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Renewable Energy Sources

January 3, 2012 | By | 1 Reply More
Renewable Energy Sources

Hello everyone. I recently stumbled upon this infographic on the usage and cost of renewable energy in the United States. This resource from www.good.is is a great way to visually comprehend how green efficient we are and how this is such a potential area of growth for the U.S.. I hope you are all able […]

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Green New Year’s Resolutions for 2012

December 26, 2011 | By | 6 Replies More
Green New Year’s Resolutions for 2012

Hello everyone! I hope you are spending the warmest of holidays and preparing yourselves for the upcoming 2012. Here is a compiled list of green New Year’s resolution ideas. Add all of these to your master list!  Use public transportation. A ride on the subway or bus will not only reduce carbon emissions from your car […]

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Green Initiative Plans Approved by Aliso Viejo City Council

December 16, 2011 | By | Reply More
Green Initiative Plans Approved by Aliso Viejo City Council

  Happy holidays to our wonderful readers! Thank you all so much for your support. Please spread the word about IEA to your peers! On Wednesday, December 7th, the Aliso Viejo city council held a meeting with one of its premises being to discuss the Green Initiative. (For those who aren’t familiar, the Green Initiative […]

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IEA Participates in International PEAK Roundtable Meeting

November 5, 2011 | By | Reply More
IEA Participates in International PEAK Roundtable Meeting

Promoting Energy Action & Knowledge (PEAK) held a very enlightening sustainability and green energy roundtable meeting at St. Mary and All Angels School in Aliso Viejo, California, USA last Friday, October 28, 2011. I was invited to represent the IEA and also because St. Mary’s is becoming involved in the city of Aliso Viejo’s Green […]

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World’s Greenest Tech Companies

October 27, 2011 | By | Reply More
World’s Greenest Tech Companies

The green initiative is quickly expanding and growing through many dimensions. I wanted to share to all members of the IEA and all website visitors a recent article I stumbled upon. It is not often that green efforts are applauded and appreciated by the worldwide community. To read the full article on The Daily Beast […]

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IEA Welcomes First Chinese School Member

October 23, 2011 | By | 2 Replies More
IEA Welcomes First Chinese School Member

It is with great enthusiasm that we welcome the first Chinese energy club in joining our International Energy Alliance. In communications with Zhong Haozhong, a tenth grade student from Guiyang No. 1 High School in the province of Guizhou, Zhong has acknowledged that his energy club has been formed and is officially recognized by his school. His school is very prestigious and we greatly look forward to the participation and views of new members and students from the energy club at Guiyang No. 1 High School, Guizhou Province, China. Recently, there has been great news about China and its efforts in clean energy. In fact, the New

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ANHS Energy Club promotes Green Initiative at Aliso Viejo Founder’s Day Event

October 15, 2011 | By | Reply More
ANHS Energy Club promotes Green Initiative at Aliso Viejo Founder’s Day Event

The Aliso Niguel High School energy club and IEA helped out today at the Aliso Viejo City Founder’s Day event. This event is a celebration of the tenth anniversary of the city of Aliso Viejo, and the Aliso Viejo city planning group was at this festive event to promote its Green Initiative. The city’s Green […]

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Aliso Niguel High School Club Rush

September 30, 2011 | By | 6 Replies More
Aliso Niguel High School Club Rush

This is the second year for our energy club at Aliso Niguel High School. I am happy to say that for our energy club, the club rush was a success. The competition for club members is fierce …. only so many people wanting to get involved in clubs, and  a lot of clubs to choose […]

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Next Aliso Viejo Green Initiative Meeting

September 19, 2011 | By | Reply More
Next Aliso Viejo Green Initiative Meeting

The city of Aliso Viejo is planning some very exciting and energy smart changes. Believe it or not, you can have input into this process. In fact, they welcome it. The next meeting is on Sept 29, 2011, 7:00pm. Please see attached flier for specifics: Green City Workshop Flyer 092911 The idea behind this Green Initiative is […]

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The Media Recognizes IEA efforts

August 25, 2011 | By | Reply More

On August 21, 2011 the Aliso Viejo Patch published an article, “Joining Together to Protect the Planet” which acknowledges IEA efforts and activities. In the article IEA founding member, Andrew Hunter, describes the origins of the alliance and some of the activities. If you are wondering what the IEA is all about, you must read […]

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So What is the Aliso Viejo Green Initiative

August 24, 2011 | By | 5 Replies More

This overview has been provide courtesy of Bruce Cook . It’s a great overview of the process such an initiative may need to go through in your city. Chances are that your city has some sort of environmental plan in plan. This plan makes so much sense, if your city doesn’t have such a plan […]

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China International Environment Forum

August 24, 2011 | By | 15 Replies More
China International Environment Forum

In June 2010, myself along with the help of fellow IEA Founder Andrew Hunter created and developed the China & America: Building our Future Environmental Forum. This event took place in Guiyang, China and was comprised of students from both the United States and China who share a common passion for the environment. Former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger wrote a letter commending

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Time for Energy Clubs to Plan

August 23, 2011 | By | Reply More
Time for Energy Clubs to Plan

The Alliance has been working all summer getting ready for the fall. Whether you are starting a new club, or carrying on with an existing club, it’s time to start planning.

Existing clubs, it’s a good time of the year to meet with your key members, or even all members to set goals for the upcoming year. Planning now will give you the momentum you need for a good year. Remember, it’s not just about having a club. It’s about having a club that has accomplishments. Getting your members together to plan goals now will help your members budget their time in the rest of their activities. If you start too late, you may find that your members have all their

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Aliso Viejo Green Initiative Workshop Coming Up

August 23, 2011 | By | 1 Reply More

The city of Aliso Viejo is having their 1st workshop for the fall series of implementation strategies of the Green Initiative. “Energy & Water Conservation.” Thursday, September 1, 2011, 7:00pm, Aliso Viejo Conference Center, 31 Santa Barbara Drive, Aliso Viejo. Refreshments will be served. Questions? 949.425.2591 Fellow students, this is a great way to start […]

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Aliso Viejo Green Initiative Opportunity

August 23, 2011 | By | Reply More

In my meeting today with Albert Armijo and Bruce Cook, director of planning services for Aliso Viejo, and Green Initiative Program Manager, respectively, we discussed the future of the Green Initiative, and how the International Energy Alliance could work collaboratively with the city on this project. What’s really great about this opportunity is that they […]

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Shanghai Enviro / Energy Study

August 1, 2011 | By | 2 Replies More
Shanghai Enviro / Energy Study

International Energy Alliance members traveled to Shanghai, China, to study environmental and energy issues in urban planning June 24-29. This study was actually designed by Andrew Hunter, Paolo Noppenberger and Ariela Osuna with the help of HPP architects based in Germany, Energy Design also based in Germany, and Tongji University based in Shanghai. Andrew had been helping with urban planning for the city of Aliso Viejo in California and had forwarded the PowerPoint presentations from the city to Shanghai so that the ideas and issues could be integrated into the lectures. The city of Aliso Viejo Green Initiative is now a collaborative project for the IEA.

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