Are Trees Actually Effective for Carbon Offsetting?

U.S. Green Technology

Trees can absorb carbon monoxide and release pure oxygen. The post Are Trees Actually Effective for Carbon Offsetting? Featured Posts Featured Stories United States Energy Policy Carbon Offsetting Environment green

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Meet the startup shrinking industrial carbon capture


Carbon Clean, which just raised $150 million, touts its ability to install equipment in a much smaller physical footprint than other carbon capture systems


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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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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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In startup Verdox, carbon capture meets electrification


Norsk Hydro, Breakthrough Energy Ventures, Lowercarbon Capital are among investors committing $100 million for Verdox, a carbon capture company born at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology

2021, the year of carbon software


Record-breaking funding for enterprise startup Sweep, more Stripe carbon removal commitments are important signals for the year ahead

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How corporations can support 24/7 carbon-free energy


In its most detailed policy roadmap to date, Google has published a blueprint for what it will take to get the power sector to 24/7, carbon-free energy

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Companies’ Carbon Neutrality Necessary for Tackling Climate Change

U.S. Green Technology

The post Companies’ Carbon Neutrality Necessary for Tackling Climate Change appeared first on U.S. Climate change has had dire impacts worldwide, from rising sea levels and flooding to extreme heat and droughts.

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


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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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.

3 things learned from Microsoft’s carbon removal report


The software and hardware maker’s carbon removal goals are among the most ambitious in the corporate world. Here are some of its early lessons

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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

Collaborating for a Carbon Neutral Built Environment


Join us to learn about opportunities across the construction value chain to achieve carbon neutrality for the future built environment. The PCA Roadmap to Carbon Neutrality and how a key sector of our economy can dramatically reduce emissions.

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

Is carbon offsetting enough?

Envirotec Magazine

How carbon offsetting compares to carbon reduction. It made clear that more must be done to reduce and offset carbon emissions. As the name suggests, this involves growing trees that soak up carbon dioxide from the air. However, steel has a large carbon footprint of 1.82

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What Pachama’s latest funding says about carbon offset verification


Tech startup Pachama gets $55 million to scale digital verification of forest carbon projects

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

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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The role of robotics in carbon-neutral warehouses


Making warehouse logistics carbon neutral will look different in every industry, but it starts with energy efficiency measures such as lighting upgrades

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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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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Activating every acre: democratizing forest carbon markets


Sponsored: To fulfill increasing corporate demand for carbon credits, we need to expand participation to every landowner and every acre

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Carbon Offsets vs Carbon Credits: The 5 Rules of Carbon Offsetting

Green Business Bureau

Carbon Accounting, Carbon Offsets and Carbon Credits. What is carbon offsetting ? What is the difference between a carbon offset and a carbon credit ? And so we introduce our 5 carbon offsetting rules. The Demand for Carbon Offset Schemes is Rising.

Combining offshore wind with carbon removal


Offshore wind farms could help capture carbon from air and store it long-term — using energy that would otherwise go to waste

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8 Carbon-Neutral Household Products for the Conscious Consumer

The Environmental Blog

If you’re like many conscious consumers, you’re probably at least a little bit concerned about the size of your carbon footprint. Every time we buy a new product, drive a car, take a flight or flip on the air conditioner, we contribute to carbon pollution.

2nd Annual Future of Carbon Policy Forum

Low Carbon Prosperity

2nd Annual Future of Carbon Policy Forum. The 2nd Annual Future of Carbon Policy Forum brought together over 100 participants to build momentum and collaboration in achieving carbon reduction goals in the state. 5-Kenneth-Dragoon-RHA-Future-of-Carbon-Policy-Dec-2019.

Choose high integrity as the standard for carbon credits


Sponsored: Corporate carbon buyers and project developers can both play an active role in raising the bar on integrity in the voluntary carbon market

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Sustainable Agriculture Programs Driving Carbon Markets


Sustainable and productive agriculture requires whole-acre solutions and carbon markets play a role in the future of agriculture. Global food security and climate change are interconnected challenges.

Kelp boom hinges on supply chain and carbon market investments


Kelp farming is ready to scale but getting more processing plants, increasing demand and understand the carbon impact need to come first

Carbon markets can bridge gap to sustainability goals


Sponsored: Carbon markets provide an opportunity to bridge the gap between current commodity markets and supply chain-based goals

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A revolution in carbon capture and job growth


A breakthrough innovation in carbon capture has profound implications for jobs across America

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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.

Carbon tunnel vision leads to missed opportunities in water


With all the focus on carbon, what are corporations doing on water

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Driving Impact with Forest Carbon Markets


But how can – and how should – companies look to invest in forest carbon More and more companies are pursuing ambitious emissions goals, and science points to nature-based solutions as an immediately deployable part of the world’s net zero pathway.

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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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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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Carbon offset market faces uncertain long-term outlook


Influential analyst firm argues prices for carbon offsets could reach as high as $120 a ton by 2050 or as low as $47 a ton

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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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The carbon price solution


A carbon price, together with the elimination of fossil-fuel subsidies, would give investors powerful incentives to finance new technologies, energy-efficient infrastructure, and carbon capture and storage

Complying with SEC-Mandated Carbon Emissions Reporting


The recent SEC proposed rule that would require public companies to include certain climate-related information is being seen as a game-changer in ESG reporting.

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Colorado passes embodied carbon legislation


The most important climate solution you’ve never heard of

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