Local Governments Can Take On Greenhouse Gas Emissions

first_imgAddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailEmailShare to RedditRedditRedditShare to MoreAddThisMorePasadena, Long Beach, Santa Monica and West Hollywood, have all adopted new strict Green Building Codes, but Los Angeles is poised to become the largest city in the nation to do so.  “According to studies, green buildings on average can cut greenhouse gas emissions by 40%. Because buildings account for more than 70% of electricity consumption nationwide, mandating more efficient buildings can help significantly reduce emissions.”Additionally, the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority has “made a priority of encouraging development near its rail and bus stations.”(Read the full editorial in the Lost Angeles Times written by president-elect of the American Planning Association California Chapter)AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailEmailShare to RedditRedditRedditShare to MoreAddThisMorelast_img read more

Norris Cylinders employs Michael Rollins

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Cubs to Visit White House Before Obama Leaves

first_imgPhil Ellsworth / ESPN Images(CHICAGO) — The Chicago Cubs will reportedly pay a visit to the White House before President Obama leaves office later this month.A team source tells ESPN the 2016 World Series champions will go to Washington, D.C. on Monday.The Cubs’ visit comes after Obama invited the team to the White House in November after they defeated the Cleveland Indians 8-7 in Game 7 of the World Series. The extra innings win marked Chicago’s first championship since 1908.It happened: @Cubs win World Series. That’s change even this South Sider can believe in. Want to come to the White House before I leave?— President Obama (@POTUS) November 3, 2016Copyright © 2017, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.Powered by WPeMatico Relatedlast_img

Shire’s changing faces

first_imgBy ANEEKA SIMONIS PEOPLE from Brunei, Armenia, Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan make up the increasingly multicultural face of Cardinia shire, with…[To read the rest of this story Subscribe or Login to the Gazette Access Pass] Thanks for reading the Pakenham Berwick Gazette. Subscribe or Login to read the rest of this content with the Gazette Digital Access Pass subscription.last_img