According to the International Energy Association, energy-related CO2 emissions grew to 36.3 Gt in 2021, a record high. With lighting technology capturing 15-18% of the electricity consumption globally, this amounts to 5-6.5 Gt impact from lighting alone.
The Apparel Impact Institute estimates that scaling existing sustainable materials and adopting next-generation fibers could reduce total emissions…
Experts at Nature Sustainability estimate that Mass Timber (MT) construction could store 700 million metric tons of carbon per year for the next thirty…
By Georgia Kossoff
Reducing fertilizer overuse on 370–750 million hectares of farmland by 2050—up from an estimated 140 million hectares—could avoid nitrous oxide…
Expanding access to safe wastewater treatment and improving our existing systems could cumulatively reduce at least 0.5 GT of CO2-equivalent greenhouse…
Tangible, high-impact steps you can take to make your job a climate job
Hi Gigaton Readership 👋 TLDR: No article out this week, just a Gigaton reflection as we prepare for a year of growth and cross-school expansion.
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