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How to offset carbon emissions and become carbon neutral

04.28.2010 · Posted in Environmental Articles

Mankind urgently needs to make deep cuts in carbon emissions to avoid the severe consequences of climate change. There is a way that everyone can participate in the transition to a low-carbon future, a way that is more meaningful than to simply offset carbon emissions or be carbon neutral. ...

Advantages Of Carbon Credits

09.08.2009 · Posted in Business News Article

The Kyoto Protocol mandates that signatory countries should play a leading role when it comes to taking measures to reduce emissions of greenhouse gases. Carbon trading and carbon offset were the two main ways proposed to achieve this objective. ...

Decreasing Greenhouse Gas Emissions Through Carbon Credits

09.08.2009 · Posted in Business News Article

The rising levels of harmful greenhouse gases such as CO2 in the atmosphere has led to global anxiety about the highly destructive effects they have on the environment. Carbon credits and carbon offset are mechanisms that have been adopted for improving the current difficult situation by encouraging organizations to use eco friendly ways for running ...

What Is Carbon Offsetting

09.08.2009 · Posted in Business News Article

Carbon offsetting focuses on reducing the effects of greenhouse gas emissions by individuals or corporations caused either unknowingly or with awareness. In this system, when your actions release the pollutants, you opt for measures to prevent emissions some where else on the planet to negate the effects of your actions. Thus the total rate of ...

The Positive And Negative Features Of Carbon Trading

09.08.2009 · Posted in Business News Article

Considering the rising concerns regarding global warming and increasing carbon emissions into the atmosphere, many nations and non-governmental organizations have started working upon more effective means to reduce pollution. Among several strategies for resolving this problem, carbon trading and carbon offset have been highly successful. ...

Have You Overlook An Important Area When Saving Energy?

08.30.2009 · Posted in Home and Garden Articles

One of the areas that seems the least understood when using green products is the "carbon footprint". To illustrate this point about green products, a simple story about the use of CFL (Compact Florescent Lamp) bulbs may help. When in a restaurant the other day, I noticed that the spoon was missing from the place ...

Why Buy Carbon Offset And How You Should Go About It

08.14.2009 · Posted in Business News Article

With the danger of global warming hovering over our fragile environment, free market strategies like carbon offset and carbon credits that are proving to be powerful tools for environment protection have been able to attract the attention of individuals as well as organizations. ...

How Carbon Credits Help In Reducing Greenhouse Emissions

08.13.2009 · Posted in Business News Article

Commercial and personal use of fossil fuels to generate energy has been prevalent for several decades around the world. However, these fossil fuels emit greenhouse gases like carbon dioxide and methane, which cause a lot of harm to the environment. High concentration of these greenhouse gases in the air is causing the phenomenon of global ...

Market Trends In Carbon Emissions Trading

08.13.2009 · Posted in Home and Garden Articles

Carbon trading is a method adopted to reduce the carbon emissions by industrialized countries, and the method has gained wide acceptance throughout the world in recent times. Carbon trading involves the sale and buying of carbon credits, where every single credit allows the emission of one tonne of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases to ...