The Paris Agreement has been a vital milestone set across nations to strengthen plans to fight climate change. With COP26 fast approaching, the UN has said action in 2020 is crucial to avert runaway global warming. So… what are the big industry players doing to reduce their carbon footprint? Apple: In July 2020, they became… Read the full article >
Netflix: Analysing the UK’s Habit
Netflix is a big deal. How big? Well, according to this article there were roughly 9.8 million UK subscribers in 2018. That leads to an impressive amount of streaming occurring every day within the UK, but have you ever considered the environmental impact of our on-demand habit? CO2balance decided to take a look and the… Read the full article >
The Wide-Ranging Impacts of Clean Water: The Story of Gloria
The CO2balance team in Uganda conduct monthly visits to the boreholes to visit the communities, listen to feedback and carry out repairs. In February they met Gloria, who is the caretaker of Aminalucu borehole in Dokolo District, Northern Uganda. Gloria is 39 and married with 5 children. She lives in Dokolo District – Lango, Northern… Read the full article >
Where are you going on your summer holidays?
The world-wide tourism industry is booming and worth over $7 trillion. It employs 10% of workers and brings in massive revenue for areas which may have little else. The industry is growing by 4% each year, driven by new wealth in emerging economies such as China, Brazil and Mexico. A study in Nature Climate Change found… Read the full article >