environmentalism and sustainable development

The Birth of a Movement: Environmentalism and Sustainable Development

Today we tend to take environmentalism (fancy word for concern and action for the environment) for granted, but it’s a relatively new topic on the public agenda.  Talking about the modern environmental movement, it’s rather clear where to begin. Many events and influential individuals brought environmentalism into the spotlight, and …

Carbon Markets

Carbon Markets: What are they all about?

Market-based mechanisms for mitigating climate change are surging in popularity and growth. And it’s hardly surprising; profiting financially from being more environmentally friendly is a win-win scenario. But let’s not forget, it’s complicated. Good thing we’re here to provide some basic know-how about carbon markets and emissions trading!  Carbon Markets—what’s …

climate song

COP26: A Remedy Climate Song for Action

Our climate song is all about the climate event of the season which is almost upon us. But how prepared are you? Mitigation, adaptation, finance, collaboration… There’s a long list of topics on the agenda. But don’t despair, we’re here to catch you up to speed ahead of the conference! …

What is carbon offset?

So what does carbon offset really means? And why has this become such a popular tool when it comes to decreasing greenhouse gas emissions? Let’s look into the concept to get a better understanding of what it means and how it is used.   Carbon offset – the definitionFirst things first. …

Carbon Footprint – What is it ?

You’ve probably heard about CO2 emissions in relation to climate change before…?   Well, there is a reason for bringing that up over and over… Simply put, CO2 (carbondioxid or “carbon”) is the most common greenhouse gas emitted by humans – with devastating effects on our climate. Therefore, we need …

What is the Paris Agreement?

Since the conference of the parties in 2015 which was held in Paris, the term “Paris agreement” has become a global and well-known expression. Let’s take a step back to be able to understand why the Paris agreement, often referred to as the Paris climate accord – L’accord de Paris …