Demand for Voluntary Carbon Offsets Holds Strong as Corporates Stick With Climate Commitments
September 23
  |  Carbon Market

Volume in Voluntary Carbon Markets increased at least 6 percent in 2019, and volumes may be increasing in 2020 despite the COVID-19 pandemic, according to Ecosystem Marketplace’s latest State of Voluntary Carbon Markets Report.

Where Does Joe Biden Stand on Climate and Agriculture?
September 22
  |  Climate change

Fires rage in the West as storms, hurricanes, and floods hit the rest of the country. Progressives are pushing Biden to transform the food system and manage and mitigate the effects of the climate crisis.

BOE’s Carney Launches Global Taskforce to Boost Voluntary Carbon
September 2
  |  Carbon Market

We can’t get to zero net greenhouse-gas emissions without robust voluntary carbon markets, and the Bank of England’s Mark Carney has launched a global initiative to make that happen.

Economic Growth Is Faster In Healthy Societies
August 26
  |  Climate change

Free-market fundamentalism is killing the planet, and Capitalism needs to be reimagined if we’re to save it, says Harvard Business Professor Rebecca Henderson.

Investors say Agroforestry Isn’t Just Climate Friendly — It’s Also Profitable
July 22
  |  Forest carbon

Investments in agroforestry systems are growing along with the recognition that this model of farming is climate-friendly, environmentally sustainable, and profitable.

This Really is our Final Chance to Act on Climate
July 15
  |  Climate change

In 2007, Mark Lynas’s “Six Degrees: Our Future on a Hotter Planet” provided a grim summary of all known climate science. Now, he’s updated the book, and the news is even more dire.

COVID-19 Is Hitting Brazil’s Indigenous People Hard, With Tragic Implications for Climate Change
June 25
  |  Carbon Market

Brazilian deforestation surged 34 percent in 2019 as President Jair Bolsonaro relaxed restrictions on development in the Amazon. Now COVID-19 is spreading across indigenous territories – threatening the people who have long served as guardians of the forest.