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How to Frame the Claim of Carbon Neutrality Properly?

By Pianpian Wang Picture yourself in a supermarket deciding between brands of dog food. One brand captures your attention with the claim “carbon-neutral” on the packaging. You have noticed this to be a new and popular trend for companies to include claims such as “carbon neutral” and “net-zero emission carbon footprint” as a way to […]

Carbon Credit Capital Summary for 2019

As we exit 2019, and last decade becomes history, we have taken some time to reflect on our work over the past 12 months and what it means for CCC moving forward into 2020 and beyond. While there was much conflict, 2019 also indicates cause for real optimism based on the actions taken by key […]

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 […]