Category Archives: Carbon Offset

Deforestation Threatens Critical Ecosystems Across Africa

Campaign Will Help Reforest Kilimanjaro Region Ecosystems around the world are under assault like never before. The collapse of any ecosystem impacts life around the world–especially when the ecosystem is an anchor in Africa’s greenbelt. The greater Kilimanjaro region of Tanzania … Continue reading

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UPS Foundation Awards $2.5 Million To Support Global Reforestry

Global Forestry Initiative Celebrates Fourth Year The UPS Foundation, the philanthropic arm of UPS®, awarded nearly $2.5 million to nonprofit organizations with an emphasis on environmental sustainability. The UPS Foundation’s largest environmental grant recipient is The Nature Conservancy, a leading … Continue reading

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Carbon Credits Aimed At Saving Kenya’s Ecosystems

Editor’s Note: Cheers to WildlifeWorks and its partners. The emerging success story discussed below further validates the model developed by Sacred Seedlings. The only difference is that we can leverage this model on a scale that includes the reforestation and … Continue reading

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U.S. Carbon Offset Price Hits Record High

Price Of Carbon Pollution Going Up Carbon permits for the Northeast’s carbon market traded as high as $5.10 a ton on Monday, an all time high, following the release of federal rules that will allow states to use markets to meet new emissions … Continue reading

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Forest Conservation Project In Kenya Generates Funding

REDD+ Scheme Grows Money On Trees  Luxembourg-based Althelia Climate Fund has invested $10 million in a Kenyan project that is part of a United Nations scheme to take a market-based approach to curbing destruction of forests in developing nations. The move … Continue reading

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Clinton Foundation Supporting Reforestation

Trees Planted To Offset Carbon, Generate Income In addition to market-driven agricultural efforts, the Clinton-Hunter Development Initiative (CHDI) works with the government of Rwanda and other NGOs to reverse deforestation through a large-scale carbon-offset program. CHDI has worked with the Rwandan … Continue reading

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Large Companies Prepared to Pay Price on Carbon

Carbon Tax, Offsets Expected By Industry More than two dozen of the nation’s biggest corporations, including the five major oil companies, are planning their future growth on the expectation that the government will force them to pay a price for carbon … Continue reading

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Demand Growing For Forest Carbon Offsets

Carbon Capture Technology Unproven, Risky Carbon finance is supporting the management of forests spanning 26.5 million hectares worldwide after businesses in 2012 invested a near-record $216 million into projects that plant trees, avoid deforestation, improve forest management, and support low-carbon … Continue reading

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Norway’s International Climate and Forest Initiative

Rainforest Conservation Funded By Norway The world’s tropical forests are home to millions of human beings and more than half of the world’s known plant and animal species. They are also an enormous carbon sink. Through its international Climate and … Continue reading

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Reforestation Can Help Save Kilimanjaro Ecosystem

Colorado Company Helping Reforest East Africa Just as Colorado is reeling from the most devastating flood in state history, a Denver-based company is finalizing plans to combat climate change from a location around the globe. Deforestation is responsible for about … Continue reading

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