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What You Probably Didn’t Know About Veganism and the Environment

While veganism is often spoken about in terms of animal rights, it is also a much greener alternative to a meat-based diet.A vegan diet will produce around 7x less greenhouse gas emissions than that...
Tesla Supercharger

Are Electric Cars Actually Better For The Environment?

With oil spills wreaking havoc on our waterways and global temperatures hitting record levels, it’s clear we need to start making some changes to the way we travel to protect the environment -- and...
mars

Plan B: Colonizing Mars When Earth is Uninhabitable

A recent poll found that 71% of Americans surveyed are confident that the U.S. will land a human on Mars within two decades. This recent wave of enthusiasm follows last year’s landing of the unmanned...
greenhouse gas emissions

Greenhouse Gas Emissions Dip, Reuters Says

According to Reuters, there was a 0.7 percent dip in 2011 for greenhouse gas emissions from industrialized nations.Reuters shares:For many years it has been a mantra that rich nations, historically the top polluters, should...
Food waste

Stomping out Foodprints

A study published last summer broadcast an alarming statistic: that nearly half of the total American food supply (approximately $165 BILLION annually) gets dumped in the trash."As a country, we're essentially tossing every other...
Supermarket fridge

Eco-friendly refrigeration could be coming to a supermarket near you

Environmentalists can rejoice as climate friendly refrigeration systems for supermarkets are now legally available in the United States.Currently, the refrigeration systems supermarkets in America use 3,000 to 4,000 pounds of HFCs (hydrofluorocarbons) as a refrigerate—HFCs are...
Delta Air Lines

Delta Airlines joins The Climate Registry, commits to emissions reduction

Delta Air Lines has further enhanced its ongoing commitment to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by being verified by and joining The Climate Registry—a non-profit organization that operates the only carbon footprint registry in North America that...
Indonesia rainforest

Indonesia approves massive rainforest conservation project

After four years of planning, Indonesia announced at the U.N. climate talks in Doha, Qatar that it will set aside land, roughly the size of Singapore, as part of a rainforest conservation project. The Rimba Raya Biodiversity...
China pollution

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...
Greenhouse Gases

Green House Emission Rates At Record High

The latest study, issued by the Geneva-based World Meteorological Organization (WMO), come bearing bad news that, for us at least, state the obvious: Green house emission levels are too high. Specifically, the study revealed that since...