Will the Lockdown-related Reduction in Carbon Dioxide Emissions Remain?

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EarthTalk® From the Editors of E – The Environmental Magazine Dear EarthTalk: Do you suppose the drop in carbon emissions that resulted from transportation and industry slowdowns during the Coronavirus pandemic will continue—or will we just go right back to normal once the threat has been neutralized? — Jane Smith, Cranston, RI No one is […]

Is There A Link Between Video Gaming and Global Warming?

EarthTalk® From the Editors of E – The Environmental Magazine   Dear EarthTalk: A friend’s dad said it was such a shame that video gaming causes so much global warming, but I don’t see the connection. — Jake, Windham, VT The connection between video gaming and global warming is mostly about energy use. In short, […]

Can Edible Bugs Replace Meat In Our Diet?

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EarthTalk® From the Editors of E – The Environmental Magazine Dear EarthTalk: Is switching out meat for edible bugs to satisfy our protein needs a viable way to ratchet down our carbon emissions and overall environmental impact? — J. Cruz., Gary, IN It’s true that humans’ affinity for meat—especially beef, lamb, pork and to a […]