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Going Green: 10 Carbon-Neutral Projects Around The World

“It’s not easy being green.” — Kermit expand=1] the Frog

PARIS - For some of us, being green is a hard-to-quantify choice of using a reusable bag at the grocery storetaking or taking public transport. But for others, environmental friendliness is a hard calculation to reach carbon-neutral status. That means removing as much carbon dioxide from the atmosphere as you put in.

For example, putting milk in your coffee actually increases it’s carbon footprint because, among other reasons, a truck had to drive the milk to your local coffee shop. If you wanted to decrease it, just drink it black. (And think about how much water you boil!) Three large lattes a day for a year produces 600kg of CO2e (Carbon Dioxide equivalent).

The goal of reducing global warming requires both small and big changes, from individuals and multinational companies. Here’s how some projects around the world are attempting to reverse their carbon footprints.

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War In Ukraine, Day 274: Macron Calls Putin’s Airstrikes On Civilian Infrastructure A War Crime

The French President leads a growing chorus of outrage against Russia, including the strongest condemnation to date from Pope Francis.

War In Ukraine, Day 274: Macron Calls Putin’s Airstrikes On Civilian Infrastructure A War Crime

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French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday led a rising chorus of outrage after unprecedented Russian air attacks on civilian infrastructure targets, which left up to 75% of Kyiv residents without power and water, and killed 10 people across Ukraine.

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“Strikes against civilian infrastructures are war crimes and cannot go unpunished,” Macron said.

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