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Gen Z: “You can’t borrow it anymore”

By Stephanie Bramwell The famous phrase, “we don’t inherit the Earth from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children,” encourages sustainable living for the sake of future generations. In the past decade, the children have begun revoking borrowing privileges- Generation Z is taking back the Earth. Generation Z Who is Generation Z? While an […]

Why Companies and Everyday People Will Drive Successful Climate Action in Wake of Failed Negotiations

By Reed Shapiro COP is Just Another Conference, and it’s Time to Take it Off the Pedestal I’ve now been to some very large conventions, as well as more intimate, “high-level” conferences. At each, I found both great and uninspiring experiences. In best-cases, very high-power people get into the weeds with the lower-level attendees, roll […]

500+ B Corps Commit to Net Zero by 2030, 20 Years Ahead of Paris Agreement

MADRID, 11 December 2019: As the UN Climate Change Conference, COP25, is underway in Madrid, Carbon Credit Capital together with over 500 fellow B Corporations are publicly committing today to accelerate the reduction of their greenhouse gas emissions to reach a 1.5 degree trajectory leading to net zero by the year 2030—20 years ahead of […]

What is Your Level of Green Guilt?

By Stephanie Bramwell The holiday season is upon us! It can be easy to forget about the climate crisis during this busy time of the year or, conversely, to become bogged down in guilt and stress as the pressures of the holidays remind us of the challenges facing our world. Green guilt is a term […]

Concerned about Carbon Credits: Are They Worth it?

By Stephanie Bramwell As an intern at Carbon Credit Capital (“CCC”), it is perhaps unsurprising that I believe purchasing carbon credits is an environmentally beneficial and morally sound decision. However, recently I was tasked with researching the criticisms of the carbon credit market. My research led me to a variety of news articles and blogs […]

All Shipping on Made Trade is now 100% Carbon Neutral

Carbon Credit Capital (“CCC”) is excited to announce a new partnership with the ethical and sustainable online retailer, Made Trade. By partnering with CCC, Made Trade now offers carbon neutral shipping to all its customers on every order—no matter where their customer lives. Made Trade is an online store curating only the most incredibly designed, […]

Climate Week NYC 2019: From “Climate Change” to “Climate Crisis”

By Stephanie Bramwell Droughts, floods, and a scarcity of resources are a few consequences of global warming. To limit the rise in global average temperature to 1.5 degrees Celcius above pre-industrial levels, thereby avoiding the worst of these consequences, greenhouse gas emissions must be halved by 2030, according to the IPCC. This is a critical […]

Is Sustainability A Privilege?

By Shannon Mora According to the New York Times, the majority of Americans believe climate change is a serious crisis and 75% of the population agree that carbon emissions should be regulated to some extent. Technology has come a long way in decreasing carbon output levels and providing sustainable options for our everyday commodities. We […]

Different Carbon Footprint, Same Love

By Pianpian Wang I got married about a month ago. With close friends and family as my witnesses, my husband and I exchanged vows and rings, and made a life commitment to each other in front of the County Clerk at the courthouse. It was a small wedding ceremony, but it was truly amazing! Out […]

How Corporate “Weight-Loss” Can Drive Real, Positive Economic Development Globally

By Reed Shapiro I write this article with a few thoughts in mind: * It seems we’ve got about a decade to stave off irreversible radical change to our climate by the time I die (provided I live to retirement); * Report after report shows we’re not cutting that gap fast enough; * The way […]