Tuesday, October 28, 2008

Hot from The Press


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Thoreau is rediscovered as a climatologist
By Cornelia Dean
The New York Times
October 27, 2008

Henry David Thoreau endorsed civil disobedience, opposed slavery and lived for two years in a hut in the woods here, an experience he described in “Walden.” Now he turns out to have another line in his résumé: climate researcher…

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Can utilities fill the green energy finance gap?
By Jeff St. John
The Street.com
October 28, 2008

The collapse of several once-mighty Wall Street investment firms -- and the massive losses sustained by those that remain -- has put a crimp on financing for green energy projects…

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Sun will shine on solar energy
By Ken Silverstein
EnergyBiz Insider
October 27, 2008

It's a reversal of fortune. The renewable energy sector once had access to inexpensive capital. But during that time it had been at risk of losing of its favorable treatment. Now the tables have turned and the industry must change its game plan…

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Green thumbs get greener
By Judy Keen
USA Today
October 23, 2008

The 160-acre Kreidermacher family farm, once a traditional dairy operation, has become an incubator for sustainable farming methods…

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Forestry gets new digs for ‘09
By Laurelin Kruse
Yale Daily News
October 27, 2008

The new home of the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, Kroon Hall — a project that began in 2006 — is on schedule and expected to be open by the end of this calendar year, officials at the school say…

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