Tag: greenhouse footprint
The tragedy is that many throughout the world have little food to survive on and many go to bed hungry every night. It was recently reported that world hunger now touches the lives of over 1 billion of the worlds population. It is a sad reality that someone dies of starvation every three seconds of [...]
Posted: November 27th, 2009 under Climate Change, Foundation News, General, Green Living.
Tags: CO2 Emissions, Food Crisis, food miles, food shortages, greenhouse footprint, methane, reduce waste
If all the appliances you were not using were switched off at the wall socket/ power strip, or unplugged from the wall when not in use, in the USA alone it would account for a greenhouse emissions saving of 1% of global emissions! This saving of wasted energy would be equal to US$4 billion per [...]
Posted: November 13th, 2009 under Climate Change, Foundation News, General, Green Living.
Tags: energy audit, energy conservation, energy consumption, energy reductions, greenhouse emissions, greenhouse footprint, living greener
SHOULD owning a great dane make you as much of an eco-outcast as an SUV driver? Yes it should, say Robert and Brenda Vale, two architects who specialise in sustainable living at Victoria University of Wellington in New Zealand. In their new book, Time to Eat the Dog: The real guide to sustainable living, they [...]