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Topic - Environment, Energy & Climate Change Archive

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Perris Solar Shine Program Saves Money and Resources

Perris Solar Shine Program Saves Money and Resources

July 2009
Coping with the Crunch: Utility and Water Savings

Coping with the Crunch: Utility and Water Savings

Cities are implementing a number of innovative strategies.

July 2009
An Ocean of Opportunity

An Ocean of Opportunity

The Marine Life Protection Act gives cities a tool to protect both economic and natural resources.

July 2009
Calculating Carbon Emissions

Calculating Carbon Emissions

Is it better to invest in high-efficiency fluorescent lamps or a new heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) system if you can’t do both?

July 2009
Symposium Focuses On Creating Healthier Neighborhoods

Symposium Focuses On Creating Healthier Neighborhoods

July 2009
Too Much Waste Costing Too Much Money: It’s Time for Product Stewardship

Too Much Waste Costing Too Much Money: It’s Time for Product Stewardship

Despite recycling efforts, waste generation continues to increase.

July 2009
Tips for Your Community: How to Save Lighting Energy

Tips for Your Community: How to Save Lighting Energy

The California Lighting Technology Center at the University of California, Davis, puts the goals of green design and energy-efficient lighting into practice and offers local governments a number of useful resources.

June 2009
Regional Effort Helps Communities Save Money, Energy, Water and the Environment

Regional Effort Helps Communities Save Money, Energy, Water and the Environment

City officials are searching for ways to improve municipal efficiency, conserve resources and stretch the public’s dollars. In Southern California, a regional collaboration has found a way to do just that.

June 2009
Building a Green Economy: The Recycled Market Development Zone Program Provides Help and Resources

Building a Green Economy: The Recycled Market Development Zone Program Provides Help and Resources

The RMDZ program provides affordable loans and technical assistance that can help a manufacturing business through the challenging formative stages of developing new recycled-materials products.

May 2009
What the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Means for Your City

What the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Means for Your City

The federal economic stimulus funding is on a fast track. Here’s what you need to know about what’s available and how to apply.

April 2009