Eco-sneakers are still killing the planet, just a little slower [Study]

by Danny McLoughlin Eco-sneakers are still killing the planet, just a little slower [Study] The Adidas NMD_CS1 Parley Primeknit is made from recycled plastic bags retrieved from the ocean. With the threat of climate change becoming more real in people’s minds over recent months and years, consumers have begun to re-evaluate their decisions to see…

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The Lancet: Diet and food production must radically change to improve health and avoid potentially catastrophic damage to the planet

From EurekAlert! Public Release: 16-Jan-2019 The Lancet: Diet and food production must radically change to improve health and avoid potentially catastrophic damage to the planet Feeding a growing population of 10 billion people by 2050 with a healthy and sustainable diet will be impossible without transforming eating habits, improving food production, and reducing food waste.…

Google's massive carbon footprint fingered with new online tool

Internet search giant emits 500 kg of CO2 emissions per second. Every Google search comes at a cost to the planet. In processing 3.5 billion searches a day, the world’s most popular website accounts for about 40% of the internet’s carbon footprint. Despite the notion that the internet is a “cloud,” it actually relies on millions of physical…

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HuffPost Notices Academic Climate Hypocrisy

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Huffington Post has noticed that many university academics are utter climate hypocrites, that many of them rate their personal importance by how many professional air miles they can accumulate every year. The Climate Change Hypocrisy Of Jet-Setting Academics By Nives Dolšak and Aseem Prakash 03/31/2018 09:00 am ET Recently, we…

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Climate Modeller Embarrassed by Her Air Travel

Guest essay by Eric Worrall h/t Willie Soon – A climate modeller has spoken of her distress at her “pretty awful” carbon footprint, including air travel to climate conferences, and energy used to power climate supercomputers. Climate computer modeling needs to be greener Friederike Otto, deputy director of Oxford’s Environmental Change Institute, has identified areas…

Reuters: Blame Consumers, Not China for Global Warming

Guest essay by Eric Worrall According to Clinton Climate Initiative backed green group C40, heavy emitters like China are not responsible for climate change; consumers in big cities who provide the demand for China’s products, especially rich consumers, are responsible for the CO2 emissions China produces fulfilling their needs. Look at consumption when assigning blame…

Earth Overshoot Day: An Anthropocene Fable

Guest post by David Middleton I think future historians will be amazed at how the Anthropocene was filled with more myths and fables than the combined cultures of ancient Greece, Rome and wherever Thor came from… By August 2, 2017, we will have used more from nature than our planet can renew in the whole year.…

Climate craziness of the week: Apparently, crime DOES pay when it comes to carbon footprints

From the “Who freaking cares about the carbon footprint of criminals?” department comes this inane study that only a fully invested warmist could give a rats posterior about. With statements like this: “to ignore these carbon emissions risks crime prevention strategies being unsustainable.” one wonders if the author of the study really understands that the…