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How A Sticker Kept 3 Billion Tons of CO2 Out of The Air

How A Sticker Kept 3 Billion Tons of CO2 Out of The Air

October 5, 2018

Household appliances account for 90% of energy use in a typical U.S. home, so energy efficiency standards have quietly been saving people mountains of money and helping avoid planet-warming emissions at the same time. Our partners at Hot Mess look ...

Can Farms and Forests Coexist?

Can Farms and Forests Coexist?

October 1, 2018

Deforestation is a big problem for the climate. This kind of land use releases more carbon dioxide into the atmosphere than any single country, besides the United States or China. And most of the deforestation in the world today happens ...

How Much Energy Does the Internet Use?
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How Much Energy Does the Internet Use?

September 21, 2018

About half the world has internet access. That’s 3.6 billion people surfing the web. How much energy is that using? And what is our online world doing to our planet’s climate? Our partners at Hot Mess tell us the costs -- and savings -- from ...

What if Carbon Emissions Stopped Tomorrow?

What if Carbon Emissions Stopped Tomorrow?

August 31, 2018

Imagine if we were given a clean, limitless energy source, and we decided to immediately transform the world into a carbon-free society! This wonderous source would power our homes, industries, cars and planes, and humanity’s annual rate of ...