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Methane GAS Emissions and climate change

Methane Emissions and climate change

Anthropogenic methane emissions and their implications for climate change within the next decade The Sixth Assessment Report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) stresses with high confidence that net greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions since 2010 are characterized by an increasing trend. Particularly, estimates in 2019 state the agricultural sector and other land-use activities …

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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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29-03-23 From Fast Fashion to Sustainable Style The Urgent Need to Decarbonize the Fashion Industry - img blog post

From Fast Fashion to Sustainable Style: The Urgent Need to Decarbonize the Fashion Industry

Fashion Industry Valued at Over $2.5 Trillion, but will it remain competitive? The global fashion industry was valued at over $2.5 trillion in 2020 and is projected to grow to $3.3 trillion by 2025. However, the industry’s rapid growth has come at a cost to the environment. According to data, the fashion industry accounts for …

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Why should the Wine Industry in Latin America Integrate Climate Action at the core of their business models?

Why should the Wine Industry in Latin America Integrate Climate Action at the core of their business models?

The wine industry is one of Latin America’s most important export sectors, especially for countries like Argentina, Chile, and Uruguay. Wine production in Latin America has grown rapidly over the past few decades, accounting for a significant share of global wine production. For example, in 2019, Argentina was the fifth largest wine-producing country in the …

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Why Logistics Companies Should Provide Climate Smart Services and Gain Competitive Advantages

Why Logistics Companies Should Provide Climate Smart Services and Gain Competitive Advantages

The logistics industry is a vital component of the global economy, responsible for transporting goods and materials worldwide. However, it is also a significant contributor to greenhouse gas emissions and climate change. According to the International Energy Agency (IEA), the transportation sector accounted for 24% of global energy-related CO2 emissions in 2019. As a result, …

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15-03-23 Latin American Exporters Worried About Impacts of EU's Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism on Agricultural and Food Trade

The Potential Impact of EU’s Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism on Latin American Food Producers: Mitigation Actions and Support from Green Initiative

Latin American Food Exporters Worried About Impacts of EU’s Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism on Agricultural and Food Trade The European Union’s Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism (CBAM) has been a hot topic of discussion lately, especially for developing countries that export to the EU. The CBAM aims to prevent carbon leakage by requiring importers to pay …

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08-3-2023 final GI article

The Impact of ASCART: How Sustainable Agriculture Can Support Climate Goals in the Amazon

ASCART, a Conservation Association of Amazon Chestnut Producers, Safeguarding 39,765 Hectares of Biodiverse Forest in Peru’s Tambopata National Reserve ASCART, the “Association of Amazon Chestnut Producers at the Tambopata National Reserve (TNR) – Peru” has over 12 members, who are responsible for the conservation and management of 39,765 hectares of tropical forest. The TNR in …

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28-02-23 Why Climate Engagement is Key

Why Climate Engagement is Key

Strengthening Your Company’s Organizational Culture through Climate Action The world is facing a climate crisis, and businesses have a critical role to play in mitigating its impact. As the urgency of climate action continues to grow, companies are increasingly recognizing the need to incorporate sustainability and responsible environmental stewardship into their organizational culture. By prioritizing …

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