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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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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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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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 AgricultureBut some scientists are questioning whether these efforts will actually help slow global warming.

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Cutting Concrete’s Carbon Footprint


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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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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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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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

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

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 pricing works, and this proves it


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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Carbon colloquium

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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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VERGE Accelerate: Carbon Pitch Session


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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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. Writing in FutuREstorative back in 2016, I looked at what a construction project would look like in response to the Living Building Challenge ‘s “what if every act of construction made the world a better place” … Projects would be net positive in all aspects, on place, nature, water, health, even knowledge and of course carbon. ARRO: a project carbon hierarchy.

6 differences between forestry and soil carbon offsets


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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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

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 . How technology can help de-risk and scale forest carbon projects . Elizabeth Willmott, Carbon Program Manager, Microsoft. Carbon Program Manager.

Mission: Remove a trillion tons of carbon from the atmosphere


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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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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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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Why carbon tracking and reporting is necessary to hold corporations accountable


Why carbon tracking and reporting is necessary to hold corporations accountable. Now, new breakthrough climate accounting technologies are emerging as solutions to track and verify energy and carbon emissions, and report energy purchases and consumption. Carbon Removal.

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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. The post 3 Ways A Common Homeowner Can Reduce His Carbon Footprint appeared first on U.S. Featured Posts Featured Stories Green Living, Living Green Carbon footprint

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Could green hydrogen be key to a carbon-free economy?


Could green hydrogen be key to a carbon-free economy? The Saudis are going big on something called green hydrogen — a carbon-free fuel made from water by using renewably produced electricity to split hydrogen molecules from oxygen molecules.

Good Carbons Gift Fair and Happy Hour

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

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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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VERGE Accelerate (Circular and Carbon): SINAI


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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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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Oxy's Richard Jackson on responsible carbon management and sequestration


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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Inside ExxonMobil's hookup with carbon removal venture Global Thermostat


Could the funding and engineering resources of a major fossil fuels company help direct air capture technology for carbon removal scale more quickly? Carbon Removal direct air capture VERGE 19

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VERGE Accelerate (Circular and Carbon): Nori


Carbon Removal Keynote VERGE VERGE VERGE 19 VERGE AccelerateOn 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. During this fast-paced pitch competition, industry experts provide commentary and audience votes determine the winner.

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Carbon pricing now


As the world marks both the fifth anniversary of the Paris climate agreement and the arrival of a more climate-aware US administration, the time has come to get serious about taxing or otherwise imposing a price on carbon

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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Climate considerations: Aligning packaging and carbon commitments


Climate considerations: Aligning packaging and carbon commitments. How can circular packaging solutions align with and advance carbon reduction goals, and how should companies balance these commitments?

How nine states and D.C. plan to cut carbon pollution from transportation


carbon pollution comes from transportation. Carbon Pricing Pollution Prevention resilience Transportation & MobilityAlmost 30% of U.S.

Beyond emissions: The life of a carbon molecule


Beyond emissions: The life of a carbon molecule. Carbon is everywhere. Carbon atoms flow through all living organisms, from the atmosphere to the earth to the oceans and back again. So, how do we catalyze an evolution of carbon-related economic activity all over the world?

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Renewable Natural Gas: Today’s Carbon-Negative Fuel


Renewable Natural Gas: Today’s Carbon-Negative Fuel. Renewable natural gas sits at the intersection of two critical challenges: addressing increased emissions from organic waste and laying the foundation for zero carbon transportation across all sectors.?

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. The post Is Carbon-Neutral Possible for Airlines? The demand for sustainability is growing across the world and its industries.

Using waste carbon feedstocks to produce chemicals


Using waste carbon feedstocks to produce chemicals. Emerging carbon capture utilization (CCU) technologies potentially allow chemical companies and other manufacturers such as steel companies to convert waste carbon from industrial emissions — in the form of carbon monoxide (CO) and/or carbon dioxide (CO2) — into sustainable, value-added biofuels and chemicals. Carbon Removal. Carbon Capture. Elizabeth R. Nesbitt. Wed, 05/27/2020 - 14:36.

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Parsing Panera's plan to nudge consumers toward low-carbon meals


Parsing Panera's plan to nudge consumers toward low-carbon meals. In 2007, for instance, PepsiCo added a label to its Walkers potato chips noting that each bag generated 80 grams of carbon dioxide. In June, Unilever announced ambitious plans to attach carbon labels to its products.

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Plastic waste incineration skyrockets carbon emission rates

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burning plastic stands in the way of goals to cut carbon emissions to zero by 2050. For the U.K., An open letter by to the prime minister encourages change