There so many discussions going on about LED vs CFL’s. The latest one I just discovered on LinkedIn. I posted the following as a comment there:
Only 2 per cent of Canadians who responded to a new opinion poll believe climate change is not occurring …
Despite a sharp drop in public concern over global warming, Americans—regardless of political affiliation—support the passage of federal climate and energy policies, according to the results of a national survey released today by researchers at Yale and George Mason universities.
Sixty trees sampled at Yale Myers Forest in northeastern Connecticut contained concentrations of methane that were as high as 80,000 times ambient levels. Normal air concentrations are less than 2 parts per million, but the Yale researchers found average levels of 15,000 parts per million inside trees.
Sometimes you can find interesting things on your twitter updates. The one below I found particularly good. It’s a collection of articles, ideas, concepts and thoughts about sustainability, what it is, how it’s defined and what you can do to get into it or get better with it.
With the carbon tax posing major threats to the intensive Australian dairy industry, facing the prospect of higher power bills and lower milk prices, some dairy farmers have already made big moves to slash on-farm electricity costs.
A report from the University of East Anglia and University of Sussex on Tuesday warned that the Kyoto Protocol’s emissions offset market could become ”a rich man’s club” of project developers, emissions verifiers and government officials, without benefiting the poor.
Wal-Mart Canada has revealed that they’re working towards getting 100 percent of their electricity from renewable energy.
Biodiesel may be an alternative to fossil fuel, however, it still is a one-way street. I found a report on the EECA website, CRL energy report on life cycle asssessment of tallow biodiesel, and it’s quite interesting to read. As usual, rather confusing data display but the bottom line is clear: By using tallow for…
Via Ecofriendly Company, 27-04-2010 According to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, animal husbandry contributes more to global warming than the whole of the transport sector. This news is also significant to many canteens and restaurants. The employees favourite: steak as a climate killer? 51% (study by Worldwatch Institute) of all CO2…