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The Worldbeing Wristband Could Revolutionize Carbon Tracking

The Worldbeing Wristband Could Revolutionize Carbon Tracking

Amanda Gassé for Zondits, January 11, 2015. Image credit: Layer Design Wearable technology has taken a big step into 2016 by integrating the Internet of Things with each individual’s environmental consciousness. London designer Benjamin Hubert partnered with Carbon Trust to produce Worldbeing, a Fitbit-like wearable that can track an individual’s carbon footprint. While Worldbeing is

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Landmark New York City Hotels Pledge to Reduce Emissions

More than a dozen prominent New York City hotels pledge to cut emissions CTV News, December 29, 2015. Image credit: Thomas Hawk The Waldorf-Astoria New York, the Lotte New York Palace, the Pierre-A Taj Hotel and the Crowne Plaza Times Square are among the 16 city hotels – all currently thronged with tourists visiting New York

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Don’t Take Airplanes, Eat Less Beef, and Live Like a Sardine

A New Carbon Footprint Calculator Measures Your Impact on the Environment Gita Subramony for Zondits, December 17, 2015. Image credit: Rl As the Paris Climate Talks conclude this week, carbon emissions have been getting a lot of coverage in the media. But beyond the national policies and international agreements, individuals can make a considerable difference. The

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LADWP Selects Brillio to Implement Smart Grid Pilot Program

Brillio Selected To Implement Smart Grid Pilot Program For Los Angeles Department Of Water And Power Virtual Strategy, September 22, 2015. Image credit: MichaelGaida Brillio, a global technology consulting, software, and business solutions company, today announced it has been selected by the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) to execute a strategic Smart Grid

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The New Age for Energy-Saving Technology

Power to the People The New Yorker, June 29, 2015 Issue. Image credit: geralt Mark and Sara Borkowski live with their two young daughters in a century-old, fifteen-hundred-square-foot house in Rutland, Vermont. Mark drives a school bus, and Sara works as a special-ed teacher; the cost of heating and cooling their house through the year consumes

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L’Oreal’s Sharing Beauty With All Program Reduces Carbon Footprint

L’Oreal USA Reduces CO2 Emissions by 57% PR Newswire, May 1, 2015. Image credit: makunin On the heels of Earth Day, L’Oreal USA is announcing the first measured results of its global sustainability program, Sharing Beauty With All. Launched in 2013, the program celebrates L’Oreal’s commitment to produce, develop and innovate sustainably.  By 2020, the

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Emerson’s Dynamic Solution for University Data Center Ecosystem

University of Cambridge Implements Dynamic Emerson Data Center Solutions to Drive Efficiency, Lower Costs and Reduce Carbon Footprint Business Wire, April 28, 2015. Image credit: geralt Emerson Network Power, a business of Emerson (NYSE:EMR) and a global leader in maximizing availability, capacity and efficiency of critical infrastructure, was selected to help drive operational efficiencies in

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Sizing Up the Internet’s Carbon Footprint

The Carbon Footprint of the Internet CustomMade, April 13, 2015. Image credit: geralt With 2.5 billion people connected to the Internet worldwide, the Internet’s energy and carbon footprint are estimated to exceed air travel. From manufacturing and shipping of computers to data use—the Internet is less green than you’d think. Learn about how the Internet is