NARF’s Commitment to Environme...

Jul 30, 2019 by

It is clear that our natural world is undergoing severe, catastrophic climate change that adversely impacts the lives of people and ecosystems worldwide. Native Americans and Alaska Natives are especially vulnerable and are experiencing disproportionate negative impacts on their cultures, health, and food systems.

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The Case for Declaring a Natio...

Jul 12, 2019 by

Given that the fate of millions of species, the future livelihoods of current high schoolers, and the stability of modern civilization rests in the balance, the only word to describe the situation is: emergency

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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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These COTE Top Ten Winners Are...

Jul 10, 2019 by

Four COTE Top Ten awardees exemplify sustainable design and community value.

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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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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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“No Evidence” That Fracking Ca...

Jun 21, 2019 by

A group of doctors and scientists have released a report highlighting that 84 percent of studies published from 2009-2015 on the health impacts of fracking conclude the industry causes harm to human health.

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Habitat meets profit as ranche...

Jun 20, 2019 by

Often agricultural and environmental interests can be at odds. On the northern Great Plains, though, ranchers increasingly find that restoring native grasslands can benefit cattle and wildlife alike.

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Innovative window solar charge...

Jun 18, 2019 by

Recently launched on Kickstarter, the Window Solar Charger was conceived from the idea that everyone should be able to generate their own clean energy.

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Upcycled plastic bottles are u...

Jun 18, 2019 by

Innovative design start-up Six Miles Across London Limited (small.) has just unveiled an emergency shelter made almost entirely out of upcycled plastic bottles.

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World’s first upcycled high-ri...

Jun 18, 2019 by

Danish architecture firms Lendager Group and TREDJE NATUR want to prove that building tall doesn’t need to come at the cost of the environment or human comfort.

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Temperatures leap 40 degrees a...

Jun 17, 2019 by

And it may be messing with our weather.

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Building awareness of architec...

Jun 17, 2019 by

A new understanding and greater awareness of our interaction with the natural environment—and just how significant it is—is helping to open people’s eyes to what it means to build responsibly and sustainably.

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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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College of Architecture &...

Jun 16, 2019 by

Edward Mazria is an internationally recognized architect, author, researcher, and educator.

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Ed Mazria & Francesca Des...

Jun 16, 2019 by

The Next Built Environment, Today

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Letting the Sunshine In

Jun 11, 2019 by

Daylighting strategies to enhance occupant performance and comfort as well as manage operational expenses.

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Tomorrow’s Healthy Connected C...

Jun 11, 2019 by

Pocket Neighborhood author and community expert Ross Chapin shares his ideas on tomorrow’s community design.

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Is Health the New Design Imper...

Jun 11, 2019 by

Expert Carl Seville speaks to healthy building program certifications and processes that are gaining popularity.

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Flow Hive takes the hassle out...

Jun 11, 2019 by

Stuart and Cedar Anderson come from a long line of beekeeping, but the father and son duo are revolutionizing the beekeeping world with their own invention, the Flow Hive.

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Why the Building Sector May Be...

Jun 2, 2019 by

Architects have enormous sway in specifying building materials and modes of operation; they also understand the political, budget, and client-education barriers to executing zero-carbon designs better than anyone.

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‘Gas Is a Loser and It&#...

Jun 1, 2019 by

“Despite desperate attempts by the oil and gas industry to persuade policymakers that their products have a future in a climate-safe world, a rational look at the data clearly shows otherwise.”

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‘Chernobyl’ TV miniseries: the...

Jun 1, 2019 by

The 1986 Chernobyl nuclear disaster was a global wake-up call, a human tragedy that is still unfolding.

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It’s Too Late for a Green New ...

May 26, 2019 by

We all owe a huge debt of gratitude to those who have articulated the Green New Deal (GND), especially Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and the Sunrise Movement.

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HOW TO KEEP SAFE IN A WIRELESS...

May 25, 2019 by

We are honored to have the renowned 5G and wireless expert and activist, Dafna Tachover, Esq. here in Encinitas for a presentation.

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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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Are Fossil Fuel Companies Dest...

May 16, 2019 by

New research links carbon emissions from the major oil and gas producers to dangerous changes in the oceans’ chemistry

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Green roofs to take over NYC s...

May 16, 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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What We Did Not Learn from the...

May 13, 2019 by

Inside and beyond those white boxes, there are ideas for building a better world.

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Is Health the new Design Imper...

May 9, 2019 by

Pocket Neighborhood author and community expert Ross Chapin shares his ideas on tomorrow’s community design.

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