carbon emissions

Monsanto: Farming Has a Critical Role in Fighting Climate Change

An ICF study, commissioned by Monsanto, claims that the widespread implementation of sustainable farming practices in the U.S. can prevent more than 100…

Feds to Suppliers: Disclose Your GHG Emissions

The General Services Administration, which functions as Washington D.C.’s chief procurement office, will soon require its suppliers to disclose their greenhouse gas emissions.

3p Weekend: These Stakeholders Support a Carbon Tax — And You Should, Too

While American politicians continue to debate the efficacy of a carbon tax, external stakeholders are lining up in support. Check out what they…

New Carbon Capture Will Use Pulp and Paper Emissions to Grow Vegetables

A carbon capture technology firm in Canada will trap carbon emissions from a pulp and paper plant and transfer them to a nearby…

Carbon XPrize Announces Entries Vying for $20 Million in Prizes

The Carbon XPrize is a five-year competition that seeks to convert carbon emissions into successful, profitable and useful products. Nearly 50 organizations from…

Space-Based Monitoring Adds to Carbon Reduction Toolkit

The American OCO-2 satellite orbits the Earth every 99 minutes to pinpoint the origin of carbon emissions -- and similar systems are on…

The Sustainable Business Case for Cannabis Legalization

Tomorrow evening, June 14 at 6:30 p.m., at the Commonwealth Club in San Francisco, Michael Sutton will lead a discussion on whether Californians…

World Bank Launches $20M Carbon Credit Auction for Methane Projects

The Pilot Auction Facility (PAF), a World Bank effort to invest in projects that reduce greenhouse gas emissions while maximizing funds donated from…

Carbon Monitoring Will Play a Crucial Role in the Quest to Curb Warming

A recent report on EU energy governance, produced by the British House of Lords, says that “EU-wide binding 2030 renewables targets will not…

Report: Boost Renewables, Halve Emissions

Achieving a 36 percent share of renewable energy by 2030 would provide half of the emissions reductions needed to keep temperature rise to…

Off-the-Shelf Technology Can Halt Climate Change Now

As we approach the climate talks in Paris this December, we want to make sure delegates understand technology is not the problem. A…

How to Make Scope-3 Carbon Accounting Less Scary

Truth be told, conducting a full inventory of Scope 3 (also referred to as value-chain emissions) is a significant task. But it's not…

TerraPass, Moms Clean Air Force Talk Climate Change and Our Kids’ Futures

Moms Clean Air Force is a national organization of more than 500,000 parents, committed to fighting air pollution. Nancy Bsales of TerraPass had…

Volkswagen Is Not Alone in Emissions, Performance Problems

Critics are asking why it took the EPA and California Air Resources Board 18 months to tell consumers that they were aware of…

Zero to 100: Companies Double-Down on Climate Action

Adding to the growing momentum at Climate Week, five global companies pledged to achieve net zero emissions by 2050. It's a goal they…