Heading to the Field: the Urban Decarbonization Research Project by @lmtozer

Heading to the Field: the Urban Decarbonization Research Project by @lmtozer

Westminster and Big Ben in London, UK by Stefano Montagner . As my PhD research season approaches, I'm preparing to head off to visit cities with some of the most aggressive greenhouse gas emission reduction targets in the world. Over the next eight months, I'll visit London, UK, Stockholm, Sweden, and San Francisco, USA to talk to policy makers about trying to transform each city's built environment in order to achieve deep greenhouse gas emission cuts. Governments from all three cities have signed up as members of the Carbon Neutral Cities Alliance , which is a group of cities striving to achieve ambitious long-term GHG reduction goals a...

#LEED & @SITES_info partner undersame mission of #sustainability: this week's #FedrizziFriday

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SITES addresses global concerns such as climate change, loss of biodiversity and resource depletion through sustainable landscape design and ...

Resiliency Is Goal Of Greener New Orleans

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Resiliency Is Goal Of Greener New Orleans

Every one of the houses Make It Right has constructed meets LEED Platinum certification standards, the highest designation for sustainable bu...

Innovative Tree-Like Homes

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Innovative Tree-Like Homes

Each treescraper would also be covered in greenery. To function off-the-grid they would also be fitted with green tech such as a solar array ...

#Greenroofs & #Greenwalls Directory Company of the Week for 8/28/15: @HangingGardensL

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focuses on design integration, project delivery, and products for green infrastructure development. Capabilities range from green and blue ro...

Norwich approves of Passivhaus!

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Norwich progresses Passivhaus plans with approvals. Hansard Close – 10 Passivhaus flats, and ...

Wow! @Cundall_Global are hosting 3 events for #WGBW15 'Challenging Sustainabi...

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Wow! @Cundall_Global are hosting 3 events for #WGBW15 'Challenging Sustainability Myths'

When is a cow like a car? Should we stop showering? Is there a future for cars in cities? Is ...

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