Alex Godoy

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Extraordinary Off-Grid Hobbit Home in Wales Only Cost £3,000 to Build

Simon Dale proves that you don't have to be an architect to design and build a beautiful, cozy, low-energy home. With £3,000, a few simple tools, and …

Video: How can we make infrastructure smart?

“In the US alone trillions of dollars have been invested in civil infrastructure, in bridges, in roads, in water systems, in sewers. The American …

Carnegie Mellon University

Scientific Drivers for Diplomacy

When the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS, publisher of <i>Science & Diplomacy</i>) formally launched its science diplomacy efforts …

How will the US cope with less water in future?

Despite recent flooding in Colorado and Texas, the multi-year California drought has brought water scarcity to the forefront of conversation …

UC Berkeley

Emotions could offer novel way to fight corruption

Refusing a bribe elicits a stronger emotional response than accepting one, a study has found, offering hope of developing novel ways to tackle …

Psychology

School Governor on Twitter: "http://t.co/J2fgbitvsp"

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sustainable business news, insight and suppliers

Stressful jobs, long hours and shift work can negatively impact on diet and fitness. But eating better and exercising more can aid sleep and boost energy levels<p>You’ve had a long day. Your stomach is rumbling and you’re exhausted. What’s the first thing you grab to eat? Most likely it’s a microwave …

Snacks

Lima climate change summit: 'weak' UN deal could let countries dodge green pledges

Agreement reached to save Lima talks from collapse but critics say watered-down deal is too weak<p>UN climate change talks have been saved from the brink of collapse by a “weak” agreement that could let countries dodge setting clear targets to cut their emissions.<p>Negotiations in the Peruvian capital …

New York had a rooftop farm in 1904

Rooftop farming is all the rage these days, but evidently there is nothing new about it, in New York City anyway. City Farmer discovers that over a …

89-Year-Old Man Develops Bladeless Bird-Friendly Wind Turbine!

Wind turbines transform moving air currents into clean energy; there isn’t much to hate about that, especially when compared to the toxic emissions …

New Ultra-Light Nanotube Aerogels Could Clean Up Oil Spills

Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania have created low-density, super-strong aerogels made of carbon nanotubes that could be key to cleaning …

Articles about tiny house swoon on Dwell.com - Dwell

At just $79,000, this customizable mobile trailer allows you to design the tiny house of your dreams.<p>A 196-square-foot house born of architectural know-how, an enterprising spirit, and just over $11,000 has become an inspiration...<p>On a tight budget, a designer helps an indie film director maximize …

Smart Windows Are Getting Smarter

Since our last report on “smart windows,” further developments warrant an update.<p>Smart windows have glass coatings that let varying proportions of …

Storing Renewable Energy: Key To An All-Renewables Future

I hope that readers have no doubts that we need to be headed toward decreased energy use, with more and more of that energy supplied by renewables, …

Dutch Aquatic Center Pushes Green Wall Envelope

For some green structures, the sustainable elements are designed to go unnoticed by the occupants, who merely enjoy the energy savings produced from …

When It Rains, It Pours: Study Confirms Climate Change Will Keep Driving More Intense Precipitation

Climate change will bring more and more extreme precipitation events this century.<p>A new study from NOAA’s National Climatic Data Center confirms what …

The fuel of the future

WHICH source of renewable energy is most important to the European Union? Solar power, perhaps? (Europe has three-quarters of the world’s total …

Why our turbulent weather is getting even harder to predict

Britain's weather excelled itself last week. It produced an Easter Sunday that was the coldest on record in the UK. Temperatures stuck below zero in …

Women In Business Discouraged By Ethical Dilemmas, Study Suggests

One study might have discovered the reason for the business gender gap -- morality.<p>Previous explanations for the underrepresentation of women in business include women being siphoned by other industries or failing to "lean in." The issue is certainly not one of capability: according to the New York …

How capitalism stacks the deck on disaster

In 2007, a financial firestorm ravaged Wall Street and the rest of the country. In 2012, Hurricane Sandy obliterated a substantial chunk of the …

Art & Design Posted by Mahshar Ghasemiyeh

Under Pressure: Piezoelectric Energy To Be Generated By Paris Marathoners

People move. All the time. Wouldn’t it be great to harness that movement and help power our cities with the movement of people living in them?<p>The …

Whole Foods Announces Plans for 20,000 Sq. Ft. Rooftop Farm Atop New Gowanus Store

NYC foodies will soon be in for a real treat as Whole Foods has announced they’ll be operating a rooftop farm right atop their forthcoming Gowanus, …

Foodies