–Repurposing Food Waste Here’s the 4-minute story from NPR yesterday about turning food

Farm-to-Table: An Important Aspect of Sustainable Living

I’ve blogged often about sustainability in the built environment, i.e., building energy systems, stormwater management, GHGs and the like. So, why not change it up once in awhile?  Let’s glance at the sustainable table. When talking recently with my friend

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