Posts tagged with the keyword: ‘greenhouse gas’

Breathe Deep: Beating greenhouse gases won’t be easy

Breathe Deep: Beating greenhouse gases won’t be easy

 Recession does have some positives. The stalled economy reduced demand for gasoline and diesel and electric power. People drove less, bought fewer items and used less energy as a result. The production of greenhouse gas — carbon dioxide, methane, nitrous oxide and fluorinated gases — peaked in 2007 at 2.752 billion metric tons, dipped to a [...]

Take a carbon-reduction cue from Europe’s greenest city

Take a carbon-reduction cue from Europe’s greenest city

Hamburg is the world’s most beautiful city. Or at least that’s what my friend and former co-worker Alex Schwenkenberg would say followed by, “Take a look.” And he’d pull up several shots of the Germanic cityscape. Whatever its standings in the looks department, Hamburg, which has a population of about 1.8 million, does have an [...]


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