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Old 03-29-2011, 10:22 AM   #52
Janet Rosen
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Re: The fact that you believe a nuclear plant can explode....

Nicholas Eschenbruch wrote: View Post
Here is what has been done in my town regarding energy efficient housing, I believe it may be the largest such project worldwide:,_Freiburg
(and of course, it has a disproportionate number of aikido clubs...)
It's mainly "post-materialist" middle class though, and moderate climate.

On a more festive note, in the wake of the Fukushima catastrophe we just ousted the conservative government in my federal state, and will now have a green party prime minister in one of the most technologically innovative regions of the world. So there will be ample occasion to observe what leadership can contribute to changes.
From what I've read, there are towns in a variety of European countries way ahead of what is being done in USA on this. Oh..and congrats on the GP win

Janet Rosen
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