VANCOUVER, BC / ACCESSWIRE / October 13, 2020 / By mid-April, roughly a month after the World Health Organization had officially declared COVID19 a global pandemic, Amazon reportedly hired an additional 175,000 employees to help deliver on a surging demand of online orders. This employment boom indicates that, unlike other industries, the eCommerce industry did not experience economic pain as a result of the pandemic, but quite the opposite.

This increase in online ordering created both a packaging graveyard bursting with delivery materials and a massive influx in carbon emissions resulting from transporting goods from point A to B. TreeEra, an industry-leading Canadian based organization focused on sustainability through community-funded tree planting, is providing a simple solution to this complicated problem with their recently launched program 1:Tree. 1:Tree allows businesses and individuals the option and opportunity to plant a tree with each good or service sold, offsetting the

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Carbon Sequestration-as-a-Service (CSaaS) can make “Carbon-free Shopping” as ubiquitous as “Free Shipping” is today, but to do so, a lot of infrastructure needs to get built. The football field-sized plants that pull CO2 out of the air for sequestration or reuse air don’t appear with the wave of a hand. Someone has to fund, plan, build, and operate them.

With all due respect to Mr. Software-is-eating-the-world, Marc Andreesen, a cool app can’t cool the planet. Software may be part of the solution, but software alone just doesn’t cut it – a new physical infrastructure must be developed.

That means building hard assets.

The absolute necessity for a hard asset build-out is why the other two

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ADVA (FSE: ADV) today announced that its stringent targets to reduce greenhouse gas emissions have been approved by the Science Based Targets Initiative (SBTi). The new commitment is aligned with the most ambitious goals of the Paris climate accord: limiting global temperature increase to 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels. ADVA, which was one of the first telecommunication technology suppliers to have targets validated by SBTi, is now committed to a 67% cut in emissions from its own operations by 2032. The new goals are part of a holistic sustainability strategy alongside radical improvements to the energy efficiency of ADVA’s complete product line. The targets are also a major step towards ADVA’s own production processes becoming carbon neutral.


“This new pledge puts us in line with the most aggressive internationally agreed targets for tackling greenhouse gasses. By shrinking our operations emissions by 67%, we’re helping to keep global warming below

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It was not long ago that solar power was considered way too expensive for mainstream use. The earliest commercial solar tariffs were around ₹18 a kWhr. And then, relentless efforts brought the prices down. Today, any tariff of around ₹3 is considered remunerative.

All this happened in a decade.

Now, there is another industry that seems to be at the head of a similar trajectory. It is meant to solve the same problem, as solar — beat climate change.

Parameters such as technological challenges, costs and ecosystem seem to be just where solar was around 2008-2009. And, like solar, this industry has potential for creation of a great economic value addition.

The whole game revolving around conversion of Carbon dioxide (CO2) into fuels and chemicals is still being played out in the labs, but has all the makings of an emerging industry.

In a sense, this industry is more exciting

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(Bloomberg) — Exxon Mobil Corp. has been planning to increase annual carbon-dioxide emissions by as much as the output of the entire nation of Greece, an analysis of internal documents reviewed by Bloomberg shows, setting one of the largest corporate emitters against international efforts to slow the pace of warming.

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The drive to expand both fossil-fuel production and planet-warming pollution comes at a time when some of Exxon’s rivals, such as BP Plc and Royal Dutch Shell Plc, are moving to curb oil and zero-out emissions. Exxon’s own assessment of its $210 billion investment strategy shows yearly emissions rising 17% by 2025, according to the internal documents.

The largest U.S. oil producer has never made a commitment to lower oil and gas output or set a date by which it will become carbon neutral, and its near-term plans have been disrupted by fallout from the Covid-19 pandemic. Exxon

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LONDON (Reuters) – Royal Dutch Shell <RDSa.L> and BP <BP.L> have lost over half of their market value so far this year, with both shares hitting 25-year lows this week, battered by weak oil prices and investor concerns over their plans to shift to low-carbon energy.

Exxon Mobil, the largest U.S. oil company, which is set to report its third straight quarterly loss at the end of this month, has seen its shares dive 52% since the start of the year.

Oil companies are squeezed by a steep drop in oil prices due to the COVID-19 pandemic combined with growing investor pressure to align their businesses with the 2015 Paris agreement to limit global warming.

Responding to the pressure, Europe’s top companies outlined strategies to curb greenhouse gas emissions in the coming decades, with BP and Italy’s Eni <ENI.MI> planning to rapidly cut oil output by 2030.

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  • Business Roundtable, a lobbying group of CEOS from some of the largest US companies, announced its support on Wednesday for market-based carbon pricing in efforts to combat climate change.
  • The group says it will stand behind initiatives to cut down US greenhouse gas emissions to 80% below 2005 levels by the year 2050.
  • This is a new position for the group, which represents companies like Amazon.com, American Airlines, and Chevron, and was divided on the same issue in the past.
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) — The Business Roundtable, a grouping of CEOs from some of the biggest US companies, announced on Wednesday it supports market-based carbon pricing to fight climate change, a shift from the past when the group was divided on the issue.

The lobbying group, representing over 200 major US corporations ranging for Amazon.com to Chevron, said it supported slashing US greenhouse gas

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  • Climate Action 100+ has demanded the world’s largest greenhouse-gas emitters to execute “net-zero” strategies by 2050 or earlier.
  • The group formally urged 161 companies including Anglo-Australian miners BHP and Rio Tinto, as well as oil producers Chevron, BP, Total and Shell to cut emissions by 45% relative to 2010 levels by 2030.
  • These “focus companies” will be evaluated against targets in a benchmark report to be released early next year.
  • Asset managers are becoming increasingly concerned over climate change affecting financial investments. 
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A group representing investors that manage assets worth more than $47 trillion has demanded the world’s largest polluters to execute carbon-neutral business strategies earlier than or by 2050. 

In a letter to 161 large carbon emitters, Climate Action 100+ set out targets against which each company will be scrutinized in a benchmark report expected to be published by early

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Agtech unicorn Farmers Business Network is spinning out a new sustainable farming company, called GRO Network, that will track and score the carbon footprint of specific crops down to the bushel and allow farmers to make more for their crops that have lower carbon footprints. In a phone interview, FBN cofounder and CEO Amol Deshpande described the new business as a way to help reward farmers for their efforts as environmental stewards. The San Carlos, California-based company plans to announce the spinout later today.

“Farmers deserve more opportunities to be recognized for sustainable practices,” Deshpande, 42, says. “The extra incomes and premiums could be the difference between running a profitable business and losing money.”

That’s especially true these days as the economic

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