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Eagles aim to turn Lincoln Financial Field into world’s greenest stadium

The Philadelphia Eagles' Lincoln Financial Field, built before the advent of seriously green construction, is soon to become the greenest stadium in the world, the club is to announce Thursday.
"We never really accepted the notion that to do great by the environment would not be a wise business practice, or too costly,"
- owner Jeffrey Lurie

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Eagles aim to turn Lincoln Financial Field into world’s greenest stadium

Source: The Philadelphia Inquirer, Wed November 24, 2010
The Philadelphia Eagles' Lincoln Financial Field, built before the advent of seriously green construction, is soon to become the greenest stadium in the world, the club is to announce Thursday.

New Green Jobs Don’t Require College Degree

Source: GREENandSAVE, Sat November 07, 2009
As solar incentives kick off during Energy Awareness Month, new jobs are opening up all across the nation.

The Plow & Hearth(R) Campaign to Reforest America(R) Reaches Goal

Source: Yahoo! Finance, Sat October 24, 2009
The Plow & Hearth(R) Campaign to Reforest America®, a yearlong reforestation effort launched by the company last October has reached its goal of donating one million trees to be planted in locations across the country.

Teenage girl hailed for helping fallen runner

Source: Philadelphia Inquirer, Sat October 24, 2009
Dominique Lincoln was running up a hill during a cross-country race when the ground beneath her seemed to vanish.

Roethlisberger repays Detroit with K-9 cops

Source: Detroit Free Press, Thu October 15, 2009
Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is donating two K-9 unit dogs to Detroit -- the city where he won the first of his two Super Bowl rings.

Microbe found two miles under Greenland ice is reawakened from a 120,000-year sleep

Source: Mail Online, Tue June 16, 2009
A tiny purple bug that has been buried under nearly two miles of ice for 120,000 years has been revived in a lab.

Institute compost powers conversion of USDA’s new organic People’s Garden along National

Source: Rodale Institute, Thu June 04, 2009
About the time that Chemical Ag spokespeople were chiding Michelle Obama for promoting home-grown organic food with her White House garden, compost from the Rodale Institute farm was landing on a new organic garden right in front of U.S. Department of Agriculture headquarters.

Paper, wood and copper that changed the world

Source: Gloucester County Times, Sun April 05, 2009
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - Galileo Galilei was not impressed by the telescope he came upon, suggesting the invention by the Dutch that supposedly would open the sky for exploration was a mere "toy."

Could future cars consume, not produce, greenhouse gases?

Source: KABC, Fri March 20, 2009
University Park, Pennsylvania, USA - File this under Sounds Too Good To Be True: Researchers using nanomaterials at Penn State are experimenting with a device that changes carbon dioxide into methane that can be used as transportation fuel.

Sun-powered device converts CO2 into fuel

Source: New Scientist, Thu February 19, 2009
Powered only by natural sunlight, an array of nanotubes is able to convert a mixture of carbon dioxide and water vapour into natural gas at unprecedented rates.

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