Carbon offsets are a way to reduce the amount of greenhouse gas emissions produced by an individual or organization. By supporting projects that reduce carbon emissions, you can “offset” the environmental impact of your own activities. QAS is a global leader in carbon offset certification, and its rigorous quality assurance standard ensures that projects meet the highest environmental and social standards. In this blog post, … Continue reading QAS Certified Carbon Offsets: How They Benefit the Environment
On Oct 6, 2016, the Carbon Offsetting and Reduction Scheme for International Aviation (CORSIA) was signed in Montreal by 191 countries. CORSIA is an emissions reduction scheme for international aviation that came into effect in 2021. The scheme requires airlines to purchase carbon offsets in order to cover their emissions growth above 2020 levels. In this blog post, we will discuss the details of CORSIA … Continue reading CORSIA: The Carbon Offsetting and Reduction Scheme for International Aviation
Do you know what Scope 2 emissions are? If not, don’t worry, you’re not alone. Many people have never heard of Scope emissions before, but they are a very important topic. In this blog post, we will discuss what Scope 2 emissions are and why they are important. We will also provide tips on how to reduce your own Scope 2 emissions. What are Scope … Continue reading Scope 2 Emissions: Everything You Need to Know
In order to understand what scope 3 emissions are, we first need to understand what emissions are in general. Emissions can be defined as the release of pollutants into the atmosphere. There are different types of emissions, and each one has an environmental impact. In this blog post, we will focus on Scope 3 emissions and why they matter. What is a Scope 3 emission? … Continue reading What Are Scope 3 Emissions and Why Do They Matter?
Did you know that the way we eat has a significant impact on the environment? According to the Food and Agriculture Organization, the food sector is responsible for about one-fifth of global greenhouse gas emissions. This is largely due to things like deforestation, fertilizer use, and livestock production. But there are things we can do to reduce our carbon footprint, like eating low-carbon foods. In … Continue reading Low Carbon Foods: The Future of Sustainable Eating
What does “green” mean to you? Many people might answer this question with a variety of different things, like reducing energy consumption, recycling materials, or using environmentally friendly products. While all of these answers would certainly fall under the category of being green, there’s one more specific definition that refers to how businesses operate. The term “green-e certification” applies to companies that have met rigorous … Continue reading What is Green-E Certification?
The idea behind this method of geoengineering involves capturing carbon dioxide from industries, power plants and other sources, then storing them deep underground as a way to reduce carbon in the atmosphere. This is called “BECCS” which stands for Bioenergy with Carbon Capture and Storage. It could be used to curb climate change in the future. How does BECCS work? BECCS works by combining two … Continue reading What is BECCS?
To summarize the article, it discusses how carbon trading is becoming a more popular way to offset emissions, with BP and Shell being two of the biggest players in the market. Continue reading Energy Traders Turn Their Attention to the Highly Profitable Carbon Trading Markets
We all know that we need to do something about climate change, but it’s hard to know where to start. The good news is that there are a lot of things we can do to help fight climate change, and every little bit counts. We can invest in renewable energy, we can drive less, we can change our buying habits and we can make our homes … Continue reading What is Carbon Capture Equipment Used For?
Flying might seem like a harmless way to get around, but until we have fossil free flight, there are options to mitigate one of our greatest conveniences – Flight! Continue reading What are the Environmental Impacts of Flying?