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How Urban Farming Can Transform Our Cities: From Necessity to Sustainability

How Urban Farming Can Transform Our Cities: From Necessity to Sustainability Introduction: Urban farming, a concept deeply embedded in the annals of history, experienced a profound resurgence during the Second World War in the United Kingdom. As food shortages gripped the nation, citizens turned to innovative solutions, converting urban spaces into productive plots to supplement … Continue Reading

Unveiling the Vile: The Problem with Greenwashing

Unveiling the Vile: The Problem with Greenwashing In a world increasingly concerned about environmental sustainability, consumers and businesses alike are eager to jump on the green bandwagon. But while many corporations tout their eco-friendly initiatives, there’s a dark side lurking beneath the surface: greenwashing. Greenwashing, the deceptive practice of presenting a green public image while … Continue Reading

Can we Geoengineer our way out of Climate Change?

Can we Geoengineer our way out of Climate Change?   After last year’s disastrous COP28 and record-breaking heat in 2023, it is clear that humanity won’t transition away from fossil fuels soon enough to curb the worst effects of climate change. But is it possible to engineer our way out of this problem? Geoengineering attempts … Continue Reading

COP28: The Highs, the lows and the scary

COP28: The Highs, the lows and the scary   As you might know, COP28 is currently underway in Dubai in The United Arab Emirates. COP is an international climate meeting held each year by the United Nations to agree on voluntary actions to prevent dangerous anthropogenic interference with the climate system. From the very beginning, … Continue Reading

Fighting climate-despair with Hope

Fighting climate-despair with Hope Introduction: Climate despair, also called Ecological grief is defined as “the grief reaction stemming from the environmental loss of ecosystems by natural and man-made events.”[4] Another definition is “the grief felt in relation to experienced or anticipated ecological losses, including the loss of species, ecosystems, and meaningful landscapes due to acute or chronic environmental change. … Continue Reading

Floating Cities: The future or just a passing fad

Floating Cities: The future or just a passing fad Throughout history, humanity’s most iconic cities have been situated along coastlines and waterways. From Venice’s winding canals to New York’s bustling harbors, these cities have thrived near the water. However, in an era of unprecedented environmental challenges, the rising sea levels and coastal erosion now pose … Continue Reading

Regenerative Architecture: A way towards true sustainability

Regenerative Architecture: A way towards true sustainability The world of construction has long been at odds with the environment. Traditional construction practices have often prioritized short-term gains and convenience over the long-term health of our planet. The consequences of this approach are now glaringly evident in the form of climate change, resource depletion, and ecosystem … Continue Reading

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