This Christmas Santa will travel over 122 million miles to deliver toys to over 2 billion kids around the world. One estimate put the carbon emissions of making and handing over all these gifts at 70 million metric tons of carbon (equal to the carbon emissions of Ireland). ScopeFour sent a link (https://lnkd.in/gmAgn5Yu) to Santa to show him our climate classification system and proposed a few solutions which will surely make for a greener Christmas!
Here are a few of our suggestions:
Santa could use feed additives and belch reducing enzymes to improve the food digestion and lower his reindeer herd methane emissions. For the sleigh, we proposed improved aerodynamics, a bamboo frame, and an HVAC for lower carbon heating. We also advised the use of a Fixed Route Optimization software to make sure Santa takes the most efficient route from one chimney to another.
For the toy workshop, we proposed a Beyond the Meter electric generation system inclusive of Solar Power, Micro Wind Turbines, Battery storage, and a Smart Energy Management System. For the toys themselves, we recommended a combination of repurposing old toys and building new toys with sustainable bio-based materials. For an extra special touch, Santa can offer kids the option to plant a tree in their name, instead of leaving them a physical gift.
Plant-Based Milk and Cookies
We asked Santa to only accept plant-based milk and cookies.
Lump of Seaweed
We strongly recommended Santa against leaving any lumps of coal for naughty kids. Instead, Santa can leave a lump of seaweed.
Happy Holidays from the ScopeFour Team!
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