Posts Tagged "Lawnmowers “Environmental lawn care”"

CO2 Wedges: Superheroes?

The wedge is a nifty little device with tremendous mechanical impact for its limited size and shape. Most recently the wedge has popped up as a key concept in climate change mitigation strategies. Pacala and Socolow originated the idea of the climate wedges through their "stabilization triangle." Al Gore made use of the concept in An Inconvenient Truth. Princeton and… read more →

Conservation tip: power your lawnmower with milk and bananas

One of the lovable cranks who writes to TerraPass recently suggested that perhaps we should be paying him, because his thriving lawn is pulling so much carbon out of the air. We gently explained the difference between the natural carbon cycle and manmade emissions from fossil fuels. But perhaps we should have been more blunt: American lawns are an environmental… read more →