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Time value of Carbon

The first question we asked ourselves was ” Can we come up with an approach/system that is not being used or something that they wouldn’t develop by themselves with all their immense resources?”. 1,308 more words

Long distance ground transport - is it worth it?

I have recently been following some of the work of a colleague of mine, Kjartan, who is a recently graduated PhD working in my university’s Industrial Ecology department. 874 more words

Train Travel

Calculating the grid emission factor

How do we estimate the amount of CO2 a renewable energy project saves over a lifetime? They are location specific. Post the Kyoto protocol the Clean Development Mechanism was introduced. 25 more words

Climate Change

The four first steps to reducing your air miles.

My dad is planning on coming to Europe for the first time since the early 1980s (I think… I don’t know but it was before I was born). 831 more words

Carbon Footprint

Study Shows Flawed Experiments used to Support Policies for “Low-Carbon” Biofuels

by Niti Nagar

According to John DeCicco, researcher at University of Michigan’s Energy Institute, nearly all of the studies used to promote biofuels as climate-friendly alternatives to petroleum fuels are flawed and need to be redone. 384 more words

Biofuels

Large Suburban Carbon Footprints Negate GHG Benefits of Urban Areas

by Dan McCabe

Jones and Kammen (2014) performed a remarkably thorough analysis of the average household carbon footprint (HCF) for nearly every US zip code and examined how dozens of different variables affect greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. 470 more words

Urban Planning

Work and Play

At the end of the month I’m travelling again. Going to France for a conference. But combining the trip with a visit to some friends who live in Switzerland. 731 more words

Train Travel