The Presidential Conventions cause over 20,000 tons of CO2! This leads to global warming which threatens island territories - like Guam, American Samoa and US Virgin Islands. Too bad they can't vote for a President to save them!
Orange Renewable has signed a contract with Solar Energy Corporation of India Ltd to develop a 100-megawatt (MW) solar power project in Maharashtra. This agreement is expected to be just the first step in the company’s solar energy portfolio expansion strategy in India.
With the +Rio 2016 Summer Olympics approaching faster than +Usain Bolt, lets take a look at the carbon footprint from just one aspect of the games - Venue Construction. This category alone amounts to over 730,000 tons of CO2, accounting for over 20% of Rio 2016's total emissions.
Part of traveling with #NOREGRETS means traveling responsibly, including minimizing our impact on the environment. That's why +Contiki has partnered with UCapture to offer travelers a way to further reduce the carbon footprint of their vacation – for free!
Our first article about renewable energy projects. This is a topic UCapture will discuss frequently, as we frequently offset our users' CO2 emissions by funding renewable energy projects.
Finland-based utility firm, Fortum, plans to invest 450 million USD (around 30 billion Indian Rupees) in solar power projects in India. India offers one of the best opportunities for solar power as the country receives more than 300 days of sunshine per year across the seventh-largest land mass in the world.
New column that will highlight the effect of global warming on those negatively impacted by this phenomenon, including; humans, animals, plants and the environment.
This first post focuses on the single-most important component for life on earth: water. Particularly, that rising CO2 levels are causing an alarming depletion of drinkable water, making it one of the most sought after commodities in the world.
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Americans consume nearly 30 gallons of beer on average each year. That's nearly 50,000 calories! But all that beer doesn't just produce a belly and a good buzz - it also leads to a lot of CO2 emissions...
A huge carbon footprint means the Convention Halls won’t be the only places full of hot air this summer! We calculated the CO2 emissions caused by this part of our Presidential campaign process…it’s a lot.
Agriculture is responsible for nearly 30% of all greenhouse gas emissions in the United States. This article discusses where these emissions come from, and proposes some simple alternatives that will have us eating better - and help save the planet!
Interested in shrinking your carbon footprint this summer but not sure where to start? There are lots of little things you can try that will add up to help the environment in a big way. Many of them might even save you some money or encourage you to live healthier! Here are a few ideas to get you started...