Articles and researches

August 21, 2020

The daily life of a tree farmer with One Tree Planted

Trees make the world a better place for humans by providing shade, sequestering CO2, intercepting airborne particles, aiding respiratory health and adding great beauty to this […]
August 21, 2020

Global warming could push air conditioning demand up 59%

An analysis done by Climate Central shows that demand for air conditioning in the U.S. will increase by 59% by the year 2050. According to the […]
August 21, 2020

Florida to release millions of genetically modified mosquitoes

It sounds like the premise for a 1950s horror movie: release 750 million genetically altered mosquitoes in the Florida Keys and see what happens. But Florida […]
August 21, 2020

HIVE Project proposes biophilic, self-sufficient homes of the future

As part of RIBA’s The Home of 2030 design competition, Gianluca Santosuosso Design has created The HIVE Project, a honeycomb-inspired modular solution for lower carbon and […]
August 21, 2020

Modular hanging suites are built to “drop” into any setting

Located in the tourist-friendly Spanish village of Santa Maria de Palautordera, the Drop Box N-240 is a transportable, modular suite that is ready to “drop” into […]
August 20, 2020

Old coffee roastery to be reborn as a net-zero carbon office in London

The local planning council for London’s Vauxhall district has recently given the green light for an adaptive reuse scheme to transform a disused Costa Coffee roastery […]
August 20, 2020

Atlantic has 10 times the microplastics previously thought

We knew it was bad. But a new study of plastic in the Atlantic Ocean reveals the pollution problem is ten times worse than scientists suspected. Continue reading […]
August 20, 2020

DNC reverses pledge to end fossil fuel subsidies

The Democratic presidential and vice-presidential candidates were barely announced before the DNC removed campaign pledges to end fossil fuel subsidies. In the final draft of the […]