Meet the 10 startups accelerating change at VERGE Hawaii

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Here are some of the greatest solutions you haven’t yet seen — but should.

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Can satellites help companies reach their sustainability goals?

May 2, 2018 by  
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Methane is the most dangerous greenhouse gas emission, and accurate measuring is necessary to ensure that corporations meet their public commitments and meet the 2-degree warning.

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7 pillars of the circular economy

March 8, 2017 by  
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This could be our greatest opportunity to repair the functioning of the global system

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Why coal country must be part of the clean economy

March 8, 2017 by  
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One of the most remarkable developments in recent years has been the relatively drama-free embrace in many corners of the private sector of the concept of environmental externalities. Arguments over the indirect costs of fossil fuel combustion — climate change, mercury contamination, ground level ozone and the like — have been a form of hand-to-hand combat in utility rate cases and other regulatory actions for years.

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What kept you up at night during 2016?

December 28, 2016 by  
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Members of the GreenBiz Executive network reveal their greatest worries and stressors.

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Coca-Cola and Unilever dive into water as a human right

July 21, 2016 by  
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What are these behemoths doing to protect their greatest natural assets?

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INFOGRAPHIC: How the European Union is tackling energy consumption

July 15, 2015 by  
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Energy efficiency is a top priority for the European Union . To that end, the EU set several ambitious targets, including cutting greenhouse gas emissions by 40% as compared with 1990 and increasing energy efficiency by at least 27%. If you’ve ever wondered how the EU plans to achieve those goals, this infographic by Cast Iron Radiators 4u is a good place to start. The infographic explores the very basics of where energy is consumed the greatest, how the EU is aiding member nations in achieving the energy targets, major influences, and the progress to date. Keep reading to learn more! Read the rest of INFOGRAPHIC: How the European Union is tackling energy consumption

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A sculptural timber roof turns a crumbling holiday home into a green forest getaway

July 15, 2015 by  
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Rather than tear down a crumbling 1950s holiday home in the Netherlands, Bloot Architecture decided to turn the residence into a sustainable escape that feels like a modern day treehouse. The accomplish this, the team created a sculptural rooftop extension that climbs out of the original structure and seeks it’s way towards the trees of the surrounding forest. A new new off-grid solar system provides energy, and a wood stove provides warmth in the winter. Wastewater now ends up in a septic tank filtered by a halophyte filter. The rooftop extension was constructed out of timber, with flax insulation, and the facades and roofing  were covered with untreated Larch cladding. It offers space for two bedrooms and a landing with a wash table. Hanging stairs in the existing living room provides access to the new extension. The beds and storage space are built-in so no further furniture will be needed, maximizing space and creating a home that harmonizes with the natural surroundings. + Bloot Architecture 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!

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Solar’s Future Gets Brighter with New Discovery

September 12, 2013 by  
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For years, one of the greatest arguments against the implementation of solar power has been that it is expensive to harness. However, a recent discovery by Canadian researchers at the University of Alberta in Edmonton may prove to be a …

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