sustainable living

Is It More Sustainable to Live in a City or the Suburbs?

Cities and suburbs both have their advantages and disadvantages. Cities provide more entertaining nightlife and career opportunities, but suburban areas offer a more quiet, family-friendly setting. Each also impacts climate change slightly differently. Which option is better for sustainable living? Cities tend to be more eco-friendly and here are a few reasons why.  The City […]

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Adapting to Climate Change in the Coming Years

As many have come to realize, climate change is an inevitable prospect in our changing world and a complex issue we have not fully comprehended. Climate-related disasters increased by 83%, from 3,656 incidents between 1980 and 1999 to 6,681 incidents from 2000 to 2020. However, the dangers go beyond extreme weather events battering communities and […]

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How to Talk to Children About Environmental Issues

A lot is happening in the world. Forests are burning, ice caps are melting, wildlife is being threatened and a virus is endangering humanity. On the other side of the coin, as much of mankind is currently under stay at home orders, air pollution levels have dropped dramatically, wildlife has been able to roam unhindered […]

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Sustainable Building to Help Homes Endure Severe Weather

The issues the environment faces will continue growing in upcoming years — severe weather is one of those problems. Severe weather like hurricanes, floods, blizzards and earthquakes can easily topple buildings or structures. Better preparation and planning, though, can introduce practical construction techniques that become preventative measures. With new strategies for construction, communities can better […]