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Environmental Footprint

The Environmental Footprints of 5 Items You Use Before Breakfast

Rosaly Byrd | Posted 09.03.2014 | Green
Rosaly Byrd

Why not start the day off right by considering that the products you use often started out as raw materials in foreign countries, and the long journey they went through before making it to your home?

Daniel Goleman: 'Environmental Handprint Should Be Our Focus'

Posted 07.26.2012 | Business

For those seeking to achieve environmental sustainability through behavioural change, the biggest challenge is overcoming apathy. Daniel Goleman argue...

Eco Etiquette: What's The Latest On Eco-Friendly Air Travel?

Jennifer Grayson | Posted 07.23.2012 | Green
Jennifer Grayson

Send all your eco-inquiries to Jennifer Grayson at eco.etiquette@gmail.com. Questions may be edited for length and clarity. Has there been any progre...

We're Borrowing Half A Planet From Our Kids

Peter Bosshard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Peter Bosshard

Americans today are claiming more than 17 football fields per person through our consumption. Since we can't borrow extra biocapacity from outer space, we are borrowing it from our children.

How Heavy is Your Fitness Footprint?

Carole Carson | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Carole Carson

We need to figure out how to reduce lifestyle-related diseases that trigger the need for expensive medical care in the first place. We need to lighten our fitness footprint.

3 Steps To Reduce Your Carbon Footprint By Half

planetgreen.discovery.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

While every person's footprint is a bit different, one thing is true for everyone: You can reduce your carbon footprint by half (or more!) with these ...

Water, Water Everywhere

Michael DeJong | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Michael DeJong

When a company like Nestlé pipes-up about its unfounded environmental credentials with an attempt to address ecological concerns and to self-promote as a green steward, it's "super-greenwashing."

Conspiring Against Consumerism at Christmas

Tri Robinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Tri Robinson

In the midst of these tumultuous economic times in our world, it's curious how our culture perceives increased consumption as the answer to this problem.

Living The Teenage Life; Peer Pressure and Carnivores

Chloe Spencer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Chloe Spencer

Even though you buy your nicely plastic-wrapped meat at the grocery store, it doesn't mean that what's in that package didn't suffer to get there.

Europeans Happier than Americans yet Half the Footprint

Graham Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Graham Hill

It seems that Europeans can live with smaller homes, less space, fewer and smaller cars, and less waste, yet still face the world grinning.

Quiz: What's Your Environmental Footprint?

LiveScience.com | Heather Whipps | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Going "Green" is red-hot these days, but are you really in the know? How big is the human footprint we stamp on the planet, with the little steps we t...

Biofuels Deemed A Greenhouse Threat

New York Post | ELISABETH ROSENTHAL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Almost all biofuels used today cause more greenhouse gas emissions than conventional fuels if the full emissions costs of producing these "green" fuel...