Posts Tagged "“Carbon footprint” “Retail goods”"

Putting a price tag on nature

The L.A. Times published an interesting if somewhat odd piece in last week's magazine about efforts to coax the business community into loving the environment by assigning a dollar value to our natural resources, or "ecosystem services." So, for example, we learn that dung beetles provide $380 million of waste management services to the U.S. cattle industry. One mile of… read more →

British supermarket chain to “carbon label” all products

Now this is intriguing. At the same time that Sam's Club is putting carbon on the shelf for the first time in the U.S., Tesco, the largest supermarket chain in Britain, has announced that it will begin labeling all 70,000 products on its shelves with the amount of carbon generated from the production, transport, and consumption of those items. I've… read more →


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