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Environment & Ecology: Green Building Lobby Wars, A Carbon Neutral Seattle, Looming Food Disaster


USGBC Fights Back Against Lobbying Industries 



Green building has been under attack on all fronts recently by the wood, plastic and fossil fuel industries, all of which have big bucks to spend in Washington.

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Seattle Could be Carbon Neutral by 2050 

Seattle Times


The king tides that swamped Alki last winter might be a harbinger of the effects of climate change on Seattle.

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America One Bad Winter Away from Food Disaster 

Quartz, via: @aarieff


Forget the plight of the polar bear for a moment and consider the coming collapse of the $30 billion honey bee economy in the US.

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