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DHL Swaps CO2 Emitting Vans for Electric Cargo Delivery Bikes

DHL is using electric cargo delivery bikes in place of its CO2 emitting vans as part of a test in Germany and the Netherlands.Each bike is capable of towing 125 kg worth of packages, eliminating...

These Tiny Magical Crystal Balls Can Dissolve CO2 and They Just Might Save the...

For years scientists have been pondering over our CO2 dilemma in an effort to save our planet from crumbling in on itself, combusting out into space, or you know… just becoming so inhospitable that...
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Where Does Jet Exhaust Go?

Look up in the sky and you’ll see those beautiful white strips of clouds that jets leave behind. While those may just seem like simple innocuous clouds, jet exhaust can actually be posing a...
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Offsetting Our Global Carbon Footprint – Infographic

Mom and dad encouraged you to make an impression on the world, but are you doing as they expected?  While we strive for business and personal excellence, are we neglecting mother earth by living our...
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Power Plant Carbon Pollution Declined In 2011, EPA Report Says

A new report released by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) states that U.S. power plants have decreased the release of heat-trapping gases by 4.6 percent in 2011 by burning less coal.What is the significance...
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Chevy & IdleAir to cut 8 million metric tons of CO2 from idling trucks

Carmaker Chevrolet is supporting the IdleAir project, a carbon-reduction project, that aims to help truckers "avoid idling during rest breaks at truck stops through a technology that maintains a comfortable cabin temperature and powers a TV, laptop...
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New study links autism to traffic pollution

The findings of a new study, published in the Archives of General Psychiatry, allege that children exposed to traffic pollution are significantly more likely to develop autism. The study looked at the residential history of 279 autistic...
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China Lets Emissions Rise to Increase GDP

In a recent statement by Xie Zhenhua, China's chief environmental negotiator, China will allow its greenhouse gas emissions to keep on rising until its per capita GDP is five times its current rate. To...
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California to sell 60 million CO2 emissions credits

California will soon be the world's second largest carbon market off the ground—the largest is the 30-nation European market.In an attempt to bring the greenhouse gas emissions down to 1990 levels by the year 2020,...
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Massive carbon emissions cuts needed by 2050 to avoid environmental disaster

A report released by PWC, which examines the progress of different countries in reducing their carbon footprint, shows that the world will have to reduce its carbon emission by 2050 to prevent global temperatures...