In addition to emissions originating within a nation's borders in assessing progress on mitigating a nation's climate impact, as with personal impact, the emissions of all goods consumed need to be included.
If bringing your canvas bags to the grocery store, carpooling, and forgoing double cheeseburgers makes you feel good about yourself, terrific. But don't expect the planet to notice. What the world needs, says Environmental Defense Fund economist Gernot
The connection between increased access to family planning and greenhouse gas emissions has been covered here before, but since World Contraception Day was this week and we're still so far from where we need to be on
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Dear Pablo: Two airlines have recently switched from paper flight records to iPads. Is this really an environmental improvement?
TreeHugger recently covered news of two airlines (, followed by United Continental) that