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Doubled raw materials use is climate risk

We’re using more and more raw materials to build the world anew: our demands will almost have doubled by 2060. That’s bad news for the climate.
Posted On 18 Nov 2018
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Why do we demolish buildings instead of deconstructing them for re-use?

Dismantling buildings piece by piece to preserve the reusable parts within keeps materials out of landfills and creates more jobs that demolition.
Posted On 14 Oct 2018
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How land under solar panels can contribute to food security

Beneath some solar arrays, pollinator-friendly plants, fruits, vegetables and forage are cropping up in place of turfgrass or gravel
Posted On 05 Jun 2018
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Canadian Public Spending – Going Green and More Social

The Municipal Collaboration for Sustainable Procurement releases the 2017 State of the Nation Report
Posted On 17 Apr 2018
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Humans cause growing heat wave danger

A heat wave can be lethal – and researchers have now counted the ways they can kill. Humans may have only themselves to blame.
Posted On 12 Nov 2017
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Organic farming may not cut climate risk

Organic farming does not always benefit the environment in the ways people expect, and may not avert climate change effects, scientists say.
Posted On 25 Jun 2017
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Boosting Renewables in Cities is Vital to Achieve Climate and Development Goals

IRENA analysis of more than 3,500 cities charts course to increase renewable energy in urban settings
Posted On 18 Oct 2016
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Global ‘bright spots’ offer climate hope

Scientists show how humans can improve poor people’s lives by reversing practices that destroy the environment and fuel climate change.
Posted On 15 Oct 2016
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