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Green Curtains

I’ve been off the air for a week because we’ve been on vacation:  Vienna for a few days, then down to Istria for some beach, mountains and sight seeing.  We visited a wonderful Croatian national park today:  Risnjak.

Meanwhile, here’s just a quick hitter on an item I saw on “green curtains” from the excellent writers at SmartPlanet.  Green curtains are part of the continuum of green building, hearkening to the call of biophilic design.  Simple, and in keeping with how nature does its work.  How can you miss?


See also solar roofs and white roofs.  Why in the world not?!



Bill Hewitt

Bill Hewitt has been an environmental activist and professional for nearly 25 years. He was deeply involved in the battle to curtail acid rain, and was also a Sierra Club leader in New York City. He spent 11 years in public affairs for the NY State Department of Environmental Conservation, and worked on environmental issues for two NYC mayoral campaigns and a presidential campaign. He is a writer and editor and is the principal of Hewitt Communications. He has an M.S. in international affairs, has taught political science at Pace University, and has graduate and continuing education classes on climate change, sustainability, and energy and the environment at The Center for Global Affairs at NYU. His book, "A Newer World - Politics, Money, Technology, and What’s Really Being Done to Solve the Climate Crisis," will be out from the University Press of New England in December.

Areas of Focus:
the policy, politics, science and economics of environmental protection, sustainability, energy and climate change