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Reduce your footprint in 2010

Berkeley would like to help you reduce your personal and collective carbon footprint and is a offering free workshop to kick-start your effort. The workshop, offered by the City of Berkeley, the Berkeley Energy Commission, the Ecology Center, and the Berkeley Fellowship of Unitarian Universalists, will, according to the organizers, cover the following: Find out […]

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Greenways and paths

The notion of creating green interventions in cities seems to be gaining pace. Not just parks, but ways in which a natural environment can lead citizens through their town. The High Line in New York is perhaps the most visible recent example. Here’s creative class thinker Richard Florida: Why not consider devoting different streets to different […]

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The world’s energy research capital. Begins with B, ends with Y

OK, my headline might be stretching the point. But it might not. Look what is coalescing in Berkeley: Energy Biosciences InstituteRenewable and Appropriate Energy LaboratoryUniversity of California Energy Institute (ugliest website ever for a serious project)The Energy Institute at Haas (new this week)A bewildering array of energy research at Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory (there’s work on […]