Can Volvo and Skanska create the world’s first ultra-low emission quarry?

November 26, 2018 by  
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The transport and construction companies have been testing a range of prototype equipment, in a bid to create the first emissions-free quarry in Sweden.

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To build the future, change these ‘stone wheels on a Tesla’

October 12, 2016 by  
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Old-school cost-benefit analysis can’t create the infrastructure we need. Here’s a real-time adjustment, says Autodesk’s head of sustainability.

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Minding the gap between insurance and flood risk

October 12, 2016 by  
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3 reasons why insurance won’t be able to pay for climate change disasters.

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6 takeaways from VERGE’s ‘Utility of the Future’ summit

October 12, 2016 by  
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How will energy utilities and customers adapt in an era of distributed, clean energy sources and smart-grid technologies?

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Earthquake-resistant kindergarten made using recycled marine shipping containers

September 10, 2016 by  
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When engineered discovered that the aging structure that housed the “OA Kindergarten” in Japan ’s Saitama Prefecture wasn’t likely to withstand a major earthquake, they decided to give it an eco-friendly update. The new, resilient structure can stand up to shaking and was made out of a collection of stacked shipping containers , along with parts of the original structure. Japan-based  Hibino Sekkei and Youji no Shiro were tapped to create the safe, innovative new space.

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LEED for vertical farms? Defining high-tech sustainable food

August 15, 2016 by  
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The Association for Vertical Farming aims to create the first sustainability standard for towering indoor food systems.

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LEED for vertical farms? Defining high-tech sustainable food

August 15, 2016 by  
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The Association for Vertical Farming aims to create the first sustainability standard for towering indoor food systems.

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5 energy lessons from D.C.’s $7 billion mega-utility merger

April 5, 2016 by  
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The battle over the Pepco-Exelon Merger, which would create the nation’s largest utility, reveals more consolidation and rate fights and on the horizon.

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Watch this artist create the most intricate model airplane you’ve ever seen

December 14, 2015 by  
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Amazon deforestation leaps 16 percent in 2015

December 14, 2015 by  
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The Brazilian government has released some disturbing news : despite years of progress combatting deforestation , 2015 saw a 16 percent increase in the number of trees destroyed. In total, 2,251 square miles (5,830 square kilometers) of forest were lost between July 2014 and August 2015, an area about half the size of Los Angeles. Read the rest of Amazon deforestation leaps 16 percent in 2015

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