Archive for January 25th, 2009

Wall Street Green Trading Summit Price Improvement
Due to economic conditions, the Wall Street Green Trading Summit is offering a price improvement for Peter Fusaro’s premier environmental trading event. This year’s summit is now offering a $500 price savings for attendees. The event has sold out the past two years.
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Solmetric SunEye Adds New Data Views

Solmetric SunEye Adds New Data Views
The Solmetric SunEye(TM) version 2.8 adds new views of shade data and further enhances solar energy site analysis. In the Obstruction Elevation View, the SunEye shows the angle of obstruction elevation vs. azimuth. In addition to Solar Access, the SunEye can now also display Total Solar Resource Fraction (TSRF) which compares how much energy at a site is available with the given orientation and shading compared to the optimal orientation without shading. Both features facilitate applications for state incentive programs.
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Mexico City vows to green garbage dumps

Most of Mexico City still relies on garbage pickers — generations of scavengers, many born inside the landfills. But the city plans to waste less and recycle more, incorporating those scavengers into the business.Mexico City wants to turn one of the planet’s biggest and messiest waste management systems into the greenest in Latin America, if not the developing world.

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Last whale stranded in Australia dies

Last whale stranded in Australia dies

A photo from Tasmania Parks and Wildlife Service shows sperm whale tranded on a sand bar off Perkins Island in Australia's Tasmania state on Friday.The last survivor among a group of 45 sperm whales that became stranded on a remote Australian sandbar died Sunday, ending a long and disappointing rescue effort.

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Hopes fade for last whale stranded in Australia

A photo from Tasmania Parks and Wildlife Service shows sperm whale tranded on a sand bar off Perkins Island in Australia's Tasmania state on Friday.The last survivor of a pod of 45 sperm whales that became stranded on a remote Australian beach is trapped behind the bodies of its family group and is likely to die, rescuers said Sunday.

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