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Deirdre talks about cohousing on MPBN


I was on the radio this week (MPBN's new call-in program - they're taking listener suggestions for what to name it) talking about cohousing with...
By Deirdre Fulton  |  December 09, 2011
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Deval's Green Blues

The document in question contains the final regulations for the state's biomass subsidies, and according to environmentalists, the Patrick administration is planning to reverse its pre-election position — and fly in the face of good science — for the be
Long supported by the state's environmental organizations, Governor Patrick has started a war with them over biomass
By DAVID S. BERNSTEIN  |  September 02, 2011

Killing ethanol

Estimates vary, but it's safe to say that restaurants and institutions (such as colleges or hospitals) waste tons of food every year; last September, a group of students at the College of the Atlantic noticed that their school was no exception.
Going green
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  June 10, 2011
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Greening the knowledge district

Christopher Bull is on the engineering faculty at Brown University, but what he teaches is a vision. “We all bear some responsibility in the direction the world goes,” he says, “and we need to accept that responsibility and act on it.”
Bull Session
By MARION DAVIS  |  March 11, 2011

Layers of buying local

When we drink a glass of organic milk, or eat organic pork sausage with our organic scrambled eggs, it’s easy to forget what goes into securing that “organic” label.
Going green
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  June 11, 2010
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Headphones TNG

New Hampshire green-tech nerd Aaron Fournier has an undeniable pitch for his new company, Thinksound, and its line of cool-daddy wood-grain headphones.
Think Sound
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  April 23, 2010


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Going Green Guide

Paint some leaves on some shit
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By BRIAN MCFADDEN  |  April 16, 2010
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Up in Smoke in New Hampshire

President Barack Obama has championed a platform that pledges commitment to a green economy. But this probably isn't what he had in mind.
Live Fried or Die Dept.
By VALERIE VANDE PANNE  |  January 08, 2010

Building on green energy

This month, my landlord will install new energy-efficient windows in my apartment. This is great news: Better insulation will reduce both my energy use and my heating bills. I'm happy to be experiencing first-hand what many agree is the single most-imp
Going green
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  September 04, 2009