Browsing the "co2" Tag

World CO2 Emissions & Pollution (Infographic)

September 21st, 2011 | by Zachary Shahan

I've covered this good infographic on CO2 emissions, other pollution, and the health effects of various sorts of pollution on a couple of our other sites already, but thought it should be shared here as well.

Help Stop Keystone XL Tar Sands Pipeline {TAKE ACTION}

June 28th, 2011 | by Zachary Shahan

11 veteran U.S. and Canadian scientists and environmentalists (Maude Barlow, Wendell Berry, Tom Goldtooth, Danny Glover, James Hansen, Wes Jackson, Naomi Klein, Bill McKibben, George Poitras, David Suzuki, and Gus Speth) have jointly called for non-violent disobedience in front of our grand White House this summer to try to stop the proposed Keystone XL pipeline

How to Balance the Nation's Budget: Put a High & Rising Price on Carbon (5 Research Bodies Propose)

May 27th, 2011 | by Important Media Cross-Post

Yes, it’s more complicated than that — this was a hard story to come up with a title for — but this is the gist of a new proposed plan (or several new plans) for balancing the nation’s budget that would ALSO, by chance, cut CO2 emissions considerably, thus slowing or stopping human-caused global warming and saving us trillions of dollars in damage and healthcare costs in the process. Here’s a little more

Livestock Production, Environment, and Going Green

March 30th, 2011 | by Important Media Cross-Post

Several months ago, back in June of 2010, I wrote up a story on the environmental impact of eating meat based on a new-at-the-time United Nations (UN) report on the matter. I recently ran across another good story on this topic on a friend’s site, Global Warming is Real, titled “Eating Less Meat to Cut CO2 Emissions” that resulted in a follow-up

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