The Value of TREES

The Value of TREES

Throughout human history, trees have played an important role in improving the human condition, and some would argue, are crucial to our very existence. At the very beginning of our human experience, trees were considered sacred and honorable: oaks were worshipped by the European Druids, redwoods a part of Native American ritual, baobabs a part of African tribal life, and the ginkgo was revered by the Chinese. Early Romans, and Read more »
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March 15, 2013
Sustainable Skiing

Sustainable Skiing

What appears more pristine and exemplifies the untouched beauty of the outdoors more than a snow covered ski slope with a fresh covering of snow? If your first response is to answer affirmatively, let’s rewind for a moment. The truth is, as recently as 2003, Sierra magazine published an article about the skiing industry’s potentially negative impact on the environment. Since that time a number of ski resorts around the Read more »
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March 15, 2013
Getting Smart about Power: The Smart Grid

Getting Smart about Power: The Smart Grid

Crumbling “once super” highways, bridges seriously in need of repair and expansion, water systems stretched to the breaking point to provide for an ever-burgeoning population, this is the reality faced by our city planners, public works and transportation departments across the country. But what about the power grid? The truth is, electric power utilities are facing the most serious crisis since their inception more than a century ago. Aging infrastructure, Read more »
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January 10, 2013
What You Should Know about Your WATER FOOTPRINT

What You Should Know about Your WATER FOOTPRINT

What you should know about your WATER FOOTPRINT. We hear a lot these days about our carbon footprint and most of us understand that there are lots of ways we can impact the environment positively or negatively depending on how we choose to lead our lives. Awareness is the first hurdle to changing human behavior when it comes to protecting our world and the future we all will have here. If Read more »
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November 12, 2012
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