Articles and researches

July 21, 2020

Passively cooled Californian beach house channels Australian vibes

American architect Alec Petros has completed the Seaside Reef House, a timber-clad home that celebrates indoor/outdoor living at Solana Beach, California. Designed for Australian clients, the […]
July 20, 2020

Retired USPS van is converted into a mobile community center

Known as the Chicago Mobile Makerspace, this renovated United States Postal Service delivery van has been given a second life as a mobile community center and […]
July 20, 2020

How your beauty routine might be killing sharks

Even before Jaws, people were fascinated with sharks. But they are much more than the menacing villains they portray in movies. Their beauty is impossible to […]
July 20, 2020

New hydrogen production tech could reduce CO2 pollution

A recent publication in the journal Angewandte Chemie brings attention to an improved way of generating clean hydrogen. For many years, hydrogen production has proven costly […]
July 20, 2020

Tracking climate data in real time

Climate TRACE, an alliance of climate research groups, is developing a new tracker using artificial intelligence that would allow the public to access international climate data […]
July 20, 2020

#degrowth art series exposes greenwashing in the food industry

While reaching for products with an “eco-friendly” label may seem like the better choice in any situation, well-intended consumers should always be aware of “greenwashing” — […]
July 17, 2020

World’s most sustainable furniture factory proposed for Norway

Bjarke Ingels Group has unveiled the design for The Plus, a furniture factory for Norwegian urban furniture manufacturer Vestre. The project is expected to become the […]
July 17, 2020

Sanikind kickstarts refillable hand sanitizer bottle project

Hand sanitizer has become an essential part of life during the COVID-19 pandemic, but its environmental impact via plastic waste increases with each empty bottle. As a consumer, […]