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Forum Addresses Colorado's New Energy Economy

The Sustainable Industries Economic Forum concluded its six-city series on March 25 with a morning of public and private sector thought leadership in Denver, Colorado. Paul Hawken’s keynote address anchored the subsequent panel and presentations by Denver Mayor Hickenlooper and...

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Authors Nordhaus and Shellenberger to speak at Tattered Cover

Authors of "The Death of Environmentalism" are back with a new book "Break Through: From the Death of Environmentalism to the Politics of Possibility". Amazon's Editorial Review states: "Break Through offers more than policy prescriptions and demands more than casual...


$500,000 In Seed Grants For Renewable Energy Research

"A joint center of the University of Colorado at Boulder, Colorado State University, the Colorado School of Mines, the National Renewable Energy Laboratory and industry has announced $500,000 in grants to 10 teams pursuing renewable energy research ranging from the...


Green Drinks Denver: Thursday, October 25

Every month people who work in, or are interested in the green design industry meet for drinks at informal sessions called "Green Drinks." The public is invited to come learn and share more about the green design movement. Join us...

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Design organization AIGA embraces sustainability

The American Institue of Graphic Arts kicked off its national convention last week with a Green Salon in Denver. AIGA's hope is that chapters across the U.S. will start their own Green Salons as a way to get designers thinking...


Front Range explodes with sustainability events

Wow! Starting this weekend and going well into October you can find just about any sustainability subject covered onsite, in person. Ft. Collins is hosting their 8th annual Sustainable Living Fair. Go to the Belgium Brewing Company and look for...

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LEED and Modular and Infill, Oh My!

A Boulder architecture firm announced last week that they have designed the first-ever factory-built and LEED-certified home in the nation. The house will be set on-site later this month, in Denver's Highlands neighborhood, and is scheduled to undergo LEED Silver...

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Denver Federal Center Going Green

Green Wombat is reporting that SunEdison has won a government contract to build a $6.9M solar array to provide 1-Megawatt of power to the Denver Federal Center. The array will be built on a 6-acre plot adjacent to 6th avenue...


Green Drinks Denver: July 26

Every month people who work in, or are interested in the green design industry meet for drinks at informal sessions called "Green Drinks." The public is invited to come learn and share more about the green design movement. Join us...


CU researchers point to glaciers and ice caps

Researchers at the University of Colorado at Boulder have just released the results of a study which draws attention to the role of glaciers and ice caps on rising levels of sea water. Their findings dispel the previously held theory...