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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?

...ust admit a bit of surprise that the best performer this year in reducing climate change-causing emissions was the United States, since most of the US governmen...

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

...US consumers. The use of energy derived from coal has declined in the US by nearly half since its peak in 2008. There has been an average annual usage decline...

Tesla Solar Panel Special Offer USA September 2019
Renewable Energy

Solar Panels Special Offer from Tesla in US - September 2019!

...US markets, depending on location: State Monthly Rental, $ US (small) Est Annual Generation, $ US Net, $ US Arizona 50 700-900 110-280...

When a house becomes a #stayathome
Ecohome

When a House becomes a #stayathome

During these challenging times, The Ecohome Network is continuing to bring people together virtually, helping people turn houses into eco homes on https://ww...

World's tallest skyscraper planned for Vienna Austria
Architecture

276 foot wood frame skyscraper planned for Vienna

...using concrete. Concrete releases about a ton of greenhouse gases per ton manufactured, where wood takes carbon from the atmosphere and sequesters it in thing...

Climate and Biodiversity Emergency Declared by UK Architects
Climate Change

UK Architects Declare Climate and Biodiversity Emergency

...ust now walk the talk. An obvious first step would be for them to share their sustainable design best practice, both current and planned. These should include m...

Teachers experimenting with insulated I-joists as wall studs
LEED Certification

Webisode # 2 following a carpentry school that is making big waves in Quebec

...used to hate going to school, now I'm the first one here every morning because I love it". Iok went on to explain how poor the housing conditions were in Kahn...

Smart Homes of the Future, Survey reveals what Adults & Kids think sustainable
Innovation

The Future of Smart Homes, a recent survey explores how our homes will change to respond to climate change

...used within the house Windows that change shade in reaction to external light so you can keep your house warm or cool without having to use radiators or air c...

New Tiny House Laws in San Jose California Passed
Policy and Regulations

Tiny Houses on Wheels Approved in San Jose, California

...uses, Laneway Houses, and ADUs used as backyard offices for working from home. The types of city bylaw that have kept ADUs and Tiny Houses out of cities are b...

LEED Certification

OUR HOUSE: a community home building endeavour

...ustainable-housing training organization, a philanthropic builder, generous sponsors, anonymous donors, site volunteers, and last but not least - a local rockst...

Bosco Verticale, The World's First Vertical Forest
Architecture

Bosco Verticale, the world's first vertical forest

...ustin Fortin graduated from Carleton University with an Honours Degree in Political Science. His primary focus is environmental policy and sustainable developme...