Terra, Expo 2020 Dubai’s Sustainability Pavilion is structure ready

The structure of Terra, the Sustainability Pavilion, at Expo 2020 Dubai is now complete and ready for fit-outs, says Andrew Whalley, Chairman and Partner of Grimshaw Architects that has designed the pavilion. Terra means and represents planet Earth and will be one of Expo’s signature experiences. It will take visitors on an immersive and emotional […]

The Powerful New Architecture of Clean Energy

Energy infrastructure has historically been met with a “Not in My Back Yard” response from policymakers and the public alike. Aside from the clear human health implications of coal plants and natural gas stations, the architecture of energy infrastructure has traditionally been driven by raw economy and feasibility, with isolated locations creating little need for […]

New Testing Reveals ‘Forever Chemicals’ In More Water Systems Across OH, PA, U.S.

New testing by the Environmental Working Group has identified the presence of toxic fluorinated chemicals, broadly known as PFAS, in the tap water of dozens of cities across the U.S. where contamination was not previously known. EWG, an advocacy organization that tracks environmental pollutants in consumer products, sampled water in 44 places between May and […]

Recycled water, community engagement and clean energy: State Senate candidates weigh in on ideas to tackle climate crisis

Five of the seven candidates running for state Senate in District 13 vied to win over Peninsula voters by showing their passion and knowledge on a range of environmental topics at a panel held on Jan. 15 at Menlo-Atherton High School. Before a crowd of an estimated 500 people, candidates answered a series of questions […]

Georgia Universities Offer Lessons in Clean Energy

The report, released Tuesday, features case studies of Georgia colleges that have made significant efforts to achieve their energy goals. It was designed to serve as a guide to help other schools achieve similar goals, said Jennette Gayer, executive director of Environment Georgia.“We see that each of these case studies is a glimpse into the […]

Top 10 States for LEED Green Building

WASHINGTON, Jan. 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — As cities and states continue to work toward climate action goals, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has announced its list of Top 10 States for LEED green building. For the first time since 2011, Colorado took the top spot on the list, which ranks states based on the […]