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

Inhabitat News 2020-12-22

The top vegan holiday recipes submitted by you By: Inhabitat on 21 December 2020, 7:30 pm Drumroll, please… after much deliberation (and salivating), Inhabitat has chosen the winner and runners-up of our 2020 Vegan Holiday Recipe competition. Wood-burning stoves can triple particulate matter levels in homes By: Bonface Landi on 21 December 2020, 6:30 pm … Read more

Grist News 2020-11-20

Climate: The first step to bridging the urban ‘canopy gap’? Counting and mapping trees. By: Joseph Winters on 20 November 2020, 8:55 am All eyes were on Maricopa County, Arizona, earlier this month as election officials were counting every vote. But in the meantime, another group has been busy counting every tree. Trees bring enormous … Read more

Inhabitat News 2020-11-20

Architects turn waste into trendy glamping shelters in Rotterdam By: KC Morgan on 20 November 2020, 3:30 pm Sleep in a dumpster or a tiny home made of trash at Culture Campsite. GMC unveils electric Hummer for 2022 By: Katherine Gallagher on 19 November 2020, 7:30 pm The 2022 Hummer EV will include several features … Read more