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?

FedEx pledges to be carbon neutral by 2040


FedEx pledges to be carbon neutral by 2040. Global logistics giant FedEx on Wednesday announced a goal to be carbon neutral by 2040. Carbon dioxide can be captured directly from the air through chemical and biological processes or from the flues of power plants.


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Vincent Callebaut envisions a carbon-neutral district for France

Inhabitat - Innovation

Archiborescence is a proposal to turn Lille, France into a sustainable, carbon-neutral district that produces more renewable energy than it consumes

China plans to go carbon-neutral by 2060

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China, the world’s biggest source of carbon dioxide, is aiming for carbon-neutrality by 2060

Google becomes retroactively carbon-neutral

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Google announced that it has now invested in enough high-quality carbon offsets to erase its carbon footprint

Electric boilers fuel Diageo’s carbon-neutral whiskey distillery dream


Electric boilers fuel Diageo’s carbon-neutral whiskey distillery dream. But Diageo’s new 72,000-square-foot distillery is designed to be completely carbon-neutral. Jesse Klein. Thu, 07/30/2020 - 00:30. Even whiskey is going electric.

GM pledges carbon neutrality by 2040, expands electric fleet

Inhabitat - Innovation

General Motors has announced an ambitious plan to be carbon-neutral by 2040. The largest U.S. auto maker also aims to eliminate tailpipe emissions from light-duty vehicles by 2035

New Zealand targets carbon neutrality by 2025 amidst climate emergency

Inhabitat - Innovation

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern described climate change as “one of the greatest challenges of our time” and pledged that New Zealand would have a carbon-neutral government by 2025

Apple embeds racial justice into new supply-chain carbon neutrality pledge


Apple embeds racial justice into new supply-chain carbon neutrality pledge. Its own operations have been carbon neutral for some time, thanks in large part to its extensive investments in renewable energy projects.

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.

Finnish hockey team goes carbon-neutral

Inhabitat - Innovation

Lahti Pelicans, a Finnish ice hockey club, is championing for a carbon-free world

UPS Goes Carbon Neutral With Offset Program

Green Business Bureau

An offset program like UPS’s carbon neutral service , though, can help minimize these emissions, paving the way for a new era of sustainable shipping. What Is UPS’s Carbon Neutral Shipping Program? Carbon neutrality balances some of that.

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.

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

China considers going ‘Carbon Neutral’, peaking Emissions

Mr. Sustainability

Summary - China considers going carbon neutral. China is considering carbon neutrality as part of its long term climate plan, the country’s foreign ministry announced following a summit with EU leaders. What else did you expect with this title?

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

Charlotte McCurdy, Phillip Lim design carbon-neutral algae sequin dress

Inhabitat - Innovation

Fashionable materials like sequins don’t have to come at a cost to the environment

Japan vows to become carbon neutral by 2050


Japan has pledged to go carbon neutral by mid-century, bringing it in line with the European Union and a handful of other nations. Achieving this goal will require a major overhaul of the world's third-biggest economy

Carbon neutrality in China: Behind the corporate hype


Businesses are eagerly responding to China’s carbon neutrality target—but the term is being misused

Princeton study shows possibility for a carbon-neutral US

Inhabitat - Innovation

To hit net-zero carbon by 2050, the U.S. needs $2.5 trillion and committed leadership. Oh, and we need to start implementing massive changes now

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

Carbon Neutral Universities in the United States


Fewer than 10 colleges and universities have achieved carbon neutrality … The post Carbon Neutral Universities in the United States appeared first on Earth 911. Originally posted here: Carbon Neutral Universities in the United States.

Japan aims to be carbon-neutral by 2050

Inhabitat - Innovation

Japan hopes to rely solely on renewable energy in the next 30 years

FedEx says it will be carbon-neutral by 2040

Renewable Energy World

Company is going all-electric and funding a new Yale center for applied research focused on carbon-negative technologies. announced this week that it wants to achieve carbon-neutral operations globally by 2040. million metric tons of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions, it said.

Sunderlands riverfront to house UKs first carbon-neutral community

Inhabitat - Innovation

Northern England’s post-industrial port city of Sunderland will soon welcome a major riverside regeneration as part of an eco-friendly masterplan designed by FaulknerBrowns Architects and Proctor & Matthews Architects

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

Is South Korea on the right path to carbon neutrality?


Grass roots momentum has pushed the central government to pledge carbon neutrality by 2050, but it could count for little if the country fails to stop coal investment and set an enhanced 2030 target

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

Researchers unveil roadmap for a carbon neutral China by 2060


Three weeks after China told the world it is aiming for carbon neutrality, an important study outlines a roadmap to that goal, and challenges along the way

How will China's carbon neutrality pledge affect the nation's energy transition?


China aims to become carbon neutral by 2060. The announcement will have major ramifications on the country's energy transition, with the upcoming five-year blueprint potentially the most important document in global energy market history

Louisiana governor pledges to turn the oil and gas state carbon-neutral

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For a state that has been so reliant on fossil fuels, the announcement has come as a surprise to many

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

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

Isle of Portland to host UK’s first carbon neutral EfW facility

Envirotec Magazine

The directors of Powerfuel Portland – a firm aiming to deliver a proposed Energy Recovery Facility (ERF) at Portland Port on the Isle of Portland in Dorset – have provided more details about how how it will be a net-zero carbon project for its operational lifetime (up to 30 years).

The world’s first ‘carbon-neutral’ cargo ship is already low on gas


When shipping giant Maersk announced last month it would operate a “carbon-neutral” vessel by 2023, the Danish company committed to using a fuel that’s made from renewable sources, is free of soot-forming pollutants — and is currently in scarce supply.

China’s new carbon neutrality pledge: What next?


Experts react to President Xi’s statement that China will up its climate ambition by striving for carbon neutrality by 2060

Comfortable Camping Goes Carbon Neutral With Airstream Program

Forbes Green Tech

The trees are projected to help sequester the estimated carbon generated by the first year of driving all of the new Airstream travel trailers and touring coaches manufactured in 2021.

How will China’s internet giants become carbon neutral?


China’s big internet firms are lagging their overseas counterparts on reducing emissions in their operations, supply chains and the many businesses they facilitate

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

Heineken toasts new 'carbon neutral' target

Business Green

Brewing giant pledges to deliver carbon neutral production by 2030 and full value chain by 2040. The company said the targets would make Heineken the "first global brewer to aim for carbon neutrality in its full value chain". "In

South Korea to push for carbon neutrality by 2050

Business Green

South Korea will set its sights on becoming a carbon neutral country by 2050, President Moon Jae-in announced today, making it the latest major economy committed to ending its contribution to climate change as crucial momentum towards net zero gathers pace ahead of COP26.

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

GM To Make Only Electric Vehicles By 2035, Be Carbon Neutral By 2040

Forbes Green Tech

GM joins Volkswagen, Ford and others in pledging a move to carbon neutrality although the other automakers have announced a 2050 timeline while GM plans to achieve this goal by 2040.