News tagged with carbon footprint

New carbon accounting method proposed

Established ways of measuring carbon emissions can sometimes give misleading feedback on how national policies affect global emissions. In some cases, countries are even rewarded for policies that increase ...

Mar 10, 2015
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What happened to 'Food Miles?'

Some years ago we were being advised to buy UK-grown fresh produce to avoid the 'food miles' associated with importing air-freighted fruit and vegetables due to concerns over how this was contributing to ...

Nov 10, 2014
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Researchers give unstable soils a carpeting

A new, more environmentally-friendly practice for soil strengthening, using recycled carpet, could see the construction industry substantially decrease its carbon footprint thanks to research from the UTS ...

Nov 04, 2014
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