Why Silicon Valley is taking a big interest in trees

February 24, 2020 by  
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Forest data startups such as Pachama and Silviaterra can help the biggest players in tech tackle their emissions.

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The biggest culprit behind climate change may surprise you

July 26, 2018 by  
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Because no one’s too transparent when it comes to their emissions.

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Will China’s eco-city of the future be built around cars?

June 20, 2012 by  
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How a brand new mini-city in China is rethinking the basic arrangements of car-centric metropolitan areas. 

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Hilton, Hyatt make room for carbon footprint standard

June 20, 2012 by  
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Hilton, Hyatt and Intercontinetal join 17 other hotels in adopting a new carbon-footprint measurement designed to help corporate clients calculate their emissions from hotel stays.

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Australian Company Will Kill Camels for Cash, Carbon Credits

October 17, 2011 by  
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Photo credit: Harclade via Flickr/CC BY As you’ve likely heard, Australia is en route to pass legislation ensuring that its largest polluters pay for their carbon emissions. The new law will allow companies to reduce at least part of their emissions by buying carbon credits that sponsor projects proven to reduce greenhouse gase generation. And enterprising companies are already stepping up to the plate with ideas on how to turn a profit reducing emissions — like, for instance, Northwest Carbon. The company has alre… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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BT to Require Carbon Management from Suppliers

March 7, 2011 by  
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BT now expects its roughly 6,000 contracted suppliers to have a climate change policy in place, actively measure and report their emissions, and set challenging targets to reduce emissions, while also reporting on their progress.

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Green Burial Group Takes Action Against Greenwashed Deathcare

March 7, 2011 by  
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The Green Burial Council has petitioned the Federal Trade Commission to develop stricter standards for claims of environmentally friendly funeral services as a way of reducing what it says is a plague of greenwashing in the burial business.

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Video: RAN’s Names The Copenhagen Accord As Its Greenwash of the Week

April 12, 2010 by  
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Rainforest Action Network has used its “Greenwash of the Week” show to mock the efficacy of The Copenhagen Accord , the deal President Obama is said to have brokered at the international climate talks in Denmark last December. The Accord is viewed by some as weak because it allows for countries to “pledge” their emissions reduction goals, but the countries are not legally bound to meet their pledges.

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