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Carbon Footprint by Zip Code

Have you seen this great visualization from the Cool Climate Network? It’s household carbon footprint by zip code, based on home energy use, transportation, and consumption of goods and services. It’s really striking how green Boston and its immediate suburbs are, and how red the circle around them is. The companion carbon calculator lets you […]

Reducing the Impact of Flying

Sorry I was incommunicado last week. Things have been a little crazy, what with our trip to Chicago for our friends’ wedding (congrats, Jim and Raquel!) and my upcoming work trip to Cuba. Between the two of them, they’ve really added to my carbon footprint for the year in just a month. Two four-hour round-trip […]