The monthly Green Chamber of the South Green Wednesdays in February featured a tag team presentation by the Ray C. Anderson Foundation and the Georgia Conservancy. Harriet Anderson Langford and Allie Kelly presented about the joint project entitled the Zero Mission Highway. The Zero Mission Highway is the first of its type in the country that takes a radius along a stretch of highway which has already been designated as the Ray C. Anderson Memorial Highway and will be working to enact sustainability projects all along the highway including offsetting the carbon emitted by vehicles passing along the corridor. To read the tweets in order start at the bottom and read up.
A cold early February morning was the setting for the announcement that green building leader the Epsten Group has achieved LEED double platinum status. The home offices in the historic MLK Sweet Auburn district are right on the corner for the new Altanta Street Car turn and hosts an impressive amount of green building techniques. To see the photo album from the event visit Southeast Green's Facebook page from the event. To read in order start at the bottom.
Rutherford and Laura Turner Seydel hosted Dr. George Luber and Dr. Rajendra Pachuari at EcoManor to have a discussion about the latest IPCC Version 5 report on Climate Change. Dr. Pachuari shared many findings and most importantly his new "POP" program which is aimed at youth to protect the environment. To read in order start at the bottom and read up.
Forty eight hours of previews, press conferences, tours and interviews led to lots of tweets from NAIAS2015. To read the review of the new Volt click here. To see pictures from the trip visit our Facebook album. Meet Pam Fletcher, Chief Engineer of GM's electrification program. To read in order start at the bottom.
Dr. Vandana Shiva founder of the modern seed saving movement in India, ranked top 10 feminist in the world by Forbes and international leader in the fight to stop GMOs was hosted by The Captain Planet Foundation and Georgia Organics at EcoManor. Needless to say Dr. Shiva, who has written or edited over 42 books, was amazingly informative and inspiring to the audience of supporters and sustainability leaders. She delivered stories that broke one's heart and then encouraged to fight harder to protect our crops around the world. To see pictures from the event click here. To read in order read from the bottom up. A collection of some of her books located here.
Southeast Energy Efficiency Alliance held their third annual conference along with Association of Energy Service Professionals. Offering a wide range of topics and speakers from across the country, the conference was a great blend of policy, advances in technologies and best practices. Most notably there were three outstanding keynote speeches: Suzanne Shelton of Shelton Group, Scott Jenkins GM for the new Atlanta Falcons Stadium and Georgia PSC Commissioner Tim Echols. To see pictures from the event visit our Facebook page. To read in order start at the bottom and read up. To read the different panels click on the buttons below.