Earthships – USA

Earthship Biotecture

 

Architectural – By Amzi Smith – Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=17930366

Earthships are defined by six basic design principles, all of which take advantage of the existing natural phenomena of the earth:

BUILDING WITH NATURAL AND REpurposed MATERIALS
Thermal/solar HEATING AND COOLING
SOLAR AND WIND ELECTRICITY
WATER HARVESTING
CONTAINED SEWAGE TREATMENT
FOOD PRODUCTION

Earthship Biotecture and its partner NGO Biotecture Planet Earth have been helping a lot in HAITI for poverty relief projects and disaster relief.
https://www.earthshipglobal.com/sustainable-development-projects/

Eco construction School and Internship
https://www.earthshipglobal.com/academy-sessions

More information:
https://www.earthshipglobal.com/

 

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law that will stop California from producing fossil electricity by 2045 – USA

“Jerry Brown, California’s independent governor, has just signed a law that will stop California from producing fossil electricity by 2045, by which time California will have become a “neutral” state in terms of production of greenhouse gases.

Governor Jerry Brown, however, stressed the limits of this initiative, given the global challenges. “California and the rest of the world still have a long way to go before we get to zero carbon. ”

The production of electricity covered by the “SB 100″ law only concerns 16% of greenhouse gases, far behind the car traffic, a major environmental issue in California.” Media part

More information :

https://www.mediapart.fr/journal/international/110918/en-californie-une-loi-historique-promet-100-d-electricite-propre-des-2045?utm_source=20180911&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=QUOTIDIENNE&utm_content=&utm_term=&xtor=EREC-83-[QUOTIDIENNE]-20180911&M_BT=311113369179

Senate Bill No. 100

https://leginfo.legislature.ca.gov/faces/billNavClient.xhtml?bill_id=201720180SB100