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Carbon Offsets

by BSC Sustainability Services  (Sep. 11, 2007)

In the 21st century, achieving 100% carbon neutrality can be a daunting task. Simple activities such as watching television, sending an email message, cooking and making a phone call all produce carbon emissions. Carbon offsets offer an alternative to reducing emissions by enabling individuals and businesses to compensate for their carbon ...

Danske Bank - Measuring the impact of carbon reduction initiatives

by CRedit360  (Jun. 22, 2012)

The Danske Bank Group is the largest financial enterprise in Denmark and one of the largest in the Nordic region, offering customers a wide range of services in the fields of banking, insurance, real-estate and asset management. Not content to lead only in financial services, Danske Bank was the first large Danish bank to set a goal of reaching ...

Are Voluntary Carbon Offsets for You?

by Five Winds International L.P.  (Dec. 1, 2009)

The rapidly growing market for voluntary carbon offsets presents challenges for companies who want to purchase offsets and, at the same time, avoid criticism of how they manage their carbon footprint. The reality for most businesses is that they cannot reduce their greenhouse gas emissions to zero, and if they do want to go the extra mile to ...

2010 Olympics can be carbon neutral

by GLOBE Foundation  (Jan. 30, 2008)

The 2010 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games could achieve carbon neutrality through a comprehensive greenhouse gas management plan that includes the use of carbon offsets, notes the David Suzuki Foundation in a report released on January 24. The report, Meeting the Challenge: A Carbon Neutral 2010 Winter Games Discussion Paper, was ...

Why The Carbon Reduction Label For Wine?

by Aura Sustainability  (Feb. 22, 2011)

 If you’ve continued to read past that title you are more than likely already familiar with terms such as: “climate change”, “carbon economy”, “global warming”, “carbon accounting”, “carbon neutrality”. I’m going to assume you have a passable understanding of the ...

A solution to climate change economics - a carbon swap bank

by Inderscience Publishers  (Jan. 6, 2011)

The original impetus of the Copenhagen Treaty in 2010 to solve the problem of climate change using a carbon emissions trading scheme has hit ground zero. The failure to advance various proposed bills in the USA and Australia has faltered on the role of agriculture, the failure to ensure that high carbon dioxide polluting industries actually alter ...

Carbon Trading not a Scam | Advanced Global Trading

by Advanced Global Trading | AGT Alternative Investments  (Nov. 11, 2012)

Carbon Credits remain a high-performing and legitimate commodity despite some criticism from elements of the financial sector - according to a Dubai-based expert from AGT Advanced Global Trading. In ...

Copenhagen aspires to be the first carbon neutral capital in the world

by Worldwatch Institute  (Jun. 13, 2012)

The City Council of Copenhagen is aiming to make the capital carbon neutral by 2025 – the first capital city in the world to do so. CO2 emissions have already been reduced by 21 % since 2005. On the 23rd of August, 2012, it is expected that a majority of votes at the Copenhagen City Council will pass the CPH 2025 Climate Plan with the ...

Basic principles of CO
emission calculations at airports: a case study from Turkey

by Inderscience Publishers  (May 27, 2014)

Carbon footprint of airports is managed by Airport Council International (ACI) with the Airport Carbon Accreditation (ACA) programme. It is a 'European Carbon Standard' for airports. The programme assesses and recognises the efforts of airports to manage and reduce their carbon emissions with four levels of certification: 'mapping', 'reduction', ...

Accelerating the move to a low water economy

by WSP Environment & Energy  (May 4, 2010)

Carry out even a small amount of research into global water scarcity and the statistics can be unnerving. The UN estimates that 2.7 billion people will face water scarcity by 2025, and with climate change accelerating higher salinity levels in a number of regions, water scarcity is now more of a threat than ever. The future for water availability ...

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