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Browsing Tag »carbon dioxide emissions«

→  April 2, 2013

Until 2012, Europe was central to the global carbon market; heck, it was the only “real” market. Carbon offset project developers invested billions to earn Certified Emission Reductions (CERs) under the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) and sold them to European companies and traders participating in the European Union Emissions Trading Scheme (EU ETS). Projects had […]

→  February 5, 2013

DHL Express has expanded its GoGreen environmental initiative to offer its lightweight document shipping service carbon neutral – free of charge. The DHL Express Envelope service will now come with carbon offsetting as standard for customers in 110 countries across the globe. The move announced today came 10 months after rival FedEx Express made its […]

→  November 6, 2012

When it comes to climate change, individuals have traditionally been in a frustrating position. Our daily activities cause fossil fuels to burn; yet these activities are necessary to function in a modern society. It’s not practical to turn off the heat in the winter, to not use electricity, or to always walk or bike everywhere. […]

→  August 30, 2012

DHL Freight subsidiary Standard Forwarding is now offering two new “environmentally-friendly” shipping products in the United States. The less-than-truckload carrier is offering carbon dioxide emission reports for customers that request them, detailing the carbon footprint of their shipments on each route. And, the carrier is now also offering the option to offset the carbon emissions […]