Architecture 2030… BIG A...

Dec 15, 2018 by

[Translate]   1.  Architecture 2030… BIG Announcement Edward Mazria FAIA   View in??browser |?? Subscribe??|...

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A moral test at climate summit...

Dec 15, 2018 by

[Translate] Why We Wrote This The Paris Agreement was forged in a spirit of unified commitment. Now world leaders must determine how...

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An Unthinkable, Inevitable Res...

Dec 3, 2018 by

Resilient design can’t save every human settlement from wildfires, drought, flooding, and other anthropogenic natural disasters. In some cases, we will have to consider retreat.

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Ecological Design Book Extract

Nov 26, 2018 by

In many ways, the environmental crisis is a design crisis. It is a consequence of how things are made, buildings are constructed, and landscapes are used.

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NYC plans to cut its biggest s...

Nov 23, 2018 by

New York City, already a relatively sustainable town, could reach new green heights if a certain city lawmaker has his way.

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Killing Plants Is the Fastest ...

Nov 21, 2018 by

A recently published study has found that “[c]limate change and human activity are dooming species at an unprecedented rate.”

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Your Children’s Yellowstone Wi...

Nov 16, 2018 by

In Yellowstone National Park, warming has brought rapid changes.
Winters are shorter. Less snow is falling.
Summers are hotter and drier.
In a few decades, this iconic American landscape will not be the same

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Up Against Big Oil in the Midt...

Nov 8, 2018 by

The election produced some wins for the climate, but also underscored the power of the fossil fuel industry.

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Arctic Oil Drilling Project Ap...

Oct 25, 2018 by

The Trump administration’s unrelenting quest for Arctic oil and gas took a major step on Wednesday as it approved an energy company’s controversial production plan.

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Trump’s failure to fight...

Oct 24, 2018 by

President Donald Trump, Florida Gov. Rick Scott, Florida Sen. Marco Rubio, and others who oppose action to address human-induced climate change should be held accountable…

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Why Architects Need to Get Dir...

Oct 18, 2018 by

The new book The Architecture of Closed Worlds: Or, What Is the Power of Shit? offers lessons for today by looking at Biosphere 2, 1970s ecohouses, and other microworlds.

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Don’t despair: the clima...

Oct 15, 2018 by

After the panicky IPCC report on climate change, it’s easy for pessimism to set in – but…

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Business case for climate acti...

Oct 11, 2018 by

A new global report from scientists amounts to an urgent call for the world to act…

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7 Suppressed Technologies That...

Oct 8, 2018 by

The world is steeped in poverty with precious little achieved in the way of real humanitarian advancement.

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Camp Amazon: Inside the ‘...

Oct 7, 2018 by

So much of the climate change story is reported from a high altitude.

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The Solar Singularity: A Statu...

Oct 6, 2018 by

he U.S. and the world have been on an impressive path to a mostly renewable electricity system over the last few decades.

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6 Charts Showing the Renewable...

Oct 6, 2018 by

Why build gas peakers when solar or wind plus energy storage is cheaper?

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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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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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Can We Save The Planet? An Int...

Sep 25, 2018 by

How To Preserve The Long-term Health and Wellbeing Of All Earth’s Inhabitants.

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A concept you learned in middl...

Sep 18, 2018 by

A scientist and a diplomat walked into the Global Climate Action Summit…

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4 Groundbreaking Announcements...

Sep 15, 2018 by

Over the past three days, more than 4,000 people have gathered…

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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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California wants all of its el...

Sep 4, 2018 by

If you want to get electricity generated by fossil fuels in California…

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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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On climate change, it’s time t...

Aug 30, 2018 by

It is time for us to panic about global warming.

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The EPA’s coal plan is a ripof...

Aug 26, 2018 by

[Translate] MANDEL NGAN / AFP / Getty Images RADICAL HONESTY By Nathanael Johnson grist The Trump administration’s newest proposal to...

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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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Fracking is destroying U.S. wa...

Aug 17, 2018 by

[Translate] Toxic wastewater from fracking jumps 14-fold from 2011 to 2016 — and it may get 50 times bigger by 2030. Joe Romm think...

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