MIT unveils a new action plan to tackle the climate crisis

Using the campus as a living testbed, the Institute has studied every aspect of its operations to assess their climate impacts, including heating and cooling, electricity, lighting, materials, and transportation.…

Rise of the Climate Change Stinkies: NYT Wants you to Shower Less and Stop Using Toilet Paper

The New York Times is praising the efforts of low carbon pioneers who reject personal hygiene to save the planet from Covid-19 and Climate Change.

Music Industry Demands Funding So They Can Stop Climate Change by Eliminating Live Tours

They would also like an effort to “nurture local artists”, to reduce the influence of foreign artists, so fans are less tempted to fly overseas to see live concerts.

Insatiable demand for cannabis has created a giant carbon footprint

It’s no secret that the United States’ $13 billion cannabis industry is big business. Less obvious to many is the environmental toll this booming business is taking, in the form…

Prince Harry: Max Two Children for Climate Change

That special royal moment when you accidentally describe your brother, the future King of England as a planet wrecker; British Royal Prince Harry thinks families should limit themselves to two…

Students develop tool to predict the carbon footprint of algorithms

On a daily basis, and perhaps without realizing it, most of us are in close contact with advanced AI methods known as deep learning. Deep learning algorithms churn whenever we…

“We need to change”: Astronomers Admit Their Outsized Contribution to the Climate Crisis

All those long flights to remote observatories ensure Astronomers have an outsized carbon footprint. And Astronomers keen to reduce their carbon footprints are being advised to abandon software languages like…

The carbon footprint of dinner: How ‘green’ are fish sticks?

Popular products generate significant ‘post-catch’ emissions, underscoring the need to measure what happens after fish are caught University of California – Santa Cruz Processing Alaskan pollock into fish sticks, imitation…

High carbon footprint families identified by sweets and restaurant food, not higher meat consumption

University of Sheffield Families with high carbon footprints consume two to three times more sweets and alcohol than those with low footprints Study by experts in Sheffield and Kyoto, Japan,…

Now They’re coming after the Roast Beef of Old England

By Christopher Monckton of Brenchley At Harvard, there was once a University. Now that once noble campus has become a luxury asylum for the terminally feeble-minded. Walter Willett, one of…

UK Govt Committee: End All Private Vehicle Ownership Because Climate Change

Guest essay by Eric Worrall h/t JoNova; Even EVs like Tesla are not safe from this new demand from the green British Conservative Government. Ditch cars to meet climate change…

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 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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Study: smartphones and massive data centers harm the environment

From MCMASTER UNIVERSITY Data centres and smartphones will be the most damaging information and communications technologies to the environment by 2040, according to new research from W Booth School’s Lotfi Belkhir.…

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,…

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…

Claim: New "Green" Danish Facebook Data Centre Will Increase CO2 Emissions

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Information, a major Danish News Outlet, has claimed the rush to build “green” data centres in Denmark, to take advantage of Denmark’s abundant wind energy,…

Friday Funny – some people just aren't clear on the concept of 'crime doesn't pay'

Get a load of this. We’ve all heard the usual hate-speech that climate skeptics should be “locked up” for having an alternate opinion. But, did you ever think you’d see…

LA Times: Car Fuel Economy Standards Don't Reduce CO2

Guest essay by Eric Worrall The LA Times claims that changing land use policies would make more difference to CO2, than vehicle fuel efficiency standards. But their “solution” is to…

Claim: Consumers care about carbon footprint

This study reminded me of one of the most ridiculous green marketing campaigns ever, “carbon free” Domino sugar. My view is that the only consumers that care about a carbon…