13 May '11, 1pm

Making New Orleans more resilient - - #smartgrowth #urbanplanning

Making New Orleans more resilient - - #smartgrowth #urbanplanning

“Passionate and funny New Orleans writers and artists share—in essays, short stories, and advice columns—informed but cheeky thoughts on how to restore normalcy in order to rebuild after a disaster. “The book, released in December of 2010, is the brainchild of New Orleans City Councilmember Kristin Gisleson Palmer (who directed Rebuilding Together New Orleans before the election) and her husband Bobby. Field Guide is a collection from and for those who, after devastating chaos, chose creative ways to rebuild their families and communities. At times playful, at others sardonic, it is ultimately a book of hard work, perseverance and celebration on the road to New Orleans’ recovery. And while the storm is clearly Field Guide’s framework, the book is applicable to any community or city in need of redemption . . . It offers simple solutions to complex problems—from how to build...

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earth911.com 13 May '11, 1pm

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Ecological & human diversity - Sustainability & creativity - Bedrocks of resilent communities - Kaid_at_NRDC-

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switchboard.nrdc.org 09 May '11, 1pm

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Nike Wins Top Sustainability Reporting Award

sustainablebusiness.com 13 May '11, 3pm

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“RevoluSun is Hawaii’s fastest-growing provider of residential solar solutions. In less than 18 months, we’ve taken the le...

RevoluSun Wins BEST NEW BUSINESS from Pacific E...

renewableenergyworld.com 14 May '11, 1am

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Britney Spears Helps Charity Organization Rebuild New Orleans

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greentechmedia.com 13 May '11, 3pm

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businessgreen.com 09 May '11, 9am

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greenbiz.com 12 May '11, 12pm

The following was adapted from the acceptance speech given by Nike's Hannah Jones at the Ceres-ACCA North American Awards ...

Nike's Sustainability Report Takes Top Ceres-ACCA Award

Nike's Sustainability Report Takes Top Ceres-AC...

greenbiz.com 12 May '11, 1am

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greenbiz.com 12 May '11, 1pm

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