It’s World Green Building Week, with Green Building Councils from across the world campaigning for all buildings to be “net zero” by 2050.
The devastating effects of hurricanes, floods and storm surges currently impacting the US, Caribbean, Cuba and Bahamas could soon be felt by Australian cities if we don’t urgently focus on adaptation and resilience.
Sand and gravel are now the world’s most extracted materials – surpassing fossil fuels – but overexploitation and shortages are fuelling violent conflict and leading to worrisome environmental, economic and health impacts.
We know school kids do better on tests when they have views of nature, but now research from Curtin University has found exposure to nature also helps with more creative tasks like poetry.
Humans before animals and property. No discrimination as to who should survive. Safeguards against malicious hacking.
A meeting of the United Nations General Assembly on 5-6 September is expected to approve the creation of a first-ever official international body focused on urban sustainability – UN Urban.…
Trees in megacities are providing services worth an estimated US$505 million (AU$636m) a year for each city, according to new research published in journal Ecological Modelling, and there’s plenty more room to scale up our green ambitions.
Green solar panels that blend in with nature; red solar panels on a terracotta roof; white solar hidden on a wall. Researchers have discovered a way to turn typically black and blue solar panels a shade of green, and potentially any colour imaginable.
While we’ve been busy working out how driverless cars will fit with our evolving world and how we need to repurpose our buildings and cities to fit – just a fragment of the topics at our upcoming Tomorrowland event – some people have been working on flying cars.
We know that storytelling is the secret to influence and there is nowhere we need that more than in the urgent need for climate action.
Projects from the US and Australia came out on top of the healthy, sustainable projects vying for gold at the International Green Interior Awards, now in its fourth year.
Feeding our cities in a way that regenerates the planet’s ecology is one of the biggest challenges facing humanity. Many cities are developing policies to tackle this issue, while others have not even begun to consider it.