Search Engine That Plants Trees

This might be a scam...I'm not actually sure, but there's a search engine called Ecosia ( that claims to use the ad revenue they earn from users to plant trees. I have been using the site for a little over a month now and haven't run into any issues with it. Full disclosure though...I did use bing before that because they pay you to use them, so my standards for a search engine might not be the same as everyone else's.

Still...check it out if you're interested.

How Much Energy Do We Use?

It's difficult for me to really understand how much energy we use. Can we replace gasoline with leftover oil from restaurants? Can we replace coal with solar? I decided to convert our usage into things that are easier for me to wrap my head around.

Compare City Climates

I've added a new tool that lets you compare the climates of two cities.

How Do I Know If An Article I See Is Accurate?

A lot of articles are written about climate change and it might be difficult to know what is accurate, what is media hype, and what is actual lies meant to push an agenda. There's a cool site that actually has scientists evaluate the quality of articles on climate change that might help with that:

They rate things on a scale of -2 (very low credibility) to +2 (very high credibility) and give explanations of their review.

If you know of any other sites like this, please let me know.

How Expensive Are Greenhouse Gases?

Emissions will change our climate which will affect our GDP. How big of an impact might this be?