Average Global Temperatures Poised to Soar Past 11,000-Year High

March 8, 2013 by  
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Image by Airs Science Team, NASA/JPL Is it getting hot in here? Absolutely. Don’t let the recent snowfall fool you: 2012 was the hottest year on record for the U.S. and the future isn’t looking much cooler. Recently published research suggests that planet Earth is about to experience a heat wave of monumental proportions. According to the authors of a study in the journal Science , global temperatures are poised to surpass an 11,000-year peak, meaning that by the end of the century, the planet is set to get hotter than at any time since the last Ice Age. Read the rest of Average Global Temperatures Poised to Soar Past 11,000-Year High Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: carbon emissions , Climate Change , extreme weather , global temperatures , global warming , heat wave , Ice Age , industrial revolution

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London Unveils $1.51 Billion Bicycle Master Plan With 15-Mile Bike Highway

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London bikes photo from Shutterstock London is about to get a Holland-style bike-ability makeover, as Mayor Boris Johnson just announced a $1.51 billion master plan to improve the city’s bicycle network . The safer bicycle network is designed to relieve pressure on inner-London’s roads and public transportation systems. The plan also includes an ambitious “Crossrail for Bike” – a 15-mile bicycle highway segregated from road traffic that will connect the suburbs of East and West London. Read the rest of London Unveils $1.51 Billion Bicycle Master Plan With 15-Mile Bike Highway Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: bicycle safety in London , bike-ability , bike-ability in London , central london grid , connecting London’s East and West ends by bike , crossrail for bike , improving bicycle network in outer london , improving bicycle paths , improving safety of london’s worst intersections , london bicycle network , london public transportation , London’s $1.51 billion bicycle master plan , quietways

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Meet Bunkie: A Tiny New Prefab House from 608 Design and BLDG Workshop

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Have you ever dreamed of having your own little house in the countryside, just big enough for you and friend or two to hang out and take in the outdoors? 608 Design and BLDG Workshop have just the thing: their new prefab tiny house , cutely called “Bunkie.” Bunkie is a collaborative effort between the two firms , who’ve always admired each other’s work and decided to join forces to come up with new solutions to an old problem: inexpensive, eco-friendly housing. Read the rest of Meet Bunkie: A Tiny New Prefab House from 608 Design and BLDG Workshop Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “sustainable architecture” , 608 design , Architecture , bldg workshop , bunkie , Cabin Prefab , Eco Architecture , eco design , green architecture , Green Building , green design , green technology , Prefab , Prefab Housing , sustainable design , tiny house

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