News tagged with carbon footprint

China's carbon footprint grows with the good life

The son of peach farmers, Chen Jian relishes the fruits of his middle class life, driving to work and flying on holiday, epitomising how China's carbon footprint has grown alongside the prosperity of its nearly 1.4 billion ...

date22 hours ago in Environment
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Paris boulevards car-free for a day (Update)

Paris staged a car-free day for the first time on Sunday, with large parts of the increasingly polluted French capital taken over by cyclists, joggers and families with pushchairs on roads normally choked by vehicles.

dateSep 27, 2015 in Environment
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Harnessing the power of waste

What are you wearing right now? It's not a pickup line—it's a measure of your carbon footprint. If you're sporting any man-made fabrics, like polyester, Dacron or rayon, you're clothed in chemicals derived from nonrenewable ...

dateAug 05, 2015 in Materials Science
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