The science of preparing cities for natural disasters

May 23, 2017 by  
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Why not audit expected casualties and expected financial loss in a city in the same way you audit the finances or the creditworthiness of sovereign states?

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Occupy London Runs Into Trouble at Its Home Base

October 25, 2011 by  
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5 Tips for Greening Your Finances

August 17, 2011 by  
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When you’re considering ways to green your lifestyle, revamping your personal finance practices probably isn’t the first thing that comes to mind. But considering the energy and materials wasted through lengthy paper contracts, monthly mailed statements, and poorly thought out purchases, taking a good, hard look at how you manage your money can have a big impact on the environment — and your bank account. By following our tips on going paperless , getting organized, and greening your spending, not only will Mother Earth be pleased, but so will your wallet. READ MORE > Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: go paperless , going paperless , green banking , greening your finances , how to green your finances , inhabitat lifescoop posts , lifescoop , online banking , paperless banking , paperless statements

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World’s First Wastewater Hydrogen Fuel Plant Opens Today In Orange County, California

August 17, 2011 by  
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Air Products , one of the leaders in hydrogen fueling technology, have just announced the official opening of the world’s first  fuel cell and hydrogen energy station in Orange County, California. Inaugurated today, the station is unlike any other built before, in that it draws from a nearby wastewater plant to not only sustain itself, but to also power  hydrogen vehicles. Read the rest of World’s First Wastewater Hydrogen Fuel Plant Opens Today In Orange County, California Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: air products , Air quality , alternative fuels , hydrogen fuel cells , hydrogen power , orange county , wastewater , wastewater recycling

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Artomik’s Mod Recycled Foam Board Mobiles Add a Pop of Color to Bland Rooms

August 17, 2011 by  
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If you’re an architect or designer, you probably remember what it’s like to have a ton of leftover foam board from your projects and not really know what to do with it. Well Artomik is making great use of their excess foam core by turning it into mod vertical hanging sculptures. What a smart and stylish way to recycled unused materials and keep them out of our dumps, shores and waterways. The article above was submitted to us by an Inhabitat reader. Want to see  your story on Inhabitat ? Send us a tip by following  this link . Remember to follow our instructions carefully to boost your chances of being chosen for publishing! + Artomik Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: artomik , eco design , eco-art , foam core , green design , recycled art , recycled foam core , recycled foam core mobiles , Recycled Materials , sustainable design

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Danger: Snow Drop Thefts on the Increase

February 11, 2011 by  
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Photo: the Telegraph You would think people would have better things to do (or steal) but you never know… Thieves in England have been digging up snow drops, the lovely white flower that is just popping up now in woods across the land. Then again, since one single rare snowdrop bulb just sold on ebay for £357 ($575), vigilance is necessary

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