Emma Dong

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Efficiency is important, but it is time to get serious about sufficiency

We do go on about energy efficiency, and how important it is to increase fuel economy and go net zero on our buildings and homes. Yet as Kris de …

Fossil Fuels

McDonald’s is making a big change to its soft drinks in 2018

• <b>According to McDonald's sustainability goals, the company plans to drop foam packaging globally by 2019.</b>• <b><br>The chain also said it will switch to packaging made from recycled materials in every location by 2020.</b>• <b><br>The changes are in response to environmental concerns, since foam packaging is hard to</b> …

Food

How you can turn your food waste into homemade cooking gas

Last night I cooked my family a delicious pasta dinner using biogas energy. This morning we all had eggs cooked on biogas.<p>I'm not sure what's for …

Biogas

Electric Vehicle Tax Credit Survives, but G.M. and Tesla Aren’t Cheering

House Speaker Paul D. Ryan called electric vehicle tax credits “money wasted on losers.” The head of the Environmental Protection Agency, Scott Pruitt, said he’d “do away” with renewable energy subsidies.<p>During the presidential election campaign, Donald J. Trump disparaged renewable energy as …

Electric Vehicles

Why bikes and e-bikes will eat cars

<b>Cities should prepare for, and encourage, an electric bike revolution</b><p>It seems that all the news coming out of CES is about self-driving cars or …

Electric Bikes

‘Renewable energy can provide a real edge’: How SSE are helping businesses stand out from the crowd with their Green tariff

Providing renewable energy for the B2B market, SSE Green is an easy way for companies to boost their sustainability credentials and reduce their …

Customers
Investing

7 small changes you can make to be a better person

As we settle into the New Year, we're force-fed the usual self-improvement soup. Green smoothie recipes crop up on even the greasiest food blogs. Beautiful bullet journals shame the Post-it note to-do lists stuck to your fridge. Buff people in neon sports gear preface every YouTube video you watch, …

Coastlines

This Family Can Fit The Garbage They Produce Each Year Into One Large Glass Jar: Here’s How

Living sustainably and producing less garbage — it’s a beguiling idea. With climate change and growing plastic patches in the ocean, it feels like …