Archive for July 2010

DOE Awards Up to $122M for Making Fuel from Sunlight

More reports coming in from the Cleantech Open National Conference: Revolutionary — that’s how the Department of Energy describes the methods for generating fuels directly from sunlight that the agency hopes will emerge from a new project in California.

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Life Long Learning

Video from the OLLi conference coming soon! In the mean time, preview or download Ian Bryan’s visuals from his presentation at Furman on the intersection of social media and retirement trends: Download Link: http://www.sensiblecity.com/ian-furmanpresentationvf.zip

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Governor Quinn and Mayor Daley Open Fourth Annual Chicago Green Festival

CHICAGO – Illinois Governor Pat Quinn joined Mayor Richard M. Daley for the opening ceremony of the Fourth Annual Chicago Green Festival on Saturday, which included Quinn’s signing an amendment to the Capital Development Board Act. The updated legislation calls for the measurement, reporting and comparison of energy consumption across 10 types of buildings, for…

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Our Community Investments

Sensible City invests from its profits each month into microfinance projects throughout the developing world via kiva.org. We encourage you to join us in these efforts!

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