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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 […]

How to Counteract Greenwashing

By Shannon Mora Greenwashing is a term that refers to a company’s attempt to market a false impression that they or their products are more environmentally friendly than they actually are. This is a ploy to capture conscious consumers within the growing sustainability market. As eco-friendly products gain more popularity, companies are seeking a means […]

Be Social Change’s Events are Carbon Neutral Now!

New York City-based organization, Be Social Change, a social enterprise producing weekly social impact offerings, has recently partnered with Carbon Credit Capital (“CCC”) to offset its full programming footprint for 2019-2020 via our Carbon Neutral Checkout® Program. Be Social Change is a membership association for people building lives and careers of social impact. They host […]

Alert: You Need to Avoid These Carbon Credit Scams

By Pianpian Wang Scams have become more and more prevalent across a number of industries, attacking under educated consumers who are willing to invest in seemingly lucrative solutions to the problems they care about most. In recent years, scammers have begun to target carbon credits, a component of national and international strategies to mitigate the […]