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Track Your Flight Carbon Footprint Anywhere in the World

Track Your Flight Carbon Footprint Anywhere in the World

MONTREAL, Canada, June 19, 2008 (ENS) – The United Nations International Civil Aviation Organization, ICAO, has unveiled a carbon calculation tool on its website that allows travelers to estimate the carbon footprint for any flight they take. A carbon footprint is a measure of the impact human activities have on the environment in terms of…

Online Carbon Footprint Calculator Helps Texans Keep Cool

Online Carbon Footprint Calculator Helps Texans Keep Cool

SAN ANTONIO, Texas, April 22, 2008 (ENS) – For Earth Day 2008, the Nature Conservancy of Texas is offering an online carbon calculator so people can make positive daily choices to help reduce greenhouse gas emissions that contribute to global warming. Educators can use the calculator to help young Texans understand their individual roles in…

Well-Traveled Food: Is Local Always Best?

Well-Traveled Food: Is Local Always Best?

It’s easy to think, “Local food is always the best answer,” and leave it at that; most of the time, it might be right, but new information is emerging that disputes local’s lofty position at the throne of TreeHugging food. The notion of “food miles,” the distance your food has traveled to get to your…