GHG Emissions - August 18, 2021 - By The Energy & Climate Practice at 3Degrees
To address the growing climate crisis, more organizations are setting climate goals, such as net zero, carbon neutrality, or SBTi goals. But committing to reach net zero emissions and executing on climate goals are two very different things. This column from the Energy & Climate Practice at 3Degrees outlines four key action areas to help companies get started on their journey to zero.
GHG Emissions - August 18, 2021
Jackson Family Wines announced Aug. 17 a new commitment to cut its carbon footprint in half by 2030 and become climate positive by 2050 without the purchase of carbon offsets.
Energy Efficiency - August 17, 2021
AgroAmerica Tropical Oil released Aug. 16 its new corporate sustainability report, assessing the implementation of various environmental initiatives.
GHG Emissions - August 17, 2021
Argo Blockchain announced Aug. 17 that it is now the first publicly-traded cryptocurrency mining company to report becoming climate positive in its Scope 1, 2 and 3 emissions from its crypto-related operations.
Energy Efficiency - August 16, 2021
LG Electronics announced Aug. 11 its ambition to eliminate emissions associated with the use of its products, which previously accounted for more than 80% of its greenhouse gas emissions, by 2030.
Energy Storage - August 16, 2021
Carrier Global Corporation announced Aug. 11 that it has reduced its customers' carbon footprint by 68 million metric tons in 2020.
Commercial - August 16, 2021
Google parent company Alphabet allocated $3.47 billion from the proceeds of a portfolio of sustainability bonds issued last year and announced a new target for Google to run on carbon-free energy 24/7, 365 days a year by 2030.
Finance - August 16, 2021
The U.S. Department of Energy announced Aug. 13 a new program that will fund 44 projects dealing with energy-efficient building technologies, construction practices, and the U.S. buildings-sector workforce.
August 13, 2021 - By Pierre Delforge, NRDC
Hopeful climate news came from Sacramento, CA as the California Energy Commission (CEC) took a major stride toward zero-carbon emissions buildings in the 2022 update of the statewide building energy code. In this column from NRDC's Pierre Delforge, learn about the clean energy and energy efficiency improvements, opportunities to save money, and why California's building code matters.
Energy Efficiency - August 13, 2021
The Canadian government will support the low-emission transition of its manufacturing sectors through investment in Kruger Products for the purpose of improving the efficiency of its tissue production operations.