Industrialized Cyclist Notepad


It would be cool if this were true

Carbon dioxide emissions fell by 13% in the past five years, because of new energy-saving technologies and a doubling in the take-up of renewable energy, the report compiled by Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) for the Business Council for Sustainable Energy (BCSE) said.

via US carbon emissions fall to lowest levels since 1994 | Environment | guardian.co.uk.

Nah. It’s because we’re driving less. Look at the VMT chart. The drop in emissions is mainly due to the bad economy, not renewable energy.



Historic CH4 Records from Ice Cores (and other sources)
April 21, 2012, 05:00
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Historic CH4 Records from Antarctic and Greenland Ice Cores, Antarctic Firn Data, and Archived Air Samples from Cape Grim, Tasmania.


click to sharpen



Cycling and CO2

The European Cyclists’ Federation just put out a study on CO2 emissions and the possible savings that might come from additional cycling in the EU.

QUANTIFYING CYCLING’S CO2 SAVINGS (pdf)

[just one of several interesting graphics from this report]




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