As I mentioned in my last post, we’re going to Norway! The last few days of my Plastic Free July will be spent on a plane, in Oslo and on a bike somewhere between Oslo and Trondheim. 356 more words
Tags » Carbon Offsets
Many thanks to Cameron Berhardt for his research assistance for this post.
Although renewable energy credits (RECs) are primarily relevant for entities that must comply with the California Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS), all types of RECs, whether bundled, unbundled or tradable, may have applications for city usage as well. 1,552 more words
Later this month I have the pleasure of co-teaching an Event Sustainability course at BCIT with the lovely Tahira Endean. One of my lessons will focus on explaining carbon emissions, their impacts and their role in events to our students. 323 more words
Summary: The Planet Money team investigates ‘carbon offsetting’ and the good it does for the environment as well as the pros and cons that accompany it. 7 more words
Sustainability is a concept embraced by individuals and corporations with a social and environmental conscience. Although the term can be interpreted in many different ways and contexts, to me it essentially means the effective management of environmental systems to ensure we can rely on those systems for long-term support and survival. 1,440 more words
Living the clean, green lifestyle means more than just buying carbon-offs in the same way that indulgences for sins were sold by the mediaeval Catholic Church. 52 more words