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Innovation, Sustainability, and Historic Buildings - The Blog for Preservation Leadership Forum

I recently read an article that highlights how energy-efficient systems can be integrated into a historic building in a low impact way. GSA Rocky Mountain Region, Design-Build Partners of The Beck Group, and Westlake Reed Leskosky ‘s renovation of GSA’s Wayne N. 90 more words

Energy Use

Delivering Marine Renewable Energy Targets in the Face of Unknown Environmental Impacts

Environmentalists struggle to deliver world-class solutions to complex environmental problems without further harming Earth’s natural systems. This well-known dilemma stems from unknown or ambiguous environmental impacts. 629 more words

If it heats up, we want to cool off

David Unger writes in the Christian Science Monitor about warming climates and rising incomes leading to a surge in cooling-related energy use, according to the latest report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. 697 more words

Climate Change

PhD Studentships in energy mobility and demand at the DEMAND Centre

PhD Studentships in the DEMAND Centre, Lancaster University

Two 3 year fully funded PhD studentships are available to start in October 2014. The ‘Dynamics of Energy Mobility and Demand Centre’ is a newly established social science led research centre that is investigating the foundations and dynamics of energy demand in the context of low carbon policies and demand reduction objectives. 142 more words

Studentships

Probably The Most Important Chart In The World | Zero Hedge

Probably The Most Important Chart In The World | Zero Hedge.

Having discussed the links between economic growth and energy resource constraints, and with the current geo-political fireworks as much about energy (costs, supply, and demand) as they are human rights, it would appear the following chart may well become the most-important indicator of future tensions… 586 more words

Economic

Probably The Most Important Chart In The World | Zero Hedge

Probably The Most Important Chart In The World | Zero Hedge.

Having discussed the links between economic growth and energy resource constraints, and with the current geo-political fireworks as much about energy (costs, supply, and demand) as they are human rights, it would appear the following chart may well become the most-important indicator of future tensions… 586 more words

Economic

Growing global thirst for energy threatens water supplies

Energy production accounts for almost 15% of global water usage. Photograph: Reuters

Growing demand for energy will put increasing pressure on the world’s already strained water resources, particularly in developing and emerging economies, the UN has warned. 673 more words

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