Day: April 27, 2010

Efficiency Environmental Environmental News Global Warming News Renewable Energy Sustainable Economy

New York Universities Receive “Gold Star”: Government Nods to Universities’

Two universities in New York, Ithaca College and Hamilton College, have received the federal government’s version of a “gold star.”  Ithaca College has been awarded two Energy Star certifications for residence halls Clarke and Hood and a platinum LEED award (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) established by the U.S. Green Building Council, for a […]Read More

Climate Change and Politics Global Warming News United Nations

Brazil, South Africa, India and China want Legally Binding Outcome

Ministers from four of the major emerging economies – Brazil, South Africa, India, and China (the “BASIC” group) – met over the weekend and through Monday to discuss the next steps in international efforts to address global warming.  These four countries played a critical role in Copenhagen and collectively account for around 30% of the […]Read More