Governor Asks Chileans to Stop World Cup Barbecues Due to Air Pollution Problems

June 18, 2014 by  
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World Cup fever is in the air – but in Santiago, Chile it’s literally polluting the skies. The governor of Santiago recently put a call out to citizens not to light their barbecues during World Cup soccer games because all the smoke from grilling is worsening air conditions in the capital city. Reuters reports that pollution levels in Santiago reached a five-year high last weekend, after Chile played its first match against Australia in neighboring Brazil. Read the rest of Governor Asks Chileans to Stop World Cup Barbecues Due to Air Pollution Problems Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: air , barbecue , braai , Chile , football , grilling , Pollution , quality , santiago , Soccer , World Cup

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World’s Largest Vertical Garden Sets Guinness Record at Singapore’s Tree House

June 18, 2014 by  
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CDL ’s Tree House in Singapore just set a new Guinness World Record with the world’s largest vertical garden . The building’s green wall measures 24,638.59 square feet and is expected to save more than $500,000 in energy and water costs annually. It’s slated for completion in December, 2017. Read the rest of World’s Largest Vertical Garden Sets Guinness Record at Singapore’s Tree House Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “sustainable architecture” , CDL Tree House , condominium Tree House , green architecture , green skyscrapers , Guinness World Record , Guinness World Record architecture , lower carbon footprint buildings , Tree House Singapore , vertical gardens , world’s largest vertical garden

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