Australia's web servers produce at least as much carbon dioxide as 35,000 cars, according to TickGreen, who offer 100% certified carbon emission offset credits which are applied to the reforestation of Australian government state
What's the best twitter feed by (yes, you read that right) an endangered animal? What's the most intriguing new species, the most powerful nature documentary, the eco travel tools that you must have before you hit the road?
It's hard to narrow down the b
Last month this TreeHugger was complaining about how the most innocent of pleasures, such as guerrilla gardening, was being turned into a business. Now I have returned to Selfridges to re-test my thesis, as in shop.
While some see it as the only viable way to curb our carbon emissions, and there is evidence that the EU's carbon trading scheme has helped reduce emissions, the fact that the global carbon market has grown to over
You don't hear much about carbon offset programs anymore; There are a lot of reasons that they dropped below radar, (the last reference in TreeHugger appears to be 14 months ago and even then Mat started with an apology) but perhaps one reason is that
Image credit: Duke University
Duke University's Bleed Blue, Live Green campaign created a clamor of attention from fans wanting to get hold of a limited edition shirt. So much so, we had to post a follow up on where to find the green Duke shirts. I'm
This past Thursday, at the business conference Opportunity Green, one panel entitled Next Generation Carbon Mapping: Radical Transparency and Truth in Advertising captured the attention of the standing room only audience at
Last month, my partner gave me a Fjällräven Kanken rucksack for my 30th birthday, and I have to tell you about it, as this is a classic amongst the eco-designs nowadays. I first spotted these slightly odd-looking bags in London many years ago, and
If you buy a carbon offset for the flights you take, you're in a small minority--at least according to a new survey by the UK Civil Aviation Authority carried out at Stansted airport last September. As reported by The
Industrial designer Nitipak Samsen is concerned that "Global warming has been driven by capitalism, now we are trying to solve global warming through capitalism." He has developed a sort of mini-carbon offsetting device he calls a A.T.R.E.E.M.
We know that the Great Recession of 2008 & 2009 helped many nations slash their carbon emissions and lower deforestation rates--decidedly good things--but it also slashed in half the value of the voluntary carbon
Mongstad industrial area at night. Photo Tøssekaien via flickr.
The Norwegians have been big supporters of carbon capture and storage, and the government helped get the public to go along with building of a gas-fired plant near an existing oil refinery
Take that, Helen Roberts of Carbon Footprint. Earlier this year, Roberts accused the U2 360° Tour of having the carbon footprint equivalent to a trip to Mars. Ouch. For someone who prides himself on environmentalism
Australia is no stranger to traumatic wildfires. Climate change is the likely culprit for the continent's exceptionally severe blazes, but the indigenous people of Australia have been dealing with fire—indeed, managing
For some, being in such tight quarters with the family can drive you to drink. Or maybe you just want a nice glass of pinot with your vegan roast. Either way, finding sustainable wines can be as important as finding sustainable eats. And
The dirty, stinking rich! Yeah, I said it! They are always getting called-out for their imbalanced percentage of environmental destruction. For example, the average American's carbon footprint is 2000 times bigger than the average person living in