How Sustainable is a Solar Powered Website?
Green Energy

How Sustainable is a Solar Powered Website?

Illustration: Diego Marmolejo. Introduction In September 2018, Low-tech Magazine launched a new website that aimed to radically reduce the energy use and carbon emissions associated with accessing its content. Internet energy use is growing quickly on account of both increasing bit rates (online content gets “heavier”) and increased time spent online (especially since the arrival…

Sustainable travel: A guide to understanding your impact on the environment and how to reduce it
Environmental News

Sustainable travel: A guide to understanding your impact on the environment and how to reduce it

Eoneren/iStockPhoto / Getty Images It’s easy to forget that tourists contribute to climate change in a substantial way. So can you satiate your travel bug while minimizing your impact on the environment? This package will help answer that question with tips and ideas on how to be a better traveller. The environmental impact of travel…

Iceland unveils memorial for melted glacier
Environmental News

Iceland unveils memorial for melted glacier

Icelandic officials and environmental activists on Sunday unveiled a memorial plaque, read poems and held a moment of silence to say an official goodbye to the country’s first glacier recognized by the country as disappearing due to climate change.Scientists declared in 2014 the Okjokull ice sheet in west Iceland no longer fulfilled the criteria to be considered a glacier after…

Sustainable Fashion Wants You to Ask About the Environmental Impact Of Your Outfit
Nature & Science

Sustainable Fashion Wants You to Ask About the Environmental Impact Of Your Outfit

Growing up, Wing Yau, founder and designer of WWAKE jewelry, developed a fascination with beautiful natural materials while visiting the South Pacific islands, where she collected shells and opals. Today, Wing celebrates these “intimate details and small moments of observed beauty” through her ever-evolving jewelry brand. This fall Wing will release the second iteration of…