Accessible sail-shaped viewing tower hovers over the edge of Denmark’s Aarhus harbor

March 7, 2016 by  
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China on track to reach Paris climate goal way sooner than expected

March 7, 2016 by  
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China is the world’s largest carbon emitter – in 2012, they used almost as much coal as the rest of the world combined . Which is why it was so important that theypledged at the Paris climate talks to hit peak carbon emissions by 2030. Now a new working paper reveals they may have achieved their goal before they even set it. Read the rest of China on track to reach Paris climate goal way sooner than expected

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Amsterdam’s annual Light Festival sets the city aglow with dazzling sustainable art

December 24, 2015 by  
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12 Sustainable furnishing finds from Designjunction

September 27, 2015 by  
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How to: Win a free Hushamok organic baby hammock worth $599

September 27, 2015 by  
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Rocking a newborn gently to sleep often works, but doing so can put enormous strain on your arms and back. Babies love to be rocked—sometimes hours on end—which has sparked the invention of useful battery-powered “swing-o-matics;” however, they’re often ugly and made from synthetic, off-gassing materials. Luckily, Hushamok has created a stunning and stylish organic alternative, the Okoa Hammock, that’s designed to swing naturally in the breeze and is made from all-natural materials. Our editor-in-chief gave it her seal of approval when she reviewed it for her baby and we’re delighted to announce that we’re giving away a brand new hammock set, worth $599 . ENTER TO WIN A FREE HUSHAMOK BABY HAMMOCK>

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Green design keeps this tiny mobile home warm in Canada’s below-freezing windows

January 6, 2015 by  
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Read the rest of Green design keeps this tiny mobile home warm in Canada’s below-freezing windows Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: custom murphy bed , FSC wood , heat recovery ventilator , leaf house , Leaf House Small Space Design & Build , led light , Lunos E2 heat recovery ventilator , micro house , Pelly crossing , Reclaimed Materials , tiny home , tiny house , tiny mobile home , touch dimmers , Vacuum insulated panels , version.3 , version.3 house , yukon , Yukon College

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Fukushima rice passes radiation test for the first time since the disaster

January 6, 2015 by  
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Ever since the Fukushima disaster in 2011, rice in Japan has been tainted by radiation. This year, for the first time, the rice harvest is finally below the radiation standard set by Japan’s government . That’s good news not only for the environment but also for the farmers in Japan, who were some of the hardest hit individuals in the disaster. Read the rest of Fukushima rice passes radiation test for the first time since the disaster Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Daiichi meltdown , Fukishima environmental impact , fukishima meltdown , fukushima daiichi , Fukushima disaster , Fukushima radioactivity , Japan export , Japan fish export , Japan radioactive export , Japan rice export , nuclear power environmental impact , radioactive meltdown , radioactivity fish , radioactivity rice

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Nokero Launches Prima N202 Solar-Powered Light Bulb at American Renewable Energy Day

August 20, 2014 by  
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Nokero International, Ltd. recently launched the Prima N202, its ninth solar-powered light bulb, at Aspen’s American Renewable Energy Day Conference early this month. As a leader in solar-powered renewable energy, Nokero will distribute its latest product internationally with the aim of improving the lives and economic opportunities of those without electricity. The lightweight and portable Prima N202 boasts the world’s most efficient integrated solar panel and can generate 180 lumens per watt of LED light for 7+ hours on the Low setting and 3.5+ hours on the High setting. The solar-powered bulb can be purchased from the Nokero shop . + Nokero 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! Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: american renewable energy day , led light , nokero , nokero international , prima n202 , reader submitted content , solar-powered light bulbs , solar-powered renewable energy

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Construction on BIG-Designed LEGO House Breaks Ground With First LEGO-Like Bricks Laid

August 20, 2014 by  
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Construction on Bjarke Ingels Group’s LEGO House just broke ground yesterday, starting with the installation of six LEGO-shaped foundation bricks. Located at The LEGO Group’s birthplace in the Danish city of Billund, the LEGO House will serve as an “experience center” for an estimated 250,000 annual visitors. Characteristic of BIG’s playful designs, the 75-foot-tall structure will be built out of stacked rectangular volumes that resemble giant LEGO bricks. Read the rest of Construction on BIG-Designed LEGO House Breaks Ground With First LEGO-Like Bricks Laid Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: big , billund , bjarke ingels , Bjarke Ingels Group , danish architecture , Denmark , lego , lego experience center , lego group exhibition , lego shaped building , lego shaped foundation bricks , lego store , lego visitor center , the lego group

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Nina Lindgren’s Cardboard Floating City Looks Like a Futuristic Movie Cityscape

August 20, 2014 by  
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