Greenhouse Gases

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Earth Day hacks - #Compost- Food scraps are the NUMBER ONE material sent to landfills. There they become greenhouse gases, which as we all know by now, are slowly leading us to mass extinction. So stop making excuses and start composting.

34 Ways To Waste Less Food

Every year, Americans throw away $165 billion of food. Happy Earth Day. Let's do better.

A study released this week found the greenhouse gases associated with beef to be even higher than previously thought.

Be a patriot, eat less beef

This is your favorite protein's carbon footprint.

"According to the Worldwatch Institute, 51% or more of ALL GREENHOUSE GASES are from raising animals for food. Only 13% comes from cars. Do YOU want to stop global warming?"  GO VEGAN.

"According to the Worldwatch Institute, 51% or more of ALL GREENHOUSE GASES are from raising animals for food. Only 13% comes from cars. Do YOU want to stop global warming?" GO VEGAN.

Deforestation and Greenhouse Gases  Congressional Budget Office #Infographic  cbo.gov

Deforestation and Greenhouse Gases: Infographic

The destruction and degradation of forestland, caused mainly by expanded agricultural activity in tropical developing countries, currently accounts for roughly 12 percent of all greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Slowing or eliminating forest loss can potentially make a cost-effective contribution to an international effort to reduce global emissions, but that strategy faces a number of challenges.

Did you know that the greenhouse effect heats the earth because greenhouse gases absorb outgoing radiative energy and re-emit some of it back towards earth? Learn more here...

The Greenhouse Effect – Science Activity for 6th Grade

Download the free science grade activity to understand the effects of greenhouse better.

This giant chart shows where all our greenhouse gases come from.  WonkBlog 5.31.13

This giant chart shows where all our greenhouse gases come from

How, exactly, are humans heating up the planet? Ecofys has a massive new flowchart breaking it all down by source and sector:

Where do greenhouse gases come from? | Grist

Where do greenhouse gases come from? - Grist

This chart from the United Nations Environment Programme (click to embiggen) looks complicated, sort of like a traffic sign cross-bred with a banyan tree. But it basically just traces the path of greenhouse gases from polluting industries, through uses, out …

Greenhouse Gases Per Capita

Europe’s Energy wins a Silver Award at Malofiej 20

This post is cross-posted from jonathangray.org. Europe’s Energy, a project I helped to create to put EU energy targets into context, has just won a Silver Award at Malofiej 20. The Malofiej …

Greenhouse gases....look at all that CO2. How can we reduce the amount of CO2?

Greenhouse gases....look at all that CO2. How can we reduce the amount of CO2?

Two Australian coal mines alone will emit more greenhouse gases than 52 countries

Two Australian coal mines alone will emit more greenhouse gases than 52 countries

Climate-change debates often focus on how to cut the carbon spew of particular countries—China and the US above all. But another way to do such…

Overview of Greenhouse Gases - Methane Pollution

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These are the causes of greenhouse gases

These are the causes of greenhouse gases

Greenhouse gases from livestock.

Greenhouse gases from livestock.

Turning greenhouse gases into mobile phone cases

Turning greenhouse gases into mobile phone cases

New technology takes GHGs from the atmosphere and turns them into an eco-plastic claimed to be stronger and less expensive that oil-based plastics

Greenhouse Gases Percentages

Greenhouse Gases Percentages