The construction and operation of buildings has a huge impact on resource use and the natural world, and therefore, green building represents a great opportunity to positively address environmental challenges such as climate change. The Impact of Green Buildings on People and Profit report is an output of WorldGBC’s Better Places for People campaign.
The New York City Panel on Climate Change has released a new report containing some alarming predictions for the city’s climate future.
A new graphic shows Earth’s temperatures spiralling toward the 2C global warming limit.
Oil has crashed. But a short-term drop in the price of oil is nothing compared with the end of the demand for oil as we know it.
Warka Water is an alternative water source to rural population that faces challenges in accessing drinkable water.
Earth’s 2015 surface temperatures were the warmest since modern record keeping began in 1880, according to independent analyses by NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).
Although global warming may only be partially to blame for California’s now four-year, record-breaking drought – intensifying it by 15 to 20 percent, say scientists – the long term implications of the weather phenomenon are a preview of a drier future with less predictable weather patterns.
Climate Central has launched a redesigned version of its Surging Seas Risk Zone Map, and extended the map from U.S.-only to global coverage.
Michael Liebreich, the founder of Bloomberg New Energy Finance, set out the trends upending the global energy markets and ushering in what he termed an “age of plenty.”
Next two years likely to be hottest recorded as the world’s climate reaches major turning point – but UK summers may be cooler.