Carbon footprint standards exist for buildings, but not for the landscaping that surrounds them.
The major determinant of the environmental footprint of Internet activities: video, especially high-definition video, a new study reveals.
The percentage of GDP required to achieve zero emissions decreases as GDP rises
People with lots of neighbors who have solar panels are more likely to have solar panels themselves
There’s a glaring blind spot in climate-economy models. When they corrected it, researchers discovered a path to a green energy system that’s cheaper than the fossil fuel system it replaces
In a side-by-side comparison hydrogen fuels required up to 14x as much electricity as direct electrification
Hydrogen can help decarbonize things that are hard to electrify—but banking on their widespread use risks locking in the fossil fuel economy
Hitting climate targets depends on building smaller homes and more multi-family units—not just energy efficiency
Carbon emissions from US households have been falling since 2005, but not fast enough
Distributing carbon tax revenues on an equal-per-capita basis would reduce the number of people living in extreme poverty worldwide by 6 million
Conventional HVAC systems require airtight buildings; in this new system, energy savings and increased fresh air to go hand in hand
No Olympics since 1992 scores high on all sustainability indicators, and the overall picture is middling at best