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It is time we account for carbon in the products we use

It is time we account for carbon in the products we use

For years we have discussed embedded carbon in the products we use. Kai Whiting, Sustainability and Stoicism Researcher and Luis Gabriel Carmona, Researcher in Sustainable Systems, Universidade de Lisboa write on The Conversation website that we must start accounting for the carbon in imported products if we are truly to meet our Paris climate objectives. … Continue reading

Canadians active in a global competition to create technology that converts CO2 into valuable products

Canadians active in a global competition to create technology that converts CO2 into valuable products

Many argue that innovation is key to us addressing the global climate challenge. Laura Kane from the Canadian Press writes on the Globe and Mail website about the activities of Canadian scientists to reduce carbon dioxide emissions in their participation in a global competition.   Canadian scientists turn carbon-dioxide emissions into useful products What if … Continue reading

Progress in energy efficiency improvements expected to continue even with Supreme Court challenge

Progress in energy efficiency improvements expected to continue even with Supreme Court challenge

The Obama Administration is certainly keeping up the momentum even though there are often legislative and judicial roadblocks. Steven Mufson and Chris Mooney write in the Washington Post about recent developments.   Despite the Supreme Court, here’s why the White House says we’ll cut carbon anyway The Supreme Court stay on the Obama administration’s Clean … Continue reading