Electric Vehicles – Drawdown Strategy #26

Electric vehicle technology has been around for over a hundred years, yet most Americans still drive gas-powered vehicles. Some consumers have “range anxiety” and worry their battery will run out of charge before reaching their destination, while others simply don’t understand how the charging mechanism works. The act of filling up at the gas station…

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Airplanes – Drawdown Strategy #43

Airplanes are an undeniable part of our everyday life – from traveling for the holidays to free two-day shipping. The Drawdown book explains that about half of our freight volume travels in the ‘belly’ of passenger planes; the other half, in designated cargo planes (think overnight shipping). However, the carbon emissions associated with burning jet…

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Reduced Food Waste – Drawdown Strategy #3

According to the Drawdown book, one third of the food raised or prepared does not make it from farm or factory to fork. From produce not purchased by supermarkets due to visible imperfections (crooked carrots for example) to food rotting on trucks while being shipped long distances, the opportunities to reduce waste in the food…

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