When you think of sustainable transportation, what comes to mind? As the world around us adapts to eco-friendly societal needs, our definition of transportation is dynamic and ever-changing. We used to be centered on single occupancy vehicles and traffic jams. Now, we are beginning the shift toward public transit, ridesharing, and sustainable modes of transportation. […]
In today’s fast-paced environment, we are becoming increasingly conscious of the impact our behaviors and lifestyles have on the planet. As we continue to face issues around the world, like climate change and economic crises, we also develop a greater awareness of how and where we invest our attention, time, energy, and resources. This, in […]
While the Coronavirus pandemic has affected nearly everyone in one way or another, the silver lining seems to be the required social distancing practices have given our environment a much-needed break. As a result of entire countries following home isolation protocols, put in place to help flatten the curve, the positive changes in the environment […]
There seems to be no drop in interest for suburbs. After the back-to-the-city movement of 2009-2012, people seem to be favoring suburban neighborhoods again, so they need to be redesigned to accommodate the new generation of homeowners. Unfortunately, our perception of living has become somewhat binary – you either live in Brooklyn high-rise or in […]
For a long time, people simply weren’t ready to give up the comfort of their car on their daily commutes. But with the rising popularity of electric bikes, things are changing, and fast. Cities around the US are investing in infrastructure that will encourage a new generation of cyclists – a welcome change, considering that […]
At this point, the majority of people are aware we’re in need of urgent environmental policies. The Earth’s resources we’ve been taking for granted are not infinite and we’ve witnessed pollution taking the lives of humans as well as animals. Although we are fully conscious of the serious threat caused by global warming, we still […]
Needing to own a car can cause quite a dilemma when you know how it influences the environment. Manufacturing, use and recycling of cars all have an impact. But thanks to clean automotive technologies and growing awareness among car manufacturers and users, there are ways for both you as a car owner, and for industry […]
After being spun into a state of delirium after a week of preparing to move, Jacob tries to grapple with the topic of carbon conversion as Noel nerds out on membranes and they consider a side career in the margarita salt business.
When it comes to the least amount of emissions in modes of transportation, trains almost always come out on top. This week Noel and Jacob look to a green future world where hyper-speed trains can take us across the country without lighting a single couch on fire.
The focus of this year’s World Environment Day is taking action to #BeatAirPollution. As air pollution continues to get worse and worse in many parts of the world, it is important we take action and make changes geared towards reducing our environmental impact. Before we go into the actions you can take, today and every […]