Lessons from the 102nd Floor

Aug 22, 2014 by

[Translate] Authors Victor Olgyay, AIA Principal ROCKY MOUNTAIN INSTITUTE After the Empire State Building, deep energy retrofits gain...

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Sustainable Design Innovation:...

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[Translate] 08/20/2014 by Jared Green   THE DIRT   The built and natural environments merged to form something new and amazing...

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Cities: Apply Now for the 100 ...

Aug 22, 2014 by

[Translate] 08/21/2014 by Jared Green  THE DIRT The Rockefeller Foundation has announced the 100 Resilient Cities Challenge, a $100...

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What It’s Like to Live i...

Aug 21, 2014 by

[Translate] inShare David Friedlander Behavior As a New Yorker, burdened as I am with our stereotypical New York-centricity, it kinda...

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Study Finds Indigenous Land Ma...

Aug 21, 2014 by

[Translate] Peace & Justice  |  Indigenous Leadership  |  Climate Action The study highlights the story of Brazil, where...

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Off-grid cruciform container m...

Aug 21, 2014 by

[Translate] Kimberley Mok (@kimberleymok) Design / Modular Design © Dachi Papuashvili From dwellings to retail parks, we’ve...

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On the Move: Stunning Supashak...

Aug 21, 2014 by

[Translate] On the move: Stunning Supashak is designed to be modular and transportable Lloyd Alter (@lloydalter) Design / Modular...

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5 Ways to Avoid Seafood’s Dirt...

Aug 18, 2014 by

[Translate]   Food   AlterNet / By Clarissa A. León It’s time to eat fish in a sustainable way if we hope to continue eating...

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New York’s Oyster Bar: S...

Aug 18, 2014 by

[Translate] Point of View The METROPOLIS Blog Johanna Phelps Mathews Nielsen’s Noriko Maeda and Greg Leonard learning, hands on, at...

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New study confirms that switch...

Aug 18, 2014 by

[Translate] Lloyd Alter (@lloydalter) Design / Green Architecture © Michael Charters, Evolo Honorable Mention, 2013 A new study...

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These folks feed their family ...

Aug 18, 2014 by

[Translate] Danielle McClung By Sara Bernard   GRIST   When Dennis and Danielle McClung bought a foreclosed home in Mesa, Ariz., in...

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Cool roofs offer a salve for h...

Aug 17, 2014 by

[Translate] White Roof Project Hacking the climate By Benjamin Mandel   GRIST From his office in the Berkeley hills, Art Rosenfeld...

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When nature fights back: How e...

Aug 16, 2014 by

[Translate] A Swedish town presents a case study for social displacement. But what happens when New York becomes uninhabitable? Henry...

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OCEANS MAY BE IN TROUBLE BUT S...

Aug 15, 2014 by

[Translate]  nick.visser@huffingtonpost.com Sylvia Earle Wants New Doc ‘Mission Blue’ To Give You Hope For Our Oceans has...

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At Ford Headquarters, Electric...

Aug 15, 2014 by

[Translate]   by Ari Phillips CLIMATE PROGRESS CREDIT: Ford Motor Co. Ford is planning to build a solar canopy covering 360...

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World Architects Pledge Zero C...

Aug 15, 2014 by

[Translate] The METROPOLIS Blog Martin C. Pedersen The UIA has announced that its members have adopted the 2050 Imperative, which...

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Intelligent daylighting soluti...

Aug 15, 2014 by

[Translate] Derek Markham (@derekmarkham) Technology / Clean Technology © EcoNation The LightCatcher brings the sunlight indoors,...

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SIZE DOES MATTER

Aug 15, 2014 by

[Translate] A decent infographic showing the benefits of living in smaller spaces Lloyd Alter (@lloydalter)  TREEHUGGER Design / Tiny...

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Homeschooling for Critical Con...

Aug 14, 2014 by

[Translate]   By Jeffrey Nall, Truthout | Op-Ed Jeffrey Nall reads Think Fair Trade First to his daughter, Mimi’s pre-k co-op...

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Recap: The Metropolis Summer R...

Aug 14, 2014 by

[Translate] Point of View The METROPOLIS Blog Metropolis Editors Courtesy There are few things creative types like more than books....

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Soy vey! Monsanto just lost it...

Aug 13, 2014 by

[Translate]   By Nathanael Johnson bionicgrrrl A judge in Mexico has revoked Monsanto’s permit to plant genetically engineered...

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Even with the Threat of More S...

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[Translate] 08/12/2014 by Yoshi Silverstein   THE DIRT At a lecture on resilient waterfront design at the Center for Architecture in...

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7 Superfruits you can grow at ...

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[Translate] credit: Wendell Derek Markham (@derekmarkham) Living / Lawn & Garden What are superfruits? A quick glance down the...

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Modern Nomad Asks the Question...

Aug 12, 2014 by

[Translate] David Friedlander Behavior For most of the 2.5 million or so years humans have been around, we have been nomads. Humans...

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THE (EVEN) UGLIER TRUTH ABOUT ...

Aug 11, 2014 by

[Translate] Environment Bottled Water Comes From the Most Drought-Ridden Places in the Country Popular brands like Aquafina and...

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Teaching a humongous foundatio...

Aug 11, 2014 by

[Translate]   Opening the Gates By Nathanael Johnson   GRIST Nikki Burch These days, Sam Dryden speaks in a soft whisper. When I...

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Stacked solar cells could make...

Aug 11, 2014 by

[Translate] Megan Treacy (@mtreacy)  TREEHUGGER Technology / Solar Technology CC BY-SA 2.0 russf Researchers everywhere are working...

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These Disturbing Photos Show W...

Aug 10, 2014 by

[Translate] The Huffington Post  | By Kate Abbey-Lambertz When more than 400,000 people were left without safe drinking water in Ohio...

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Canada Puts Oil Exploitation B...

Aug 10, 2014 by

[Translate] TRUTHDIG Posted on Aug 10, 2014     A plane drops a water bomb on a forest fire in Ontario, Canada. Photo by Per via...

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Open Source Farming: A Renaiss...

Aug 10, 2014 by

[Translate]   (Photo: Dahr Jamail)Given Anthropogenic Climate Disruption (ACD) and our dwindling capacities for producing enough...

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