You might think only factories emit pollution, but your home is guilty too. Patty Kim, from National Geographic's The Green Guide, shows you how to reduce your carbon footprint at home, and save money while you're helping to save the planet.
Deutsche Welle (Nov. 26, 2012) How can the world curb climate change? The first step is to cut carbon emissions by at least 25 percent.
In order to make this target official, politicians and environmental activists are coming ... watch video
Reuters (Oct. 27, 2013) Argentine researchers have demonstrated how methane can be separated from other digestive gases produced by cattle, to power a car. The scientists say that harnessing cow power on an industrial scale ... watch video
TheStreet (May 30, 2014) A carbon tax should make energy and goods more expensive, but Adele Morris, economist and fellow at the Brookings Institution, is the author of a recent report that finds that a well-implemented tax ... watch video
Reuters - Innovations Video Online (July 27, 2015) A Sao Paulo shopping center uses waste to grow vegetables for employees on a roof-top farm, all while reducing its environmental footprint. Sharon Reich has more.
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Celeb TV (Oct. 23, 2013) Celebrities and politicians are joining together to change the planet. Former Vice President Al Gore is doing his part for the planet with 24 Hours Of Reality. Joining together with the Climate ... watch video
Sep. 2, 2015 To combat complacency and improve disaster preparedness, a researcher is heading a new project focusing on two locations: K?lauea in the Hawaiian Islands, and the Long Valley ... read more
Sep. 4, 2015 High salt in soil dramatically stresses plant biology and reduces the growth and yield of crops. Now researchers have found specific proteins that allow plants to grow better ... read more
Sep. 4, 2015 The successful Dutch iSPEX-project that enlisted the general public to contribute to the understanding of air pollution is being scaled up and running its first Europe-wide citizen campaign: ... read more
Sep. 4, 2015 A fourth wheat gene governing vernalization -- the biological process requiring cold temperatures to trigger flower formation -- has been identified, giving plant breeders one more tool for ... read more
Sep. 2, 2015 The mass balance of glaciers is mainly influenced by winter precipitation and summer temperature. In a recent study, researchers used simple statistical models to assess and ... read more
Sep. 3, 2015 Spatially corrected sea-level records for the Pacific coast indicate that uplift rates are overestimated by 40 percent, scientists report. Uplift is the vertical elevation of Earth's surface in ... read more
Sep. 3, 2015 Biologists have taken an important step in making it possible to clean millions of hectares of land contaminated by explosives. Biologists have unraveled the mechanism of TNT ... read more
June 27, 2011 Most previous studies have indicated that people in cities have a smaller carbon footprint than people who live in the country. By using more complex methods of analysis than in the past, scientists ... read more
Sep. 21, 2010 Shopping on the Internet or working from home could be increasing carbon emissions rather than helping to reduce them, a new report claims. The research reveals that people who shop online must order ... read more