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Sizing Up the Internet’s Carbon Footprint

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

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Five Cities Energy Plan Helping New York Increase Efficiency & Reduce Emissions

New York’s Five Cities Energy Plan to Reduce Costs, Consumption and Emissions Breaking  Energy, February 19, 2015 At the New York Power Authority (NYPA), we firmly believe that when you know more about energy consumption, you can take real and meaningful steps to reduce it. Last year, NYPA embarked on an ambitious project to create

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India Ramps Up Renewable Energy Capacity with World’s Largest Solar Plant

India Starts Building World’s Largest Solar Plant, Overtaking U.S. Think Progress, February 17, 2015 India is about to start construction on what will be the world’s largest solar plant. As part of a redoubled effort to ramp up renewable energy capacity to help meet the developing country’s fast-growing energy needs, the 750-megawatt solar plant in

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How Much Will Your Holiday Travel Plans Impact the Climate?

Planes, trains, or automobiles: what’s the most climate-friendly way to travel? A new study by researchers from IIASA and CICERO brings better estimates of how much personal travel impacts the climate. The study calculates the climate impact for passenger trips of 500-1000 km — typical distances for business or holiday trips.

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NYC’s Commitment to Reduce CO2 Emissions

In the spirit of this week, which has seen global leaders convening in New York City for the UN Climate Summit and more than 400,000 citizens filling the City’s streets for the People’s Climate March, NYC Mayor Bill De Blasio has committed to reducing the City’s greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs)

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