Resolution 4 Packs A Lot Into A Poolhouse

October 24, 2011 by  
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Image Credit Resolution 4 Whenever I write about the work of Resolution 4 I have to run for cover, from the complaints about showing “trophy homes for investment bankers driving a Hummer packed full of over-privileged kids.” So it is nice to be able to show one that is only 832 square feet, designed for a cheesemonger and an actress. OK, it is a second home and it is a poolhouse, but it turned out to be as much as they needed.

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You WIll Probably Live to See ‘Dangerous’ Levels of Climate Change

October 24, 2011 by  
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Stephen Yeargin, via Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0 As far as Americans are concerned, climate change is a perpetually distant and ambiguous threat. Some glaciers thousands of miles away might melt, some poor people might suffer through droughts in Africa, some polar bears might drown. Et cetera. This ‘distance effect’ is, partly, what drives global warming to the bottom of our priority lists time and again. It’s an amorphous problem, ever-looming. That’s what it seems like, anyway. … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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‘Green Phase’ Traffic Signal is Great for Cyclists!

October 24, 2011 by  
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StreetFilms /Video screen capture No Longer Stuck in the Middle, Waiting for Left Turns I’ve said it again and again: To increase cycling as a main form of transportation, our roads need to be modified to make it safer and more convenient for people on bikes to get where they’re going. This means physically separated bike lanes ,

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Greenland Ice Sheet Melting Not Stopped By New Snowfall – Ties For Record Ice Loss

October 24, 2011 by  
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Destination Arctic Circle / CC BY-ND 2.0 Some new insight into how the Greenland Ice Sheet is melting in response to climate change, from the City College of New York: Research from CCNY’s Cryospheric Processes Laboratory has discovered that extreme melting of the ice sheet can continue even when the region doesn’t experience record-high temperatures — all that is required is warmer temperature… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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India Will Install 3,000 MW Wind Power This Year, Up 39% From 2010

October 24, 2011 by  
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Land Rover Our Planet / CC BY-ND 2.0 India’s making some good progress in wind power : According the HSBC Global Research (via Business Standard ), India is on track to install 2,984 MW of new wind power in 2011 — … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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