ECO-LIFESTYLE CENTER

Feb 7, 2019 by

Istanbul is perhaps one of the world’s leading examples of unsustainable retail development.

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Q+A: What Is a Smart City? Thr...

Feb 6, 2019 by

In a roundtable with ARCHITECT, architect Paul Doherty, policy and sustainability expert Debra Lam, and author Anthony Townsend trade opinions and insights on what the buzzword really means, why the world’s largest companies want a stake, and how architects can step up to the plate.

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Cooper Hewitt to Showcase Desi...

Feb 5, 2019 by

As a polar vortex sweeps across the nation, we are again forced to confront the new realities of a changing climate. Luckily, some architects and designers are collaborating with scientists, engineers, and environmentalists to develop solutions to social and environmental issues caused by global warming.

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7 Unique Ways to Go Green in t...

Jan 30, 2019 by

There are a variety of ways to go green in the home, such as recycling, using less water, opting for plastic alternatives, and cutting down on energy use.

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Major brands commit to selling...

Jan 29, 2019 by

If the Loop pilot project succeeds, store shelves could soon look a lot different than they do now.

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Will this human dressed as a r...

Jan 24, 2019 by

In the wild world of U.S. politics, it isn’t unusual for elected officials to use props to illustrate their points. As you might recall, Republican Oklahoma Senator Jim Inhofe brought a snowball onto the Senate floor to argue against the validity of global warming.

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Why Reusing Buildings Should B...

Jan 19, 2019 by

At the inaugural Rio Conference on the Global Environment in 1992, three facts became abundantly clear: the earth was indeed warming; fossil fuels were no longer a viable source of energy; and the built environment would have to adapt to this new reality.

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China gets tough on US recycla...

Jan 10, 2019 by

Beijing’s 2018 crackdown on recyclables was widely decried as a disaster for global recycling. Facing rising recycling costs, cities like Sanford, Maine, have found innovative ways to respond.

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Europeans want to repair, not ...

Jan 9, 2019 by

The Right to Repair movement is rapidly growing – and it can’t come soon enough.

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Millet anyone? Facing soil cri...

Jan 5, 2019 by

Few Americans think much about where their food comes from, let alone the dirt it grows in. But in the US Midwest and Plains some farmers are looking to the soil to improve their crops and protect the environment.

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Ideas for Building an Eco-Frie...

Jan 4, 2019 by

Are you hoping to add a shed to your backyard so that you will have additional storage space and make your outdoor area more aesthetically pleasing?

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Why should I sacrifice when bi...

Jan 3, 2019 by

Have you ever heard the credo “every day, once a day, give yourself a present?” It comes from Agent Dale Cooper in Twin Peaks, and personally, I live by it.I propose a slight modification: Every day, once a day, give your future self a present … by doing something to counteract climate change. Certainly less catchy, but a more noble motto nonetheless.

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Trump’s White House Will Have ...

Dec 18, 2018 by

The bill is now on the mayor’s desk.

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The Farm Bill Ignores the Real...

Dec 14, 2018 by

True farming reform means adjusting the system to support small and midsize producers and cultivating a more sustainable system of agriculture.

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Harvard Opens Snøhetta-Designe...

Dec 6, 2018 by

Dubbed HouseZero, the building uses data-collecting sensors, passive ventilation, low embodied energy materials, and geothermal wells, among other strategies.

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Trump’s air pollution adviser:...

Oct 25, 2018 by

Last spring, air pollution researchers from around the world gathered to discuss their latest findings. Among them were scientists who led landmark studies linking smog and soot to deadly health problems.

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Simple Steps to Living a Green...

Sep 26, 2018 by

Going green and living a more sustainable life doesn’t…

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Solar panels and rooftop praye...

Sep 25, 2018 by

In science, research accidents can lead to breakthroughs.

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Buy It For Life: Best Products...

Sep 25, 2018 by

We’ve all heard someone claim that products just aren’t made like they used to be…

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What Is Greenwashing, And How ...

Sep 17, 2018 by

How to determine if your eco-friendly practices and purchases are really ..

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We could shift to sustainabili...

Sep 6, 2018 by

The costs of the status quo keep rising;

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Concrete, It’s Electric!

Sep 4, 2018 by

Researchers are increasingly innovating renewable concrete…

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NOW MADE PUBLIC—AGENDA 2030 SE...

Sep 1, 2018 by

2015 was the year when countries shaped and adopted a NEW development agenda…

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GO Homes are predesigned, pref...

Aug 31, 2018 by

GO Logic have always designed beautiful homes.

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Solar vs Coal: Can green energ...

Aug 24, 2018 by

Polar ice caps are melting and thus causing higher sea levels…

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Amid plutonium fears, schools ...

Aug 23, 2018 by

[Translate] This Land is Your Land Colorado A nearby town is suing over fears that the land, once home to a nuclear weapons facility,...

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Honorable Mention: Hydroformed...

Aug 7, 2018 by

[Translate] 2018 R+D AWARDS Honorable Mention: Hydroformed Shading, a Metal Feature Shaped by Water For Harvard University’s...

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How tech’s richest plan ...

Jul 29, 2018 by

[Translate] Guardian.com Douglas Rushkoff for Medium Silicon Valley’s elite are hatching plans to escape disaster – and when it...

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Ted Nordhaus Is Wrong: We Are ...

Jul 27, 2018 by

[Translate] VARIABLES/Essays & Opinion The co-founder of the Breakthrough Institute has a cheery vision of the future. If only...

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This Biodegradable Coffee Cup ...

Jul 27, 2018 by

[Translate] An astounding 50 billion of those paper cups per year will end up in U.S. landfills because their material cannot be...

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