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Airline Industry Launches Carbon Offset Program

Airline Industry Launches Carbon Offset Program

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) on June 5 announced the initiation of a carbon offset program as part of its efforts to survive in the current and projected economic climate. The industry lost $10.4 billion last year and expects to lose $9 billion this year due to falling demand and consumer confidence, along with the fear of pandemics.

Don’t order the Swordfish!

Don’t order the Swordfish!

Swordfish, highly migratory fish, found in all worlds’ Oceans, have been severely over fished.
Sony Ericsson Releases New 15% Greener Phones

Sony Ericsson Releases New 15% Greener Phones

Sony Ericsson has the broad goal of cutting their global emissions by 20% by 2015, and they have taken some steps in the right direction recently by releasing two new handsets that will dramatically reduce the environmental impact
Solar Powered Bus Stops Provide Energy, and WiFi

Solar Powered Bus Stops Provide Energy, and WiFi

The city of San Francisco has been innovating on behalf of the environment for a lot longer than the rest of the nation, and their ingenuity is shining through again as they are set to release the first of 1,100 planned solar bus stops around the city.
Penguins’ ‘Happy Feet’ Tracked by their Poop, From Space

Penguins’ ‘Happy Feet’ Tracked by their Poop, From Space

Despite the fact that they are not being narrated by the dulcet tones of Morgan Freeman, penguins continue their journey through life, moving from one part of the Antarctic to another in a constant struggle to stay alive and raise a family.
New Report Claims Common Products May be Radioactive

New Report Claims Common Products May be Radioactive

The list of things that were killing you without alerting you to this fact has just gotten a little longer with the release of an investigative report by the Scripps News Service.

New Device Allows You to Charge on the Go

New Device Allows You to Charge on the Go

If you’ve ever faced a situation where your phone or iPod is running low on battery without a convenient place to plug in for more juice, than a new product from Tremont Electric
‘Green Police’ Targeting Unsustainable Criminals in NYC

‘Green Police’ Targeting Unsustainable Criminals in NYC

The Department of Environmental Conservation is a law enforcement office in New York City that sees sustainability as no laughing matter. Cruising around the streets of New York City, they have the jurisdiction to pull over motorists whose vehicles appear to be spewing more greenhouse gas than the allowed amount.
3rd Year of Drought Forces SoCal Water Restrictions

3rd Year of Drought Forces SoCal Water Restrictions

With the third straight year of drought conditions in Southern California, the cities of Los Angeles and San Diego are imposing new water restrictions on their residents that started this past week. Residents could see new and increased fines in order to mitigate a water shortage that seems to be a harbinger of what is to come on the global stage.
Jason Mraz’s Toilet Tissue Issue

Jason Mraz’s Toilet Tissue Issue

Some of you may remember when Sheryl Crow suggested that the amount of toilet paper used at one sitting should be limited to one square. It sparked a firestorm from liberals and conservatives alike, consequently bringing the topic of global warming to open discussion.

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