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