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Carbon Emissions in the US reduced in 2019 - IEA Report Reveals
Climate Change

Carbon emissions declined in US in 2019 - a glimmer of hope for climate change goals?

...emissions in 2019? On a country-wide basis, the US saw a fall of 140 megatons in 2019, or 2.9% of total emissions, to 4.8 gigatons. US emissions have now drop...

Climate and Biodiversity Emergency Declared by UK Architects
Climate Change

UK Architects Declare Climate and Biodiversity Emergency

...emissions, whilst having a direct impact on our natural habitats, quality and affordability of life, so UK Architects (and EcoHome) have decided to react. UK ...

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)

...emissions driven by economic crisis because in the absence of the right policies and structural measures this decline will not be sustainable,” said Fatih Birol...

#BuildingLife #WGBW2019
Climate Change

This week is World Green Building Week - & EcoHome makes its pledge

...emissions? 28% of these emissions come from the operational "in-use" phase – to heat, power and cool them, while 11% of these emissions are attributed to embodi...

World's tallest skyscraper planned for Vienna Austria
Architecture

276 foot wood frame skyscraper planned for Vienna

...emissions in construction and operation, so if we can lower the CO2 emissions when we build (in this case 2,800 tonnes) then that's a really good thing. We foun...

2019 Renewables produced more Electric than Coal, Gas, Oil
Renewable Energy

In 2019, renewable energy sources produced more power in the US than fossil fuels

...emissions to avoid a climate crisis and prevent catastrophic sea level rise, but with state and city level initiatives and regulations, change for the positive ...

A building made from K-Tect’s foam and steel structural insulated pane
Products and Materials

A New High Performance Wall System Makes Inroads Into the Ottawa Construction Market

...emissions during production. However, given their durability and performance, they remained in the realm of green building products. Installation of K-Tect Insu...

Renewable Energy - Houston goes for 100% green
Renewable Energy

City of Houston to be powered with 100% renewable energy

...emissions in the Energy Capital of the World,” said Mayor Sylvester Turner. This is the City’s first step to implementing their recently-released Houston Clim...

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?

...emissions ratified or acceded to the Agreement, including China, the United States and India, the countries with three of the four largest greenhouse gas emissi...

SUMO EV Car Sharing Launched in White Rock & Surrey BC
Commuting

New EV car-sharing program SUMO launched in Surrey & White Rock, British Columbia

...emissions per vehicle. The impact we could have on our air quality is just phenomenal.” Tuesday, Gurm had a meeting with City of White Rock officials, and has...