• After a shaky start, airborne wind energy is slowly taking off

    Look up over the white sand beaches of Mauritius and you may see a gigantic sail, much like the kind used by paragliders or kite surfers but the size of a three-bedroom apartment, looping figure-eights overhead. The sail isn’t a tourist attraction — it’s creating electricity for the power grid of this island nation off the coast […]

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  • Can Sustainable Suburbs Save Southern California?

    Drive on I-5 north from Los Angeles toward San Francisco and you’ll hit, about forty miles in, a long climb through desolate and windswept mountains. The Tejon Pass, also known as the Grapevine, is a fickle stretch of the journey, subject to closure during heavy snowfall—the kind of highway that has ominous signs tracking the […]

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  • TIRE SUSTAINABILITY AND IT’S IMPACT ON THE RECYCLING INDUSTRY

    The concept of sustainability has impacted nearly every industry and tire manufacturing is no exception. In fact, the majority of U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association (USTMA) members are pursuing technological advancements that improve sustainability (safety, economics and environmental impact) of today’s tires. As a result, these tires may feature different material composition and components than in […]

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  • THE RISE OF GREEN SUSTAINABLE BUILDING IN KENYA

    The effect of climate change has been felt majorly across the globe in recent years with increased impacts that have taken a toll on the day-to-day activities of human beings. Several activists and organizations have taken lead in encouraging humans to adopt environmentally friendly activities and initiatives that will reduce carbon emissions and lower the […]

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  • World’s tallest Passive House building destined for downtown Vancouver

    Passive House is the highest standard for energy efficiency in commercial and residential buildings worldwide, with significantly reduced CO2 emissions compared to traditional residential towers and improved insulation to reduce energy use, sound transmission and consistent indoor temperatures throughout the year. “The realization of CURV reinforces the narrative that Brivia Group is at the forefront […]

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  • How Do Solar Windows Work?

    Solar windows are sheets of glass with photovoltaic properties. This allows solar windows to not only let light into buildings but to absorb the sun’s energy and convert it into electricity. While still in development, solar windows are a promising technology in the transition to cleaner energy. Along with other types of building-integrated photovoltaics (BIPV) […]

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  • Gorgeous Timber-Covered Bridge Built at Chinese Eco-Cultural Resort

    Gulou in China’s Jiangmen City was built on tidal flats where farmers and fishermen pushed the dirt around to form mounds and ponds. In this area, land parts were often connected by wooden bridges. Now, it is being turned into an eco-cultural tourism resort by LUO Studio. The press release states that it “maintains the […]

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  • California unveils proposal to ban sale of new gas-fueled cars by 2035

    California regulators unveiled a proposal this week to ban the sale of all new gas-fueled cars by 2035, as the state pushes for more electric and zero-emissions vehicle sales in the next four years. The proposal, released by the California Air Resources Board on Tuesday, outlines the plan to have new cars powered by batteries or hydrogen make up […]

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  • A Huge Organic Rooftop Farm Has Opened On Staten Island

    On April 19th 2022, NYC Mayor Eric Adams and New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Commissioner Rohit T. Aggarwala announced the opening of a new rooftop farm on Staten Island. Made possible through a $670,000 grant funded through the DEP’s Green Infrastructure Grant Program, this rooftop farm will be used primarily to grow organic food and […]

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  • State Farm Arena becomes world’s first sports and entertainment venue to receive TRUE certification for zero waste

    Green Business Certification Inc. (GBCI), the world’s leading sustainability and health certification and credentialing body, announced Monday that State Farm Arena, home of the NBA’s Atlanta Hawks, and a sports and live entertainment venue, earned TRUE (Total Resource Use and Efficiency) Platinum certification. With this achievement, State Farm Arena is now the only and world’s […]

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