News tagged with co2 emissions

Report warns of urbanization swell by 2050

We hear and read a lot about our human carbon footprint but what do we know about our urban footprint? According to a new United Nations (UN) report, this urban footprint will expand by another 1.2 million ...

dateApr 10, 2012 in Environment
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Corporations pledge sustainability at Rio+20

Microsoft and other firms attending the Rio+20 business forum are falling over each other to prove their corporate responsibility credentials, but critics remain highly skeptical about their commitments.

dateJun 18, 2012 in Environment
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Green potential of our industrial past

Manipulating the soil in urban and industrial areas in order to capture more carbon from the atmosphere is the “best resource we have to begin to mitigate human CO2 emissions”, experts claim.

dateFeb 02, 2012 in Environment
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Australian cycling boom a myth

(Phys.org) -- There has been a decline in the per capita level of cycling in Australia, with population growth three times that of recent increases in cycling trips, according to research by University of Sydney Professor ...

dateJun 28, 2012 in Other
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