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Some Fun on a Friday: The Guardian’s Carbon Footprint Quiz

We bet you won’t know this one: What is an award-winning campaign at the University of East Anglia asking its 15,000 students to do in the name of saving enough water over a year to fill 26 Olympic-sized swimming pools? The Deputy Editor only got 50% of the questions correct! (Obviously, she nailed all the […]

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Does de Blasio Know Something about Food that You Don’t Know?

by Ross Miranti Foodies of many stripes have welcomed the election of democrat Bill de Blasio as mayor of New York City for his progressive views on issues such as food justice, food security, and local food. But there is one important food issue de Blasio supports that does not get much attention from food […]

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Agriculture and Livestock Remain Major Sources of Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Washington, D.C.—Global greenhouse gas emissions from the agricultural sector totaled 4.69 billion tons of carbon dioxide (CO2) equivalent in 2010 (the most recent year for which data are available), an increase of 13 percent over 1990 emissions. By comparison, global CO2 emissions from transport totaled 6.76 billion tons that year, and emissions from electricity and heat […]

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