carbon offsets

Democrats Stage First Bright Green Political Convention

Article: Democrats Stage First Bright Green Political Convention

DENVER, Colorado, August 24, 2008 (ENS) – As delegates from across the country converge on Denver for the Democratic National Convention opening Monday, most of them are buying offsets to neutralize the carbon dioxide emitted to power their planes, trains and cars. This Green Delegate Challenge is part of the Democrats’ year-long effort to make…

Greenspace Server Solutions

Article: Greenspace Server Solutions

Rackspace, a premier server solution for individuals and businesses seeking top-notch service, has taken measures to offset the carbon emissions from their digital activities. The environmentally-concerned initiatives of Rackspace are collectively called GreenSpace. GreenSpace is working with NativeEnergy, a leading national marketer of renewable energy credits (RECs) and carbon offsets, the IT hosting specialist will…

States Seek Fraud Protection for Carbon Offset Market

Article: States Seek Fraud Protection for Carbon Offset Market

WASHINGTON, DC, January 25, 2008 (ENS) – Citing the potential “to manipulate the system,” California Attorney General Edmund G. Brown Jr. today recommended that the Federal Trade Commission sharpen its guidelines for businesses that sell carbon emission offset credits. Activities such as driving cars and running power plants produce greenhouse gas emissions which trap heat…

It's Only Rock 'N Roll, But We Like It: Going Green on Tour

Article: It's Only Rock 'N Roll, But We Like It: Going Green on Tour

TreeHugger loves to see the power of pop culture put to good use; not only does it offer a fantastic opportunity to spread our green message to a new, hip demographic, but we can be entertained at the same time. As such, we’ve been happily tracking the progress of the music industry as both up…

On the Eco-Road Again…

Article: On the Eco-Road Again…

As noted earlier this week [www.sundance.tv], signs of summer’s impending arrival are starting to pop up. Along with chores like mowing your grass, for many of us summer often offers the opportunity to travel and vacation. Before you gas up, buy tickets or book a hotel, we have a few tips and resources to make…

Carbon Week: Thinking About Your Carbon Footprint

Article: Carbon Week: Thinking About Your Carbon Footprint

This week, we’ve been looking at a few of the issues surrounding our carbon footprint and individual contributions to climate change, and some of the things you can do to cut back. Now that it’s Friday and “Carbon Week” is coming a close, we’ll wrap it up with a simple idea that everyone can implement,…

Carbon Week: Carbon Neutral Products and Events

Article: Carbon Week: Carbon Neutral Products and Events

Though generally regarded as something between a band-aid and validation for dirty behavior, carbon offsets have become a very popular way to essentially “have your cake and eat it, too.” While this isn’t good justification for us as individuals, when applied to a larger organization, event or product, it can be an effective way to…

Carbon Week: The Pros and Cons of Carbon Offsets

Article: Carbon Week: The Pros and Cons of Carbon Offsets

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