In recent years, there has been an encouraging decline in the amount of carbon emissions in the U.S. But that took a turn in 2018 with a 3.4-percent increase in carbon emissions. Cities combat climate change With carbon emissions on the rise again, there are many cities across the country that are trying desperately to… Read more »
What is a ‘Climate-Positive’ Design and is it Possible?
Calculating Your Carbon Footprint
Though you may be aware of the climate change occurring, you may not really understand how you’re helping it grow—and not in a good way. It starts with the impact we as humans are leaving on the earth; our carbon footprint. Carbon footprints explained This term refers to the amount of greenhouse gases that are… Read more »
Carbon Capture Could Turn Emissions Into Building Materials
Environmental scientists have spent decades looking for new ways to reduce the greenhouse gas emissions of human populations, and a revolutionary new technique could turn some of those harmful emissions into useful building materials. Developed by the Australia-based firm Mineral Carbonation International (MCi), this technique captures airborne CO2 emissions and turns them into solid carbonates…. Read more »