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Energy entrepreneurs go green around the globe

While America debates how to jump-start the “green revolution” touted by people like Thomas Friedman, individual entrepreneurs in other countries are making things happen. A new series in Global Post presents a highly informative and beautifully produced array of video reports on people who are putting ideas into action, and making money from their efforts.…

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Green roofs help create healthier cities

Treehugger reports that in May of this year, Copenhagen made green roofs mandatory on all new buildings with roof slopes of less than 30 degrees. This initiative is part of the city’s plan to become totally carbon neutral by 2025. The new law reflects a growing trend around the world to create green roofs in…

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Putting the hybrid buyer in the driver’s seat

Thinking of buying a hybrid? Confused by the slick advertising claims and uncertain about which vehicle will deliver the goods? Help is on the way with the first consumer-centric hybrid-vehicle website created by the respected Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS).The Hybrid Scorecard is an independent rating of 31 hybrid models. See for yourself why UCS…