A couple other recent articles I haven’t posted individually:

Germany Wants 1 Million Electric Vehicles By 2020 – [EcoGeek]

Tiny Hut in Spain Built with Concrete and a Cow – [Inhabitat]

Weather Notes from Both Poles – [EcoGeek]

Frank Gehry’s comments about LEED were picked up on Inhabitat, and elsewhere. I don’t know if nearly as many people saw his clarifications in a followup. Gehry does not oppose the goals of energy efficiency in architecture—he says he’s been a supporter of green building since before there was an Earth Day. Rather, he was criticizing the way LEED status has been “fetishized” by architects. “It’s like if you wear the American flag on your lapel, you’re an American. …That’s what I was trying to say,” Gehry told Arndt. “You get people who are holier than thou.”

[ETA: Here is another writer’s reply, also making some good points in defense of Gehry.]

[Further ETA: Uploading a picture for Commuter Challenge blog article.]

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