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.
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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
May 23, 2016 Humans use fire for heating, cooking, managing lands and, more recently, fueling industrial processes. Now, research has found that these various means of using fire are inversely related to one ... read more
May 23, 2016 Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), more popularly known as drones, are increasingly employed to monitor and protect wildlife. But researchers say that steps should be taken to ... read more
May 23, 2016 Plastic accounts for nearly eighty per cent of all waste found in our oceans, gradually breaking down into smaller and smaller particles. New research investigates how nanosized plastic particles ... read more
May 23, 2016 A biomass recovered from common plant could help purify water from contamination of copper and zinc. A new article reports on the possible use of biosorbents derived from Jatropha curcas waste, to ... read more
May 23, 2016 New research will investigate if large amounts of antibiotic resistant bacteria are present in agricultural soil which may spread into the food chain. Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is one of the ... read more
May 23, 2016 Many landscapes need fire but population expansion into wildland areas creates a tension between different interest groups. Researchers from across the globe show that a combination of factors, ... read more
Apr. 12, 2016 Must greater prosperity necessarily lead to a greater carbon footprint and increased greenhouse gas emissions? In theory, no, but in practice this seems to be the case, suggests a study of 138 ... read more
Mar. 26, 2015 The health benefits of the Mediterranean diet are well-known. As well as being healthier, a recent article concludes that the menu traditionally eaten in Spain leaves less of a carbon footprint than ... 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