Posts Tagged ‘ droughts ’

This Earth Day, We Have Opportunities for Education, Growth and a Louder Voice in Green Building

Apr 3rd, 2023

As with many things these days, it’s hard to believe that once upon a time people agreed on things. In 1969, Sen. Gaylord Nelson, a junior senator from Wisconsin who was concerned about the state of the environment in the U.S., saw a massive oil spill in Santa Barbara, Calif. He recruited others to organize […]

Less Building Space Equals More Risk from Natural Disasters

Sep 19th, 2022

New home construction has seen an increased number of residences located in areas facing threats from natural disasters since 2020, including risks associated with fires, droughts and floods. A new analysis from real estate brokerage firm Redfin shows that while 14% of remaining homes built from 1900 to 1959 face fire risk, that figure is […]