Meat consumption must drop by 90% to avert a climate crisis

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As the saying would have it “anything in excess is a poison.” This is true of a growing trend in excessive meat consumption worldwide that experts say has turned meat-eating from an unhealthy habit to a deadly addiction. While the meat industry’s negative impacts on the environment have proved troublesome for some time, an assembly of scientists from various European research institutes have released a thorough analysis of the Earth’s food system that if farming practices and food trends continue… View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building



Biophilic dome homes produce more energy than they consume

It’s no secret that the building sector is a resource-intensive industry, but La Mesa, California-based nonprofit Green New World believes that the future of construction can and should be greener, healthier and energy-producing. Green New World created the House of PeacE (also known as Project HOPE), an autonomous and regenerative residential housing model that champions carbon-free living. Combining biophilic design with renewable energy systems and natural materials, Green New World’s first… View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building