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→  May 16, 2013

We all love to travel to broaden our horizons, our experiences and our cultural boundaries, but planes consume fuel, generate carbon emissions and pollute the planet. In fact, air travel is the fastest growing source of the greenhouse gas emissions that are responsible for climate change. If you dream of heading off to a far […]

→  April 10, 2013

Looking at the gas bills from his diesel-powered delivery truck depressed Scot McCracken, the CEO of Concord, Mass.-based coffee wholesaler La Bean Coffee. He knew using an older-model box truck to deliver coffee throughout the traffic-congested Northeast wasn’t just wasting money. It was polluting, too. “Doing our own deliveries was so inefficient and carbon-terrifying,” he […]

→  April 8, 2013

More than a third of UK new car buyers polled about the environmental impact of their vehicles said they would look at offsetting their new purchase’s carbon emissions. What Car? magazine received replies from nearly half of its 3,000-strong ‘motoring panel’ of readers, nearly 40% of whom said they were considering buying a carbon offset […]

→  March 21, 2013

SCOTTSDALE, AZ (March 20, 2013): Hearts is offsetting its carbon emissions from product shipments with the Carbonfund.org Foundation, the leading nonprofit carbon reduction and climate solutions organization. Through the CarbonFree Shipping Program, Hearts will offset all of the carbon emissions generated by the shipment of products to Hearts customers. Through the program, Hearts calculates the […]

→  January 11, 2013

BY MARI IWATA TOKYO—Japan is making progress in its plan to bypass protracted United Nations-sponsored efforts to limit carbon emissions, signing its first bilateral carbon offset mechanism Tuesday. According to the agreement Japan signed with Mongolia in Ulan Bator, the mechanism is intended to complement the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change, which last convened […]

→  November 11, 2012

Companies must be forced to disclose carbon emissions to drive significant reductions, as the current system of voluntary reporting is approaching the limits of what it can achieve, a leading advisor has claimed. This article is only available to paying subscribers to Environmental Finance. Existing subscribers, click here to log in. To take a free […]

→  August 11, 2012

Consumers in California have been choosing to purchase carbon offsets when they fill up at the pump. Propel Fuels has been operating a pilot program with its flagship Clean Mobility Center in Fullerton, California. When a consumer purchases carbon emissions offsets it goes through the Carbonfund.org Foundation. Since Propel launched CarbonOffset in May, nearly 1,000 […]

→  August 9, 2012

 Propel Fuels (www.propelfuels.com), a leading retailer of renewable fuels, has become the first company to enable consumers to offset their driving emissions at the pump any time they fill their tank. Propel’s flagship Clean Mobility Center in Fullerton, Calif. offers customers the option to offset their carbon emissions by funding clean air projects through the […]

→  August 8, 2012

In Two-Month Pilot, Customers Have Chosen to Offset Carbon Emissions More Than 1,000 Times, Funding Clean Energy Projects Propel Fuels (www.propelfuels.com), a leading retailer of renewable fuels, has become the first company to enable consumers to offset their driving emissions at the pump any time they fill their tank. Propel’s flagship Clean Mobility Center in […]

→  August 8, 2012

Propel Fuels ( www.propelfuels.com ), a leading retailer of renewable fuels, has become the first company to enable consumers to offset their driving emissions at the pump any time they fill their tank. Propel’s flagship Clean Mobility Center in Fullerton, Calif. offers customers the option to offset their carbon emissions by funding clean air projects […]