Contributed Columns Archives

Increased Expectations For Utilities Despite Declining Electricity Sales

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New report shows the need for regulatory model that supports investments that share cost savings, rewards utilities for innovation, and helps create affordable energy.

U.S. Natural Gas: In The Midst of A Change That Will Alter Flows, Prices


The report focuses on supply and demand fundamentals and highlights regional market changes afoot for more than a dozen natural gas production basins.

After Sandy: New Report Looks At Mitigating Climate Change Through Land Use

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Urban Land Institute report offers recommendations on strengthening community resiliency based on the reality of a post-Sandy world.

New Partnership Encourages Private Investment In Natural Infrastructure


Report is first effort of “NatLab,” a cross-sector partnership between the Nature Conservancy, the Natural Resources Defense Council and EKO Asset Management Partners.

Top U.S. Markets For Life Sciences Trend To Smaller Cities In Face Of Patent Cliff

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Jones Lang LaSalle’s 2012 Life Sciences Cluster Report shows greater Boston, San Diego, Philadelphia and Raleigh-Durham rising in importance as industry hubs.

Report Ranks U.S. Cities’ Efforts To Save Energy

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Boston earns top honors in a new report ranking 34 of America’s largest cities on their efforts to cut energy use and costs; all cities have opportunity to save more.

Real Estate Industry Making Progress In Reducing Energy Consumption And Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Data Source: International Energy Agency, 2012 Key World Energy Statistics.

A new report published by the Urban Land Institute’s (ULI) Greenprint Center for Building Performance suggests that the global real estate industry continues to make progress in improving the environmental performance of existing buildings.