Tag Archive | Footprint

How smartphones can reduce our carbon footprint | Todd Myers | TEDxSanJuanIsland



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Why the solutions to our biggest environmental problems, from wildlife habitat to carbon emissions, have moved from Washington D.C. to the palm of your hand. With more than two decades in public policy, government environmental agencies, and the private sector, Todd Myers serves as Environmental Director at the Washington Policy Center in Seattle where he develops market-based environmental solutions. His work has been featured in dozens of media outlets around the world, including the Wall Street Journal, and the BBC. Previously, Mr. Myers served on the executive team at the Washington state Department of Natural Resources from 2001-4, working on issues ranging from spotted owl habitat, salmon protection and protection of old-growth forests. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at

5 Steps to Calculating your Carbon Footprint – free sample



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This is an Online Course sample. The course is verified by the UK’s Energy Saving Trust (EST). CO2 and Greenhouse Gasses can be complicated. The course helps you understand and take control of your own calculations and methods of dealing with your carbon footprint in the Freight and Automotive Industries. Find out more at: and get your FREE extra video showing 10 ways you can start to reduce your Carbon Footprint immediately!

BBC News Review: Tourists’ carbon footprint 3 times worse



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The story
A new study says tourism accounts for 8% of global carbon emissions – about three times more than previously estimated.

The report, published in the journal Nature, includes details on the carbon footprint linked to tourists’ food, shopping and accommodation as well as their travel.

Vocabulary
choking
stopping from breathing
• It looked like he was choking. Probably because he was eating too fast.
• Throughout the holiday, the roads were choked with cars.

globetrotting
travelling frequently worldwide
• The globetrotting basketball team became internationally renowned.
• Globetrotting is a great life, but it’s hard to start a family.

cost the earth
be very expensive
• It’s a beautiful dress, but it costs the earth. I certainly can’t afford it.
• The wedding cost them the earth, but you can’t put a price on love.

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Veolia – Water – Carbon Footprint.



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Carbon Neutrality: myth or reality? Thanks to the use of Carbon Footprint assessments, Veolia is able to help its clients selecting carbon efficient and cost-effective solutions. This video demonstrates the benefits of Carbon Footprint optimization through two showcases: the use of green chemicals at Brussels Aquiris wastewater treatment plant and the biogas production allowing carbon neutrality at Schoellershammer Pulp & Paper factory in Germany.

Mike Berners Lee – The Carbon Footprint of Everything



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Environmental expert Mike Berners-Lee provides the facts we need to make more carbon-conscious purchases and lifestyle decisions.