With more travelers interested in their eco-footprint, sustainable travel has become the new trend. According to a recent survey by Booking.com, only 10% of respondents took a traditional sustainable trip in 2014, but 2015 will see the majority of global travelers wanting to reduce their environmental impact, or to ensure that their tourism has a positive impact […]
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Travelers tend to make a lot of collages and albums, don’t they? But who could blame them, when they are setting out on a trip that is very likely going to be life-altering. Just seeing an unfamiliar place or meeting new people, experiencing another culture… it all factors in to how you view your […]
Credit Card Statements to Include Your Carbon Emissions Soon (if you have a MasterCard corporate card)
With approximately 80% of companies expressing interest in green travel initiatives and many of those companies implementing programs to help tackle global warming by cutting their own carbon emissions, sustainability leader Brighter Planet and MasterCard have teamed up to provide a first-of-its-kind service for these businesses.
UC Berkeley Researchers Jones and Kammen, working at the Renewable and Appropriate Energy Laboratory (RAEL) have conducted a landmark GHG emission analysis of U.S. households, and which also provides a tool for more effective consumer and governmental policy decision-making. The “tool” here is the “carbon calculator” made available for free on the Cool Climate Network website.
Tales from the Bizarro World: What if General Motors Hired Rush Limbaugh to promote how Green they are?
I promise you, I am not making this up. This is not from the Onion. GM hired Rush Limbaugh to do a radio ad about how Green a company they are. Rush Limbaugh. The fat drug addict right-wing hypocrite ignorant jerkass blowhard. GM. The most un-green company this side of Monsanto, the one that builds […]
Heathrow Airport’s wickedly sinister legal move against five million people concerned about Global Warming
If you thought the RIAA was evil for suing 7 year olds over music downloads wait until you get a load of this… Here’s a doozy for you: on Wednesday, the aviation industry is taking five million people – including a lot of their own staff – to court. If you’re a member or supporter […]
I found a great article on the impact that rock climbers have on global warming and vice versa over on the British Mountaineering Council’s website. Here’s a quick excerpt, head over to the BMC’s site for the full read. Mountaineers are a special class of climate criminal. We clearly have a particular moral duty to […]