Tags » Carbon Footprint

Comparison of Carbon Footprints of Electric and Gasoline Vehicles

by Bradley Newton

Authors Yuksel, Tamayao, Hendrickson, Azevedo, and Michalek (2016) have conducted a study concerning the carbon footprints of electric and gasoline vehicles. They cite several past studies looking at a similar topic, but point out that none of those studies accounted for grid emissions (pollution created by generated electricity), people’s driving patterns, and how diverse temperatures are in different regions. 413 more words

Electric Vehicles

The Future of Energy in Britain

by Cybele Kappos

As an energy crisis looms in the horizon of UK energy, the nation prepares for alternative energy sources. The BBC’s Jane-Frances Kelly talks about the plan to build an interconnector, which is a large cable connecting Hampshire to the French coast. 332 more words

Carbon Footprint

Underwater Cable brings Nuclear Power from France to UK

by Cybele Kappos

As an energy crisis looms in the horizon of UK energy, the nation prepares for alternative energy sources. The BBC’s Jane-Frances Kelly talks about the plan to build an interconnector, which is a large cable connecting Hampshire to the French coast. 332 more words

Carbon Footprint

Wrapping up 2016's new year's resolution to buy less

I made a new year’s resolution in January last year to buy no more than one new thing a month (or 12 things in the year). 1,145 more words

Carbon Footprint

Energy saving opportunities everywhere

My apartment (with two bedrooms and two people) has an estimated electricity consumption (according to my utility provider) of 5000 kWh/year.

The building I work in has two stairwells each going from the basement to the 14th floor. 399 more words

Carbon Footprint

My slow travel in 2016 (by train)

By the end of this year I will have taken 10 ‘long’ train trips. I have defined long trips to be those that are possible to fly with non-charter aircraft (often not so long). 265 more words

Train Travel

The 7 'rules' of the Norwegian Environment Code

In 1952, the Norwegian Trekking Association (DNT) and the Norwegian Red Cross developed two brochures that became the start of the Norwegian Mountain Code (or… 225 more words

Carbon Footprint