Solar Energy: The Future Is Now

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Solar Energy - The Future Is Now

For decades, solar energy has been touted as a different power source. Increasingly, however, solar is standing toe to toe with traditional power sources as a viable, cost-effective option for electricity. When solar energy surges onto the scene in the 1980s, nobody was making an economic case for including it in America’s utility electric fleet…. Read more »

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What the Earth would look like if all the ice melted

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What the Earth would look like if all the ice melted

We learned last year that many of the effects of climate change are irreversible. Sea levels have been rising at a greater rate year after year, and the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change estimates they could rise by another meter or more by the end of this century. As National Geographic showed us in 2013,… Read more »

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How To Improve A City: 10 Feats Of Engineering From Arup

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See on Scoop.it – Green Living Last week, Architizer and Arup put out a call for ideas to make New York City a better place for its residents and the 1 million additional people projected to arrive in the next few decades. As a follow-up, we’ve gathered a few examples of Arup projects from around the world… Read more »

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Smart Buildings are Looking Smart, too – Creating Iconic Brands Through Digital Signage

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For over 100 years, architectural design and height have been two of the main features that distinguished iconic buildings, buildings familiar to everyone, landmarks where people wanted to work. Whether an old refurbished building in Detroit or the Burj Kalifa in Dubai, the physical aspect of smart buildings contributes greatly to its reputation, desirability and… Read more »

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Topshop x Reclaim to Wear

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See on Scoop.it – Green Living British brand Topshop has teamed up with eco-friendly label Reclaim to Wear for the second time, to create a new collection made entirely of recycled materials, available from June 20. Created in 1997 by Filippo Ricci and Orsola de Castro’s label From Somewhere, Reclaim to Wear aims to limit the amount of… Read more »

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