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Examining the impact of coronavirus on climate change

Examining the impact of coronavirus on climate change

Professor Katharine Hayhoe is one of the leading voices on climate action in North America. In the most recent episode of her Global Weirding webseries — the second in a two-part series — she
How to Buy Carbon Offsets That Actually Help the Environment

How to Buy Carbon Offsets That Actually Help the Environment

Carbon offsets can seem too good to be true. In theory, the offsets work like a big sponge sopping up all the emissions you put into the environment when traveling by plane or riding in a car. It all
Binging Less Netflix Isn’t Going to Stop Climate Change

Binging Less Netflix Isn’t Going to Stop Climate Change

Not watching 'The Witcher' is not going to save the planet.

Looking to cut emissions, Europe eyes a ‘sustainability’ tax on meat

Meat prices in Europe could rise by around 40% under a controversial new plan to tax beef, pork, and chicken purchases.
Find Your Carbon Footprint Using This Emissions Calculator

Find Your Carbon Footprint Using This Emissions Calculator

Last month, JetBlue announced plans to become carbon neutral on all domestic flights in 2020 and offset up to 17 billion pounds of carbon emissions. And on the consumer level, airlines like United
Bernie Sanders spent more on private jet travel than any other 2020 Democrat in Q4

Bernie Sanders spent more on private jet travel than any other 2020 Democrat in Q4

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) spent more on private jet travel than any of his Democratic presidential primary competitors in the fourth quarter of 2019, according to the Washington Free Beacon.Sanders,
The future of sustainable air travel: How airlines (and you) can fly more efficiently

The future of sustainable air travel: How airlines (and you) can fly more efficiently

The way airlines (and you) are offsetting fuel emissions.
How to Track the Carbon Footprint of All Your Flights

How to Track the Carbon Footprint of All Your Flights

In recent years, many of us have started to pay more attention to our carbon footprints, and one of the individual actions that can have the biggest impact on that metric is air travel.

Starbucks has a long way to go to reach environmental goals for 2030

In 2018, the coffee chain threw out more than two times the weight of the Empire State Building in coffee cups and other garbage.

Aviation Industry Feels Heat to Reduce Carbon Footprint as Australian Bushfires Rage

While the airline industry moves toward environmental stewardship, nearly 100 fires are still burning across Australia.
Can Indian cinema call lights, camera, climate action?

Can Indian cinema call lights, camera, climate action?

Aisa Yeh Jahaan (2015) was the first carbon-neutral film, but things haven't moved since.
A weakness for booze and sweets, not meat, increases household carbon footprints

A weakness for booze and sweets, not meat, increases household carbon footprints

Scientists have long thought that meat-eating households have a higher carbon footprint but a new study shows that the true culprits may be some favorites that have long escaped notice.
Jacki Pick: Democrats Cry About 'Climate Change' While Opposing Zero-Emission Nuclear Energy

Jacki Pick: Democrats Cry About 'Climate Change' While Opposing Zero-Emission Nuclear Energy

Democrats posture as sincerely concerned about "climate change" while opposing zero-emission nuclear energy, explained Jacki Pick.
Yann LeCun: AR glasses will be the killer app of energy-efficient machine learning

Yann LeCun: AR glasses will be the killer app of energy-efficient machine learning

As the energy efficiency of machine learning applications becomes increasingly important, Facebook's Yann LeCun sees AR glasses as an ideal test bed.

Norway’s Beloved Outdoor Brand Norrøna Expands Stateside

The team at the 90-year-old company discusses sustainability, functionality and pragmatism Founded by outdoor enthusiast Jørgen Jørgensen, Norrøna has been making snow gear for 90 years in Oslo. While

Elizabeth Warren Praises Black Friday Climate Change Protesters: 'Stay Strong in this Fight!'

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) on Friday praised the climate change activists who are striking on Black Friday, urging them to "stay strong in this fight!"
Environmentalists: Thanksgiving, Christmas Holidays’ Carbon Footprint Bad for Planet

Environmentalists: Thanksgiving, Christmas Holidays’ Carbon Footprint Bad for Planet

Environmentalists slam Thanksgiving and Christmas tradititons, including holiday travel and meals they claim are worsening climate change.
Delingpole: Best Climate Change News Ever - No More Coldplay Tours

Delingpole: Best Climate Change News Ever - No More Coldplay Tours

Rejoice! Coldplay are so worried about 'climate change', they have decided not to take their new album on tour.
Scientists are taking concrete steps towards reducing cement’s massive carbon footprint

Scientists are taking concrete steps towards reducing cement’s massive carbon footprint

Given the monumental scale of its carbon footprint, cement alone could make or break efforts to slow global warming.
Greta Thunberg needs to cross the Atlantic again. Here are her options

Greta Thunberg needs to cross the Atlantic again. Here are her options

Traveling by some kinds of boats may be three to four times more harmful than getting on a plane.