The Beauty Behind Energy-Efficient Buildings

Sustainable Architecture: The Beauty Behind Energy-Efficient Buildings November 10th, 2018 by The Beam  As we enter a more environmentally-conscious age, we are inevitably building more ecologically responsible and sustainable cities. Creating buildings with the lowest possible energy consumption and carbon emission production, while still being aesthetically pleasing, is a challenge bringing together great minds to […]

Massive impact of meat-eating habits on mostly the environment

For some time now, all media have shown that the massive impact of meat-eating habits on mostly the environment, and on climate change in particular need no more any evidencing.  In effect, most studies demonstrated that low-meat diets could reduce the costs of climate change mitigation by as much as 50 per cent by 2050.  […]

Palestinian architect Nadia Habash discusses

Rima Al Sammarae wrote on November 4th, 2018 about how life carries on in the Palestinian territories, notably for a certain Nadia Habash, co-owner and director of Habash Consulting Engineers and adjunct lecturer at Birzeit University.  Here is, courtesy to Middle East Architect how: Palestinian architect Nadia Habash discusses working with Peter Zumthor and persevering […]

Dams ‘not sustainable’ in the developing world

After The dam that threatens a country’s water supply, here is another story about dam building but from a different standpoint. It’s by the BBC’s Matt McGrath, Environment correspondent and dated 5 November 2018. Large hydropower dams ‘not sustainable’ in the developing world     A new study says that many large-scale hydropower projects in Europe […]

Tipping point: huge wildlife loss

Tipping point: huge wildlife loss threatens the life support of our small planet Shutterstock Tom Oliver, University of Reading A report by the WWF published on October 30 reveals how our actions are degrading the natural world – the very basis on which our livelihood depends. The Living Planet Report 2018 shows that between 1970 […]

Only 16 countries meet their commitment to Paris Agreement

Only 16 countries meet their commitment to Paris Agreement, new study finds By Claire Stam | EURACTIV.com Only sixteen countries out of the 197 that have signed the Paris Agreement have defined national climate action plan ambitious enough to meet their pledges, according to a policy brief released on Monday (29 October), ahead of the […]