In May 2019, 17 renowned architecture firms launched a declaration of a climate, justice, and biodiversity emergency now known as Construction Declares. The group includes architects, engineers, and more disciplines who all signed a pledge that would define and expand sustainability efforts of future works. Soon after the original UK Architects Declare, similar groups formed across the globe as others used the Declare name to make an impact on the profession and the world.
In just 30 years, almost 70% of the world population will live in cities.
The average person probably does not think twice when picking out-of-season produce all year round.
Solar energy is on the rise, but there's one main obstacle with this power source. Mapua University student Carvey Ehren Maigue has created a solar panel that solves this common efficiency issue facing the renewable resource. So what is it that skeptics of solar energy point to? Its dependency on ideal sunny conditions. Luckily, Maigue’s AuREUS system is designed to continue harvesting light even during cloudy weather.
Solar is officially the cheapest form of energy in history.
The first detached coral reef discovered in over 120 years has just been announced by the Schmidt Ocean Institute in...
The world’s third-largest economy has just joined the list of countries committed to a carbon-neutral future. Japan’s Prime Minister Suga Yoshihide, recently appointed in September 2020, announced an ambitious carbon-neutral goal for the entire country by the year 2050. Though similar goals have been announced across the world—including climate targets set by the European Union—Japan’s pledge has been met with some skepticism based on the country’s reliance on non-renewable energy.
The city of Nara is a popular tourist destination in Japan.
The Canadian government has released a list of single-use plastic items that will be banned by the end of 2021.
Every year, thanks to poachers, 30,000 species are driven to extinction. And in Africa alone, 96 elephants a day are killed at the hands of these poachers. But in Zimbabwe, efforts are being made to turn the tide against this illegal activity. Through his International Anti-Poaching Foundation, Australian Iraq war veteran Damien Mander has put together a skilled group of women to lead the charge.
It's imperative that we rethink our culture in order to help mitigate the devastating effects of climate change.
When artist and author Josie George started knitting her temperature scarf in January, she could not have imagined how this...