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Antarctic Ice Flows: A Complete Picture

January 30, 2013

First complete map of the speed and direction of ice flow in Antarctica, derived from radar interferometric data from the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency’s ALOS PALSAR, the European Space Agency’s Envisat ASAR and ERS-1/2, and the Canadian Space Agency’s RADARSAT-2 spacecraft. The color-coded satellite data are overlaid on a mosaic of Antarctica created with data […]

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A Low Carbon Australia

December 23, 2012

Australia has been lagging, in comparison to other countries, in transitioning to a low carbon economy. To kick start this, Australia needs to up its carbon productivity by using less energy and emitting less pollution. There’s a long road ahead but Australia is up for the challenge! Source

Mitigating Climate Change

Mitigating Climate Change

December 5, 2012

Agriculture’s role in mitigating climate change is often underestimated. Agriculture and forestry could actually be a key to reducing greenhouse gases by up to a third. Also crucial are the major synergies between mitigation, adaptation, food security, environmental sustainability and rural social and economic development. Source

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Santa’s Carbon Footprint

November 18, 2012

Santa may be jolly, but he is certainly not green. Over his 122-million-mile trip around the world, Santa will release 69.7 million metric tons of carbon emissions. We take a look at where these emissions are coming from and what can be done to make this Christmas joyful for children and the environment. Source

The 20 Carbon Emitting Countries

The 20 Carbon Emitting Countries

October 10, 2012

This infographic uses a map to show which are the twenty most carbon emitting countries with China being at number one and the U.S at number two. Source

The Living Amazon Initiative

The Living Amazon Initiative

September 15, 2012

One in ten known species on Earth lives in the Amazon. Its forests contain 90-140 billion metric tons of carbon, the release of even a portion of which would accelerate global warming significantly. Over 30 million people living in the Amazon depend on its resources and services – not to mention many millions more living […]

Where The Trees Are

Where The Trees Are

September 3, 2012

Trees are one of Earth’s largest banks for storing the carbon that gets emitted by natural processes and human activities. Forests cover about 30 percent of the planet’s surface, and as much as 45 percent of the carbon stored on land is tied up in forests. But did global forests hold more or less carbon […]

The Path to a Low-Carbon Australia

The Path to a Low-Carbon Australia

July 7, 2012

This infographic looks at how Australia needs to transition to a low-carbon economy. By doing so, the country can better protect its economic prosperity and competitiveness in the global arena. Source

How to measure CO2 and build ownership

How to measure CO2 and build ownership

June 22, 2012

Measuring CO2 all along the production chain is a lever of engagement for all employees, thus leading to transformation. Source