Posts Tagged ‘emissions’

Smoggy Awards: D.C.’s Highest-Emitting Public Facilities

It's the moment you've been waiting for: The Department of General Services and Department of the Environment have released their annual benchmarking survey of public buildings for fiscal year 2012. The Washington Business Journal has the news; I'll supplement it with a rundown of the highest carbon dioxide-emitting city-owned facilities. So, without further ado, the [...]

Graph of the Day: Suburbanites Pollute More

You've already heard this: People who live in cities pollute less and waste less than people who live in the suburbs. Not because they're better people, necessarily, but because their surroundings just allow them to be more efficient.
But how do we know, really? It's reasonably easy to track things like energy, water, and garbage—all those [...]