Monthly Archives: November 2012

Why Are Some Americans Fighting the Keystone XL Pipeline?

In the recent US presidential campaign, the Keystone XL Pipeline got some attention from both candidates. The proposed pipeline would carry oil from tar sands in Canada to refineries in the United States. So why are some Americans fighting the … Read more

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September 2012 Home Prices Remain Mostly Unchanged from Previous Month

Home PricesThe S&P|Case-Shiller Home Price Indices with data through September 2012 were released this morning. They track home prices in 20 US metropolitan markets, from Miami to Seattle. We monitor these numbers because they’re an indicator of the available housing stock … Read more

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Savannah International Clean Energy Conference: The 7 Take-Aways

Why not just publish the take-aways for the conference rather than a three-part summary of the event? We thought the notes were too important to omit AND the take-aways greatly benefit from the context provided by the two earlier summaries. … Read more

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Savannah International Clean Energy Conference: Renewables, Efficiency & Planning

This is the second post in a three-part summary of the 2012 Savannah International Clean Energy Conference. If you’ve not read the first post, you can find it here.… Read more

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What Did You Miss at the Savannah International Clean Energy Conference?

The agenda for the Savannah International Clean Energy Conference was diverse and aggressive – Sunday reception with Governor Deal and Senator Isakson, Monday: 7am – 9pm + Tuesday: 7am – 6pm. To summarize the event and 11 pages of notes, … Read more

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A Celebration of Veteran’s Day: Design Brings Better Health, Mobility & Independence

RTAblog_2012_1109_WoundedWarriorDiscusMore than ever, design is bringing better health, mobility and independence to America’s wounded veterans. In this image, Sgt. Delvin Maston launches a discus in the 2012 Warrior Games competition in Colorado Springs.… Read more

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What Topic Was Left Out of the Presidential Race for the First Time Since 1984?

RTA_blog_2012_1106_ClimateChangeDuring the 2012 campaigns for President of the United States, one topic was conspicuously absent from the discussion. Climate change was never mentioned during the debates despite organized campaigns to bring up the topic. That got us wondering why…… Read more

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Re-Visioning Statewide Prosperity: GeorgiaForward’s 2012 Forum Report

GeorgiaForward is an independent, nonpartisan organization working to improve the state of Georgia by engaging business, political, academic and civil leaders to collaboratively shape a statewide policy agenda. If you’re not  participating in a similar group in your state, you … Read more

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