Spotlight: China's endeavor to build clean, beautiful country contributes to global ecological ...

December 17, 2017 | Carbon Emissions
The World Wildlife Fund calculated that as of August 2017, Mobike users alone had collectively pedaled some 5.6 billion km, cutting more than 1.26 million tons of carbon dioxide emissions. Solheim said the award to Mobike shows the private sector can make a healthy profit while at the same time ... ...read more
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2018 Lexus LC 500h

December 17, 2017 | Carbon Emissions
... of course, turned my thoughts -- as it would anyone's -- to hybrid cars. When hybrids debuted nearly two decades ago, their reason for existence was less fuel consumption, reduced tailpipe emissions, a smaller carbon footprint and, generally speaking, more responsible stewardship of Mother Earth. ...read more
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Zambia's Luambe National Park Now The World's Most Carbon Neutral

December 17, 2017 | Carbon Emissions
Luambe's carbon neutral status is a result of the USAID-funded Community Forests Program (CFP) implemented by BioCarbon Partners (BCP) , in partnership with the Zambian Government. This world-first level of carbon neutrality means the emissions of all tourism and conservation management ... ...read more
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New flyover to decongest Bacolod traffic completed

December 17, 2017 | Carbon Emissions
The 195-linear meters flyover was designed to reduce carbon emissions that occur due to idling of vehicles at the junction during traffic as it uses prefabricated modular steel technology adopted from French government. The flyover is 7.50-meter wide, Villar added. Villar, Undersecretary Emil Sadain, ... ...read more
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Budget guessing game: Where will the money come from?

December 17, 2017 | Carbon Emissions
... an income tax, the same restrictions would already apply. In the end, Inslee did not propose a capital gains tax, nor did he throw the four-year budget balancing statute out the window. He proposed dipping into the reserves for 2018 and coming up with a tax or fee on carbon emissions for future years. ...read more
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How College Vegetarians Are Helping China's Meat Lovers Go Green

December 17, 2017 | Carbon Emissions
The pamphlet spelled out practical ways to lower carbon emissions through food choices. Perhaps most ambitious of all, the UCVA wants to develop a youth panel on climate change, bringing together environmental protection organizations from 100 domestic and international universities to support a ... ...read more
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New flyover to open December 19 in Bacolod City

December 17, 2017 | Carbon Emissions
This 195-lineal meters flyover utilizing the prefabricated modular steel technology of Matiere S.A.S. under the French Government assistance program will also help reduce carbon emissions that occur due to idling of vehicles at the junction during traffic. Others expected to join the ceremonial opening of ... ...read more
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Heroic efforts on climate change

December 17, 2017 | Carbon Emissions
Efforts to increase tax breaks for fossil fuel companies but not support development of alternative energy via the current tax plan in Congress highlight my own behaviors that increase the danger for my children by adding carbon emissions to the atmosphere. Technological evolution allows us to harness ... ...read more
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Team focuses on dairy farm efficiency, productivity

December 17, 2017 | Carbon Emissions
º From 1980 to 2015, soybeans improved resource efficiency with decrease in per bushel land use (down 40 percent), irrigation water use (down 32 percent), energy use (down 35 percent), greenhouse gas emissions (down 38 percent) and improvements in per acre soil conservation. º Fifteen Illinois ... ...read more
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Hefty EnergyBag concludes yearlong pilot in Omaha; program remains controversial despite ...

December 17, 2017 | Carbon Emissions
If that potato chip bag, for instance, is incinerated, as has been one use case with the program so far, it will emit carbon dioxide — exactly what environmentalists and many scientists say the Earth doesn't need more of. The Hefty EnergyBag program has diverted nearly 10 tons of the previously ... ...read more
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