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From E&E, Sept. 21, 2021
"Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm warned the creators of the nation’s most widely used model for building energy codes yesterday that their work could be sliding toward "irrelevance" in addressing climate change, signaling that a once-obscure policy area is becoming a flashpoint for debates about cutting emissions.
Granholm’s comments came in a recorded speech that was aired at an annual meeting of the International Code Council, a nonprofit group whose model codes are often voluntarily adopted by states and cities."
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Kuterevo, Croatia, Bear Sanctuary
The main attraction in Kuterevo is a bear sanctuary which has been in operation since 2002. On a recent visit to Croatia, I stopped at the volunteer run refuge for bears that are unable to return to the wild.