Sears Canada has created its own Cost and Carbon Savings Calculator to demonstrate to its customers the financial and environmental benefit of ENERGY STAR(R) products and services.
Measuring the price and the carbon cost of your purchase
New Statewide Initiatives in New York to Spur Widespread Adoption of Electric Vehicles and Increase Charging Infrastructure
New York State has announced a series of broad-scale initiatives to encourage the purchase and increase the convenience and accessibility of electric vehicles (EV). The expansion of public fast charger networks across the state, approved regulatory actions to lower residential charging rates, and more than 11,000 rebates issued to consumers for purchasing electric vehicles is helping to increase New Yorkers’ purchasing options and charging accessibility for environmentally-friendly, plug-in hybrid and fully...
Global Compact Network Singapore Launches First Official Chapter of the Carbon Pricing Leadership Coalition and Reporting Tool RICE
Launch of Carbon Pricing Leadership Coalition’s first official chapter at Global Compact Network Singapore Summit Singapore, 19 November 2018 — The first official chapter of the Carbon Pricing Leadership Coalition (CPLC Singapore) was launched today by Global Compact Network Singapore and the Carbon Pricing Leadership Coalition (CPLC). Through this unique partnership, CPLC Singapore aims to encourage the private sector to collaborate through using internal carbon pricing as a mechanism to reduce...
EPRI Study: Electrification Can Lower Costs, Reduce Energy Use and Emissions
A new report by the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) concludes that increased use of electric vehicles and increasing customer choice coupled with an expanded array of attractive electricity-powered technologies will help improve U.S. energy efficiency while reducing emissions in concert with substantial economic growth over the next three decades. EPRI's U.S. National Electrification Assessment (USNEA), released today at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., assesses how rapid advances in innovativ...
DAO IPCI use cases presented to the UNFCC executives in Bonn
A swarm of drones measuring methane levels on the city dumps? People getting rewarded for solar energy use or their carbon footprint reduction? These are the realities of the near future, presented by DAO IPCI at the recent United Nations Climate Change Conference in Bonn. “Carbon pollution is not free, and we should price it in a fair way to mitigate the third-party damage. Blockchain can help us solve this issue by eliminating the obstacles that prevent the green finance market from growing: the problems...
EU emission reforms slow global warming
The world is on course for a 4˚C temperature increase above pre-industrial levels, according to research by Schroders, down from the 4.1˚C rise predicted by the company at the end of 2017. The investment firm said reforms made last November to reduce the amount of carbon dioxide that can be emitted in the EU helped slow the expected pace of global warming. It is the first time that Schroders has forecast potentially lower temperatures, with the firm’s head of sustainable research, Andrew...