Street art, robots and the quest to humanize smart cities

October 13, 2015 by  
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Future Cities Lab Co-Founder Jason Kelly Johnson on pushing the boundaries of the built environment.

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How Nespresso gambled on reviving coffee in South Sudan

October 13, 2015 by  
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War had all but stamped out the coffee industry in a land where the beans first grew. Now Suluja will emerge as the nation’s first non-oil export.

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Google, Walmart and corporate energy 2.0

October 13, 2015 by  
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What it will take for renewable energy to go mainstream among business buyers.

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Waterfall House is a concrete prefab that pushes the boundaries of local building laws

June 8, 2015 by  
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Read the rest of Waterfall House is a concrete prefab that pushes the boundaries of local building laws Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Attefallshus , bay windows , Bornstein Lyckefors Arkitekter , bunk beds , coastal house , concrete architecture , glass facade , green architecture , Malmo , open plan layout , Sweden , Waterfall House

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Park-side Eco Kindergarten Features a Glowing Façade

October 14, 2010 by  
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The Nursery in the Park is a sensitively-designed and placed building in the heart of an old park in the city of Zaragoza , Spain. Santiago Carroquino Arquitectos focused on creating a preschool with lasting character that expresses playfulness yet minimally disrupts the surrounding natural environment

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UK Carbon Emissions From Shipping Six Times Higher Than Reported: New Study

September 24, 2010 by  
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photo: Steve Gibson/photohome.co.uk via flickr There’ve been lots of attempt to calculate the true climate change cost of globalized shipping of goods on a nation-by-nation basis, with divergent results based upon where the boundaries are drawn. A new attempt at that from the University of Manchester says that carbon emission… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Global Warming’s Evil Twin: Ocean Acidification – A Present And Measurable Danger

March 12, 2010 by  
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Acid ocean “SOS.” Image credit: Alaska Marine Conservation Council US EPA has decided to consider ways that US states can, under already delegated authorities, curb pollutants that may otherwise add to the power of global warming’s evil twin: Ocean Acidification . (Note: many US States regulate stack emissions to reduce acid rain and also have the delegated Federal authority to limit the acidity of effluent discharges within their boundaries. So, this would be an extension of State’s rights, by interpretation of existing Federal and State la..

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Confirmed: LG Chem to Build $303 Million Lithium-Ion Battery Plant in Michigan

March 12, 2010 by  
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Image: LG Chem The Supply Chain for Electric Cars is Growing About 6 months ago we wrote that LG Chem was thinking about building an advanced lithium-ion battery plant in Holland, Michigan, to supply battery packs to GM for the Volt PHEV. Now it’s confirmed, everything’s official and the groundbreaking is scheduled for this summer, with a 2012 target for the beginning of operations. LG Chem says that the plant will create over 400 jobs by 2013, and many people will be hired and trained in advance…

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