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Spanish house is dug into a hillside, needs no heat or cooling

In his book The Shape of Green, Lance Hosey said that you cannot have sustainability without beauty.<p>If it's not beautiful, it's not sustainable. …

Air pollution: UK environment ministers face court action within weeks

Law firm ClientEarth says it will seek urgent court action because of the risk to people’s lives from dangerous emissions<p>UK environment ministers will be taken to court within weeks to make them speed up plans to reduce dangerous urban air pollution.

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Why CSP Resurged in Africa and the MENA Region

The U.S., with low-priced natural gas, is an anomaly. In much of the world, gas is expensive. So in sun-drenched Africa, Concentrated Solar Power …

Recharging home devices from mouldy bread could be the future

Scientists say they have found a rare bread mould that could be capable of breathing life back into rechargeable batteries.<p>They said the discovery …

Clean Energy

Global Green Building Expected to Double by 2018, Study Finds

Global green building is expected to double by 2018, according to a new study from Dodge Data & Analytics and United Technologies Corporation, on …

Grimsby 'generating more electricity from renewables than anywhere else in England'

Once the fishing capital of the world, Grimsby’s fortunes took a turn for the worse in recent decades, leaving a depressed town with one of the …

EasyJet to trial world's first water-powered hydrogen hybrid planes in 2016

EasyJet, the airline known for its iconic orange livery, is set to go green after revealing its plans to trial new hydrogen powered, hybrid planes …

World’s largest waste-to-energy plant in China will be topped with green roofs and photovoltaics

Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects and Gottlieb Paludan Architects have just won an international competition to design the world’s largest …

How to save parks and other urban green spaces | Financial Times

One of my walking routes into FT HQ in central London takes me under chestnut trees and oaks, past hellebores, snowdrops and early narcissi where …

Hyde Park

Hobbit home hidden in the hillside of Switzerland

SeARCH and CMA collaborated to create Villa Vals, a holiday retreat dug in to the alpine slopes of Vals in Switzerland. The surrounding nature has …