Achieving a state of so-called ‘carbon neutrality’ has long been the Holy Grail for individuals, businesses, and even nations that have an eye fixed on the threat posed by global … [Read full article]
Scientists with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration have recently measured levels of CO2 in the atmosphere at 400 parts per million. This is the first time in 800,000 … [Read full article]
The global levels of carbon dioxide emissions from fossil-fuel combustion reached a record high of 31.6 gigatonnes (Gt) in 2011, only 1 Gt beneath the necessary levels required to … [Read full article]
2011 was a big year for the environment, in some good ways and some bad ways. Here’s a quick run-down of the top 10 stories of the year, in … [Read full article]
Well, this has been a week of big news for environmentalists — big good news and big bad news. On the bad news side, we can see that Americans used … [Read full article]
Top environmental and climate science news of the past week or so.
Good global weirding (aka climate change, global warming) stories from the past week or so:
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.
Someone recently contacted me to see if I wanted to feature a couple of environmentally-related infographics on Planetsave. Of course, I love infographics (as most people seem to), and I … [Read full article]
Manmade climate change is not only a thing of the last hundred years, according to new research from scientists at the Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL). The Roman Conquest, … [Read full article]
Here’s a fun tool. I haven’t tried it out yet (it’s in invitation-only beta mode), but looks like it’s worth some coverage. A Swedish researcher has developed a web app … [Read full article]
Here’s a cool website I recently found out about. I’m sure you’ve probably seen carbon or ecological footprint calculators before, but a new one from Climate Action takes us one … [Read full article]
I haven’t seen this film yet, but the Los Angeles Times has called Deep Green “a template” for getting off fossil fuels and the Oregonian praises the film for “offering hope instead … [Read full article]