点废成绿 GREENING THE BEIGE

点废成绿 Greening the Beige (GtB) is an eco-minded arts collective and not-for-profit community network dedicated to nurturing awareness of environmental issues. 点废成绿 GtB promotes and celebrates earth friendly artists and organizations in Beijing.

GREEN QUOTE OF THE DAY

"Why are we being forced to choose between the economy and the environment? We tend to forget that without an environment we would not have an economy, as everything we consume and I mean everything comes from our environment."

~ Franke James (contemporary artist, photographer, writer)

  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_filter::options_validate() should be compatible with views_handler::options_validate($form, &$form_state) in /home/greening/public_html/gtb/modules/views/includes/filter.handlers.inc on line 526.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_filter::options_submit() should be compatible with views_handler::options_submit($form, &$form_state) in /home/greening/public_html/gtb/themes/acquia_marina/template.php on line 526.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_filter_many_to_one::init() should be compatible with views_handler_filter::init(&$view, $options) in /home/greening/public_html/gtb/themes/acquia_marina/template.php on line 1488.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_argument::init() should be compatible with views_handler::init(&$view, $options) in /home/greening/public_html/gtb/modules/views/includes/argument.handlers.inc on line 632.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_plugin_display::options_validate() should be compatible with views_plugin::options_validate(&$form, &$form_state) in /home/greening/public_html/gtb/modules/views/includes/plugins.inc on line 1775.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_plugin_display::options_submit() should be compatible with views_plugin::options_submit(&$form, &$form_state) in /home/greening/public_html/gtb/modules/views/includes/plugins.inc on line 1775.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_plugin_style_default::options() should be compatible with views_object::options() in /home/greening/public_html/gtb/modules/views/includes/plugins.inc on line 2946.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_plugin_row::options_validate() should be compatible with views_plugin::options_validate(&$form, &$form_state) in /home/greening/public_html/gtb/modules/views/includes/plugins.inc on line 3518.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_plugin_row::options_submit() should be compatible with views_plugin::options_submit(&$form, &$form_state) in /home/greening/public_html/gtb/modules/views/includes/plugins.inc on line 3518.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_field_comment::init() should be compatible with views_handler_field::init(&$view, $options) in /home/greening/public_html/gtb/modules/views/modules/comment.views.inc on line 480.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_field_username_comment::init() should be compatible with views_handler_field::init(&$view, $options) in /home/greening/public_html/gtb/modules/views/modules/comment.views.inc on line 529.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_field_node_new_comments::pre_render() should be compatible with views_handler_field::pre_render($values) in /home/greening/public_html/gtb/modules/views/modules/comment.views.inc on line 825.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_filter_node_status::operator_form() should be compatible with views_handler_filter::operator_form(&$form, &$form_state) in /home/greening/public_html/gtb/modules/views/modules/node.views.inc on line 1136.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_filter_search::exposed_validate() should be compatible with views_handler::exposed_validate(&$form, &$form_state) in /home/greening/public_html/gtb/modules/views/modules/search.views.inc on line 233.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_field_accesslog_path::init() should be compatible with views_handler_field::init(&$view, $options) in /home/greening/public_html/gtb/modules/views/modules/statistics.views.inc on line 291.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_field_file::init() should be compatible with views_handler_field::init(&$view, $options) in /home/greening/public_html/gtb/modules/views/modules/system.views.inc on line 227.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_filter_term_node_tid::value_validate() should be compatible with views_handler_filter::value_validate($form, &$form_state) in /home/greening/public_html/gtb/modules/views/modules/taxonomy.views.inc on line 960.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_field_upload_description::init() should be compatible with views_handler_field::init(&$view, $options) in /home/greening/public_html/gtb/modules/views/modules/upload.views.inc on line 264.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_field_user::init() should be compatible with views_handler_field::init(&$view, $options) in /home/greening/public_html/gtb/modules/views/modules/user.views.inc on line 405.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_filter_user_name::value_submit() should be compatible with views_handler_filter_in_operator::value_submit($form, &$form_state) in /home/greening/public_html/gtb/modules/views/modules/user.views.inc on line 742.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_filter_user_name::value_validate() should be compatible with views_handler_filter::value_validate($form, &$form_state) in /home/greening/public_html/gtb/modules/views/modules/user.views.inc on line 742.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_field_content::options() should be compatible with views_object::options() in /home/greening/public_html/gtb/modules/cck/includes/content.views.inc on line 258.

Beijing's Green Skies

GreenLadyC's picture

Good Morning Grayjingers!

This one goes out to you.
Keep your heads up.

Will Beijing’s Blue Skies Turn Gray This Year?

(via WSJ.com: China Real Time Report on 1/25/10)

In a presentation before Beijing’s municipal legislature Monday, Mayor Guo Jinlong said that this year’s target for days with good or excellent air quality will be 73%. That works out to 266 days—19 days below the actual number of 285 so-called “blue skies” reached last year.

--Associated Press

Beijing is aiming for 73% blue sky days this year.

But residents of the capital need not get too gloomy about his forecast: the target doesn’t necessarily represent a retreat.

In fact, Beijing consistently low-balls predictions. Last year’s blue-sky target was 71%, or 259 days, well below the actual number of blue days. This year’s prediction falls in line with that trend...

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