Grist News 2021-06-04

Climate: This Louisiana neighborhood is retreating in the face of climate change By: Alexandria Herr on 3 June 2021, 10:45 am In early May, President Joe Biden stood in front of the 70-year old Calcasieu River Bridge in Lake Charles, Louisiana. With the aging bridge in the background, he spoke about the hurricanes that have … Read more

Inhabitat News 2021-06-04

This administrative office building features a net-zero carbon design By: Dawn Hammon on 3 June 2021, 6:30 pm This administrative building sets an example for green construction. Little-known firms lead America's list of top methane polluters By: Bonface Landi on 3 June 2021, 5:30 pm Among the top 10 emitters of methane, five are smaller … Read more

Earth911 News 2021-06-04

Food & Beverage: A Better Brew: Drinking Beer Sustainably By: Gemma Alexander on 3 June 2021, 9:00 am Let’s look into the sustainability of our beer. At least 5,000 years old, beer is… The post A Better Brew: Drinking Beer Sustainably appeared first on Earth911. Health & Beauty: Vegan Beauty: the Best Plant-based Skincare Ingredients … Read more

Inhabitat News 2021-03-06

This Indonesian high-rise performs 36% better than LEED baseline By: KC Morgan on 5 March 2021, 7:30 pm Located in Jakarta’s central business district of Sudirman, Sequis Tower makes a space for itself on the city skyline. Drawing inspiration from the Banyan tree for both design influence and metaphoric meaning, the tower is meant to … Read more

Use of washable face mask over single use disposable mask

The global fight to combat COVID-19 (sars-cov-2) pandemic advocates the use of face mask in public spaces. However, disposable masks often containing polypropylene plastics, are commonly end up floating in rivers and into oceans, becoming microplastics, eaten by fishes and eventually into our very own food chain. Non-reusable masks made out of plastics like polypropylene … Read more

Earth911 News 2021-01-08

BUSINESS: Earth911 Podcast: Dr. Eyal Harel on the Increasing Frequency of Toxic Algal Blooms By: Earth911 on 8 January 2021, 10:00 am Listen to “Earth911 Podcast: Eyal Harel on the Increasing Frequency of Toxic Algal Blooms” on Spreaker. Cyanobacteria algal blooms are a growing problem worldwide. As humans use more fertilizer and the climate warms, … Read more

Grist News 2021-01-06

Politics: What the Georgia Senate candidates think about climate change By: Zoya Teirstein on 5 January 2021, 11:45 am It may be a new year, but the 2020 election isn’t over yet. All eyes are on Georgia, where four candidates are duking it out over a pair of crucial U.S. Senate seats. The two runoff … Read more

Inhabitat News 2021-01-06

Rolloe is a bike wheel that filters outdoor air while you cycle By: Dawn Hammon on 5 January 2021, 7:30 pm While ‘rolling’ through the streets of London, designer Kristen Tapping came up with the idea for Rolloe, a bicycle wheel that filters outdoor air pollution. By 2035, all new cars sold in Massachusetts must … Read more

Earth911 News 2021-01-06

Food: Plant-Based Soups — Super for You & the Planet By: Patti Roth on 5 January 2021, 10:00 am Warm, rich, and hearty. Light and refreshing. Spicy and silken. The styles, flavors, and textures of soups are limitless. Even if you’re ditching dairy. Or blowing off beef. Lucious plant-based soup recipes are plentiful, from traditional favorites … Read more

Grist News 2020-12-22

Politics: The first words from the ‘barrier-busting’ nominees for Biden’s climate team By: Angely Mercado on 21 December 2020, 9:01 pm President-elect Joe Biden took the stage Saturday afternoon at The Queen Theater in Wilmington, Delaware, to unveil a slate of diverse nominees for key energy and climate positions, including the prospective heads of the … Read more