KGLP Slide Show

Monday, February 6, 2012

National News

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thinkprogress.orgAs the White House considers issuing an executive order prohibiting discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity by federal contractors, the Williams Institute are out with a new report showing that 11 to 16 million additional employees would gain protections

From Ken Hughes:
“Energy consumption from buildings will increase by 14 percent from 2005 to 2030, the EIA said, down from the 44 percent spike it predicted seven years ago. Architecture 2030 says it amounts to eliminating the electricity output from 490 500-megawatt coal-fired plants over the same 25-year period.

“The new projections mean Americans will save an additional $3.7 trillion on energy...See More
insideclimatenews.orgArchitecture 2030, a building sector research and advocacy group, issued a report last week asserting that the greening of the U.S. building sector is on track to deliver far more energy savings than government officials predicted only a handful of years ago

Where do you think green building will head? As energy cost raise so does interest in solar, or does it>
Dubbed "the godfather of green," Jerry Yudelson discusses 10 trends bound for growth in the months ahead.

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