Monthly Archives: December 2014

16 12, 2014

Adelphi University Earns A National Leadership Award As A Green Power User By The EPA

By | December 16th, 2014|News|

      December 16th, 2014 | Posted on www.longislandexchange.com Long Island, NY- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced Adelphi University as No. 29 on its Top 30 College & University list of the largest green power users among higher education institutions in EPA’s Green Power Partnership for the second year in a row. Adelphi is [...]

16 12, 2014

Hands On Children’s Museum First In Western United States to Earn Gold Building Certification for Sustainability

By | December 16th, 2014|News|

December 16th, 2014 | Posted on www.thurstontalk.com The Hands On Children’s Museum is now the first children’s museum in the Western United States awarded a GOLD rating by the U.S. Green Building Council for its sustainable building located on Olympia’s East Bay waterfront. The museum joins four other children’s museums worldwide with the GOLD rating. Hands [...]

11 12, 2014

Government unveils plans for UK's first renewable energy college

By | December 11th, 2014|News|

ClickGreen Staff | December 11th, 2014 | Posted on www.clickgreen.org.uk The Government has announced plans to develop a National College for Wind Energy, the UK’s first further education centre dedicated to renewable energy. Business Secretary Vince Cable said the national college will be based in the Humber area and will provide a ‘hub’ for skills, [...]

5 12, 2014

Top 10 Tips for a More Sustainable Holiday Season

By | December 5th, 2014|Environmental Blog|

More waste is generated between Thanksgiving and New Year’s than any other time of year, and studies repeatedly show that most of us would welcome less gift-giving and stress at the holidays. Here’s Renewable Choice Energy’s essential list of Top 10 Tips for a More Sustainable Holiday Season. Tip #1: Minimize gift giving, and when [...]

2 12, 2014

Solar and Wind Energy Start to Win on Price vs. Conventional Fuels

By | December 2nd, 2014|News|

Diane Cardwell | December 2nd, 2014 | Posted on nytimes.com For the solar and wind industries in the United States, it has been a long-held dream: to produce energy at a cost equal to conventional sources like coal and natural gas. That day appears to be dawning. The cost of providing electricity from wind and [...]