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The Green Life: Daily Roundup: December 4, 2009

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December 04, 2009

Daily Roundup: December 4, 2009

Wind Doesn’t Uproot Prices: A recent study by researchers at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory finds that proximity to wind farms does not negatively affect housing prices. Green, Inc.

Green-U: Ball State University is installing the largest geothermal power system in the country on its campus. The university estimates that it can cut its carbon emissions in half with the new system. NPR

Efficiency’s Worldwide Ripple: China’s energy efficiency plans could cut oil use worldwide, lowering oil consumption by 20 percent compared to previous estimates. Environmental Capital

Youth Voices: The White House held a forum for youth leaders and cabinet members to discuss concerns and ideas about the green economy. Dot Earth

Conservative Conservationists:
James Murdoch, of News Corp, makes the case for conservatives embracing clean energy to create jobs, reduce dependence on foreign oil, and cut down on greenhouse gasses. Washington Post

--Kyle Boelte


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