Air travel has the biggest impact on the climate per trip, but travelling long distances alone by car could be just as bad
Il tornado in Emilia, un ennesimo evento estremo a sorpresa ma che è capitato, potrebbe essere solo un assaggio di ciò che ci riserva il clima futuro; vediamo un po' di capire come stanno le cose. L'anidride carbonica (CO2) in atmosfera sta per raggiungere i 400 ppm, un valore mai sperimentato da nessun essere umano
Denser, more populous cities are more energy efficient than their smaller counterparts.
There's plenty of debate over the future of sustainable urban planning. Is it outer suburban sprawl that's unsustainable, or is it high-density inner city living that's at fault? Brendan Gleeson recently
Wireless infrastructure, not data centers, may prove to be the larger energy consumer.
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A sobering new study finds that the world's biggest industries burn through $7.3 trillion worth of free natural capital a year. And it's the only reason they turn a profit.
All that recycling and bicycling and turning off the lights? It's completely undone the second you step onto an airplane.
The Carbon Farming Initiative is about to provide incentives for dairy farmers to reduce emissions from their milking cows. Emissions will be reduced by changing the cows' diet. The proposed new methodology
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David Frum says higher oil prices have sparked a production boom and there's no prospect the world will run out of oil or gas.
In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act - George Orwell In George Orwell's novel 1984, the term "Newspeak" conveys changes not only to the language but to the nature
A new study indicates soot, known as black carbon, plays a far greater role in global warming than previously believed and is second only to CO2 in the amount of heat it traps in the atmosphere. Reducing some forms of soot emissions - such as from diesel fuel and coal burning - could prove effective in slowing down the planet's warming.
As Sustainability month draws to a close, we've dug up a gem from the Coroflot archives: Stanford Kay's excellent infographic of global carbon emissions.Kay's design succeeds in representing a potentially overwhelming set of data on several levels: some 200+ different countries are represented by bubbles, color-coded by continent, where the...
There is a growing consensus that ICT can contribute to the reduction of anthropogenic greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, both by increasing the efficien
Anytime coal's cost to America is discussed, the coal industry reflexively talks about what an economic lifeline it is for the states in which it operates. Headwaters Economics, a Bozeman-bas