The on-demand taxi service provider Lyft is launching a new program whereby the carbon emissions footprints of the rides it provides will be offset through investments into various “green” offsets — renewable energy projects, reforestation work, etc. — a company spokesperson has revealed.
Tag: carbon offsets
How Green Fest Hopes to Reach Carbon Neutrality with Carbon Credit Capital
Most people know about renewable energy in the form of solar, wind or geothermal power, for example, and the biggest and best firms in the world are pouring resources towards finding … [Read full article]
Get Carbon Offsets for Using New Biodegradable Credit Card
Many people find global warming an overwhelming issue, and have no idea how to contribute to a solution. But now, combating climate change can be as easy as a credit … [Read full article]
The CarbonNeutral Company for a Low Carbon Economy
When Future Forests, which would later become The CarbonNeutral Company, was founded in 1997, it had a simple goal: provide assistance to individuals and businesses looking to offset their carbon … [Read full article]
Climate Action Calculator Goes One Step Further
Here’s a cool website I recently found out about. I’m sure you’ve probably seen carbon or ecological footprint calculators before, but a new one from Climate Action takes us one … [Read full article]
Stronger Climate Bill Necessary: Waxman-Markey Bill Needs Work
With overwhelming support from the general American people and a President who says that we really need to do something about climate change, the House of Representatives passed a landmark … [Read full article]
Top 5 Music Festivals that are Going Green
If you are like me, you’re going to hit as many music festivals this summer as your wallet can handle. We’ll be joined by hundreds of thousands of people heading … [Read full article]
The Nature Conservancy: Do Carbon Offsets Really Work?
The proliferation of voluntary carbon offset programs seems like a great way for individuals to help fight climate change. But do carbon offset programs really work? That’s the question for Bill Stanley, Science Lead for Carbon Strategies, Climate Change Team at The Nature Conservancy.
(D)emocracy: Your Chance to Chime-in on Carbon Offset Projects
Last month, the Federal Trade Commission conducted hearings and convened a workshop for scientists, economists, environmental activists and representatives of the leading American retailers of ‘carbon offsets’ and ‘renewable energy … [Read full article]