German Utility RWE Commits To Carbon Neutrality By 2040

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German electric utility giant RWE has announced its intention this week to become carbon neutral by 2040 and to transition into one of the world's leading renewable energy companies. . Biomass Clean Power Coal Fossil Fuels Solar Energy Wind Energy carbon neutral Germany RWE

Apple Plans To Go 100% Carbon Neutral — Including Supply Chain — By 2030

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Apple is making big changes to its supply chain and products by committing to be 100% carbon neutral by 2030. The company announced on its website that it's already carbon neutral for corporate emissions globally and that it wants to bring its entire carbon footprint to "net zero.".

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Sprint To Go 100% Carbon Neutral, 100% Renewable Electricity

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EasyJet 1st Airline In World To Go Carbon Neutral — Starting Today

CleanTechnica

In a corporate press release, EasyJet today announced that as of today all of its flights will be carbon neutral. EasyJet has a total of 331 airplanes and will become the first major airline in the world to operate a fleet that is fully net-zero carbon. What this means a little more specifically is that EasyJet will have balanced all of its carbon emissions via carbon removal efforts.

Delta Airlines’ Claim Of Becoming Carbon Neutral In March Is Disingenuous At Best

CleanTechnica

Air Quality Aviation Biofuels Clean Transport Climate Change Electric Vehicles Fossil Fuels Green Economy Investment Manufacturing Oil Press Releases carbon neutral Delta Airlines Hindenburg passenger jetsThe Delta CEO said that the company isn’t going to decarbonize, it isn’t going to buy offsets, and they are going to spend about $100 million a year moving chairs around on the deck of the Hindenburg.

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.

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

GreenBiz

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.

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

US Department of Energy: $33 Million for Carbon-Neutral Hybrid Electric Aviation

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Porsche Backs Synthetic Fuels To Keep Classics On The Road

CleanTechnica

Porsche is hoping synthetic fuels will help to keep classic Porsches running -- and running carbon neutral! -- well into the future. Biofuels Cars Clean Power Clean Transport audi biofuel Bosch bosch syngas carbon neutral classic cars classic porsche Porsche syngas sythentic fuel

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

GreenBiz

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.

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

Japan aims to be carbon-neutral by 2050

Inhabitat - Innovation

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

Japan vows to become carbon neutral by 2050

Eco-Business

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

Microsoft's Elizabeth Willmott on the company's carbon neutrality commitment

GreenBiz

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

China considers going ‘Carbon Neutral’, peaking Emissions

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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?

Shell Hopes To Be Net-Zero Carbon By 2050

CleanTechnica

Royal Dutch Shell, affectionately known as Shell, wants to go net-zero carbon by 2050. The idea of an oil company going "carbon neutral" seems incredibly laughable, since they produce the stuff that produces carbon, but at the same time, if they succeed, that means a lot. Fossil Fuels Natural Gas Oil carbon neutral net zero shell

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EY's Veli Ivanova on the company's 2020 carbon neutral commitment

GreenBiz

Just before GreenBiz 20 in February 2020, financial services company EY announced that it would become carbon neutral by the end of the year. Veli Ivanova, Americas climate change and sustainability services leader at EY, joined GreenBiz 20 Sidebar cohosts Heather Clancy and Sarah Golden to discuss the announcement. Ivanova noted that EY has been doing similar work with client organizations for about a decade and that it was important for the company to do the same.

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

Carbon Neutral Universities in the United States

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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.

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.

UPS Goes Carbon Neutral With Offset Program

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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 involves a net-zero release of CO2 in the atmosphere, which often comes in the form of offset programs and plans. UPS rolled out its carbon neutral shipping option several years ago and has been improving upon it ever since.

Delta lifts off with $1 billion pledge to become carbon neutral

GreenBiz

The airline plans to invest in aircraft renewal, sustainable jet fuel, weight reduction, and CO2 offsetting and sequestration projects. Aviation Corporate Strategy decarbonization

Researchers unveil roadmap for a carbon neutral China by 2060

Eco-Business

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

Green Mountain's Svein Atle Hagaseth on carbon neutral data centers

GreenBiz

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

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

Eco-Business

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

Costa Rica Is At Nearly 100% Renewable Energy For Electricity

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Kaiser Permanente's Rame Hemstreet on reaching carbon neutrality by mid-2020

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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

The new labeling scheme designed to help companies go carbon neutral

GreenBiz

Goods deemed “Climate Neutral” are coming to stores soon thanks to a user-friendly approach to carbon accounting. Carbon Removal Marketing & Communication

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).

China’s new carbon neutrality pledge: What next?

Eco-Business

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

Will China’s carbon-neutrality pledge green BRI investments?

Eco-Business

The news that China will move to low-carbon energy investments domestically is a wake-up call for policymakers in countries that receive Belt and Road finance for infrastructure development

Volkswagen Praises Tesla, Commits To More Renewable Energy

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Italian gas giant Snam targets carbon neutrality by 2040

Business Green

Italian gas and energy infrastructure giant Snam has set its sights on becoming a carbon neutral company by 2040, pledging to invest €7.5bn over the next four years in hydrogen, biomethane, energy efficiency, and digitisation to help drive its transition away from fossil fuels.

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.

Japan aims to be carbon-neutral by 2050

AGreenLiving

Japan has a goal to achieve carbon-neutrality by the year 2050. Although Suga did not give an elaborate plan on how he intends to achieve this new objective, he said that it is possible to achieve carbon-neutrality without jeopardizing the economy.

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

Singapore state investor Temasek to be carbon neutral by 2020

Eco-Business

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

Velux pledges to become 'lifetime carbon neutral' by 2041 centenary

Business Green

New 20-year partnership with WWF aims to help roof window specialist offset 100 years of carbon emissions through global reforestation and afforestation projects. million tonnes of carbon dioxide - by investing in forest and biodiversity projects developed for Velux by WWF.

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