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Google has offset all the carbon it has ever produced, says CEO Sundar Pichai

Google's CEO Sundar Pichai. Justin Sullivan /Getty Images Google says it has offset all of its historical carbon emissions. Sundar Pichai, Google’s chief executive, said the tech giant is aiming to run all of its business on carbon-free energy by 2030. Google’s commitments to carbon-free energy will create 12,000 jobs by 2025, he said. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Google announced Monday that it has offset all its historical carbon emmissions, claiming to be the ...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Technology, Microsoft, Environment, Trends, Carbon Emissions, Sundar Pichai, Pichai, Sundar Pichai Google, Tech Insider, Carbon Neutral, Kate Duffy, Sundar Pichai Justin Sullivan Getty Images Google

Uber Promises Fleet-wide Electrification by 2030, GM Offers Help

Uber Technologies has promised to make sure that 100 percent of the vehicles used to convey customers in Europe, Canada, and the United States will be powered entirely by electricity — allotting itself just under a decade for the transition. By 2030, Uber said all cars used on the platform will be required to be of […] The post Uber Promises Fleet-wide Electrification by 2030, GM Offers Help appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Uber, Going Green, Green, United States, Electric Vehicles, Editorials, Gm, Autos, EVs, Alternative Energy, Europe Canada, Uber Technologies, News Blog, Carbon Neutral, Empty Corporate Promises, Uber Promises Fleet

Can you offset your carbon footprint with a smartphone app? Klima thinks so

Feeling guilty about all the bacon you eat? You can pony up some cash.
Tags: News, Climate Change, Trends, Carbon Footprint, Klima, Carbon Neutral

Data storage and dirty energy: What Big Tech’s carbon neutral pledges leave out

Are Silicon Valley's biggest companies really green?
Tags: Apple, Climate Change, Trends, Features, Silicon Valley, Big Tech, Carbon Neutral, Green New Deal

Apple pledges to become completely carbon neutral by 2030

The tech giant wants to reduce its greenhouse emissions by 75%.
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Apple says its supply chains and products will be carbon neutral by 2030

Apple this morning announced plans to make its entire business carbon neutral within the next 10 years. The news follows the company’s push toward a fully carbon neutral corporate structure, adding its manufacturing supply chain and resulting products into the mix. The roadmap to sustainability as released today, as part of the company’s annual Environmental Progress Report. Reducing every device it sells to zero climate impact means a couple of things. The primary concern is finding ways to...
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Seattle’s carbon-neutral NHL venue will be Climate Pledge Arena, thanks to Amazon

'We’re naming it Climate Pledge Arena as a regular reminder of the urgent need for climate action'
Tags: Amazon, News, Trends, NHL, Jeff Bezos, Seattle, Carbon Neutral, Climate Pledge Arena

Ford pledges to become carbon neutral by 2050

The automaker will invest $11.5 billion in its electric vehicles
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Ford, Electric Vehicles, Carbon Neutral, All-electric, Ford all-electric

MSC to extend collaboration with South Pole to develop carbon neutral shipping program

In Switzerland, since early 2019, MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company has partnered with leading global climate solutions provider South Pole, to develop the MSC Carbon Neutral Program. After successful implementation in selected countries, MSC is now extending the program to clients worldwide throughout 2020. The program complements MSC’s strategic approach to sustainability and massive investment in reducing emissions across its fleet. MSC recently completed the launch of the largest class of c...
Tags: Switzerland, Un, Producer News, Msc, South Pole, Carbon Neutral, MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company, MSC Carbon Neutral Program

Delta commits $1 billion to become world’s 1st carbon neutral airline

In Georgia arrives news that starting March 1st, Delta is making a $1 billion commitment over the next 10 years to mitigate all emissions from its global business going forward. Their goal? To invest the money in driving innovation, advancing clean air travel technologies, accelerating the reduction of carbon emissions and waste, and establishing new projects to mitigate the balance of emissions. Here’s the story on how this ties in with the recent Gevo deal and Northwest Advanced Bio-Fuels off...
Tags: Energy, Georgia, Top Stories, United Nations, Delta, Gevo, Pacific Northwest, SAF, Digest, Kilpatrick Townsend, Bastian, Ed Bastian, Carbon Neutral, Ed Bastian Delta, Riedy, Mark J Riedy

It’ll take a lot more than $1 billion for Delta to go carbon-neutral

Retrofitting Delta's commercial plans to meet climate goals, though, could cost billions.
Tags: News, Climate Change, Trends, Delta, Carbon Neutral

ZHA gets the green light for worlds first all-timber soccer stadium in England

After years of delays, Zaha Hadid Architects has finally gained planning approval for Eco Park Stadium, the world’s first all-timber soccer stadium in Gloucestershire, England that will serve as the new home of the Forest Green Rovers football club. As a beacon of sustainability, the structure will aim to be carbon neutral or carbon negative and will include renewable energy systems as well as low-carbon construction methods and operational processes. Set in a meadow, the Eco Park Stadium minim...
Tags: England, Design, Renewable Energy, Qatar, Architecture, Zaha Hadid, Stadium, Wood, Gloucestershire, Sustainable Materials, Carbon-neutral, Timber, Sports Stadium, Gloucestershire England, Forest Green Rovers, Football Stadium

BIG presents a sustainable living laboratory town in Japan for Toyota at CES

As part of CES 2020, Bjarke Ingels Group has unveiled exciting designs for its first project in Japan — the Toyota Woven City, a sustainable “living laboratory” at the foothills of Mt. Fuji. Created in collaboration with Toyota Motor Corporation, the project will be the world’s first urban incubator dedicated to the advancement of all aspects of mobility with a focus on sustainability, from renewable energies to shared mobility. The futuristic prototype town will also be notable for its inclusio...
Tags: Smart City, Japan, Design, Ces, Architecture, Urban Design, Urban Planning, Bjarke Ingels, Toyota, Solar Panels, Big, Carbon-neutral, Bjarke Ingels Group, Hydrogen Fuel Cells, Toyota Motor Corporation, Mt Fuji

Climate Neutral Certification labels products with minimized carbon footprints

The idea of the Climate Neutral Certification is a simple one — give businesses the opportunity to identify their carbon emissions and then reduce them and pay for programs that offset them. Climate Neutral, an independent, nonprofit organization, monitors the entire process and provides a unique certification for companies that meet all four criteria. The certification can then be displayed on products and/or their packages, making it simple for consumers to support brands that practice corpora...
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Climate Neutral certifies gear

In the travel and outdoor product market, cutting carbon emissions is becoming increasingly important. Consumers want to feel good about the products and services they buy and the companies providing them. On the other side of the coin, brands want to prove to consumers that they are serious about reducing their environmental impact. But until now, there wasn’t a streamlined way for you — as a buyer — to verify that the companies were actually holding up their end of the bargain. A new nonpro...
Tags: Travel, Travel Gear, Gear, Carbon Emissions, All, Carbon Neutral, Peter Dering, Lower Carbon Emissions, Reducing carbon emissions, Austin Whitman

Ski atop the worlds cleanest waste-to-energy plant in Copenhagen

Six years after breaking ground, CopenHill — a waste-to-energy plant topped with a year-round ski slope — is officially open, marking a major milestone in Copenhagen’s journey to becoming the world’s first carbon-neutral city by 2025. Bjarke Ingels Group, SLA, AKT, Lüchinger+Meyer, MOE and Rambøll designed the new architectural landmark that they describe as the cleanest waste-to-energy plant in the world. The building includes an environmental education hub as well as a landscaped roof for urba...
Tags: Design, Hiking, Environment, Environmental Education, Architecture, Gallery, Energy Efficiency, Bjarke Ingels, Biodiversity, Copenhagen, Big, Sla, Carousel Showcase, Waste Disposal, Carbon-neutral, Green Roof

Old Paris railway site will transform into a carbon-neutral ecosystem neighborhood

An abundance of green will soon take over the heart of Paris with the transformation of the city’s old railway site, Ordener-Poissonniers, into a lush 3.7-hectare “ecosystem neighborhood.” The mixed-use masterplan will be spearheaded by Danish landscape architecture practice SLA and French architecture firm BIECHER ARCHITECTES, who won an international competition with the “Jardin Mécano” (“Mechanical Garden”) proposal for a sustainable urban development emphasizing bioclimatic design. In additi...
Tags: Design, Renewable Energy, Urban Design, Paris, Community, Railway, Solar Panels, Sla, Carbon-neutral, Adaptive Reuse, Mixed-use, Sustainable Urban Design, Rasmus Astrup, Post-industrial, Ordener-Poissonniers, Railway Transformation

Sono Motors self-charging solar electric car will feature an air-purifying moss interior

German mobility startup Sono Motors recently unveiled the first interior renderings for the Sion, a fully electric vehicle with full-surface solar integration that will feature a strip of air-purifying moss inside. Designed for autonomous charging using solar power, the Sion will be integrated with a smart system to monitor the vehicle’s solar range and energy consumption. Series production is set to begin in the second half of next year with a total of 260,000 vehicles produced for the European...
Tags: Electric Vehicle, Design, Car, Innovation, Solar Power, Sustainable Transportation, Electric Cars, Electric Car, Sion, Green Transportation, Carbon-neutral, Air Purification, Solar Powered Car, Sono Motors, goSono, Solar Electric Vehicle

Scalable, low cost technologies needed to repair climate, Cambridge professor suggests

Cambridge University has proposed setting up a research center tasked with coming up with scalable technological fixes for climate change. The proposed Center for Climate Repair is being co-ordinated by David King, an emeritus professor in physical chemistry at the university and also the UK government’s former chief scientific adviser. Speaking to the BBC this morning King suggested the scale of the challenge now facing humanity to end  greenhouse gas emissions is so pressing that radical optio...
Tags: Europe, UK, Climate Change, Tech, Global Warming, Bbc, BBC News, David, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, United Kingdom, Cambridge, Cambridge University, GreenTech, King, UK Government, BBC Radio

Porsche Introduces Biomass Electric Plants To Heat and Power Zuffenhausen Operations

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Tags: Energy, News, Autos, Biomass, Carbon Neutral

Los Angeles Has a Green New Deal of Its Own – No ICE Vehicles by 2050

The last decade is littered with announcements from cities, provinces, and states from across the globe, promising to ban internal combustion vehicles by a predetermined date. While the rules and timelines vary quite a bit, the locations are relatively consistent. China and Europe are the most eager to adopt a zero-emission strategy, with California doing […] The post Los Angeles Has a Green New Deal of Its Own – No ICE Vehicles by 2050 appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Europe, California, La, Government, China, Los Angeles, Electric Vehicles, Autos, Environmentalism, EVs, News Blog, Carbon Neutral, Zero Emission Vehicles, EV Charging, Green New Deal

Amazon Prime members can choose a weekly delivery date with launch of ‘Amazon Day’

Amazon this morning launched a new delivery option for Prime members that will allow them to control when their orders arrive, Amazon Day. The option lets shoppers pick a day of the week to take delivery of their recent orders. The boxes arrive together on the selected Amazon Day in fewer boxes, the company says, which makes deliveries more predictable. The move clearly benefits Amazon by reducing the number of deliveries drivers have to make to the same address, while positioning the opti...
Tags: Amazon, Startups, Ecommerce, Etsy, Walmart, Sustainability, Amazon Prime, E-commerce, Greenpeace, Retailers, Prime, Delivery, Package Delivery, Carbon Neutral, Amazon Day, Maria Renz

Articulate Marketing is now carbon neutral

Here at Articulate, we’re all about taking responsibility for our actions. This is why we’re over the moon to announce that we are now officially carbon neutral. [Author: [email protected] (Paul Morton)]
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Amazon aims to make half of its shipments carbon neutral by 2030

Perhaps hoping to distract from Greenpeace’s latest report on its “dirty cloud, Amazon this morning announced a new environmental commitment, focused on reducing its carbon footprint. The company says it aims to reach 50 percent of all Amazon shipments with net zero carbon by 2030. The company is calling this program “Shipment Zero.” Details on this long-term project weren’t yet available, but Amazon says it plans to share its company-wide carbon footprint “along with related goals and programs,...
Tags: Amazon, Cloud, Facebook, Ecommerce, Microsoft, Virginia, Environment, Tech, Shipping, Data Center, Greenpeace, Carbon Neutral, Virginia Amazon, Windpower Engineering

Carbon-neutral Costa Rica by 2021

Costa Rica is showing the world what a committed climate policy actually looks like. The country wants to be the first to go completely single-use plastic– and carbon-free, hoping to reach that goal as early as 2021. And so far, it’s doing pretty well. It’s already started by banning all single-use plastics in 2017 and has launched a national campaign to replace these plastics for biodegradable or water-soluble alternatives, or products made of renewable materials. Strides toward carbon neut...
Tags: Travel, Climate Change, Sustainability, Costa Rica, All, Alvarado, Carbon Neutral, Carlos Alvarado, Plastic-free

Carbon-neutral home in Australia conceals its energy efficiency with minimalist design

Perth-based firm Whispering Smith has unveiled a beautiful, concrete home that combines the best of brutalist architecture with sustainable materials. Built on a very compact infill lot outside of Perth, House A is an affordable and carbon-neutral home that was built with concrete, reclaimed brick, solar power and an underground water collection system. The 753-square-foot home was strategically designed to make the maximum use out of limited building space. Where many architects would have ta...
Tags: Design, Australia, Architecture, Gallery, Solar Energy, Solar Power, Smith, Perth, Brick, Interior Design, Minimalist Design, Carbon-neutral, Australian Architecture, Sustainable Architecture, Concrete Homes, Solar Powered Homes

Historic Luxembourg building is metamorphosed into an eco-friendly powerhouse

Paris-based Vincent Callebaut Architectures has placed first in POST Luxembourg’s international design competition with its chrysalis-inspired vision for transforming the telecommunication company’s historic headquarters building into a carbon-neutral city landmark. Dubbed the Metamorphosis of the Hotel des Postes, the winning design includes nearly 120,000 square feet of mixed-use space comprising housing, co-working, retail, a brewery, restaurant and a permaculture rooftop garden. Although th...
Tags: Design, Architecture, Gallery, Paris, Luxembourg, Solar Energy, Wind Energy, Green Building, Carousel Showcase, Green Renovation, Carbon-neutral, Mixed-use, Permaculture, Mosul, Atrium, Double-glazed Windows

Germany premieres the first hydrogen-powered train in the world

At last, the world’s first hydrogen-powered trains have made their global debut in the northern countryside of Germany. As of Monday, two Coradia iLint locomotives have been transporting passengers back and forth to the towns of Cuxhaven, Bremerhaven, Bremervoerde and Buxtehude, just west of Hamburg. The efficient trains were produced by French transportation engineers at Alstom, the same manufacturers who amazed the world in the early 1980s with the world-record-setting bullet train. While the...
Tags: Design, News, France, Germany, Trains, Environment, Ecotourism, Canada, Energy Efficiency, Commuting, Clean Energy, Hydrogen power, Hamburg, Green Transportation, Eco Travel, Carbon-neutral

Natural Habitat Adventures launches world's first zero-waste vacations

In a travel-industry first, Natural Habitat Adventures is spearheading a zero-waste vacation package. The groundbreaking trip will take place in summer 2019, when 14 travelers will visit Yellowstone National Park from July 6-12. The Safari America: Yellowstone Country adventurers will explore the sustainable travel industry as well as refusing, recycling, composting, upcycling and reusing at least 99 percent of all waste produced during the trip. Natural Habitat Adventures hopes to avoid landfi...
Tags: Travel, Design, News, Environment, Vacation, Recycling, Zero Waste, Fiji, Yellowstone National Park, Sustainable Travel, Eco Travel, Carbon-neutral, Eco Tourism, Yellowstone Park, Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem, Natural Habitat Adventures

This eco-hotel in Costa Rica will be completely solar-powered by 2019

Good news for travelers who want all the comforts of a hotel, but without the accompanying carbon footprint: Cala Luna, a luxury hotel in Costa Rica, provides a green retreat that’s about to get even greener. While Cala Luna has already attracted attention for its sustainability efforts, the hotel has launched new initiatives that will make it completely solar-powered and carbon-neutral by 2019. Related to: Repurposed cargotecture dwellings keep naturally cool in Costa Rica Cala Luna was one o...
Tags: Design, Environment, Architecture, Gallery, Solar Energy, Clean Energy, Solar Panels, Solar Power, Costa Rica, Green Technology, Green Design, Sustainable Design, Green Materials, Carbon-neutral, Eco Tourism, Eco-travel