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sea shipping industry goes on a carbon diet with the worlds largest ship

Sea shipping accounts for 3 to 4% of global CO2 emissions and the largest 15 ships could be emitting as much carbon and greenhouse gases as 760 million cars! Enter Denmark's Maersk shipping company, owner of the massive Triple-E container ship. This ship  could help cut the carbon emissions per container by 50% ! For more […]

Posted: March 20 2014
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churches, carbon footprints, and corporate greenwashing

This week's New Yorker includes an article by Michael Specter about consumer pressure forcing large companies to adopt greener practices. Specter claims that "having a large carbon footprint is the modern equivalent of wearing a scarlet letter." It's not just a moral shift in the corporate world, Specter argues, but "the need to placate customers" […]

Posted: February 29 2008