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Hurricane proof home
Design

Hurricane-proof home

...astating impacts of the 2017 hurricane season. Weather events are more extreme in all regions of the globe, so building for a changing climate is very important...

Climate and Biodiversity Emergency Declared by UK Architects
Climate Change

UK Architects Declare Climate and Biodiversity Emergency

...antastic that local authorities, political parties and now architects are declaring a climate emergency, but if it remains as a slogan instead of an immediate a...

Coronavirus - clean energy & sustainables in jeopardy after covid-19 - IEA
Climate Change

Coronavirus poses a threat to climate action says The International Energy Agency (IEA)

...analysts yesterday slashing forecasts for new solar power projects by 8% - and saying that sales of electric vehicles will stagnate as well in 2020. How to ma...

Cellulose Environmentally Friendly Rigid Foam Insulation Panels
Products and Materials

Cellulose rigid foam board insulation - the environmentally-friendly styrofoam replacement?

...are all petroleum-based insulation boards that can potentially have an impact on human health as they can off-gas into homes. Natural insulation batts and boa...

Earth Day 50th Anniversary April 22 2020 - Ecohome
Climate Change

Earth Day 50th Anniversary is the 22 April 2020 - What's the History, and How can we all Help?

...a Santa Barbara celebrated Environmental Rights Day on January 28, 1970, the first anniversary of the disasterous oil blowout that paralysed the Santa Barbara...