As world leaders convene in Washington, DC this week for the Climate Action 2016 summit, a new report by Maryland public health leaders, the Maryland Climate and Health Profile report, details the impacts of climate change on the health of Marylanders …
“Time is of the essence as the planet is projected to warm anywhere between 4 and 10 degrees within the next century.” We are facing a new security threat, and, if left unaddressed, it has the potential to kill thousands of people in a single summer. We are talking, of course, about climate change. A […]
From Polar Bears to Droughts, Wildfires to food prices we are are facing a change to the world like no other in its history (as far as we know) and here from CNN is an encapsulation of all the problems facing us and, much more importantly, our children. Feeling powerless is what is now becoming […]
Construction and infrastructure company Morgan Sindall has been recognised for its innovative approach to sustainability management – collecting three accolades, including Silver and Bronze, at the Green Apple Awards, an international campaign which recognises and promotes environmental best practice. Morgan Sindall is one of a select number of companies to be recognised in the annual […]
SHANGHAI (Reuters) – China wants to speed construction of a national network to charge electric cars, to help reach an ambitious goal of 5 million green vehicles on its roads by 2020, national news agency Xinhua said on Sunday, citing a senior energy …
2015 Building Environment winners , The Crown Estate are a values driven business investing in and managing some of the UK’s most important assets, ensuring they are sustainably worked, developed and enjoyed to deliver the best value over the long term.
Source: There won’t be recycling unless it can be made profitable warns Waste Management boss The chief executive of the largest recycling and waste management company in the United States has warned that recycling is increasingly unprofitable. Waste Management’s boss David Steiner revealed in the company’s first quarter results that recycling prices had fallen by 14% […]
What is Building Information Modelling? Building Information Modelling (BIM) is a process using 3D digital modelling software to develop a more thorough understanding of spaces. A simple way of thinking about BIM is as a replacement for ‘traditional’ building designs such as blueprints and other technical drawings. BIM differs because it goes beyond the three basic […]