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					Annotated Bibliography- Catherine Stephens

      Barber, Jim. “Global Climate Change: Small-Business Solutions.” FDCH
             Congressional Testimony (2007). MAS Ultra- School Edition. Web, 5
             Sept. 2009.

      Barber, in his article “Global Climate Change: Small-Business Solution” (2007),
      asserts that our nation is becoming more involved in fighting against climate
      change. He supports this by saying that we are helping reducing climate change
      by “constructing LEED green buildings and powering them with green energy.”
      His purpose is to inform the readers of how they are helping in order to keep the
      confidence of our nation strong against this climate change and in these green
      buildings. Barber establishes a formal relationship with the readers of the article
      since he is not directly speaking to anyone, he is „speaking‟ to the people of our
      nation who are trying to improve our environment with „green‟ building.


      Bolstad, Erika. “Eco-logical library is a study in green: A two-story public
             Library in Pembroke Pines may be Broward‟s first „green‟ building.”
             Miami Herald, The (FL) (2006). Newspaper Source. Web. 4 Sept. 2009

      Bolstad, in her article “Eco-logical library” (2006), asserts that this library is the
      first „green building‟ in the county on the campus of Broward Community
      College. Bolstad describes the library as “the first building in the county to meet
      the environmental standards which are to use natural light, recycled materials, and
      energy efficient design. Her purpose is to describe how the library compares to
      other normal buildings in order to prove that „green buildings‟ are a much better
      choice. Bolstad establishes a formal relationship with her readers since her article
      is factual and nothing insinuates that she is taking a side.


      Haggman, Mathew. “CEO of US Green Building Council discusses benefits of
           Green building: Richard Fedrizzi, CEO of U.S. Green Building Council,
           outlines the benefits of environmentally responsible building.” Miami
           Herald, The (FL) (2007). Newspaper Source. Web. 3 Sept. 2009.

      Mathew Haggman, in his article “Green Building” (2007), claims that convincing
      building companies to “go green” would bring dynamic advantages. Haggman
      supports this by explaining how there would be large savings, increased
      marketability, and a transformation of the building industry. His purpose is to help
      the building industry to understand the efficiency of “going green” in order to
      become environmentally responsible. Haggman establishes a formal relationship
      with the building companies who may be looking to further their business by
      being „eco-friendly‟.
Schwartz, David A. “Mayor, council hear of coming „green‟ revolution.”
      Sun- Sentinel (Fort Lauderdale, FL) (2008). Newspaper Source.
      Web. 5 Sept. 2009.

Schwartz, in his article “Mayor, council hear of coming „green‟ revolution”
(2008), suggests that green building is the tipping point for building industries in a
good way. He supports this by writing about how the city wants to have more
opportunities for green building because it sustains the environment. His purpose
of the article was to inform the city‟s people on how their industries will be
changing in order to introduce this new experience of green building design.
Schwartz established a formal relationship with his readers because it was a
factual piece with small excerpts of interviews as evidence.


Strongman, Cathy. “Payback Time” Spectator (2008). Article. Web. 6 Sept. 2009.

Strongman, in her article “Payback Time” (2008), suggests that the US alone will
not be enough to help with this environmental crisis. She states Britain has 26
million existing properties that turn out 41.7 million tons of carbon dioxide. If
Britain can reduce its carbon emission by %60 then we would be alright because
they would be in the same properties as before but just modified to be “green”.
Her purpose in this article is to inform the population of America that we are not
the only ones who are putting forth efforts to help and that in order to fully
attempt this environment plus plan, Britain must match what we do by two thirds.
Strongman develops a slightly informal relationship with the resident of America
by saying „we‟ and „us‟ throughout here article, establishing that she too is a part
of this and is the same as us.


Victoria. “Province Funds Green Building Education.” M2PressWIRE (2008).
       Newspaper source. Web. 3 Sept. 2009

Victoria, in her article “Province Funds Green Building Education (2008), claims
the Green Building Council is funding education programs with $100,00 as an
essential part of “Going Green”. Victoria supports the council by stating that this
ensures the industries, enables them to teach others how to initiate safer and more
environmental building, and supports the greening of the B.C. Building Code. Her
purpose is to inform the readers on how this funding will not only help the
building industries but also in order to assist in saving our environmental
problems. Victoria establishes a formal relationship with her readers by keeping
the article informative and not opinionated.
Wilson, Alex. “Green School Initiatives.” FDCH Congressional Testimony
      (2002). MAS ultra- School Edition. Web. 5 Sept. 2009

Wilson, in his article “Green School Initiatives” (2002), suggests that
environmentally friendly schools are higher performance schools. He supports
this by stating that higher performance schools “save energy, minimize
environmental impacts, and reduce operating costs.” His purpose is to persuade
the public that in order to have higher performance schools, we need to build
more “green” schools. Wilson establishes a formal relationship towards the
`federal government as he is proposing his ideas of „green‟ schools.


“Governor Convenes Local Leaders on Future of Clean Energy Technology in
      Tennessee.” PR Newswire (2008). Article. 6 Sept. 2009.

This article, “Governor convenes local leaders on future of clean energy
technology in Tennessee” (2008), asserts that Governor Bredesen of Tennessee
and 30 other energy experts will meet at the first Governor‟s Summit on Clean
Energy Technology. At the meeting, they will discuss the understanding of energy
use and efficiency in buildings and the possibility of „going green‟. The articles
purpose is to inform the American readers of the changes that the different statees
are going through to „save‟ our environment. This article has a formal relationship
with the readers because

				
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