Tue.Jul 27, 2021

The 10 countries most and least threatened by climate change

Inhabitant

A new study published in PLOS ONE has identified countries most at risk of "climate change-related harm" and those in a good position to deal with climate change's effects

California’s Carbon Mitigation Efforts May Be Thwarted by Climate Change Itself

Environmental News Network

To meet an ambitious goal of carbon neutrality by 2045, California’s policymakers are relying in part on forests and shrublands to remove CO2 from the atmosphere, but researchers at the University of California, Irvine warn that future climate change may limit the ecosystem’s ability to perform this service.

Tips for Choosing Your Eco-Friendly Career

EcoFriend

If eco-living is important to you, you probably want to pursue an eco-friendly career as well. Interest in sustainability is on the rise, so whether you are changing careers or… The post Tips for Choosing Your Eco-Friendly Career appeared first on Ecofriend.

An adaptive reuse project in Rome features modular meeting rooms

Inhabitant

A design collaboration between Gabriele Masina studio in Rome and London-based THDP studio, the DoubleTree by Hilton Rome Monti will connect two buildings into one property using adaptive reuse techniques

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When to Expect the Warmest Day of the Year

Environmental News Network

During the summer months, most areas in the United States approach their highest temperatures for the year. When to Expect the Warmest Day of the Year

Cranbrook School teaches environmental stewardship

Inhabitant

The Cranbrook School by Andrew Burns Architecture teaches students how to be stewards for the environment

Heating Up in Tokyo

Environmental News Network

Ever-warmer summers are among the challenges confronting athletes competing in the Olympic Games. Heating Up in Tokyo

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From Seed to Market: NASA Brings Food to the Table

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As the seasons turn from spring, to summer, to fall – farmers plant crops, monitor their growth and harvest them. From Seed to Market: NASA Brings Food to the Table

New Mexico's families of color already feeling climate change's effects

Inhabitant

In hot, dry New Mexico, climate change is already playing out. And it’s hitting people of color especially hard, say climate change experts. In Albuquerque, New Mexico’s biggest city, the International District, where many families of color live, is a heat sink. Too much concrete and not enough vegetation traps heat. Several organizations are planting trees in lower income areas of the city, but it will be a while before saplings can provide shade. “As As it gets hotter, heat sinks will

Upcycling Plastic Waste Into High-Performing Mechanical Lubricants

Environmental News Network

New research could mean fewer adverse impacts from plastic waste and cheaper lubricants used in vehicles and industrial activities. Upcycling Plastic Waste Into High-Performing Mechanical Lubricants

It’s time to redefine sustainability

AGreenLiving

It’s time to redefine sustainability Esteban Guerrero Tue, 07/27/2021 – 02:15 It’s time we should be able to explain sustainability to a 5-year-old — in five words or less. There really aren’t many simple definitions of sustainability.

Particles from Paints, Pesticides Have Deadly Impact

Environmental News Network

Air pollution triggered by use of common chemicals, fuels may kill 10 times more people than previously recognized. Particles from Paints, Pesticides Have Deadly Impact

An adaptive reuse project in Rome features modular meeting rooms

AGreenLiving

A design collaboration between Masina Studio in Rome and London-based THDP studio, the DoubleTree by Hilton Rome Monti will connect two buildings into one property using adaptive reuse techniques.

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Can Retrofitting Dams for Hydro Provide a Green Energy Boost?

Environmental News Network

In 1969, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers finished construction of the Red Rock Dam on the Des Moines River in Marion County, Iowa. . Can Retrofitting Dams for Hydro Provide a Green Energy Boost

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Cranbrook School teaches environmental stewardship

AGreenLiving

Education comes in all forms — books, videos, audio recordings and interactive, hands-on, learning like that taking place at Cranbrook School in the Wolgan Valley, located about three hours north of Sydney, Australia.

Scientists Model ‘True Prevalence’ of COVID-19 Throughout Pandemic

Environmental News Network

Government officials and policymakers have tried to use numbers to grasp COVID-19’s impact. Scientists Model ‘True Prevalence’ of COVID-19 Throughout Pandemic

The Poo Problem: Diapers

AGreenLiving

Next to discipline, few parenting topics get people as worked up as the diaper decisions… The post The Poo Problem: Diapers appeared first on Earth911. Excerpt from: The Poo Problem: Diapers.

Phase I Trial Begins of New Vaccine Against the Plague

Environmental News Network

Researchers at the University of Oxford today launched a Phase 1 trial to test a new vaccine against plague. Phase I Trial Begins of New Vaccine Against the Plague

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We Earthlings: We’re in — Let’s Cut Our Water Use

AGreenLiving

As drought spreads to 93% of the American West, food crops are threatened and wildfire… The post We Earthlings: We’re in — Let’s Cut Our Water Use appeared first on Earth911. Read the original post: We Earthlings: We’re in — Let’s Cut Our Water Use.

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Visualizing Our City’s Energy Use

Environmental News Network

Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh Swanson School of Engineering and the Mascaro Center for Sustainable Innovation used the City of Pittsburgh to create a model built upon the design, materials and purpose of commercial buildings to estimate their energy usage and emissions.

New Oakville North additions put pedestrians first

AGreenLiving

Most master-planned communities take into account things like location to central services and inclusion of a gym, but North Oak at Oakvillage, a multiphase condominium development in Oakville, Canada, builds housing units while incorporating sustainable building practices, too. Oakvillage is a pedestrian-first community with a focus on connecting to the nearby natural elements of the area. A scenic, 1.5 kilometer multipurpose trail is woven throughout the community.

New Mexico’s families of color already feeling climate change’s effects

AGreenLiving

In hot, dry New Mexico , climate change is already playing out. And it’s hitting people of color especially hard, say climate change experts. In Albuquerque, New Mexico’s biggest city, the International District, where many families of color live, is a heat sink. Too much concrete and not enough vegetation traps heat. Several organizations are planting trees in lower-income areas of the city, but it will be a while before saplings can provide shade.

The 10 countries most and least threatened by climate change

AGreenLiving

A new study published in PLOS ONE has identified countries most at risk of “climate change-related harm” and those in a good position to deal with climate change’s effects. The study scientifically demonstrates the correlation between toxic pollution that can directly damage human health and non-toxic pollution such as greenhouse gas emissions.