Are Trees Actually Effective for Carbon Offsetting?

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Procurement’s carbon transparency problem


Sustainable procurement is no longer a corporate goal, but a global one; and carbon transparency is a crucial step towards saving the planet and people that business serves

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5 tips on how to communicate your corporate carbon offsetting activities

U.S. Green Technology

In a bid to become more sustainable, carbon offsetting is set to become a key part of reducing businesses’ carbon footprint. That’s why we’ve put together a step-by-step guide to publicly sharing your carbon offsetting activity in a clear, concise and.

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Rise of the 'carbon capitalist'


Gen Z and young, fintech-savvy Millennials need to get involved with carbon markets. It just might make them rich and save the planet

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AR/VR Simulations for Sustainable, Regenerative, Circular Cities

Speaker: Nik Gowing, Brenda Laurel, Sheridan Tatsuno, Archie Kasnet, and Bruce Armstrong Taylor

Join our amazing panelists, Nik Gowing, Founder at Thinking the Unthinkable and International Broadcaster; 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.

Trend: Carbon markets get real on removal


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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This startup helps companies price carbon


Sinai Technologies, which just raised $10 million in seed funding, is a part of a wave of software startups focused on carbon accounting

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


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

VERGE Over / Under: Carbon


Hear from GreenBiz's Senior Carbon Analyst, Jim Giles, with his two-minute take on the most over- and underhyped trend in the carbon removal space. This session was held at GreenBiz Group’s VERGE 21, October 25-28, 2021. Learn more about the event here: [link

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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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What the passage of Article 6 means for carbon markets


The guidelines create rules for the international transfers of carbon credits, a move intended to create more trust in the growing carbon market

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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.

Exploring the business case for carbon removal


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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Mainstreaming blue carbon to finance coastal resilience


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

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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Colorado passes embodied carbon legislation


The most important climate solution you’ve never heard of

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A Carbon Hierarchy for (Net) Zero Carbon Construction


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.

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


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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Blue carbon can help climate change code red


Countries need to commit to 30x30, a plan to protect 30 percent of the world's oceans and lands by focusing on blue carbon ecosystems

Meet the next generation of carbon campuses


Their mission: connect heavy emitters to CO2 conversion centers where emissions will be recycled into usable products and to storage infrastructure such as injection wells

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Inside the new carbon economy


We need to remove carbon from the air to avert disastrous impacts of climate change — good thing there's money to be made from carbon removal. Carbon Policy Carbon Removal VERGE 19

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


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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U.S. infrastructure bill lays foundation for carbon management economy


The bipartisan infrastructure bill lays the groundwork for new economic opportunities based on capturing and sequestering carbon emissions

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


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

Combating climate change: A study of embodied carbon


A retrospective study of Portland’s iconic Edith Green-Wendell Wyatt Federal Building sheds light on how the design and construction industry can do more to combat global warming

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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Value-added tax: a potential solution for carbon leakage


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


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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Leveraging the ocean's carbon removal potential


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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7 things to know about carbon removal markets


Corporate demand for carbon removal options is growing more quickly than supply. Developing a ‘quality’ market will take standards, regulations, investments and transparency

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Advice for scaling nature-based carbon removal programs


Sponsored: Carbon removal is an important and immediate part of the many actions companies are taking to reach the aims of the Paris Agreement

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Unlocking a Circular Carbon Economy


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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Lululemon, LanzaTech are reshaping carbon waste into fabric


Lululemon, LanzaTech are reshaping carbon waste into fabric. Consider that right now, the steel industry is among the three biggest producers of carbon dioxide. tons of carbon dioxide , according to the World Steel Association. We’ve got to keep fossil carbon in the ground.".

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Could a ‘carbon coin’ solve the climate crisis?


What if there was a way we could fund the climate transition by creating a new global currency, off the books of national and corporate accounts

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Is Europe’s carbon market finally taking off?


A maturing industry, increasing prices and a planned carbon tax could be spurring an explosion in the carbon market

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Innovation in Forest Carbon Solutions


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.

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


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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An inside look at pricing in the forest carbon market


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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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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Embodied carbon vs operational carbon: What’s the difference, and why does it matter?

Renewable Energy World

But operational carbon must not be forgotten as so much of the work to reach net-zero depends on the retrofitting of existing buildings. Operational carbon accounts for more than a quarter (28%) of global greenhouse gas emissions. What is embodied vs operational carbon?

What you should know about carbon removal purchase agreements


The industry recognizes the need to share lessons, which is one reason you’ve seen companies including Microsoft, Shopify and Swiss Re all publish playbooks about how they are selecting and valuing projects that have verifiable permanence

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Capturing carbon one cooling tower at a time


The startup Noya is turning already-built infrastructure into new carbon capture plants

Power After Carbon


The electric grid is a central pillar of a zero-carbon economy. This week: what does power after carbon look like? Katherine and Stephen are joined by Dr. Peter Fox-Penner, author of a new book called, “ Power After Carbon.”

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