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Home-Delivered Meal Kits Greener Than Those Bought From Grocery

The extra cardboard packaging from delivered meals is sometimes frowned upon. However, a new cradle-to-the-grave comparative study showed that meal delivery services actually have lower carbon footprints than meals brought from a grocery.

Public Health April 24, 2019

Scientists Estimate The Carbon Footprint Of 13,000 Cities

A new study was able to estimate the carbon footprint of 13,000 cities from across the world. Researchers found that the top 100 cities may be able to reduce the amount of carbon in the atmosphere.

Earth/Environment May 31, 2018

Carbon Footprint Caused By Global Tourism Is Harmful For The Environment, 4 Times Higher Than Previous Estimates

Global tourism may be good for obtaining life experiences but a study found it to be hurting the planet. It turns out that global tourism produces a large carbon footprint which can hurt smaller countries.

Earth/Environment May 7, 2018

Greenhouse Gas From Your Bread? Study Looks At Impact Of Breakfast Loaf On Environment

Greenhouse gas from your bread? A study looks at the environmental impact of your breakfast loaf with a warning: The loaf bread on your table is global warming in a pack.

Earth/Environment March 3, 2017

Leonardo DiCaprio Expands Carbon Footprint By 8,000 Miles To Pick Up Environmental Award...But Don't Jump To Conclusions

Leonardo DiCaprio flew about 8,000 miles by private jet to pick up an environmental award and get back to Cannes. It's not what you think, says a source close to the actor.

Life & Style May 22, 2016

Emails And Tweets Help Drive Climate Change

Even the simple acts of sending emails and using social media are contributing to one's carbon footprint. In light of the Earth Hour project, how are these virtual campaigns affecting the crusade against global warming?

Earth/Environment March 19, 2016

Carbon Content Of Temperate Forests Overestimated: NASA Study

A new NASA study revealed that previous mathematical methods to predict the carbon content of forests were more likely to be overestimated. Researchers said this occurs because of a sampling bias in which scientists prefer to evaluate smaller trees than larger ones.

Earth/Environment November 26, 2015

Measure Your Carbon Footprint In Real Time With A Wearable Wristband

Worldbeing, a new wearable tech wristband, lets users calculate their carbon footprint. It aims to turn an abstract phrase into a more concrete visual with a connected app that can give you actual rewards.

Wearable Tech October 27, 2015

Deep-Sea Bacteria Can Curb Climate Warming Effects Of Greenhouse Gas: Here's How

An enzyme from the deep-sea bacterium called T. crunogena can potentially curb the effects of greenhouse gases to the planet’s atmosphere. The enzyme is known to remove the presence of carbon dioxide in an organism.

Earth/Environment October 24, 2015

Deep-Sea Bacteria Hold Key To Neutralizing Carbon Dioxide

An enzyme, carbonic anhydrase, can convert carbon dioxide to harmless compounds and could be the answer to reduce the world's carbon footprint. Researchers have found a heat resistant variety of this enzyme being produced by bacteria deep in the sea.

Earth/Environment October 23, 2015

Map Shows Which American Cities Will Drown With Rising Sea Levels

At the rate the sea levels are rising, scientists predict that several cities in the U.S. will be below sea level by 2100. They urge other countries to cut down their carbon footprint to prevent a spike in sea level elevation that could rob millions of homes and lives.

Earth/Environment October 13, 2015

This Wearable Logs Your Day-To-Day Carbon Footprint Through Electromagnetic Sensors

MagnifiSense wants to make it easier to track your power usage and, potentially, help your appliances predict your behavior.

Wearable Tech September 11, 2015

Nissan Unwraps Glow-In-The-Dark Car, Forget The Stars On Your Ceiling

The automobile manufacturer teamed up with Hamish Scott, the inventor of Starpath paint, which absorbs ultraviolet energy to allow it to glow at night.

FUTURE TECH February 14, 2015

Swedish cosmetic company wants to brighten the moon: Science or just a marketing event?

In a bid to bring down electricity costs and the carbon footprint caused by maintaining streetlights, a Swedish company has proposed a strange and otherworldly solution. The company says the Moon should be brightened.

Space April 24, 2014

Facebook data center in Iowa to be powered by wind

Environmental activists might give Facebook a big thumbs up as the social media company will open another datacenter in 2015 that will operate purely using wind power.

FUTURE TECH November 15, 2013

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