Via Grist: The world is on lockdown. So where are all the carbon emissions coming from?

The nonprofit news outlets cautions us to "[a]ppreciate the bluer skies and fresher air, while you can. But the emissions drop from the pandemic should be a warning, not a cause for celebration: a sign of how much further there is to go." Read on…

Food Waste in Europe and the U.S.

I've got two articles to share today about food waste from both sides of the Atlantic. Over in the Land of the Free™, a new paper released by the environmental action group, National Resource Defense Council,  examines the American food system that wastes 40% of all food in the country — equal to $165 billion a year. There's a... Continue Reading →

“Too many people? Population, Immigration, and the Environmental Crisis”

This is from a summary via the blog wmtc (we move to canada) about the book Too Many People? Population, Immigration, and the Environmental Crisis by Ian Angus and Simon Butler. The authors examine the arguments behind the notion that overpopulation is the leading factor of environmental degradation, addressing issues of reproductive freedom, food shortages, immigration, lifestyle choices, and other related topics.... Continue Reading →

7 Tips for a Red, White and GREEN Fourth of July!

The Fourth of July is a great time to get some sun, have a little fun and forget about the daily grind as we celebrate our nations birthday. But just because its an excuse to party hardy, we shouldnt forget that keeping things green and protecting our environment over the holiday is just as important... Continue Reading →

Charge your cell phone with your best dance moves

What if you could charge your cell phone (or power your home) by dancing? Well, you actually can. A London-based company called Pavegen has created a tile (or energy-generating paver, is how I’m guessing the company name came to be) that creates and stores energy by simply walking (or dancing) on it. The company deployed... Continue Reading →

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