Tag: Earth Day

Earth Day 2020: 4 Green Shoots to celebrate amongst the devastation

Earth Day 2020: 4 Green Shoots to celebrate amongst the devastation

April 21, 2020 |

As I write, the May contract for West Texas Intermediate is selling for -$40.21 a barrel, or a negative cost of $240 per tonne. Let’s put that in context, you can throw unmixed useless garbage into a US-based landfill for an average price of around $75 a tonne. Literally, you can make money by buying […]

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4 Ways to Address Your Home’s Carbon Footprint

4 Ways to Address Your Home’s Carbon Footprint

April 21, 2020 |

By Drew Page, Content Marketing Lead, Siege Media Special to The Digest After many studies and drastic changes in the environment, scientists are certain that human pollution, especially in the last 50 years, has had a significantly negative effect on the planet. In less than 150 years, greenhouse gasses like carbon dioxide and methane have […]

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World’s largest citizen science initiative launched for Earth Day 2020

World’s largest citizen science initiative launched for Earth Day 2020

April 19, 2020 |

In Washington, D.C., launched by Earth Day Network, the Wilson Center and the U.S. Department of State’s Eco-Capitals Forum, the Earth Challenge 2020 project creates a global expansion of open source citizen science data and opportunities for civic engagement. Using mobile technology and open citizen science data, Earth Challenge 2020 empowers people globally to monitor […]

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Earth Day 2019 – A look at carbon negative and carbon capture technologies, advancements, and possibilities

Earth Day 2019 – A look at carbon negative and carbon capture technologies, advancements, and possibilities

April 21, 2019 |

Some of us were born already, some of us just a twinkle in someone’s eye, but 49 years ago history was made with the very first Earth Day. What was a nationwide celebration and peaceful demonstrations for environmental reform in the U.S. by some estimated 20 million Americans, Earth Day events have now expanded to […]

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Air Canada to fly 22 domestic flights on biojet to celebrate Earth Day

Air Canada to fly 22 domestic flights on biojet to celebrate Earth Day

April 19, 2018 |

In Canada, Air Canada will save 160 tons of carbon on 22 domestic flights this Earth Day through an innovative biofuel demonstration project at Toronto-Pearson Airport. Under the project, coordinated by Canada’s Biojet Supply Chain Initiative (CBSCI), Air Canada is a leading partner, introducing 230,000 liters of sustainable biofuel blended into the airport’s multi-user fuel […]

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Earth Day: 3 Big Reads for a Sustainable BioFuture

Earth Day: 3 Big Reads for a Sustainable BioFuture

April 20, 2015 |

Want to help Mother Earth? Get on your backside and master these key reports.  If you’ve not put it in your calendar, Earth Day is this week, April 22nd to be exact. On the original Earth Day, in 1970, hundreds of thousands of people gathered around the world, to demonstrate support for greener policies with respect […]

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