Burwood Brickworks mall is the model for green building

Burwood Brickworks mall is the model for green building

Malls are struggling, but this one at least has a rooftop farm, renewable energy generation, and wastewater recycling—and should be a model for how buildings can be designed for a sustainable future.

Thomas Friedman: Why Putin’s war is a crime against the planet

To fully see the destructive impact of the Ukraine war, listen to the Indigenous people who are guardians of some of the world’s remote ecosystems.
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Nord Stream pipeline breaks look deliberate, Europeans say

The leaks in the Nord Stream under the Baltic Sea heightened fears of shortages because of the clash with Russia, and showed how vital infrastructure could be at risk.

An Israel-Lebanon border deal could increase natural gas supplies

Offshore gas fields in the Mediterranean could become one of several new energy sources for European countries as they seek independence from Russia.

Ravaged by hurricanes, a historic Black community fights for survival

Ironton, a small incorporated community in Louisiana, was devastated by Hurricane Ida. But the destruction was not inevitable. Founded by freed people who were previously enslaved, Ironton residents had to fight for running water, sewage – and levees.

Opinion: Transforming the economics and governance of water

Mariana Mazzucato, et al call for new thinking about an issue that lies behind all of the world’s biggest collective challenges.
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Solving the climate crisis will help both ‘sacrifice zones’ and ‘cute’ puffins

Solving the climate crisis will help both ‘sacrifice zones’ and ‘cute’ puffins

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