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December 29, 2015


containers of_ammonia fertilizer

More Fertilizer Plants Come Online, Bring CO2 Baggage

Three of the world’s largest facilities are scheduled to come on stream in the next year to produce a variety of nitrogen products.

December 14, 2015


Nate Storey and Swiss chard

Fuel: It’s What’s For Dinner

Up to a fifth of our nation’s total energy use goes into growing, transporting, processing and preparing our food, but those energy inputs are often hidden.

July 7, 2012

Conscientious Coffee 


Your Morning Cuppa Carbon: Tracking Coffee From Farm To Cup

Even though coffee travels thousands of miles from farm to mug, a study found that the final step of brewing has the greatest impact on the carbon footprint.

July 29, 2010

Food Waste 

A pile of food waste

Concerned About Wasting Energy? Try Reducing Your Food Waste

How much energy does our annual food waste represent? A lot. About 2% of the total annual energy consumption in the U.S. according to a new study.

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