Simple Options to Improve Indoor Air Quality and Overall Health

When starting to live a holistic and “green” lifestyle, it seems there are an abundant number of ways to reduce your carbon footprint on the Earth. At first, taking a few small steps towards improving your sustainability and quality of life is usually the best way to go about this. Indoor air quality is sometimes… Continue reading Simple Options to Improve Indoor Air Quality and Overall Health

The Evolution and Consequences of Suburban Sprawl

Following the Second World War, a baby boom took place in North America that very quickly created enormous pressure on housing markets all across the continent. By the 1950s, however, developers had discovered a profitable, time-efficient way of accommodating the burgeoning demand for housing: suburban sprawl. It was by no coincidence that this development trend… Continue reading The Evolution and Consequences of Suburban Sprawl

Green Mobility as a Solution to Environmental Degradation

The quality and state of the movement of people, goods and services lie at the very heart of global economic prosperity. When traffic jams make us late for work, it means doing as much work in less time. In fact, transportation is so important that in the western world we spend more than one month… Continue reading Green Mobility as a Solution to Environmental Degradation

Can a Pollution Permit and Carbon Credit Reduce Pollution?

The answer is yes, pollution permits and carbon credits can reduce pollution, even though the idea of distributing permission to pollute and carbon credit can be morally debatable. Let’s explain this idea with one general principle: the Earth can tolerate a certain amount of pollution without being seriously harmed. After all, someone who has peed… Continue reading Can a Pollution Permit and Carbon Credit Reduce Pollution?

What Is the Ozone Layers and the Montreal Protocol?

Life on Earth started in the water. One of the reason why is that water is a protected environment against the Sun’s ray capable to sterilize the planet. During Earth’s middle life, plants in the water started to absorb the abounded carbon dioxide in the air and breathe out oxygen. This long process created an… Continue reading What Is the Ozone Layers and the Montreal Protocol?

What Is Smog?

The word smog comes from the words smoke and fog combined. Smog itself is formed from a mixture of these two elements and any other airborne pollutants. It first started to form in England during the first years of the industrial age. Fog, which forms from evaporated water, would grab smoke from coal factories and… Continue reading What Is Smog?