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Sixty per cent cut in transport, building and industry emissions by 2050 with electrification

Sixty per cent cut in transport, building and industry emissions by 2050 with electrification

According to a new report by research company BloombergNEF (BNEF) electrification of the transport, buildings and industrial sectors in Europe could slash greenhouse-gas emissions by 60 per cent between 2020 and 2050. A revolution in the use of energy by these three sectors is possible over the next 30 years, …

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Kendeda, a net-positive Living Building, opens at Georgia Tech

Kendeda, a net-positive Living Building, opens at Georgia Tech

After a visit to the Bullitt Center in Seattle, Diana Blank was inspired to fund a similar project in Georgia. Taking action, she founded the Kendeda Fund and funded it with $30 million to donate toward the cause. Georgia Tech is the recipient of Blank’s vision with a project by …

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1920s building in Buenos Aires becomes a gorgeous, solar-powered residence

1920s building in Buenos Aires becomes a gorgeous, solar-powered residence

Buenos Aires is known for its beautiful architecture, but retaining the city’s historic character while breathing life into its abandoned buildings is often challenging. Thankfully, local firm Moarqs rose to the challenge when presented with the task of renovating a 1920s building into what is now the Tacuari House — a …

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Trump administration approves permit to allow building of Keystone oil pipeline

Trump administration approves permit to allow building of Keystone oil pipeline

The Trump administration has approved a right-of-way to allow for the building the Keystone pipeline on US land in Montana, moving the controversial $8bn project closer to fruition just months after a damaging oil spill on another segment of the network. The approval — which would allow for access on federal …

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