Will Mexico City’s massive new park be a climate adaptation paragon for other cities?

March 2, 2020 by  
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An architect and officials are hoping that a huge park in Mexico City can restore the water systems of the region and serve as a model for others around the world.

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Trend: Commercial buildings go all-electric

March 2, 2020 by  
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All signs point to the next generation of commercial buildings becoming all-electric.

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Weaning ASEAN from coal reveals climate risks and rewards

December 13, 2018 by  
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Can the region reconcile rapid economic growth with decarbonization?

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Unnaturally cheap oil is blocking progress on climate crisis

December 13, 2018 by  
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SUV use is on the rise due to cheap oil — government regulations and companies can be the levers for behavior change.

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Plan to Allow 20,000 Fracking Wells in Delaware River Basin Threatens Drinking Water for 15.6 Million

November 17, 2011 by  
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This Monday, a governmental commission will decide whether to open up the region for dangerous fracking operations. The plan would threaten the water supply for 15.6 million people, including residents of New York City.

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Goodbye McMansions, Hello Big Boxes: American Houses Are Growing Again

November 17, 2011 by  
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They are big, they are cheap, they are ugly. And they are selling, for all the wrong reasons.

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Bike Story: Dr. Janice Turner from Sustainable South Bronx (Video)

November 17, 2011 by  
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Here’s a quick profile of a long-time cyclist who is helping her community become healthier and greener.

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Energy Use in NYC Schools is Down 11% Since 2008. Thanks to Post-It Notes.

August 15, 2011 by  
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Photo credit: paulinaclemente via Flickr/CC BY Okay, it’s not just thanks to Post-Its. But they helped. A report in today’s New York Times documents how the region’s schools drastically cut their energy consumption. Like the story about Tokyo slashing its energy bills with voluntary citizen rationing , the story provides a refreshing reminder of how powerful good ol’ fashioned conservation measures can be. … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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How Fire Hoses Are Helping Orangutans Find a Mate

October 19, 2010 by  
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Photo: mirsasha Decades of deforestation in development in the forests of Borneo have done a number on the love lives of the endangered orangutans that call the region home. Although there are still thousands of orangutans in the area, groups have become isolated from one another in patches of jungle bordered by rivers and palm oil plantations, threatening..

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Barn Owl’s Wisconsin Appearance A Rare Event

January 3, 2010 by  
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The Common Barn Owl is not so common in Midwestern states where it’s considered vulnerable. A recent surprise appearance in Wisconsin highlighted the species’ fragile status in the region.

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