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Does A Sustainable First World Exist?

In a world where consumption and population are increasing, we face a full-on crisis. More people around the globe are headed towards a First World lifestyle, but the West has modeled a version of it that has outgrown the ecosystem that sustains it. What can we, everyday citizens, do to help turn the tide?

Solar Decathlon 2015: Missouri S&T Builds Solar Nest (Video)

Originally published on 1Sun4All. The Missouri University of Science and Technology (Missouri S&T) team started its home design for the Solar Decathlon 2015 with ideas to build a sustainable home that can be expanded as the family grows. The Nest Home is constructed using repurposed shipping containers which give this flexibility, and the student design team reused exterior siding and recycled the home’s insulation. … [continued]