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Polestar “will have to question everything” in order to build the first climate-neutral EV

Polestar, the Swedish electric vehicle brand spun out of Volvo Car Group, set on Wednesday a “moonshot goal” of creating the first climate neutral car by 2030. But instead of getting there through more widely-practiced offsetting measures, such as planting trees, the company said it’s going to fundamentally change the way the new EV is made. That means rethinking every piece of the supply chain, from materials sourcing through to manufacturing, and even by making the vehicle more energy efficien...
Tags: Transportation, China, Climate, Tech, Automotive, EVs, Volvo, Electric Cars, Volvo Cars, Volvo Car Group, Thomas Ingenlath, Polestar, Geely Auto Group, Carbon Offset, Electric Vehilces, Fredrika Klarén Polestar


Carbon Offsets for NFTs Don't Address the Deeper Problem

The NFT space has a ballooning carbon problem. But rather than address emissions head-on, platforms may be turning to at best, self-deception and at worst, greenwashing by relying on carbon offsets.Read more...
Tags: Science, Technology, Environment, Articles, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Cryptocurrencies, Blockchains, Ethereum, Decentralization, NFT, Mike Winkelmann, Tyler Winklevoss, Kyle McDonald, Joanie Lemercier, Jesse Bragg, Crypto Art


Red States Go to War Against Math

Conservatives have a new climate political football. Twelve Republican attorneys general, led by Missouri’s attorney general, filed a dramatic lawsuit against the Biden administration on Monday challenging what is, essentially, a complex math equation that has been in place for years. Read more...
Tags: Science, Obama, Environment, Articles, Barack Obama, Reagan, Missouri, Biden, Carbon Tax, Donald Trump, Climate Change Policy, Trump, Heritage Foundation, Environmental Policy, The Heritage, Michael Gerrard


Introducing Klima: the app on a mission to reduce carbon footprints

Released this month, Klima allows its users to take direct action against climate change with a simple and beautiful app. The user-friendly app quickly calculates your personal carbon footprint and finds ways to offset your emissions through an affordable monthly subscription that goes straight to carbon offsetting charities. Your carbon footprint is calculated through tailored lifestyle questions, including how many short or long flights you take per year, whether or not your home uses renewab...
Tags: Apps, Design, Climate Change, App, Wwf, Tanzania, Carbon Footprint, Klima, Gold Standard, Carbon Offset, Madagascar Panama


You can now buy a subscription to offset your carbon emission

Traveling can create quite the conundrum for anyone who wants to be a good citizen of the world. On the one hand, getting out of your comfort zone and seeing other cultures, countries, and ways of life is imperative to your general understanding of the human condition. On the other hand, flying, driving, or doing pretty much anything other than walking to see said cultures, countries, and ways of life can leave a pretty toxic carbon footprint. So what’s a well-meaning world traveler to do? W...
Tags: Travel, Sustainability, Carbon Emissions, Kenya, Carbon Offsets, Carbon Offsetting, Intrepid Travel, All, Nairobi, James Thornton, Carbon Offset, Kijabe Forest, Kijabe


How to Offset Your Travel’s Impact on Climate Change

Research came out this week that shows travel is an even bigger contributor to climate change than previously realized. How much bigger? According to the BBC, "tourism is a huge and booming global industry worth over $7 trillion, and employs one in ten workers around the world. It's growing at around 4% per annum. Previous estimates of the impact of all this travel on carbon suggested that tourism accounted for 2.5-3% of emissions. However in what is claimed to be the most comprehensive ass...
Tags: Travel, Featured, Earth, Bbc, New York Times, United Nations, Kenya, Nicaragua, Facebook Page, Nature Climate Change, Dale Thomas Vaughn, Dale Vaughn, Carbon Offset, Planting Trees Bad For The Environment, Travel Impact On Climate Change


Lyft is making all their rides carbon neutral

If you use ride-sharing services but still worry about their impact on the environment, Lyft has got you covered. The company has just announced that it will invest millions of dollars to offset its carbon emissions. Co-founders John Zimmer and Logan Green said in a blog post that the ridesharing company will become “one of the world’s largest voluntary purchasers of carbon offsets” as they make all their trips carbon neutral from now on. According to Zimmer and Green, while all cars will be cl...
Tags: Lyft, Design, News, New York City, Earth, Green, United States, Vw, Carbon Emissions, Rideshare, Carbon Offsets, Michael Bloomberg, Carbon Offsetting, Zimmer, Ridesharing, Logan Green