What’s on your plate can save the planet

The food we eat has a huge impact on our planet. Livestock farming takes up 77 percent of agricultural land, causes deforestation, destroys other ecosystems and leads to more than 60 percent of the greenhouse gas emissions from our food systems. All this while contributing only 17 percent of the global caloric requirement. It is … Read more

The computers that power self-driving cars could be a big driver of global carbon emissions

Newswise – In the future, the energy needed to power the powerful computers aboard a global fleet of autonomous vehicles could generate as many greenhouse gas emissions as all the data centers in the world today. This is one of the main findings of a new study by MIT researchers that explored the potential energy … Read more