A2B1-7. Saving the Planet & Designing our Futures
Scientists Know how to solve the climate crisis
Scientists have just told us how to solve the climate crisis – will the world listen? Simon LewisWed 6 Apr 2022 The new IPCC report offers not only hope, but practical solutions. Governments that have signed off on it must now act A solar power plant on Karbi tribal land in Assam state, India, February … Continuer la lecture
Rewilding our cities
Architecture Rewilding our cities: beauty, biodiversity and the biophilic cities movement New York’s Highline shows that even the densest city environment can be rewilded, creating habitats for native species and green spaces for the community. Photograph: Gary Hershorn/Getty Images Buildings covered in plants do more than just make the cityscape attractive – they contribute to … Continuer la lecture
G7 leaders depicted in Mount Recyclemore e-waste sculpture
G7 leaders depicted in Mount Recyclemore e-waste sculpture Cornwall art installation created from 20,000 pieces of discarded tech highlights growing threat it poses to environment Mount Recyclemore, the giant sculpture of the G7 leaders, sits on a clifftop near Carbis Bay in Cornwall. Photograph: Hugh R Hastings/Getty Steven Morris Thu 10 Jun 2021 The seven … Continuer la lecture
Skinny towers in Sydney and Melbourne
Skinny towers: with few prime city sites left, Sydney and Melbourne are going tall and slim Sydney’s Pencil Tower hotel will be 6.4 metres wide, 100 metres high and 34 metres deep. An ingenious solution – or foolhardy? Neil Durbach, architect of the proposed Pencil Tower hotel, says ‘each [hotel] room is super compact, it’s … Continuer la lecture
Water crisis in the US, a solution?
The US is in a water crisis far worse than most people imagine by Erin Brockovich Industrial runoff and lax standards have tainted water across the US. Senators and doctors are calling me, asking what to do. Mon 24 Aug 2020 16.31 A sample of tap water taken in Flint, Michigan. Photograph: Garrett MacLean/The Guardian … Continuer la lecture
re-interpreting the classical western movie… the film backstage: why and how embarking on such an adventure
Education vs Profit
Who should educate children when it comes to food and eating habits ? Parents? School? The Law? Here are some different viewpoints related to the US but also France … ******** According to Michelle Obama school has a role to play in educating children as to health issues. This is a controversy in the US … Continuer la lecture
Store Wars or the Organic Rebellion
A delicious parody that you’ll never forget … but you need to be a Star Wars’ fan to understand it to the full !