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Washington Post
17 hours ago
Business

How 'carbon cowboys' are cashing in on protected Amazon forest

The Brazilian Amazon rainforest is safeguarded by publicly protected land, but preservation projects for carbon credits often overlap with these protected areas. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
2 months ago
OMG science

Can Forests Be More Profitable Than Beef?

Forest restoration companies aim to create a profitable industry by selling credits for storing carbon and preserving trees. [ more ]
Washington Post
17 hours ago
Business

How 'carbon cowboys' are cashing in on protected Amazon forest

The Brazilian Amazon rainforest is safeguarded by publicly protected land, but preservation projects for carbon credits often overlap with these protected areas. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
2 months ago
OMG science

Can Forests Be More Profitable Than Beef?

Forest restoration companies aim to create a profitable industry by selling credits for storing carbon and preserving trees. [ more ]
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Earth911
1 week ago
Science

Earth911 Podcast: Carbon Limit's Tim Sperry Pours the CaptureCrete Story

Carbon Limit's CaptureCrete absorbs CO2 into concrete, reducing its environmental impact up to 75% compared to traditional concrete.
Carbon credits tied to building projects can significantly lower construction costs and enhance sustainability efforts. [ more ]
State of the Planet
3 months ago
OMG science

Using Nature to Help the Climate: 4 Ways That Work

Four nature-based climate solutions have strong scientific foundations, including tropical and temperate forest conservation and reforestation.
More research is needed for many other nature-based climate solutions to assess their potential for mitigating greenhouse gas emissions. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
4 months ago
Environment

Rupert Murdoch's son-in-law and the soil carbon revolution

Soil carbon sequestration as a solution to decarbonizing agriculture industry
Challenges and discrepancies in the science of soil carbon sequestration [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
7 months ago
Environment

Carbon Markets Are in Limbo. That's Not Stopping This Firm.

Blue Carbon, an Emirati company, is accumulating proposals for deals on huge swaths of land in developing countries in order to sell carbon credits.
The carbon credit market is seen as both potentially important and controversial, with concerns about abuse and the need to structure the market properly. [ more ]
Harvard Business Review
7 months ago
Environment

What Every Leader Needs to Know About Carbon Offsets

The carbon credit market is currently too small to handle the demand for carbon offsets, but the voluntary carbon market has the potential to attract billions of dollars into climate solutions.
Companies are adopting net zero targets and using carbon credits as a way to offset their remaining emissions. [ more ]
New York Post
7 months ago
Environment

Windbag John Kerry's flatulence was the perfect 'keynote' for UN climate confab

John Kerry's gas emission at the climate conference became a symbol of the lack of substance and effectiveness of UN climate conferences.
China, despite Kerry's criticism, continues to build coal plants while engaging in empty promises during climate talks. [ more ]
english.elpais.com
7 months ago
Environment

What are carbon credits and what do they mean for the Global South?

Carbon markets and emissions compensation are key topics at the UN Climate Change Summit (COP28)
Carbon credits can be a source of financing for the Global South, but their effectiveness and potential abuses are under scrutiny. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
3 weeks ago
Cars

GM Sold Millions of Cars That Were More Polluting Than Allowed, EPA Says

General Motors will pay fines for emitting excess carbon dioxide violating regulations. [ more ]
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