Is Carbon-Neutral Possible for Airlines?

U.S. Green Technology

For aviation, reaching carbon neutrality to be sustainable is going to be harder than with other industries. Still, experts remain hopeful that carbon-neutral airlines will become the norm in the future. The post Is Carbon-Neutral Possible for Airlines?

German Utility RWE Commits To Carbon Neutrality By 2040


German electric utility giant RWE has announced its intention this week to become carbon neutral by 2040 and to transition into one of the world's leading renewable energy companies. . Biomass Clean Power Coal Fossil Fuels Solar Energy Wind Energy carbon neutral Germany RWE

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Sprint To Go 100% Carbon Neutral, 100% Renewable Electricity


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EasyJet 1st Airline In World To Go Carbon Neutral — Starting Today


In a corporate press release, EasyJet today announced that as of today all of its flights will be carbon neutral. EasyJet has a total of 331 airplanes and will become the first major airline in the world to operate a fleet that is fully net-zero carbon.

Delta Airlines’ Claim Of Becoming Carbon Neutral In March Is Disingenuous At Best


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Isle of Man retreat is carbon-neutral and focused on conservation

Inhabitat - Innovation

The carbon-neutral Sartfell Restorative Rural Retreat is located on the Isle of Man, a self-governing island possession of the British Crown

PAU unveils carbon-neutral Sunnyside Yard masterplan in NYC

Inhabitat - Innovation

Global architecture firm Practice for Architecture and Urbanism (PAU) has revealed a masterplan for transforming over 180 acres of underutilized land in Western Queens’ Sunnyside Railyard into a thriving mixed-use neighborhood with a net carbon-neutral footprint.

EY's Veli Ivanova on the company's 2020 carbon neutral commitment


Just before GreenBiz 20 in February 2020, financial services company EY announced that it would become carbon neutral by the end of the year.

Delta lifts off with $1 billion pledge to become carbon neutral


The airline plans to invest in aircraft renewal, sustainable jet fuel, weight reduction, and CO2 offsetting and sequestration projects. Aviation Corporate Strategy decarbonization

Costa Rica Is At Nearly 100% Renewable Energy For Electricity


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Shell Hopes To Be Net-Zero Carbon By 2050


Royal Dutch Shell, affectionately known as Shell, wants to go net-zero carbon by 2050. The idea of an oil company going "carbon neutral" seems incredibly laughable, since they produce the stuff that produces carbon, but at the same time, if they succeed, that means a lot.

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Volkswagen Praises Tesla, Commits To More Renewable Energy


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Microsoft's Elizabeth Willmott on the company's carbon neutrality commitment


Microsoft has been committed to reaching carbon neutrality in its operations since 2012. Elizabeth Willmott manages the company's carbon program, which partners with other internal teams and external supply chain companies to expand how it is reducing its climate impacts. Carbon Removal Carbon Removal Corporate Social Responsibility decarbonization Energy & Climate GreenBiz Studio VERGE Renewable Energy Procurement

Singapore state investor Temasek to be carbon neutral by 2020


The investment firm also aims to halve the greenhouse gas emissions of its portfolio by 2030 and is looking to make it carbon neutral 'sooner than later', said chief executive Ho Ching

The new labeling scheme designed to help companies go carbon neutral


Goods deemed “Climate Neutral” are coming to stores soon thanks to a user-friendly approach to carbon accounting. Carbon Removal Marketing & Communication

LAVA designs carbon-neutral LIFE Hamburg with an edible green roof

Inhabitat - Innovation

Slated to open 2023, the solar-powered sustainable building will feature a carbon dioxide-absorbing green facade and an organic rooftop garden

Green Mountain's Svein Atle Hagaseth on carbon neutral data centers


As companies' data center use continues to grow, there's an expanding need for the facilities to be energy efficient. Data Data Centers Energy & Climate GreenBiz Studio VERGE 19 Energy Efficiency

Kaiser Permanente's Rame Hemstreet on reaching carbon neutrality by mid-2020


The Oakland-based company working to wean itself off of natural gas as it has done with carbon-intensive electricity. Clean Energy decarbonization Energy & Climate GreenBiz Studio Renewable Energy VERGE Energy

Making Business Better for the Planet with Climate Neutral Certification — CleanTechnica Interview


Much like the USDA Organic certification (or other third party certification), the Climate Neutral certification ensures that companies are using the best-in-class data to measure their carbon use, and to help offset any emissions.

Is carbon-neutral beef the future of Australia’s beef sector?


As beef consumption grows in Asia, a handful of Australian producers are trying out going carbon neutral. Is this the future of the industry

Old Paris railway site will transform into a carbon-neutral ecosystem neighborhood

Inhabitat - Innovation

An abundance of green will soon take over the heart of Paris with the transformation of the city’s old railway site, Ordener-Poissonniers, into a lush 3.7-hectare eco neighborhood

Evian serves up carbon neutral certification

Business Green

French firm says it has achieved goal set at Paris climate conference through offsetting and significant carbon reduction efforts across its design, production, shipping, and recycling operations.

GridBeyond Closes $11.7m (€10.5m) Transaction To Support Company Growth Plans


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Southern California Edison’s Vision for How the State Achieves Carbon Neutrality


Natural-gas consumption is set for a sharp drop in California as the state pushes to achieve carbon neutrality by midcentury, according to utility Southern California Edison. Stubborn remaining carbon.

Climate Crisis, Global Warming, Carbon Neutral, Zero Waste: Meaningful Buzzwords or Passing Fads?

Green Business Bureau

Terms such as climate change, climate crisis, carbon neutral, negative emissions, etc. Climate Emergency – There is no single definition of what that means but many local areas say they want to be carbon-neutral by 2030. Carbon Neutral vs. Zero Carbon – 1.5

Carbon-neutral, prefab development targets sustainable urbanism for Rotterdams Rijnhaven area

Inhabitat - Innovation

In a bid to revitalize the area of Rijnhaven, a Rotterdam port dating back to 1895, Blueroom and Urban Crossovers have designed a proposal for a new, mixed-use development that could serve as the city’s leading example of sustainable urbanism

February Cleantech Roundup: Corporate Carbon Neutrality | New Mobility Modes | Climate Politics

Clean Energy Trust

Carbon neutral by 2050 is the go-to metric (to align with IPCC report goals). Dominion and BP made 2050 pledges; Consumers Energy in Michigan took a big step by committing to carbon neutrality by 2040, moving itself to the front of the pack in this space. (It

Nature based solutions: Shell Energy debuts new 'carbon neutral' tariffs

Business Green

Energy giant launches new carbon offset tariffs, as polling shows majority of public think lockdown has made them more aware of climate impacts. Over two thirds of respondents said they will seek out products with a lower carbon footprint as a result of the pandemic

Wind giant Vestas set to become carbon neutral by 2030

Business Green

Turbine manufacturer says it will cut its carbon footprint by 55 per cent by 2025 and hit 100 per cent by 2030, promising carbon neutrality 'with no offsets

Neste sets sights on 'carbon neutral' production

Business Green

Leading developer of jet biofuels builds on emissions reduction target with new pledge to deliver 'carbon neutral' production by 2035. A leading manufacturer of biodiesels and low carbon jet fuels has committed to become 'carbon neutral' across its production activities by 2035.

The Brief: Flexibility is catalytic, Domini’s sustainable solutions, carbon-neutral laundry, delivery service in Ecuador, career impact bonds (podcast)

Impact Alpha

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Europe’s Green Deal: EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen Announces “Europe’s Man on the Moon Moment” (Videos)


As some act to stall progress, the forward motion provided by European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and all she represents is a remarkable step forward.

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YouGov: More than half of businesses have 'carbon neutral' plans

Business Green

Some 46 per cent of businesses plan to be 'carbon neutral' by 2030, while a further eight per cent have already delivered on neutral emissions goals

Model operation: Gucci claims 'carbon neutral' status

Business Green

Designer fashion brand slashes greenhouse gases and steps up investment in REDD+ forestry projects to offset remaining emissions

Delta’s Carbon Neutrality News May Win Public Relations Points, But There’s Less To It Than Meets The Eye

Forbes Green Tech

There are only three viable paths toward carbon neutrality for airlines. And no, switching to electric-powered planes is not one of those viable paths

Samsonite lift sustainability efforts with 'carbon neutral' pledge

Business Green

Luggage maker promises to cut carbon emissions, source 100 per cent renewable energy, and boost durability and recyclability of its products.

Pandora sparkles with carbon neutral commitment

Business Green

Company becomes first jewellery firm to join Science Based Targets Initiative with pledge to become 'carbon neutral' by 2025. Specifically, the Denmark-headquartered company said it has set a target to become 'carbon neutral' across its own options by 2025.

British American Tobacco pledges to deliver 'carbon neutrality' by 2030

Business Green

It is against this backdrop that British American Tobacco, yesterday unveiled a revamped sustainability strategy including a headline pledge to deliver 'carbon neutrality' by 2030.

Heathrow infrastructure achieves carbon neutrality, aims for zero carbon by mid-2030s

Business Green

Heathrow Airport today announced it has achieved 'carbon neutral' status for its infrastructure, making it one of the world's first aviation hubs to achieve the sustainability landmark, following £100m of investment in energy efficiency measures and renewable energy.

'Unprecedented': Bosch pledges to become carbon neutral from 2020

Business Green

Global technology giant unveils plan to invest more than €1bn in energy efficiency measures, as it promises to step up green energy sourcing and offset programmes