Climate Change

Architects Advocate Write Open Letter to Trump
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Architects Advocate Write Open Letter to Trump

The grassroots coalition asks the president-elect to take action on mitigating the... More

Building Organizations Commit to Promoting Resilient Design
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Building Organizations Commit to Promoting Resilient Design

Twenty organizations from the building, construction, and design industry sign on... More

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A Boost for Resiliency

The first 33 cities in the 100 Resilient Cities Centennial Challenge are announced: Is yours one of the selected few? More

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Can We Make Greener Plastic Using a Greenhouse Gas? Can We Make Greener Plastic Using a Greenhouse Gas?

The latest trend in plastic-making: carbon dioxide infusions. More

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Integration and Resilience Integration and Resilience

Products and Performance chairs Alex Wilson and Peter Yost envision high-performance products that respond to more stringent requirements and the need for resilient design. More

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Walkable Urbanism Combats Climate Change Walkable Urbanism Combats Climate Change

Sustainable Communities chair Leinberger details why demand mitigation through developing walkable, transit-oriented, urban communities is effective in combating climate change. More

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Book: 'Freedom's Cap' Book: 'Freedom's Cap'

In the 1850s, the political climate was just as partisan as now, when politicians helped design and construct the U.S. Capitol Building. More

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Report: Green Buildings Can Play Role in Disaster Preparedness

Designing climate sensitivity and adaptation into long-term structures can increase resilience against natural disasters and climate change, according to a new report from the USGBC and the University of Michigan. More

Code Words
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Code Words

An international green construction code will change the game. Are we ready? More

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Water: A Resource at Risk Water: A Resource at Risk

How widespread water shortages, driven by climate change and population growth, are shaping our future. More

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