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    utnereader:

Where the Streets are Paved with Plastic
The city of Vancouver, British Columbia, is hoping to reduce greenhouse gases by 300 tons per year by using a hybrid asphalt made with recycled plastic. Read more.

    utnereader:

    Where the Streets are Paved with Plastic

    The city of Vancouver, British Columbia, is hoping to reduce greenhouse gases by 300 tons per year by using a hybrid asphalt made with recycled plastic. Read more.

    The federal government has been slow to enact meaningful reforms to combat climate change. Fortunately, some local legislators have stepped up and are leading the way. Here are twelve American cities with innovative sustainability initiatives. 12 Cities Leading the Way in Sustainability | BillMoyers.com (via alongtimealone)

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    steveoatney:

“The city of Cambridge, Mass has teamed up with MIT to produce a Solar Tool that allows people to type an address into a website and get a detailed account of that roof’s solar electric potential. This is probably the most detailed service now existing and every building in Cambridge is covered. You can learn how much of your roof sees enough sun for a PV installation, how large that PV installation can be, how much it will cost, how high your Federal and state tax rebate will be, how much electricity it will produce in a year, and how much carbon it will displace.” 

Solar Tool v.2. Via. climateadaptation

    steveoatney:

    “The city of Cambridge, Mass has teamed up with MIT to produce a Solar Tool that allows people to type an address into a website and get a detailed account of that roof’s solar electric potential. This is probably the most detailed service now existing and every building in Cambridge is covered. You can learn how much of your roof sees enough sun for a PV installation, how large that PV installation can be, how much it will cost, how high your Federal and state tax rebate will be, how much electricity it will produce in a year, and how much carbon it will displace.” 

    Solar Tool v.2. Viaclimateadaptation

    a-day-in-the-life: John Fetterman “America’s coolest Mayor” Rehabing Bradick, Pennsylvania.
    He won by one vote. 

    We are told ceaselessly that sustainable or organic agriculture cannot feed the world. I find this claim very hard to understand. HRH The Prince Of Wales, excerpted from Co.Exist. (via fastcompany)

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