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First North American Airport Achieves Carbon Neutrality

Dallas Fort Worth International Airport has become the first carbon neutral airport in North America by switching to renewable energy sources and converting its bus fleet to compressed natural gas vehicles, among other low-carbon initiatives.

Paris

COP21 Roundup: Schneider Electric, Acciona, BMW, Coca-Cola, Unilever, Elon Musk

As the COP21 climate change conference in Paris enters its second and final week, businesses and government leaders are increasing their calls for a climate deal and initiating new programs to limit global warming. Here are some of the recent announcements: The Compact of States and Regions, a reporting mechanism … Read more »

MetLife Adopts Carbon Neutrality

MetLife will achieve carbon neutrality by the end of 2016, becoming the first US-based insurer to do so. To achieve carbon neutrality in 2016 and beyond, MetLife announced the following commitments: Reduce location-based greenhouse gas emissions by 10 percent by 2020 against a 2012 baseline. This 10 percent reduction applies to … Read more »

Amazon Web Services

Amazon Commits to 100% Renewable Energy

Amazon Web Services says it will source 100 percent renewable energy for its global infrastructure. The company doesn’t give a timeframe for achieving this goal. Amazon has come under fire from Greenpeace for powering its infrastructure with polluting energy sources, unlike its high-tech rivals Google, Rackspace, Apple and Facebook that … Read more »

More Buildings Reaching Carbon Reduction Targets

There has been a 200 percent increase over 2012 in the number of building design projects that meet the American Institute of Architects’ 60 percent carbon reduction target, according to a report released by AIA earlier this month. The AIA’s 2030 Commitment Program, introduced in 2009, is a voluntary initiative … Read more »

Amazon Web Services

Is Amazon’s New Data Center Really Carbon Neutral?

Amazon Web Services last week announced its new data center in Frankfurt, Germany would be carbon neutral. Greenpeace says prove it. Greenpeace senior energy campaigner David Pomerantz says Amazon needs to release more information to verify its carbon-neutral claim. “While we would like to trust that Amazon’s new facility will … Read more »

Policy & Enforcement Briefing: GHG Reporting, Russian Pipeline, Chemical List

The EPA is proposing revisions and confidentiality determinations for the petroleum and natural gas systems source category and the general provisions of the Greenhouse Gas Reporting Rule. In particular, the EPA is proposing to revise or clarify certain definitions, calculation methods and data reporting requirements, and correct certain technical and … Read more »

Colby College Achieves Carbon Neutrality

Colby College has achieved carbon neutrality, two years before its target date. The small Waterville, Maine school says it achieved neutrality by switching to 100-percent renewable electricity starting in 2003 and using sustainably harvested wood biomass instead of oil as its primary fuel for heat and hot water beginning in … Read more »

Microsoft Outlines Progress on Internal Carbon Price

Microsoft has used funds collected over the past six months from its internal carbon offset fee to invest in renewable energy projects, including wind, hydro and biomass, as well as provide grants to help drive efficiency measures throughout its operations, according to the software company. Microsoft began charging an internal … Read more »

Microsoft Commits to Carbon Neutrality in FY 2013

Microsoft Commits to Carbon Neutrality in FY 2013

Microsoft will charge an internal carbon offset fee starting in fiscal year 2012-2013 in its effort to be carbon neutral beginning July 1, according to the company’s blog. The carbon price will be based on market pricing for renewable energy and carbon offsets, and Microsoft will apply it to operations … Read more »

Harbec Aims for ISO 50001, Carbon Neutrality with Carbon Connect

Harbec, a maker of machine tools and injection-molded plastic parts, is seeking certification under ISO 50001, and has chosen to deploy Carbon Connect carbon accounting application from Epicor, writes Search Manufacturing ERP. Harbec sees the need to improve its data management to reach ISO 50001, and the company told Search … Read more »

DPD to Deliver Carbon Neutral Packages by July

Logistics company DPD has announced plans to move to completely carbon-neutral shipping, at no extra cost to customers. The German shipper, a subsidiary of GeoPost and La Poste, says it is working to reduce the carbon dioxide it produces and will offset the remaining CO2 generated in its five biggest … Read more »