The retailer has launched a toolkit for suppliers to reduce emissions equivalent to taking 211 million cars off the U.S. road.
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The year 2015 was the best year in American automotive sales on record, with The Wall Street Journal reporting there were 17.5 million cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. Americans are also paying more on average for their vehicles. The booming…
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It turns out the airline industry may not be the largest contributor to global warming after all. According to a joint study from the University of Copenhagen and NASA (along with anaesthesiologists from the University of Michigan Medical School ), the anaesthetic gases used by doctors and dentists during medical procedures have a heavy environmental impact. The study states that one kilo of anaesthetic gas, which is currently on its way to being banned in the EU, can impact the environment the same way as 1,620 kilos of CO2
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photo: Artur Bergman / Creative Commons According to new research done by the University of Copenhagen and NASA , the anesthetic gases used during surgery have huge global warming potential , but yet there is no obligation to report them–nor seeming awareness about them on the part of … Read the full story on TreeHugger
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Image via BBC Video Another reason to love trees – they can give you new bones! Scientists in Italy have discovered a way to transform rattan (yep, as in what we weave into furniture) into synthetic bone material, matching human bone structure incredibly closely – more so than anything else available right now. Anyone who n…
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photo: Ville Miettinen via flickr. While the scientists involved say there is no current reason for alarm, and that more study is needed to determine exact causes, pay attention to this one: Following up on a story that emerged back in August, BBC News reports that methane bubbling up from the Arctic sea floor appears to be stronger than first believed:..
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