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Is Your Food Rich In C02?

Posted by: Tom Rawls
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Michael Pollan, the author known for his thoughtful and lively writing on food, has a new book out, Cooked. Apparently we need to change the way we cook if we want to survive. Said differently, we need to cook for ourselves and not have others do it for us.

Read More | May 2, 2013 |

Using the TRT to Reduce Emissions and Save Money

Posted by: Joe Tyson
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Every spring, we help our Tracking and Reporting Tool (TRT) clients wrap up their annual emissions assessments. It’s a busy couple weeks of gathering final utility bills and double-checking previously entered data. It is also an exciting time for our team who works on the TRT and for our clients’ sustainability teams who have been tracking results throughout the year.

Read More | Apr 17, 2013 |

Sustainable Seafood: 4 tips for choosing an ocean-friendly catch

Posted by: Meg Stout
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As warm weather rolls around, you may be daydreaming about lobster bakes, grilled salmon, and long days on the beach. But do you know if the seafood on your plate is sustainable?

Read More | Apr 11, 2013 |

How to choose and save seeds for a changing climate

Posted by: Meg Stout
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Eight hundred miles from the North Pole, on a remote Arctic island, there is a vault. Its steel gray entrance juts out of the snow, a sharp preview of tunnels that run deep into the mountain. Armed guards with black guns patrol the premises. What’s inside? Seeds.

Read More | Feb 13, 2013 |

Carbon Pawprint: 9 ways to green your pet

Posted by: Meg Stout
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Pets do a lot for us—from making us giggle to lowering our blood pressure—and life wouldn’t be the same without them. Unfortunately, like people, they have a carbon footprint. According to some researchers, owning a medium-sized dog is comparable to driving a SUV for a year!

Read More | Dec 4, 2012 |