News tagged with carbon footprint

What's your eco-attitude?

Academics at the University of Derby are using the virtual reality platform Second Life to gauge people's unconscious attitudes towards 'green' issues such as recycling.

dateSep 29, 2010 in Social Sciences
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Champagne bottle gets green makeover

Go to Google looking for "green wine," and you'll be greeted with a flood of information on how the global wine industry is taking steps to green its grapes, bottles, processes and more. Many wineries are eschewing pesticides ...

dateSep 14, 2010 in Environment
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Cutting the Internet's carbon footprint

Over the last 20 years the Internet has grown from almost nothing to something of enormous economic and social value. But in the meantime, its consumption of electricity, which currently stands at 3% to 5% of the global ...

dateJun 09, 2010 in Energy & Green Tech
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Greenpeace not LOL over Facebook footprint

(AP) -- After an emotional breakup with the timber industry, Prineville, Ore., was thrilled to get friended by Facebook. The social networking site chose the high-desert timber town of 10,000 to take advantage ...

dateApr 21, 2010 in Environment
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