The fire department demands trees and on-street parking be removed so that they can have 20′ clear speedways. This one is important; I wrote about it on MNN as well in The old and the young need safer streets. Source: Celebration, Florida may be destroyed in order to save it : TreeHugger
They were wonderful mathematical constructs, but they are terrible buildings. I should not have written this post, it got a lot of dome people angry, and it was not the failure of the concept but the execution. Source: Thinking about building a geodesic dome? Don’t. : TreeHugger
Yes, but we still have a problem, says Carl A. Zimrig in a new book “Aluminum Upcycled: sustainable design in historical perspective.” Because we are using too much of the stuff. Source: Is using recycled aluminum sustainable and green? A new book raises questions : TreeHugger
Almost nobody saw this coming so fast. This post was so popular I could just retire now for the year, almost a million pageviews. Source: Tesla kills the duck with big batteries : TreeHugger
He understands what people want, not what they need. This is what Graham Hill knew a decade ago and we have forgotten Source: What does Elon Musk know that the green movement doesn’t? : TreeHugger
Good luck decarbonizing in this environment, as more and more people go after the big deadly trucks. Source: Pickup trucks and SUVs are taking over the world : TreeHugger
What do you keep, what do you pitch, and when do you do it? Here’s some advice from some experts. A recent post on downsizing, Nobody wants the family heirlooms anymore, raised a lot of questions, and commenters suggested many answers and much truth. I pick from the best of the comments and learn a…
In this era of minimalism and mobility, who will take the family china, or the sofa, or the dining room table?