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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

Building a better world, by design

What if architects across America agreed to make every building they design 50 percent more energy-efficient — and keep improving until, by 2030, they're at carbon-neutral?
Improvements
By MARION DAVIS  |  October 08, 2010
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Take this to the polls

Our endorsements for the June 8 elections
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By PORTLAND PHOENIX STAFF  |  June 04, 2010

Going green: Ghostbusters

My monthly rent payment includes heat and electricity, a luxury I'm still getting used to at the new apartment I moved into this summer.
Reducing phantom loads
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  January 28, 2009