‘Super pollutants’ such as methane, HFCs and black carbon were a hot topic at GCAS

September 17, 2018 by  
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Acting quickly to reduce relatively short-lived yet potent gases could have a big impact on human health and slow global warming.

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Is additive manufacturing good for life?

April 12, 2018 by  
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3D printing has great potential for sustainability. For human health, not so much — yet.

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Is additive manufacturing good for life?

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3D printing has great potential for sustainability. For human health, not so much — yet.

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Covestro’s manifesto for a sustainable, clean economy

April 12, 2018 by  
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Richard Northcote, chief sustainability officer at the chemicals giant, proves it’s not the size of the carbon reduction, but what you do with it, that counts.

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Richard Northcote, chief sustainability officer at the chemicals giant, proves it’s not the size of the carbon reduction, but what you do with it, that counts.

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Getting behind the debate over lab-grown meat

October 17, 2017 by  
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The dialogue over human health, equity and the sustainable future of our food system is just beginning.

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Farming is the Most Dangerous Industry of All?

June 13, 2011 by  
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From the environmental and health impacts of fertilizer runoff to farming’s contribution to deforestation , we already know that modern farming practices can have some major negative consequences. But there are also some more immediate problems for human health and safety

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Air Pollution Hurts Worker Productivity as Well as Lungs

May 3, 2011 by  
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Photo credit: Monika Thorpe via Flickr /CC BY Whenever new and better pollution controls are proposed, defenders of the status quo are quick to argue that we can’t afford them.

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Fifty Ideas For The New City, Wherever It Is

May 3, 2011 by  
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Images Credit Urban Omnibus The Festival of Ideas for New York City runs from May 4 to 8; it “is a major new collaborative initiative in New York involving scores of Downtown organizations working together to harness the power of the creative community to imagine the future city and explore ideas that will shape it.” As part of the event, the Architectural League of New York’s Urban Omnibus has created a series of posters, with

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Ask Pablo: How Bad Is Memory Foam?

March 22, 2010 by  
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Image Source: B Rosen Dear Pablo: How bad is memory foam for the planet and human health? “Memory foam,” also known by its technical name “visco-elastic polyurethane foam” is an expanded polyurethane with additional chemicals to enhance its elasticity and viscosity. As with many other plastics, polyurethane is made from chemicals that you wouldn’t want to have for breakfast but it does become chemically inert when fully reacted

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