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Evolving Horizons: Strengthening Voluntary Carbon Markets in the Era of REDD Reform

Evolving Horizons: Strengthening Voluntary Carbon Markets in the Era of REDD Reform

In the quest to meet ambitious emissions reduction targets and navigate the complex landscape of climate change mitigation, the debate surrounding the voluntary carbon market (VCM) and its relationship to forest conservation has gained significant traction. At the heart of this discourse is the concept of REDD (Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation), its […]

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Taking Care of Earth's Breathing Why Removing Carbon Dioxide Matters

Taking Care of Earth’s Breathing: Why Removing Carbon Dioxide Matters

Imagine Earth as a big, living puzzle. It’s old and always changing, with everything connected in a never-ending cycle. Things like carbon and nitrogen, super important for life, keep moving around between living stuff, oceans, land, and the air. Even the hard outer layer of the Earth gets recycled, just like how old stuff gets

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Forest Conservation and Restoration A Crucial Ally in the Fight Against Climate Change - Green Initiative

Forest Conservation and Restoration: A Crucial Ally in the Fight Against Climate Change

The urgency of addressing climate change has never been more evident, and a recent study underscores the potential of forest conservation and restoration in mitigating the climate crisis. Published in Nature.com and based on collaboration among hundreds of leading forest ecologists, the research emphasizes the importance of allowing existing trees to age in healthy ecosystems

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Carbon Neutral Logistics A Business Opportunity and Climate Imperative

Carbon Neutral Logistics: A Business Opportunity and Climate Imperative

The context The logistics industry plays a significant role in the economy. The global logistics market is projected to reach USD 12.68 trillion by 2027, driven by the growth of e-commerce, globalization, and increasing demand for the efficient supply chain management. Furthermore, international trade and logistics create significant employment opportunities. In the United States alone,

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Walking the Talk Why USAID Contractors Should Care About Carbon Footprints

Walking the Talk: Why USAID Contractors Should Care About Carbon Footprints?

US Government’s OASIS+ Contract Vehicle Promotes Sustainability and Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions As the world grapples with the effects of climate change, governments, and organizations are increasingly focusing on reducing greenhouse gas emissions and promoting sustainability. The US government is no exception and has taken steps to address climate change through various initiatives, including the

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19-04-23 Green Initiative Post The importance of investing in carbon capture technologies

The Importance of Investing in Carbon Capture Technologies

The Earth’s natural carbon sinks: Understanding their vital role in climate change The Earth has a remarkable ability to naturally sequester carbon, through a variety of processes that occur in ecosystems including forests, grasslands, wetlands, soils, and oceans. These natural processes, also known as “sinks,” play a crucial role in removing carbon dioxide, a major

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