The Guardian: Climate Activists Avoid or Regret Having Children

Imagine kids growing up in a household where the eco-activist parents think their own children are an unacceptable burden on the planet.

BBC: Send Fewer Emails to Reduce Global Warming

According to the BBC, you should only send emails if you think the other person really cares, though some commenters point out cutting back on streaming services and online gaming…

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…

Hollywood’s Carbon Footprint

Guest “Hooray for Hollywood” by David Middleton A couple of days ago, CTM forwarded a reader suggestion to me. “Cassandra” wanted to know what the carbon footprint of the movie…

Essay: carbon footprint as 'original sin'

This essay appears today in The Chronicle Review and it makes an interesting claim: What is the carbon footprint, after all, if not the gaseous equivalent of Original Sin, the…

Richard Muller cozying up to Bill Clinton – but there's good news too

Bill Clinton Praises His New Climate Change Hero Excerpt: I happened to be sitting next to Dr. Muller last week, and although he was whisked backstage by some big secret…

Bizarre: Carbon footprint used to deny medical visit

I kept hoping that this was a terrible mistake, and that the story would be retracted. Alas, it seems to be be all too real, and an insult to the…

Climate Craziness of the Week – let the kids freeze, all I want for Christmas is a zero carbon footprint

This guy (Headmaster Rob Benzie)  has become Scrooge in England, except he doesn’t provide even one lump of coal, because, well that would mess up his “carbon footprint”. This is just…