Carbon

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Turning your yard waste and food scraps into compost is not only efficient, it's also climate-friendly. The Union of Concerned Scientists visit Eden Place, an urban garden and environmental education center in Chicago, to observe composting in... Read More
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Smart gardening practices can reduce global warming emissions. The Union of Concerned Scientists visits Eden Place in Chicago, an urban garden and environmental learning center, to see climate-friendly gardening in action.
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Trees and shrubs help combat global warming by storing carbon and reducing energy use. The Union of Concerned Scientists visits Eden Place Nature Center in Chicago to see these benefits in action in an urban neighborhood.
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There's a virtual "climate crystal ball" just a few miles from Washington D.C. in Edgewater, MD, where the nation's longest-running carbon dioxide experiment is still going strong. Smithsonian scientists are using a Chesapeake Bay salt marsh to get... Read More
Do something small to save something big. By lowering our thermostats a mere 2 degrees we can save the CO2 output equivalent of driving over 600 miles.
Each year, the US emits 16,000 pounds of carbon per capita through electricity use. That's equivalent to:
When it comes to energy use, lots of numbers get thrown around.
Watch the inspiring winning video of the Get Green Video Contest, showing how to better reduce your carbon footprint.
Planet Forward
from AJ Simon of Lawrence Livermore National Lab

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