Let's balance out

Let's balance out: one good and one bad news about the climate. A smart plug socket
Published by Ludovica Luvi F. on 2022-04-14 in Eco
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Let's balance out: what is it?

It isn't as bad as you think. Or maybe it is.

Another week has passed and we're back with the climate updates! This is "Let's balance out" and you'll read one good news and one bad news about the climate crisis. Here you can find the article of last week. Shall we begin?

So what do you want first? The good news or the bad news?

Bad news: US and Europe the most responsible for ecological damage

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According to a study reported by the Guardian, Europe and the United States are the most responsible for the ecological damage caused by the abuse of natural resources. Just think that the study explains that it is the rich countries of the world that cause the greatest damage, which instead would have the resources to pave the way towards sustainability. If you want to know more, read here!

Good news: a smart socket that helps you with energy

In England, a small tech company has invented an electrical outlet that makes you more aware of the energy you are consuming. In particular, it tells you if the energy you are using is sustainable or it signals you if you are wasting energy in order to help you reduce consumption. Read this BBC article if you want to know more!