Building biology researches the impact of the building environment on human health, and applies this knowledge to the construction, or modification, of homes and workplaces and the holistic interaction between human life with our environment.
Greenpeace calls it not perfect but a move in the right direction and I tend to agree. Research conducted on the sugarcane containers by its producers in Japan and Brazil showed that every kilogram of carbon capture plastic produced captured 2kg of atmospheric CO2. Comparatively every kilogram of petrochemical produced caused just under 2kg of…
It is actually a good question. How do we use our available space and if not used on a daily basis, could we do without? How eay would it be and would we then have to change some of our other areas to compensate for the loss of the other one?
Extensive mining activity is due to start in the beautiful bush clad hills behind the iconic Karangahake Rail Trail.
The all new Mercedes C class appears not to be new in performance and features, rather in design and gadgets. The environmental credentials are rather disappointing.
Generation Zero gained confidential minutes obtained through a Local Government Official Information and Meetings Act request to show how the council’s governing body signed off the release of greenfield land in Helensville south on May 1 against the official advice of the Housing Project Office.
A new NAS report said that formaldehyde, which can be present in common households items such as clothing, wooden furniture and beauty products, is conclusively a cause of rare forms of cancer of the bones, head & neck and nasal passages. via Despite Industry Opposition, Scientists Report Formaldehyde Causes Cancer | EcoWatch.
Germany has been through a long history of coal, nuclear and renewables. And there are lessons to be learnt, for sure.
California has some water issues for some time but now it’s official. That does however not come as a surprise. I suggest you watch “Last Call at the Oasis”, a documentary from 2011. It was already quite clear back then that Lake Mead had issues and would not be able to deliver enough water in…
Fossil fuel divestment has been a big subject lately. Several large institutions and companies have moved away from any fossil fuel investment (divested). And yet Harvard is happily investing into it or accepting money from such industries, even despite of petitions from staff and students and own Harvard articles. Why? Money rules, at any price…