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SEM-B Mobility Launches it's Sustainable Urban Transit Solution
Commuting

A New and Sustainable Urban Transit System SEM-B Readies for Launch

...urban centers? Imagine if our urban centers were planned in the future around parks rather than roads? Or around community accessibility linked to affordabili...

Bosco Verticale, The World's First Vertical Forest
Architecture

Bosco Verticale, the world's first vertical forest

...urban and rural landscapes. It would not only reduce land use, but in the case of urban farming it could eliminate a lot of waste. By locating food production...

Green Roof on Canadian Grocery Store
Environment

Green Roof on Canadian grocery store offers truly local produce

...urban area offer green space for occupants and manage rainwater, but large scale urban farming is even more valuable. We hear ‘buy local’ a lot, this about more...

Commuting

The Scrooser: eco cruising in style

Enter the Scrooser. The Scrooser is a German engineered electric scooter with a top speed of 24 km (15 mph) and a range of 35.5 km (22 miles). It works with an...

Earth Day 2021 – America Mobilizes to make Earth Day every Day!
Climate Change

And so it's Earth Day, Again...

...urban centres, we’re now running the risk of urban sprawl. To clear up a likely misconception - most people would be surprised to hear that the most eco-friendl...

Chicago green roof
Urban planning

Toronto Bylaw to Mandate Green Roofs

...urban centres with dark roofs absorb that heat, often overwhelming our electrical grid with demands for cooling. It wasn't that long ago that green roofs were a...

Tiny Houses are going to be legal in Santa Cruz, California!
Policy and Regulations

Tiny Houses are going to be legal in Santa Cruz, California!

...urban densification programs to make cities more livable. One of the early adopters was the city of Vancouver, Canada where, under the leadership of Mayor Gre...

Okanagan College
LEED Certification

Recognition keeps coming for one of world’s most sustainable buildings

...Urban Studies Two awards from the Illuminating Engineering Society A Canadian Green Building Award from SAB (Sustainable Architecture Building) Magazine. ...

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

Tiny Houses on Wheels Approved in San Jose, California

...urban densification projects such as Laneway Houses and Coach Houses provide an excellent solution to slowing urban sprawl into surrounding green belts. Since t...

The tallest Passive House in the world will soon be built in Vancouver BC
Urban planning

Passive House reaches new heights in Vancouver Canada!

...urban centers. So it is no surprise that the tallest Passive House in the world will be in Vancouver, where the city recently approved a 60-storey skyscraper th...

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?

...urban centres are anticipated to grow rapidly over the next 30 years. The state of global carbon emissions in 2019: In spite of the overall bleak-looking nu...