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Category: Carbon Offset

Give buildings the car treatment

Carbon Offset, Environment
  • 24 Apr
  • Ron Dembo
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The automobile industry is teaching us a lot about information transparency and how to educate the masses. Surprising, we know. Every car – yes, every single one – on a car lot in North America has a mandatory Fuel Consumption sticker that, by law, informs potential buyers about each vehicle’s fuel economy. It’s also become Read More

More Trees Means Less Carbon

Behaviour Change, Carbon Offset, Climate Change, Environment
  • 17 Feb
  • Ron Dembo
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There is only one known way to take carbon OUT of the world: Trees. A Zero Carbon Britain report notes that all of the various technologies proposed to help achieve zero carbon by 2027 are either low or, at best, zero carbon emitters. “Forests are the only netnegative technology currently available,” says the report. With this in mind, tree-based offset schemes... Read More

The Case of Villages in an Urbanized World.

Carbon Offset, Climate Change, GoodCoins
  • 10 Feb
  • Ron Dembo
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In 2008, more people were living in cities than in rural areas. By 2030, its expected that cities will hold nearly 5 billion citizens (two-thirds of the world’s projected population). From a climate change point of view, many argue that mass urbanization helps reduce per capita footprints... Read More

Governments and Green Credits

Behaviour Change, Carbon Offset, GoodCoins
  • 25 Jan
  • Ron Dembo
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Can governments get citizens to care about carbon emissions? Today, many governments have lofty environmental initiatives to meet. They have great ideas and innovative programs; what they lack is citizen engagement. Programs are usually one of two trending: carbon taxes or personal carbon quotas. Instead of punishing for overages, what if we turned the... Read More

Are all eco-resorts even?

Behaviour Change, Carbon Offset, Environment
  • 15 Oct
  • Ron Dembo
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Recycled toilet paper and organic coffee doesn’t make a resort eco-friendly. Eco-travel is a hot market, but with not reliable rating system or regulatory body, the word “eco” is overused and misrepresented. For those who truly care about the sustainability and environmentally-conscious practices of their travel destination (and we ALL should), we think... Read More