Is buying refurbished electronics better for the planet than buying brand new ones?
Given the buildup of e-waste these days, environmentalists are increasingly looking at refurbished items when shopping for new electronics.
EarthTalkQ&A:How Can We Harness The Power of AI To Fight Climate Change?
No doubt, artificial intelligence (AI) has the potential to play a significant role in addressing the challenges posed by climate change. One way that planners are already utilizing AI is for so-called predictive modeling about the potential impacts of climate change on different regions and ecosystems to help identify areas that are most vulnerable and…
EartTalk Q&A: Have Scientists Been Able To Definitively Prove Links Between Global Warming and More Extreme Weather Phenomena In Recent Years, Or Is This Still Just A Theory?
The question of whether science has been able to prove, let alone prove definitively, the connection between climate change and extreme weather is a very tricky one. This is because science is always reluctant to deal in certainty.
EarthTalk Q&A: I’ve heard that gas stoves are bad for indoor air quality, but what about gas furnaces and other gas-powered appliances typically found in homes?
Indeed, 48 percent of U.S. homes stay warm with gas-powered furnaces while 38 percent do their cooking with gas. But recent revelations about the negative effect cooking with gas can have on indoor air pollution has given rise to new concerns about other types of gas-powered appliances inside our homes as well.
ICYMI A Few Ways Companies Can Serve The Community And Their Workers While Implementing A Few Practices
This Earth Month was a great one for me. I finally was able to extend my network and work with people in my community to help implement tools and create processes for change. Typically, I focus on education. But this year, I plan to empower others in their decision-making. This year’s Earth Day theme was…