‘Like a Meccano set’: how architects are reimagining Brisbane’s homes to survive future flooding
Brisbane architect Paul Worroll has experienced the life cycle of building for floods first-hand. Worroll and his team at Reddog Architects designed NA house in inner city Brisbane 10 years ago after its owners made the decision to stay put…
From Climate Exhortation to Climate Execution – The New Yorker
There are about a hundred and forty million homes in the United States. Two-thirds, or about eighty-five million, of them are detached single-family houses; the rest are apartment units or trailer homes. That’s what American prosperity looks like: since the…
Words Engraved on a Bronze Hand May Rewrite History for a Small but Special People
A very peculiar decorative ornament was found in an archeological dig last year in Spain—a bronze amulet shaped like a hand that would lead researchers to a fascinating discovery. Just recently however, the restoration of the artifact revealed strange words believed to be part of the precursor to the modern Basque Language, also called Euskara. […]
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Mohenjo Daro emerges as symbol of global warming threat to cultural heritage – Pakistan Today
KARACHI: One of the world’s first cities came close to being wiped off the map during tragic floods this summer in Pakistan. Though Mohenjo Daro survived, it has become a symbol of the threat global warming poses to humanity’s cultural…
COP27: Carbon emissions, energy consumption due to constructions back to pre-COVID levels
Report reveals 10 gigatonnes of carbon dioxide emitted in the atmosphere in 2021; Most significant energy demand in last 10 years
New Jersey teaches climate change in every class — even P.E. – The Washington Post
Comment on this story Comment Gift Article PENNINGTON, N.J. — There was one minute left on Suzanne Horsley’s stopwatch and the atmosphere remained thick with carbon dioxide, despite the efforts of her third graders to clear the air. Horsley, a…
Run-up to COP27: Extreme weather events drive mass migration in Odishaâs Kendrapara, Jharkhandâs Palamu, says study
Social factors also played an important role in driving migration
As Climate Change Worsens, US Weighs Which Communities to Save – The New York Times
SHOALWATER BAY INDIAN RESERVATION, Wash. — The van carrying tribal officials veered off the coastal highway, away from the Pacific and onto a dirt path hidden by cedar and spruce trees. After climbing an old logging road, it emerged into…
Stunning Ancient Artwork Found at Site Sacked by ISIS –Assyrian War Plans Not Seen For 2,600 Years
In April, archeologists working in the ancient Assyrian city of Nineveh which had been destroyed by the Islamic State, uncovered a pulse-quickening discovery—a sealed gateway unknown in any previous excavations or surveys of the site. Carefully opening the door, the archeologists’ eyes fell on a hallway lined with dust that had not been disturbed for […]
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Spectacular Rooftop Forest Planned for Courthouse in London-Including 100 Trees, 10,000 Plants, and Much More
An old courthouse in London is set to host one of the largest rooftop forests in all of Europe, as it welcomes 125 trees and more than 10,000 plants in total. Access to the public will be provided to those seeking to immerse themselves in this forest in the sky, and green-thumbed Londoners will have […]
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