Construction to Begin on Zaha Hadid’s Sustainable 2022 World Cup Stadium in Qatar

June 6, 2013 by  
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In preparation for hosting the 2022 FIFA World Cup , Qatar has hired starchitect Zaha Hadid to design a sprawling new soccer stadium. Hadid’s studio will partner with  AECOM  to construct the stadium in Al Wakrah outside of Doha. Details of the design are still a bit fuzzy, but the new stadium will use renewable energy to cool the spectators in the desert climate. Read the rest of Construction to Begin on Zaha Hadid’s Sustainable 2022 World Cup Stadium in Qatar Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: 2022 FIFA World Cup , aecom , Al Wakrah , Doha , eco design , green design , qatar , sustainable design , sustainable stadium , zaha hadid        

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Living Biofilters Could Use Bacteria to Help Manage Methane Emissions

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Photo via Shutterstock Just ask any dairy farmer , climate scientist, or landfill site director about methane emissions , and they will tell you they are a serious challenge to manage. Methane is about 25 times more potent than CO2 as a contributing greenhouse gas, and it’s released from natural gas extraction, decomposing garbage, and agricultural practices. In an effort to capture methane and keep it out of the atmosphere, scientists from the University of Calgary plan to test and deploy biofilters that that reduce low-methane emissions with the help of bacteria. Read the rest of Living Biofilters Could Use Bacteria to Help Manage Methane Emissions Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Alberta , bacteria , biofilter , biological greenhouse gas management program , canada , ccemc , climate change and emissions management corporation , CO2 , faculty of science , greenhouse gas , methane , methanotroph , patrick hettiaratchi , peter dunfield , schulich school of engineering , University of Calgary        

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Spanish Village Hand-Delivers Un-Scooped Dog Poop Back to Offending Owners

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One village in Spain is taking its dog poop problem into their own hands. Faced with uncollected dog poop littering their streets, the village of Brunete has formed a poop task force, comprised of twenty informers, who rat out owners who don’t clean up after their pups. The patrol then hand-delivers the guilty parties a gift – the “forgotten” poop. Read the rest of Spanish Village Hand-Delivers Un-Scooped Dog Poop Back to Offending Owners Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Brunete Spain , dog poop task force , eco design , green design , Poo Power! , sustainable design        

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