Are you researching on what is happening or on what is the latest in the green building and green architecture world. Blogs could be timely sources of information. I was sent, via email, a link to an article with a selection of the 25 Best Blogs at the Forefront of Sustainable Buildings.
It's a good day to run. Most days are good days to run; but this day is extra special, not only because it's on a date that's written as 10-10-10; but because of the cause or reason the run is organized.
Last year, September 23, 2009, we had our first World Green Building Day. It served as the building industry's drum beating for the coming COP-15 in Copenhagen at year's end. This year, the organizers, which now includes several country members, will have an entire week to celebrate: Septemebr 20 to 26, 2010.
Our very own, Philippine Green Building Council some activities lined up.
Emails used to be the medium for spreading viral messages, in whatever form--- texts, photos, slides, or videos. Facebook seem to have taken its role. A friend, Ponsy, passed this to me for sharing: it's a majestic story which I will not describe or summarize to give you no choice but to watch it in its entirety.
"GO PLANET!," and out comes the hero, Captain Planet, to save the day...and yes, the planet.
I was 20 already then when the cartoon series came out; and thus, did not appreciate it as much as I did my childhood superheroes (Superman, Spiderman, Batman, etc.). 20 years after, though, in our age, when harm to the earth is more apparent in climate change, I have become more appreciative of what power the series has.
A group of Interior Design students from the University of the Philippines are currently working on a school project that has loftier goals than making the "A" grade.
Full electric cars or hybrids aren't new; however, other than Toyota's Prius, none has been commercially successful. This means there are few of these earth-friendly cars on the road. There are many reasons why, but foremost is the affordability of such vehicles. A Filipino engineer, Engr. Gerry Caroro, and his company, G-Car Motors, are aiming to bring electric cars within most everyone's reach.