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Humanity's Meat and Dairy Intake Must Be Cut in Half by 2050 to Avoid Dangerous Climate Change

Click here for reuse options! Going vegan will help reduce animal suffering, protect your health and halve your carbon footprint. So what are you waiting for? In a recent press release on its website, Greenpeace called for a reduction in meat, dairy, and egg consumption. Show More Summary

McDonald’s Says It Will Cut Its Carbon Footprint Enough To Actually Make A Difference

By signing on to hit science-based targets designed to keep the planet from warming more than two degrees Celsius, the burger giant wants to takes more ambitious steps to reduce emissions in its supply chain and waste at its stores. The...Show More Summary

BC Transit Reduces Carbon Footprint in Nanaimo, Whistler and Kamloops with Another CNG Bus Order from New Flyer

New Flyer Industries Canada ULC has announced that BC Transit Corporation has awarded New Flyer a contract for eight Xcelsior compressed natural gas forty-foot, heavy-duty transit buses.

This is 'nanowood,' a new invention that could greatly reduce humanity's carbon footprint

Move over, Styrofoam. Scientists have designed a heat-insulating material made from wood that is both light and strong and made entirely from tiny, stripped-down wood fibers. The so-called nanowood, described in the journal Science Advances, could one day be used to make more energy-efficient buildings....

Wind Is The Cleanest Safest New Energy

Wind Energy’s Carbon Footprint Vanessa Schipani, March 14, 2018 ( “…Department of Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke claimed the ‘carbon footprint on wind [energy] is significant.’ In fact, wind power’s carbon footprint is among...Show More Summary

Saving Snow

This is a documentary on addressing the carbon footprint of one of the biggest carbon polluters that is most affected by their own pollution: The ski industry. If you are in the Twin Cities, come by Davanni’s in Plymouth (on Harbor) on February 27th, 7:00 PM to see the movie. Show More Summary

How to make your home energy efficient

Reduce your carbon footprint and increase your savings with these tips from the pros Editor’s Note: This post was originally published in September 2016 and has been updated. In our eco-conscious (and money-conscious) age, there’s really no excuse for wasting energy at home. Show More Summary

Onewheel+ XR has an extended range

What are some of the ways which you get around town? Do you do so on a bicycle, or perhaps take the public transport or drive an electric car in order to be as green as possible while reducing your carbon footprint? Well, if a particular destination is not too far away and you do not feel like sweating it out in a vigorous walk, there is always the all-new...

New nanoporous metal foams uses sunlight to clean up water

A researcher from the University of Bath is leading the way in creating a new, more efficient way for the water industry to safely remove micropollutants from water without increasing their carbon footprint.

Using the Internet to shop, work and chill at home reduces the US' energy use by almost 2%

last monthHumor / odd : Boing Boing

Here's one side-effect of the Internet I hadn't expected: It may be reducing our carbon footprint -- by getting us to stay home more. A group of academics studied data from the American Time Use Survey of the Bureau of Labor Statistics, looking at changes in American's daily routines between 2003 and 2012. Show More Summary

Deconstructing Your Carbon Footprint: Save Your Sanity, Be the Change (Even If It’s Just a Little Bit)

We must deconstruct our global carbon footprint to best understand it as individuals living our lives.

Reducing the footprint of a greenhouse gas more potent than carbon dioxide

USC scientists have unlocked a new, more efficient pathway for converting methane - a potent gas contributing to climate change - directly into basic chemicals for manufacturing plastics, agrochemicals and pharmaceuticals.

Reducing the footprint of a greenhouse gas more potent than carbon dioxide

(University of Southern California) USC scientists have unlocked a new, more efficient pathway for converting one of our most potent greenhouse gases directly into basic chemicals for manufacturing plastics, agrochemicals and pharmaceuticals.

Your Bacon, Egg, and Cheese Sandwiches Have a Hefty Carbon Footprint

2 months agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

A new study found that breakfast sandwiches have a bigger carbon footprint than other between-the-bread options.

Hydro Begins Aluminum Production At HAL4e Pilot Facility — 15% Less Energy Use Than World Production Average For Aluminum

Aluminum production has now begun at Hydro's HAL4e-process pilot facility in Karmøy (Norway). The Hydro-developed HAL4e aluminum production process will reportedly allow for 15% less energy use, and a much lower carbon footprint. Hydro...Show More Summary

Prefab House Can Be Erected In Just 5 Hours

2 months agoTechnology / Gadgets :

Sustainability-minded people are very big on prefabricated buildings. Prefabs tend to have a much smaller carbon footprint. Part of the reason why is the speed with which they can be assembled. Take Casa […] The post Prefab House Can Be Erected In Just 5 Hours appeared first on

There’s An Environmental Upside To Your Laziness

All that time at home watching Netflix and ordering food and clothing online is doing wonders for your carbon footprint. If you spent last weekend binging on Netflix instead of running errands, congratulations: your laziness is lowering energy use. Show More Summary

Scientists reveal the carbon footprint of your sandwich

Researchers at the University of Manchester have the distinguished honor of conducting the first-ever study on the carbon footprint of sandwiches. The research team analyzed the emissions impact of 40 different kinds of sandwiches, taking into account the entire life-cycle of everyone's favorite quick lunch. Show More Summary

What is the environmental impact of your lunch-time sandwich?

The carbon footprint of your sandwich could be having a major impact on greenhouse gas emissions according to new research. Researchers have carried out the first ever study looking at the carbon footprint of 40 sandwich varieties, both homemade and pre-packaged.

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