If we tear down an old building and replace it, we incur new costs of embodied energy in construction materials
Efficiency of resource use can lower demand, but not if the underlying population is growing and hoping to catch up in lifestyle.
What astounded us is the sheer volume of nylon line discarded by fishing boats
Overall the blame for plastic pollution rests on you and me.
Over a similar lifetime, electric vehicles emit about 10-24% less greenhouse warming potential than conventional vehicles
Poop is a resource that should be used more efficiently.
An LED may cost a little more, but they last longer and use much less energy.
Buy a live Christmas tree and plant it in the early spring when it can resume its role to remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere.
Are lithium resources in short supply?
When we cast a blind eye to the exposure of people to toxics during the disassembly of our products, we are ignoring the true cost of those products to the environment—what economists call an externality.