Trend: Carbon markets get real on removal

GreenBiz

Carbon Capture Carbon Removal Carbon Removal offsets State of Green Business 2020Planting and protecting forests in remote areas of the world may be challenging. But another trend may help matters.

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4 Ways to Reduce Your Company’s Carbon Footprint

The Environmental Blog

With this in mind, take a look at these four ways to reduce your company’s carbon footprint: 1. Before you can make meaningful changes, you need to know exactly what energy you’re using and what your carbon footprint is. Recycle carbon Footprint recycle trash

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Is carbon sequestration on farms actually working to fight climate change?

GreenBiz

There's an emerging market to pay farmers to store more carbon in the soil by using improved agricultural practices. Agriculture Carbon Capture Carbon Removal Carbon Removal Natural Climate Solutions Regenerative Agriculture

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Exploring the business case for carbon removal

GreenBiz

Carbon Capture Carbon Removal decarbonization Food & Agriculture Regenerative Agriculture VERGE 19New approaches, from CO2-sucking materials to regenerative agriculture, were in the spotlight at VERGE 19.

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AR/VR Simulations for Sustainable, Regenerative, Circular Cities

Speaker: Brenda Laurel, PhD, Principal, Neogaian Interactive; Sheridan Tatsuno, Principal, Dreamscape Global; Archie Kasnet, CEO, Regenerative.is, VirtualGaia.com, 7Vortex.com; and Bruce Armstrong Taylor, Chief Storyteller, The Climate 4.0 Project

Join our amazing panelists, Brenda Laurel, PhD, Principal, Neogaian Interactive, Sheridan Tatsuno, Principal, Dreamscape Global, Archie Kasnet, CEO, Regenerative and Bruce Armstrong Taylor, The Climate 4.0 Project, to discuss how today's AR/VR and related AI-enabled technologies can be effectively applied, using data from such sources as NASA and NOAA, to both improve and accelerate urban sustainability planning and design.

Microsoft’s quest to go ‘carbon negative’ inspires $1B fund

GreenBiz

Bold new commitment will see the tech giant charge an internal carbon fee not just on emissions from its direct operations, but on those of its supply chain. Carbon Policy Carbon Removal Digitalization Innovation Technology

Carbon Removal and Nature-Based Solutions

CleanTech Group

Carbon Carbon Offsets Cleantech Insights Resources & Environment carbon capture carbon credits carbon sequestration regenerative agriculture

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Mainstreaming blue carbon to finance coastal resilience

GreenBiz

Blue carbon' markets could be a crucial pathway for increasing private investment in coastal and marine conservation projects. Carbon Policy Oceans & Fisheries Water Efficiency & Conservation

A Carbon Hierarchy for (Net) Zero Carbon Construction

Fairsnape

This is Part 2 of Zero Carbon Series. See Part One Carbon That Was then This is Now. Construction projects are carbon-positive: Strict carbon planning and management is key. Carbon and Construction carbons are not understood. ARRO: a project carbon hierarchy.

Innovation in Forest Carbon Solutions

GreenBiz

Innovation in Forest Carbon Solutions. Join us for a conversation on the role of forests in addressing climate change and how technology can make forest carbon projects more credible. The top criteria for vetting forest carbon solutions . Carbon Program Manager.

Small low carbon tech is better for decarbonization than mega projects, study suggests

GreenBiz

Carbon Policy Carbon Removal Decarbonization Electric Vehicles SolarNuclear plants, CCS and whole-building retrofits should not be prioritized over smaller cheaper alternatives, study argues, while acknowledging small scale technologies do not offer a panacea.

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How Digital Transformation will Bend the Curve of the Linear Economy Toward the Circular

Speaker: Bruce Armstrong Taylor, Co-Founder & Managing Director of SmartNations Foundation, Jimmy Jia, Venture Partner at Pi Labs, Fabienne Durand, Senior Advisor to the SmartNations Foundation, & Roger Strukhoff, Executive Director of the Tau Institute

The Carbon Zero, Circular Economy, is easily the most profoundly important result of digital transformation. Industry 4.0 has a massively cumulative impact on dematerialization (in all forms) and resultant decarbonization (both emissions and embodied) throughout the economy. Join panelists Bruce Armstrong Taylor, Jimmy Jia, Fabienne Durand, and their moderator Roger Strukhoff as they discuss how bending the carbon/GHG heavy linear economy to the circular is one of the hidden benefits of digital disruption.

Leveraging the ocean's carbon removal potential

GreenBiz

Leveraging the ocean's carbon removal potential. Achieving this not only will require reducing existing emissions, but also removing carbon dioxide already in the air. Another proposed approach is large-scale seaweed cultivation , as seaweed captures carbon through photosynthesis.

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Soil carbon is a valuable resource but not all soil carbon is created equal

GreenBiz

Agriculture Carbon Removal Food & Agriculture Regenerative Agriculture SoilThere's particulate organic matter, which is the stuff you generally can see. Mineral-associated organic matter, on the other hand, consists mostly of microscopic coatings on soil particles. They work differently.

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Value-added tax: a potential solution for carbon leakage

GreenBiz

This system would be burdensome and inefficient but it could make it feasible to practically address carbon leakage. Carbon Policy Carbon Pricing Emissions Reduction European Union Energy Efficiency

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3 Ways A Common Homeowner Can Reduce His Carbon Footprint

U.S. Green Technology

3 Ways to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint at Home In the face of the recent climate changes that we are facing, taking some vital steps to make sure that the place we call our home doesn’t deteriorate is imperative. Featured Posts Featured Stories Green Living, Living Green Carbon footprint

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Unlocking a Circular Carbon Economy

GreenBiz

Unlocking a Circular Carbon Economy. . Marcius Extavour, the Executive Director of Prize Operations in Energy & Resources with Carbon XPRIZE, discusses how to create a circular economy that will also tackle climate change.

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Why protecting soil carbon is a win-win for farmers and the planet

GreenBiz

The benefits of protecting and restoring soil carbon go well beyond any one farm or any one year. Agriculture Carbon Removal Regenerative Agriculture Soil DeforestationBut not enough people are taking these steps.

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Interface CEO Jay Gould on optimism, talking to boards and truly carbon-negative products

GreenBiz

Plus, why he thinks carbon offsets are ‘cheating.’. Buildings Carbon Removal Carbon Removal Corporate Strategy

Good Carbons Gift Fair and Happy Hour

CleanTech Alliance

Network at our event and pick up some carbon-conscious gifts for the holidays

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The Voluntary Carbon Offset Market – Can We Support Rapid Growth?

CleanTech Group

The demand for quality carbon offsets is at an all-time high due to unprecedented enthusiasm to act on climate change from the business. Carbon Offsets Cleantech Insights Resources & Environment

Carbon pricing works, and this proves it

GreenBiz

Carbon pricing works, and this proves it. Putting a price on carbon should reduce emissions, because it makes dirty production processes more expensive than clean ones, right? Emissions tend to fall in countries with carbon prices. Carbon pricing elsewhere. Carbon Policy.

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Get ready, Corporate America: The carbon disclosure mandates are coming

GreenBiz

Get ready, Corporate America: The carbon disclosure mandates are coming. A slew of announcements earlier this month point to new regulations on carbon disclosure. The message is clear: Carbon disclosure will be mandatory. Adding to these gaps is the carbon trading market.

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An inside look at pricing in the forest carbon market

GreenBiz

An inside look at pricing in the forest carbon market. And on July 21, Apple committed to become 100 percent carbon neutral across its entire business, supply chain and product life cycle by 2030. . For starters, geographies may vary for each carbon project developer.

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Indigo Ag's plan to compensate farmers for carbon removal is attracting funders such as FedEx

GreenBiz

The startup initially planned to have 3 million acres signed up for its Indigo Carbon program in the first year. Agriculture Carbon Removal Farmers Food SystemsIt sextupled that goal.

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How ambitious is the 'carbon positive' pledge by Horizon Organic?

GreenBiz

Agriculture Carbon Removal Dairy Food SystemsThe plan could shrink the dairy company's footprint by at least 30 percent by five years from now.

VERGE Accelerate: Carbon Pitch Session

GreenBiz

VERGE Accelerate: Carbon Pitch Session. Today’s session highlights five entrepreneurs building solutions related to carbon removal. Brandon Marques, VP of Strategy & Finance, Carbon Direct.

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Cutting Concrete’s Carbon Footprint

GreenTechMedia

That is significant because cement, the critical glue that holds concrete together, is so carbon intensive that if it were a country, it would rank fourth as a climate polluter. EC3 launched last year under the auspices of the Carbon Leadership Forum in Seattle.

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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. Carbon neutrality refers to maintaining a net-zero level of carbon emissions.

Mission: Remove a trillion tons of carbon from the atmosphere

GreenBiz

Carbon Removal Food & AgricultureThe Terraton Initiative sets its sights on the "most actionable, immediate, and affordable thing we can do to impact climate change.".

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Carbon colloquium

Envirotec Magazine

Environmental consultancy Aqua Enviro has announced the programme for the virtual event “Delivering Net Zero Carbon in Wastewater Management”, scheduled to take place on 29 September 2020. United Utilities will present on the topic of quantifying carbon.

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Carbon policy conundrum: Why politicians must show leadership in their own jurisdictions now

GreenBiz

Books Carbon Policy Carbon Pricing Emissions Reduction Policy & Politics GreenBiz ReadsDeep decarbonization only happens if every polluter pays, not just the environmentally conscious.

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Using waste carbon feedstocks to produce chemicals

GreenBiz

Using waste carbon feedstocks to produce chemicals. The extent to which new CCU technologies become commercially successful is based on multiple factors, including proximity of the consuming entity to the source of the waste carbon. Carbon Removal. Carbon Capture.

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Google becomes retroactively carbon-neutral

Inhabitat - Innovation

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

6 differences between forestry and soil carbon offsets

GreenBiz

6 differences between forestry and soil carbon offsets. Carbon offsets are a big, confusing topic. Carbon credit projects vary widely, from urban forestry projects to air carbon capture to regenerative agriculture. Soil carbon sequestration can be lost easier and quicker.

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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

UN aviation body ditches older carbon credits from offsetting scheme

GreenBiz

Some green groups welcome International Civil Aviation Organization's decision to exclude 'questionable' carbon credits from the industry's Carbon Offsetting and Reduction Scheme for International Aviation. Aviation Carbon Policy COVID-19 offsets Transportation & Mobility

BP walks away from three U.S. trade groups over carbon pricing

GreenBiz

Carbon Policy Energy & Climate oil Policy & PoliticsFrom Apple to Unilever to Coca-Cola and PepsiCo, more big companies are partings ways with industry associations that support policies at odds with corporate sustainability goals.

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VERGE Accelerate (Circular and Carbon): SINAI

GreenBiz

Carbon Pricing Carbon Removal Carbon Removal Keynote VERGE VERGE VERGE 19On the VERGE 19 main stage, selected finalists pitch to a live audience of business leaders, government officials and investors, as well as to a global online audience.

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Oxy's Richard Jackson on responsible carbon management and sequestration

GreenBiz

Oxy Low Carbon Ventures president Richard Jackson says the company can currently sequester 18 million tons of CO2 in its operations. Carbon Capture Carbon Removal Carbon Removal GreenBiz Studio VERGE

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This wallet can tell you about its carbon impact

GreenBiz

This wallet can tell you about its carbon impact. It’s using blockchain software from IBM to track and disclose carbon impact data related to the production of its products, marketed as carbon-negative. Hence, Covalent’s ability to make a carbon-negative claim. .

Los Angeles city-owned buildings to go 100% carbon free

GreenBiz

It's also the first California city to demand lower carbon in construction materials. Buildings Policy & Politics

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Reducing Your Carbon Footprint

Green Living Guy

Many people have heard about their carbon footprint and would like to find ways to become more environmentally conscious. Your carbon. The post Reducing Your Carbon Footprint appeared first on Green Living Guy. Devastating wildfire seasons, super hurricanes and rising sea levels.