5 Creative Ways People are Car...

Jul 12, 2019 by

It’s no secret that our planet isn’t in the best shape. The poles’ protective ice is melting, there’s a hole in the ozone layer, and no one can figure out quickly enough how to replace CO2- producing cars.

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The humble pea is America̵...

Jul 11, 2019 by

Demand for plant-based protein is driving rapid growth, while crops like corn and soy stagnate.

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How to ensure sustainable palm...

Jul 3, 2019 by

Palm oil is the most widely consumed vegetable oil on the planet.

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Cleansing Plastic From Oceans:...

Jun 28, 2019 by

Shoji Kousaka always thought of Japan as a place where people knew how to dispose of their trash.

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Success! Trader Joe’s Will Cut...

Jun 27, 2019 by

In a testament to the power of people, Trader Joe’s is committing to reducing the amount of single-use plastics in its stores!

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The Future of Architecture: 7 ...

Jun 23, 2019 by

Architects share how the industry is addressing sustainability, accessibility and urban design

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Decentralized Microgridding Ca...

Jun 16, 2019 by

“The new approach could even pave the way for 100 percent self-sufficiency in power, heat, and water.”

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In a ‘Recycled’ House, Details...

Jun 13, 2019 by

Few homeowners would want the shapes of fungus, germs or mold to freckle their walls or ceilings.

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North Carolina’s poultry...

Jun 5, 2019 by

All eyes have been on the state’s hog farms, while its poultry operations have quietly tripled in number over the past two decades with little oversight.

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What Adidas and Parley are doi...

May 31, 2019 by

From making shoes out marine debris to the Run For The Oceans global initiative, this dynamic partnership is tackling plastic pollution in a big way.

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An (Even More) Inconvenient Tr...

May 22, 2019 by

Why Carbon Credits For Forest Preservation May Be Worse Than Nothing

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My Green Kitchen: The Ultimate...

May 22, 2019 by

More and more people are making efforts to ‘go green’ at home.

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Green roofs to take over NYC s...

Apr 30, 2019 by

Moments before Earth Day, New York City passed a major Climate Mobilization Act with new regulations for reducing emissions and becoming a more resilient city — including requiring all new buildings to have green roofs.

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Climate Friendly Farming Is Ta...

Apr 30, 2019 by

New York wants to fight climate change through good farming. Here’s the dirt.

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Make America Graze Again

Apr 22, 2019 by

Nashville’s Zach Richardson uses sustainable practices — and a flock of sheep — to clear overgrown landscapes.

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Canadian grocer to allow reusa...

Apr 18, 2019 by

Starting next week, shoppers at Metro stores in Quebec can go zero waste more easily than ever.

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Why did humans start farming?

Apr 3, 2019 by

Hunter-gatherers worked less, had more varied diets, and better health – so why did we switch to agriculture?

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China’s Recycling Policy Is Ma...

Apr 2, 2019 by

“Just because it’s made of plastic doesn’t mean it can be recycled.”

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‘Regenerative agriculture’: Wo...

Mar 28, 2019 by

You’re about to start seeing the term “regenerative” when you scan packages of Cheerios and boxed mac and cheese in the grocery aisles.

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What Artificial Intelligence M...

Mar 20, 2019 by

Artificial Intelligence (AI) has the ability to complement human efforts by gathering and analyzing data to formulate solutions for various problems without human supervision.

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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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