President Obama at Greenbuild 2019

President Obama Offers Hope at Greenbuild 2019

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President Obama was the Keynote speaker on the first day of Greenbuild, the sustainable building and environmental education expo and conference from the U.S. Green Building Council, in Atlanta thru Friday. Here are some video snippets and the transcriptions. Unintended Consequences – President Obama’s Reflections at Greenbuild 2019 President Obama remembers his childhood and how it shaped his Sustainable Journey, …

Is There a Cure for My Climate Grief?, Hokyoung Kim

Apocalypse Got You Down? Maybe This Will Help – Searching for a cure for my climate crisis grief.

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By Cara Buckley Ms. Buckley is a reporter for The Times. Nov. 15, 20197 One day early this fall, 19 people gathered in a small event space in Red Hook, Brooklyn, and sat in a circle. They included an immigration lawyer, a therapist, an Extinction Rebellion protester, an artist and me. Outside, it was cloudlessly sunny and hot in a …

Trash Pirates, New York Times

They Love Trash – Young rebels take on the unpleasant byproducts of festival culture.

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By Penelope Green, New York Times November 16, 2019 JOSHUA TREE, Calif. — Soph Nielsen was sewing garbage onto her black T-shirt (a chicken wing, a crushed Bud Light can, a plastic fork) and struggling to attach a snarl of crusty pad thai. “This is to get people to see the trash,” she said, her fingers slick with grease. “We …

Wakefield Development

The Benefits of Cincinnati’s U.S. Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Tax Abatement

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The Cincinnati Green Building Tax Abatement has led a Community Renaissance in all 52 Neighborhoods In 2022 the early adopters of the U.S. Green Building Council’s (USGBC) Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification in 2007 will start to pay their full share of property taxes on their structure after the 15 years tax abatement allowed for building in …

Exclusive offer for Greenbuild alum

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Good Day! This is your last chance to take advantage of an exclusive offer for Greenbuild alum. Use code GB19ALUMNI by the end of day for your 20% discount from a four-day, three-day, or single day pass at Greenbuild 2019. Remember, prices go up once we’re on-site so reserve your seat now. We look forward to seeing you in Atlanta! …

Nelson Doench Residence Cincinnati LEED Certified

You Can Design and Live in a Smaller Home, It’s a LEED Benefit

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Several years back, Naomi Nelson and Lou Doench were living in a loft-style, high-ceilinged industrial loft across from Old St. Mary Church in Over-the-Rhine. And at the time, it was a perfect setup for the young couple. But when they wanted to start a family, they moved north — to Northside – and into a 120-year-old home. Their new neighborhood …

Camden Homes Cincinnati LEED Certified Homes

Camden Homes Works Uniquely with Each Homeowner to Achieve Their Personal LEED Platinum

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Achieving LEED Platinum isn’t an easy thing to do in any size home. Normally it requires solar panels and a rainwater catchment system. And Camden Homes has done that for one of their homeowners but for another that didn’t want solar panels they found other ways to achieve the highest LEED Certification for the maximum tax abatement in the City …