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A key to controlling emissions: More buildings in a city’s unused spaces

Constructing more condensed communities in existing neighborhoods has been found to go a long way toward fighting climate change.
A solar firm plans to build off-grid neighborhoods in California

A solar firm plans to build off-grid neighborhoods in California

Sunnova Energy is seeking permission from state regulators to develop microgrids for new housing developments that would not be reliant on established electric utilities.
Can a startup make sustainable construction the next frontier in eco-business?

Can a startup make sustainable construction the next frontier in eco-business?

Nexii Building Solutions in Vancouver is having significant early success, though there are potential pitfalls.
Paul Krugman: How green is your metropolis?

Paul Krugman: How green is your metropolis?

Allowing more density would make America better.
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How the building industry blocked better tornado safeguards

Engineers know how to protect people from tornadoes like the ones that recently devastated parts of Kentucky, but builders have headed off efforts to toughen standards.

What does it take to build a disaster-proof house?

What does it take to build a disaster-proof house?

A few homeowners across the country are trying to find out, by experimenting with new (and old) construction techniques.
U.K. moves to attract financing for nuclear plants

U.K. moves to attract financing for nuclear plants

The government wants to bolster electricity supply and ease dependence on foreign developers like China.
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