The case for preventing climate gentrification

February 13, 2018 by  
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Rebuilding after a disaster isn’t just about bricks and mortar. It’s about lives and communities.

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Don’t curb your enthusiasm: A ‘radical’ way to reinvent city streets is at your feet

February 13, 2018 by  
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Whether circling the block to park or boarding a Lyft for a ride, you may have noticed this imbalance in the way cities are built. Here are 4 ways to get curbs to work better.

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Solar-Powered Camels and More From Israel Renewable Energy Conference (Slideshow)

February 23, 2010 by  
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Located far from power and water infrastructures, farms and settlements in Israel’s sparsely populated south are betting on a new cash crop: renewable energy. With the sun shining year round and an abundance of fallow land, fields of solar panels are gradually emerging on roofs and on the edges of fields in these farms and communities — known as kibbutzim. Government incentives and a new regional master plan are in place, contracts are being signed and a first batch of projects is already sprouting.

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No Glues, No Screws: Ecolok Flatpak Furniture

February 23, 2010 by  
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Images: Ecolok Furnishings We have a thing for flatpak . Whether it’s a house , a toy , or a piece of furniture, flatpak typically obfuscates any number of the more harmful processes of manufacturing, and also lends itself to modularity, making things portable and versatile.

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Gucci Group Cuts Carbon Footprint

November 4, 2009 by  
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The female executives of Gucci Group. Credit: Frederike Helwig, via WSJ The Rainforest Action Network has announced that Gucci Group –including high fashion houses–Yves Saint Laurent, Alexander McQueen, Stella McCartney and Balenciaga–has pledged to reduce the amount of paper it uses, eliminate fiber from high conservation value forests, and purchase only recycled products–or those certified by the Forest Stewardship Council–by December 2010. Click through for our video with RA…

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