It’s fair to say climate change is the defining problem of the 21st century (so far, at least). CO2, while not the most dangerous greenhouse gas, is the one we produce in quantity—and with transportation responsible for 28% of CO2 emissions in the US, it’s also one we can significantly reduce by transitioning to electric […]
As devastating as the COVID-19 pandemic has been, there is, at least, something good to have come from it. When the world went into lockdown, for just a little while, our Earth got a bit of a reprieve from the abuses we humans heap upon it. In China, carbon emissions fell by more than 25% […]
If your apartment is filled with plants, you already know about the multiple benefits these wonderful things bring. Besides making your home look a lot better, there’s a strong link between air pollution and plants. And even though new studies suggest plants don’t have the extended air purifying features we thought, having them in your […]
As we all continue to adapt to life indoors, the planet is seeing less air pollution, clearer waters and wildlife returning to their habitats. On this week’s podcast, Noel and Jacob discuss the positive environmental changes from our quarantine and learn that Jacob knows everything about dolphins.
Did you know that in Amsterdam, Europe there are more bicycles than people? There are approximately 811 thousand citizens owning around 880 thousand bikes. We believe Amsterdam is one of the cities that should serve as an example to others. Many people, in other parts of the world, use their car or motorbike when they […]
This week on The Biofriendly Podcast we welcome our special guest, Christoffer, also known as @thatnorwegiannomad on Instagram! As a world traveler, Christoffer shares his personal insights on the impacts of aviation, sustainable travel solutions and the unwritten rules of passenger behavior on a flight!
Last year, across Europe, air pollution was considered to be the biggest health risk to the public. But, as well as air pollution, we are now living in a time where overall pollution is affecting us daily. Water, plastic and fashion have all become more polluted in recent years and our day-to-day lives are practically […]
The focus of this year’s World Environment Day is taking action to #BeatAirPollution. As air pollution continues to get worse and worse in many parts of the world, it is important we take action and make changes geared towards reducing our environmental impact. Before we go into the actions you can take, today and every […]
It’s a well-known fact the emissions from cars are harmful, but we sometimes forget just how harmful, and just how much we are surrounded by these fumes. We have all been walking down a busy high-street and been overcome by the smell of exhaust fumes from cars passing by – whilst the air may look […]
In the past century and a half, air quality around the world has grown less and less healthy. One prominent example is sulfur dioxide emissions, demonstrated by this chart, which spans more than 150 years. As more than 4 million people die every year due to ambient (outdoor) air pollution, it is clear poor air […]