Bigger Than Science, Bigger Th...

Mar 1, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] YES MAGAZINE We’re closer to environmental disaster than ever before. We need a new story for our relationship with the...

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The Terrifying “Smart...

Feb 26, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] Civil Liberties So-called “smart cities” are being heralded as the way of the future, but they have scary...

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BIODIVER[CITY] floating artifi...

Feb 26, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] by Lori Zimmer, INHABITAT   The futuristic BIODIVER[CITY] is a floating man-made island that doubles as a marine...

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The Eiffel Tower Just Got A Wi...

Feb 24, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] by Ari Phillips  CLIMATE PROGRESS CREDIT: Courtey of UGE As part of its first major retrofit in 30 years, two...

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HAS SCIENCE MADE US BETTER PEO...

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[Translate] THE DAILY BEAST Better Off? Michael Shermer argues that science has not only improved our lives materially but morally...

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WHAT IS A WASTELAND?

Feb 19, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] THE DIRT - According to Mariana Mogilevich and Curt Gambetta, Princeton University Mellon Initiative, “the production of...

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PAST VISIONS OF FUTURE CITIES:...

Feb 9, 2015 Posted by

[Translate]   From concepts of airbourne cities to proposals for a dome over Manhattan, these grand plans and unbuildable...

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WHAT IS THE EXPERIENCE ECONOMY...

Feb 6, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] David Friedlander  LIFE EDITED If we are to believe a recent study by the company Eventbrite, there may be an emerging...

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Why Many Cities Aren’t Allowed...

Jan 25, 2015 Posted by

[Translate]   By Leticia Miranda, ProPublica   VIA TRUTHDIG Shutterstock This piece originally ran on ProPublica. On Tuesday...

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A New Map of the World’s Ecosy...

Jan 13, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] THE DIRT  by Jared Green A new, free, web-based tool from the US Geological Survey (USGS) and ESRI allows us to gain a...

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Kristine Lofgren Egloo heats y...

Jan 4, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] by Kristine Lofgren, inhabitat Can you heat your room for just 10 cents a day? Egloo can. Egloo is a clever little heater...

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Green Design Predictions for 2...

Jan 2, 2015 Posted by

[Translate]     <p>Your browser does not support iframes.</p> Bill McKibben Environmentalist, Green Journalist, President...

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Future Landscapes: 3D Laser Pr...

Dec 19, 2014 Posted by

[Translate] by Jared Green   THE DIRT What would have seemed like science fiction just a few years ago is now reality. Researchers at...

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Plea for South Asia to Unite I...

Dec 9, 2014 Posted by

[Translate]   By Saleem Shaikh, Climate News Network     A mother uses a makeshift raft to get her daughter and goats to safety...

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On Smaller Farms, Including Or...

Dec 5, 2014 Posted by

[Translate] Agriculture Photo On the Farmhack.net website, enterprising farmers share tools and innovations.Credit I spent yesterday...

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Hi-Tech Mirrored Glass Can Hel...

Dec 1, 2014 Posted by

[Translate]   Climate News Network / By Tim Radford   VIA ALTERNET As extremes of heat become the norm, scientists have invented...

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Dredge Design

Nov 24, 2014 Posted by

[Translate] 11/22/2014 by Jared Green   THE DIRT To dredge simply means to scoop up sediment, often underwater, and move it to...

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A Carbon Tax Could Bolster Gre...

Nov 22, 2014 Posted by

[Translate] NOV. 18, 2014 Photo Construction of carbon capture equipment in July at a Southern Company energy plant in Kemper County,...

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An #AskDrH Question on Energy ...

Nov 17, 2014 Posted by

[Translate] science By Andrew C. Revkin   John P. Holdren, President Obama’s science adviser, is soliciting questions via Vine,...

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New ‘Solar Cloth’ Allows Solar...

Nov 14, 2014 Posted by

[Translate] by Katie Valentine CLIMATE PROGRESS A Solar Cloth array over a parking lot. CREDIT: Solar Cloth Company/screenshot A...

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A Tricky Transition From Fossi...

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[Translate] Denmark Aims for 100 Percent Renewable Energy NOV. 10, 2014   NYTIMES  JUSTIN GILLIS Photo Denmark, with a pioneering...

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LEED Platinum office building ...

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[Translate] Siemens’s Lean Efficiency The LEED Platinum office building in Masdar City, UAE, is the product of a ruthless design...

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Fast, cheap and out of control...

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[Translate] Mark C. Taylor  SALON.COM Fast, cheap and out of control: How hyper-consumerism drives us mad(Credit: Reuters/Jim Young)...

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Silicon Valley will destroy yo...

Oct 27, 2014 Posted by

[Translate] The “sharing economy” makes Silicon Valley rich and takes from the rest of us. We ignore this at our imminent...

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Apocalypse Now: Seriously, It&...

Oct 27, 2014 Posted by

[Translate] Activism   AlterNet / By Don Hazen We are losing badly to the corporate state. Here’s what we need to do. Photo...

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Another Round on Energy Reboun...

Oct 25, 2014 Posted by

[Translate] energy By Andrew C. Revkin Photo A man in Tanzania operating a sewing machine by the light of a rechargeable solar LED...

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Neil deGrasse Tyson rips start...

Oct 18, 2014 Posted by

[Translate] The famed astrophysicist discusses the scientific method, Pluto and the downfall of American Innovation VIDEO Sarah Gray ...

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The emptying of New York City

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[Translate] Nearly 1 million fewer people live in Manhattan now than a century ago. One reason: It got richer Henry Grabar  SALON.COM...

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Pop Up Apartment Defies Expect...

Oct 16, 2014 Posted by

[Translate] David Friedlander   LIFE EDITED Architecture File this Dutch-university-student-designed Pop.up Apartment under the...

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How one building is changing t...

Oct 14, 2014 Posted by

[Translate] By Greg Hanscom  GRIST It used to be that the Bullitt Foundation “saved the planet” the old-fashioned way, putting its...

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