Daily Archives: August 14, 2016

USA | Carbon Dioxide Emissions From Aircraft Increase

Aircraft are a rapidly growing emissions source within the transportation sector, which is second only to the power sector as a source of U.S. carbon dioxide emissions. In 2013, aircraft were responsible for about 3 percent of total U.S. carbon dioxide emissions and nearly 9 percent of carbon dioxide emissions from the U.S. transportation sector. Commercial air travel accounted for most of the aircraft carbon dioxide emissions, with military and general aviation making up the rest.

USA | What’s not for sale in branded America?

Mark Engler bemoans the corporate colonization of public space.

Will children in the US someday attend Coca-Cola High School or McDonald’s Elementary? Given the pace at which corporations and their brands are colonizing public space, it’s not too far-fetched.