Significant methane leaks found from wells still in drilling process -- study
A new study has found that a small number of gas wells are releasing significant quantities of methane into the air even before they are hydraulically fractured, or fracked.
CO2, climate and the case for wooden skyscrapers
It's been nearly a century and a half since steel replaced wood as the primary material of ships, bridges and other large infrastructure manufactured by the developed world. But progress is not always linear, and today a small but committed cadre of architects, firms and government agencies are re-examining the case for wood as a building material and finding it not just feasible, but perhaps more sustainable than conventional materials.