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Climate Reality Leadership Corps Training in Pittsburgh

The Climate Reality Leadership Corps Training will be held October 17-19, 2017, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The application deadline is September 12, 2017. Interested individuals must apply and be accepted to attend the training, which includes a session with Climate Reality Project Chairman and Founder, former U.S. Vice President Al Gore.

 

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Local Innovation to National Leadership: Pittsburgh 2030 District Progress Report for 2016

The Pittsburgh 2030 District, a strategic initiative of Green Building Alliance, published its annual Progress Report on Tuesday, celebrating four years of rigorous reductions in energy use, water consumption, and transportation emissions. More than doubling in area and quadrupling from 81 to 491 committed properties since founding, Pittsburgh leads all 17 established 2030 Districts in committed […]

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Clean Power Plan Support in Op-Ed by Mayors of Pittsburgh & Philadelphia

Mayor Peduto of Pittsburgh and Mayor Kenney of Philadelphia have spoken out in support not only of a new federal power plan, but also a way to comply that puts those most vulnerable (those who spend the highest portion of their income on energy bills) first. The Clean Power Plan aims to reduce carbon pollution from […]

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Costs & Benefits of a Green Roof: An Academic Study

There have been a number of incentive programs in various cities to encourage the implementation of green roofs. How cost effective is a green roof, from private costs and benefits to the building owner, to the public benefits? What is known about the reduced burden on stormwater systems, the impact on the heat island effect, and the reduction in greenhouse gas […]

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