Carbon Footprint

Allston-Brighton politicians ‘unable to support' big Harvard project

8 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

A cadre of politicians representing Allston-Brighton wrote in a letter that they're “unable to support” the proposed Harvard project that's due to go up for approval soon. City...
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Big Silicon Valley firm grabs 34K sf in Soho

11 hours ago   |   The Real Deal New York

Silicon Valley venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz, which also uses the moniker a16z, will open an office at 200 Lafayette Street in SoHo, more than quadrupling its New...
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Christmas Gifts That Actually Fight Climate Change

Christmas Gifts That Actually Fight Climate Change

14 hours ago   |   Time

If you're stuck on what to buy as Christmas gifts this year, a Swiss start-up has a suggestion: some carbon dioxide. Climeworks AG owns the world's largest direct-air carbon...
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No accounting: How two scientists are balancing the planet's natural carbon budget

17 hours ago   |   Science Daily

A pair of researchers have taken a process-based modeling approach to understand how much CO2 rivers and streams contribute to the atmosphere. The team focused on the East...
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Factors that prevent mangroves from spreading in South America

17 hours ago   |   Science Daily

Due to their pronounced carbon storage capacity, mangroves are an important player in climate change. But they sometimes just don't extend beyond certain latitudes, even when...
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Energy company Wastefuel expects to be as big as BP in 10 years. Here's how it plans to get there

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

You've probably bought something that traveled on a Maersk ship this year. Md Manik/SOPA Images/LightRocket Large companies, like Maersk, are transitioning to cleaner fuels...
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Bearing Witness to Svalbard's Fragile Splendor

1 day ago   |   NY Times

To visitors, the Norwegian archipelago can seem both ethereal and eternal. But climate change all but guarantees an eventual collapse of its vulnerable ecosystem.
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Exxon Mobil aims for net-zero emissions from its operations in the Permian Basin by 2030

1 day ago   |   NY Times

Exxon plans to reduce greenhouse gas emissions across its business, bit its goal does not include offsetting emissions from its customers, such as car and truck owners and...
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Why An International Wine Importer Put Down Roots In California

1 day ago   |   Forbes

While his late father, David, is credited with introducing Pinot Grigio to the United States in 1977, the younger Mr. Taub has expanded his family's footprint to include a...
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Biden's Campaign Promises to Crack Down on Emissions Have Disappeared

1 day ago   |   The New Republic

In the summer of 2019, the presidential campaign of Joe Biden, then merely a milquetoast former vice president, surprised climate change advocates with an ambitious proposal to...
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Ex-Finance Minister Olaf Scholz elected as Germany's next chancellor

Ex-Finance Minister Olaf Scholz elected as Germany's next chancellor

Angela Merkel's 16-year reign has ended with a new chancellor - Social Democrat Olaf Scholz - taking office. The former finance minister in Merkel's most recent government was... Read more ...

Kyle Rittenhouse breaks silence over LeBron James' jab

Kyle Rittenhouse breaks silence over LeBron James' jab

Kyle Rittenhouse told a news outlet in a recent interview, "f-k you, LeBron" after the basketball star mocked his tearful testimony suggesting that the emotional display was an... Read more ...

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Slow clearing today

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Severed Head of Tiger Shark Dumped on Car Hood After Fishing Competition

Two tiger sharks were killed, weighed and beheaded as part of an annual fishing competition in Australia, local media reported. Read more ...

Australia joins US in diplomatic boycott of Beijing Olympics

Australia will join the United States in a diplomatic boycott of the Beijing Winter Olympics over human rights concerns, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said Wednesday. Read more ...

As Omicron looms, India's central bank holds rates

While India remains on track for economic recovery, it is vulnerable to global spillovers, rises in cases from variants. Read more ...

Did Anyone Win the $122 Mega Millions Jackpot on 12/7/2021? Numbers and Results

A dozen players each won at least $10,000. But did anyone bag the top jackpot prize last night? Read more ...

One person shot at Texas mall, suspect on the loose

One person shot at Texas mall, suspect on the loose

An unidentified man remains on the run after allegedly firing 10 gunshots at the Finish Line retail store at the Killeen Mall in Texas. Read more ...

Another Latin American country legalizes same-sex marriage

Another Latin American country legalizes same-sex marriage

Chile has become the latest country to allow LGBT couples to marry and adopt children after its parliament passed a bill that was introduced four years ago. The same-sex... Read more ...

Video piles pressure on UK's Johnson in lockdown-party saga

LONDON - A leaked video that shows staff members in British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's office joking about holding a lockdown-breaching Christmas party is adding fuel to... Read more ...