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Climate crisis: Almost half of UK’s carbon footprint down to ‘invisible’ emissions abroad

Climate crisis: Almost half of UK’s carbon footprint down to ‘invisible’ emissions abroad

UK efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions are being seriously undermined by the failure to account for rising carbon output in the countries where our goods are manufactured, a new report has warned. Almost half of the UK’s carbon footprint – the total amount of greenhouse gas released in the …

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Sustainability for York National Railway Museum Central Hall

Sustainability for York National Railway Museum Central Hall

London-based architecture practice Feilden Fowles has won an international design competition to create the new Central Hall for the National Railway Museum in York, England. Slated for completion in time for the museum’s 50th anniversary in 2025, the new centerpiece building will vastly improve the visitor experience while introducing an ambitious energy …

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Online vs. In-Store Shopping: The Eco-Friendly Choice Isn’t Always Obvious

Online vs. In-Store Shopping: The Eco-Friendly Choice Isn't Always Obvious

Online shopping is becoming easier and easier, with more selection and speedier deliveries. And purchasing everyday items, such as toothpaste and tampons or washing detergent and sponges, is increasingly shifting toward online rather than in-store. In the U.S., the share of these “fast-moving consumer goods” ― low-priced items that you …

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Stunning House on the Rocks uses geothermal power

Stunning House on the Rocks uses geothermal power

On Finland’s windswept Turku archipelago, Helsinki-based design practice and log house kit purveyor Pluspuu has completed yet another ecological wood house — fittingly named the House on the Rocks. Designed to embrace landscape views in multiple directions, the three-bedroom, two-bath residence is a custom design based on Pluspuu’s pre-designed house …

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