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  • Thumbnail image of How to Lose the Battle Against Sea Level Rise… Gracefully

    How to Lose the Battle Against Sea Level Rise… Gracefully

    Artists and architects can help us see things differently. Perhaps they can even help us adjust to difficult new realities that are hard to accept.

    Climate change is already taking out one of our oldest and most beloved cities of Europe, and other great cities like Hong Kong, London and New York will one day be in the same … um, boat.

    Venice is sinking, and has been for some time. But what if – instead of fighting it – we were to accept that?

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  • Thumbnail image of Coastal Home Rides High Waters of Climate Change at Ocean

    Coastal Home Rides High Waters of Climate Change at Ocean

    Here’s a good looking climate-proofed home perfect for the future climate of the East Coast of the US, which is already seeing what scientists call “increasing precipitation” due to climate change. This caught my eye today as we are seeing record-shattering floods in Tennessee. Government data shows there has already been a 20 percent increase [...]

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  • Thumbnail image of Pine-Beetle-Killed Forest Must be Harvested Quickly: Furniture?

    Pine-Beetle-Killed Forest Must be Harvested Quickly: Furniture?

    Premier Gordon Campbell’s new coffee table by Canada’s Straight Line Design is made of wood from destroyed and dying pine forests of his province in Canada. This is a material that is now in abundant oversupply. As climate change has warmed winters across a wide swathe of the US and Canada, the pine bark beetle’s [...]

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  • Thumbnail image of Modest + Sustainable Ski Chalet is A Rebuke to Ostentatious Neighbors

    Modest + Sustainable Ski Chalet is A Rebuke to Ostentatious Neighbors

    The skiing industry is one that is threatened by climate change, as many of the regions previously known for great skiing are already losing their snow cover. (Other ski areas in other regions will actually have increased snowfall as some regions have been predicted to see heavier precipitation, as climate change adds more water vapor [...]

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  • Thumbnail image of Rio’s Solar+Hydro-Powered Message of Hope for Our Future

    Rio’s Solar+Hydro-Powered Message of Hope for Our Future

    Rio de Janeiro was the site of the original Earth Summit in 1992 that began the global movement to limit the greenhouse gases that scientists had found to cause climate change that will eventually be  catastrophic, with the potential for ending our human civilization. Return to site of Earth Summit And Rio de Janeiro will [...]

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