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NYC Tennis Courts To Get Carbon Neutral Composting Toilets

NYC Tennis Courts To Get Carbon Neutral Composting Toilets

Photo credit: Cook + Fox A new restroom facility at Manhattan's Riverside Park Clay Tennis Association should ease the bladders of many a tennis player as well as the hearts of NYC environmentalists.

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Finland Plans to Build World’s Greenest Highway

Finland Plans to Build World’s Greenest Highway

Finland recently unveiled plans to build the world's first green highway — an 81-mile stretch of road that would feature charging stations for electric cars and pumps filled with local biofuels.

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Carbon Neutral Home Breaks Ground in Cairn Valley, Scotland

Carbon Neutral Home Breaks Ground in Cairn Valley, Scotland

This green-roofed carbon neutral home designed by Mark Waghorn Architects will begin construction in Cairn Valley, Scotland this month. The design was inspired by the sloping natural landscape of the

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H2Otel: Water-Powered Hotel Planned for Amsterdam

H2Otel: Water-Powered Hotel Planned for Amsterdam

By nature, Hotels tend to be energy inefficient as they often maximize views at the expense of solar exposure. They also tend to have high cooling loads -- rooms need to be ready to go at any moment for

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Australia’s First Zero-Energy Teaching and Research Building Unveiled

Australia’s First Zero-Energy Teaching and Research Building Unveiled

Griffith University in Australia recently secured funding for a $21 million dollar research facility that will be the country’s first zero-emission and self-powered building driven by solar-hydrogen

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Woods Bagot Zero-E is a New Model for Sustainable Development

Woods Bagot Zero-E is a New Model for Sustainable Development

Design team Woods Bagot and Buro Happold are hoping to achieve a new level of sustainability with their striking new development model - Zero Emissions Design’ (ZERO-E). This new program is, as you

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World’s Most Advanced Hospital Will Also Be Green

World’s Most Advanced Hospital Will Also Be Green

A new hospital to be built in Stockholm wants to be to health sciences what the Large Hadron Collider is to physicists.  The new Karolinska Solna University Hospital is expected to become the world's

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Living Exoskeleton Proposed for Province of Parma Headquarters

Living Exoskeleton Proposed for Province of Parma Headquarters

StudioDosi has proposed a double-skinned, vegetation-covered headquarters for the Province of Parma in Italy. Designed by a talented group of young Italian architects and engineers, the plan features a

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Crazy Pixel Building to Be Australia’s First Carbon Neutral Office

Crazy Pixel Building to Be Australia’s First Carbon Neutral Office

Of Pixel Building's carbon neutral status, Daniel Grollo, Grocon development company's CEO said, “Any carbon emissions used in the building’s ongoing operation will be offset by renewable energy from

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NL Architects Unveils Ascending Green-Roofed Staircase Office

NL Architects Unveils Ascending Green-Roofed Staircase Office

NL Architects recently unveiled a beautiful green-roofed office complex for the Welfare Department and Work Agency of the City of Groningen in the Netherlands. Featuring ample amounts of daylight, large

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Green Lighthouse: Denmark’s First Public Carbon Neutral Building Completed

Green Lighthouse: Denmark’s First Public Carbon Neutral Building Completed

Last year, we wrote about the groundbreaking of the Green Lighthouse, an exciting carbon-neutral building located at the University of Copenhagen in Denmark. Designed by Christensen & Co, the

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World Wildlife Fund Builds Carbon Neutral Headquarters

World Wildlife Fund Builds Carbon Neutral Headquarters

The World Wildlife Fund has been making huge waves in the environmental movement since it was established five decades ago, and is now taking its mission yet another step further by applying it to

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Earthrace Boat Crosses Globe in 60 days to Break Record!

Earthrace Boat Crosses Globe in 60 days to Break Record!

It's been an exciting month as we've seen green transportation records set on the ground and in the sky, so naturally we are taking the next step and bringing you to the sea with the Earthrace, a 78 ft

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Al Gore Challenges America to go Carbon-Free in 10 years

Al Gore Challenges America to go Carbon-Free in 10 years

Al Gore recently appealed to the competitive nature of the US as a market driven society with an energy challenge that calls for a complete shift to renewables in the entire electricity sector. The former

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China’s First Carbon Neutral Hotel Hits Shanghai

China’s First Carbon Neutral Hotel Hits Shanghai

Environmentally conscious visitors to Shanghai who are looking for the luxury experience can stay carbon-free and enjoy green living on the go at URBN Hotels. Designed to attract ‘urban world

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World’s Greenest Building Going Up In Paris – Energy Plus

World’s Greenest Building Going Up In Paris – Energy Plus

The home of the Eiffel Tower is getting a new architectural innovation- and a green one at that. The Energy Plus office building, to be located outside of Paris, is designed to consume no electricity

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BEDZED: Beddington Zero Energy Development in London

BEDZED: Beddington Zero Energy Development in London

The Beddington Zero Energy Development (BedZED) may not be new news, but is a fabulous example of innovative, zero-energy, sustainable housing on a multi-unit scale. The residential and workspace

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Zero-Emission Research Station in Antarctica

Zero-Emission Research Station in Antarctica

If there is one place on our planet that can be said to be relatively free from human impact, that would probably be the Antarctic continent. With this in mind, the government of Belgium commissioned the

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First LEED Platinum Carbon Neutral Building!

First LEED Platinum Carbon Neutral Building!

Carbon-neutral buildings are not new news, but the first-ever LEED-platinum carbon neutral building certainly is. The Aldo Leopold Foundation Headquarters, located in Wisconsin, has been certified as the

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Zero Energy Homes in California by 2020

Zero Energy Homes in California by 2020

The Governator's state is laying down the zero energy law, requiring that all new homes in California must be carbon neutral by 2020 if a proposal adopted by California's energy regulators is enacted.

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London’s Olympic Flame Goes Carbon Neutral

London’s Olympic Flame Goes Carbon Neutral

Ever since the Sydney summer games, the Olympics have tried to lead the way in terms of environmental sustainability. So far all newly-constructed Olympic buildings have met stringent green standards, but

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LIVE EARTH TODAY!

LIVE EARTH TODAY!

In less than 10 hours one of the biggest events in music history, Live Earth, is set to begin in Sydney. With an expected audience of over 2 billion people, the organizers of the event hope that this 24

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AUSTRALIAN GREEN TV- Cool-Aid: The National Carbon Test

AUSTRALIAN GREEN TV- Cool-Aid: The National Carbon Test

According to figures released last year, Australia ranks as the highest emitter of greenhouse gases per capita in the world, mostly due to their use of coal for electricity generation. While green power

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