carbon footprint

New Case Studies in Energy Management Show the Path from 'Why' to 'How'

January 28, 2015 by EDF Energy Exchange

Energy Management Possibilities

Business leaders have long agreed on the “why” of the process of environmental management: seeing the value of it in increased profits, reduced waste, and a smaller carbon footprint. However, the “how” has often been the stumbling block to successful achievement of this goal.[read more]

New Apps that Can Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

July 17, 2014 by Wego Wise

Mobile Apps Shrink Your Footprint

There seems to be an app for everything nowadays. Even with over 350,000 apps in the Apple App Store, it can be hard to find one that will actually add value to your life. Luckily, there's good news for anyone looking to reduce his or her carbon footprint.[read more]

It’s Not About Where Your Solar Panels Came From, It’s Where They Are Going That Counts

June 7, 2014 by Lindsay Wilson

Solar Panels and Carbon Footprints

One of the most infuriating things about reading advice for people wanting to reduce their carbon footprint is the colossal lack of perspective people some folk have when it comes to cutting emissions. You see, perspective is quite important if you want to make sensible decisions.[read more]

3 Strategies to Slash Your Foodprint

January 22, 2014 by Lindsay Wilson

Carbon Use and Food

Emissions from the food system are estimated to be 12.6 Gt CO2e, greater than from electricity. Granted these emissions are much more complicated as they involve multiple gases, hard to estimate deforestation emissions and intricate pre and post production calculations. Nonetheless they deserve more attention.[read more]

Mapping the American Carbon Footprint, Down to the Last Zip Code [INTERACTIVE MAPS]

January 14, 2014 by Lindsay Wilson

Zip Codes and Carbon Footprints

Time and again studies have shown that urbanization can deliver large carbon reductions by reducing per capita energy use in transport, housing and construction. But a new study shows that benefits of city living in big cities like are cancelled out by higher emissions in their own suburbs.[read more]

My Carbon Footprint in 2012

December 17, 2013 by Lindsay Wilson

Carbon Footprint

Writing a blog about reducing your carbon footprint is much, much easier than actually cutting your footprint. This post is where the rubber meets the road. It details my carbon footprint from 2012, the things I did, the things I didn’t do and my struggles along the way.[read more]

The Changing Carbon Map: How We Revised Our Interactive Look at Global Footprints

November 26, 2013 by Marianne Lavelle

Global Carbon Map


At climate change talks in Warsaw, delegates never were able to overcome the divide between rich and poor nations. We map the starkly different views of the climate crisis that have led to stalemate in our newly revised interactive, Four Ways to Look at Global Carbon Footrpints.[read more]

The Climate Impacts Of Different Foods

July 21, 2011 by Simon Donner

Earlier this week, the Environmental Working Group, a research and lobby group in DC, released a report on the “environment” and "health" impact of different foods. It found that lamb is the worst offender, followed by grain-fed beef, pork, cheese and farmed salmon. The report was brought to my attention by a writer at the Huffington...[read more]

Seeing Our Footprint

April 19, 2011 by Geoffrey Styles

I know I've commented before on the number of PR lists that I'm on as a blogger. Every day brings emails touting some new process or product, a must-go conference, or a new book on energy or the environment to review. Even the subset of these that truly interests me and that I have every intention of writing about mostly gets swept aside...[read more]

SAP’s new Sustainability Performance Management tool could be a real game-changer

November 3, 2009 by Tom Raftery

Sustainability reporting is a bit all over the place. Standards, such as they are, are many, not widely agreed on, and are loosely observed. One of the better sustainability reports to emerge this year was SAP’s. Unlike the staid PDF documents most companies put out, SAP’s is a website which allows reasonably deep linking ( here’s the...[read more]

See Your Carbon Footprint - In Black Balloons

June 24, 2008 by Tim Hurst

The accumulation of carbon dioxide in our atmosphere can be a difficult concept to visualize (maybe something to do with the fact that CO2 is invisible). So if you’re a visual learner like me, you’ll want to watch this clever short made by the Energy Saving Campaign [45 seconds]. ShareThis Link to original post[read more]

How to Reduce Carbon in Your Supply Chain.

May 27, 2008 by DaveSattler

Ever since January it has become much easier to get an accurate picture of the carbon footprint of your business. Earlier this year we talked about how to Green Your Supply China, er Chain, but last week IBM Research and IBM Global Business Services announced the release of the Carbon Tradeoff Modeler. The new software is designed to...[read more]

America - the planet’s carbon Bigfoot

May 7, 2008 by CliffFigallo

An engineering class at MIT has released the results of a study of carbon emissions based on the full range of USA-based lifestyles, and their findings show that no matter how poor you are - no matter how little you own or how many resources you personally use - there is a floor to your carbon emissions portion - your footprint - below...[read more]

"Coming to Grips with Carbon" webinar series

September 26, 2007 by Gil Friend

Speaking of carbon (2): Natural Logic has just announced "Coming to Grips with Carbon," a four-part webinar series (produced by Stacey Marvel) on ""How to Measure and Reduce Your Carbon Footprint." I'll be hosting the entire series, and will be joined by some of the best in the business. Here's the agenda and presenters:Session 1:...[read more]