Energy Self-Reliant States Weekly: Relative Energy Efficiency of Residential Building Energy Codes

Is your state lagging on its energy code for buildings?  This new graphic illustrates the relative energy efficiency of standard building energy codes and shows which states are lagging (and what that lag costs consumers on their energy bills). And in honor of the American Labor Day holiday this past weekend, an …

ILSR’s Energy Self-Reliant States: Minneapolis City Council Unanimously Votes for a Better Energy Future

Grassroots pressure makes a difference, as Minneapolis’ city council unanimously adopts a framework for advancing local energy goals thanks to work of the Minneapolis Energy Options campaign (ILSR a leading partner).  For more on the local energy effort, check outmy published commentary on the city of Minneapolis’ flirtation with a municipal electric utility at the …

Sexism in the City of London Voting System Revealed

Sexism in the City of London as Men Rule in Elections By Simon Clark – Mar 24, 2013 8:01 PM ET Facebook Share LinkedIn Google +1 1 COMMENT Print QUEUE Q Some companies are flouting rules that say the employees they choose to vote in City of London elections should reflect the makeup of their …