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COP26: Why is it so important?

Under the title “Uniting the world to tackle climate change”, the next United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26) will bring together representatives of 200 governments to accelerate climate action to deliver on the Paris Agreement.  On 12 December 2015, at COP21 held in Paris, world leaders adopted a historic agreement with the firm purpose of curbing climate change. They pledged ...

By |2021-11-22T19:00:57+02:00October 29, 2021|Climate Change News|Comments Off on COP26: Why is it so important?

Why does ClimateTrade use blockchain technology?

Understand how this technology brings innovation and transparency to the carbon market. In the Kyoto protocol (1997) signing countries agreed to limit the emissions of six greenhouse gases, here is where carbon credits were born. This meant that polluting companies,  instead of paying taxes to the governments, could pay directly to the companies which generate those credits. Likewise any traditional ...

By |2021-11-23T19:18:33+02:00June 15, 2021|Blockchain Technology|Comments Off on Why does ClimateTrade use blockchain technology?

Meliá Hotels International on its path to beat climate change

In commemoration of the World Environment Day, Meliá Hotels International is launching  “The planet we love”,  in alliance with ClimateTrade. Both companies have worked hand in hand in order to put together a project that seeks to involve the hotel's guests and clients in the fight against climate change.  It represents a fundamental step of the Meliá chain commitment to ...

By |2021-12-01T11:42:45+02:00June 4, 2021|ClimateTrade News|Comments Off on Meliá Hotels International on its path to beat climate change

The greenest blockchain technology: is it possible?

Algorand pledges to be the greenest blockchain and be carbon neutral thanks to the alliance with ClimateTrade. The Algorand network was designed from the ground up to minimally impact the environment. Because its consensus is not based on energy-intensive proof-of-work and requires minimal computational power or electricity, Algorand has been a leader in minimizing the environmental impact of blockchain technology. “We understand ...

By |2021-12-01T11:40:15+02:00June 4, 2021|Blockchain Technology, ClimateTrade News|Comments Off on The greenest blockchain technology: is it possible?

ClimateTrade is now a member of the largest Blockchain Association in the US

ClimateTrade has been chosen as a member for its commitment to responsibly building and investing in the next generation of digital services. It is a great pleasure to be part of the Blockchain Association, the largest association in the U.S. within the blockchain industry. We look forward to working closely with the Association and its members to help create a ...

By |2021-12-01T11:37:19+02:00June 1, 2021|ClimateTrade News|Comments Off on ClimateTrade is now a member of the largest Blockchain Association in the US

Voluntary v. mandatory carbon credit market

In a brand new sector that is evolving rapidly, understand where your company fits in the carbon credit market structure. What is the difference between the mandatory and voluntary carbon credit market? As its name suggests, the mandatory market is used by companies and governments that are legally mandated to offset their emissions. The countries that have joined these markets ...

By |2021-12-01T11:35:19+02:00May 25, 2021|Carbon Markets|0 Comments

Why should we care about biodiversity?

The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development adopted by the UN General Assembly reflects directly on the importance of the ecosystem. A collective action plan built around 17 major global challenges that address issues related to benefiting people, the planet and global prosperity, the Sustainable Development Goals. These objectives are connected to each other, and progressing in achieving one means progressing towards ...

By |2021-12-01T11:33:14+02:00May 20, 2021|Climate Change News|0 Comments

How does the EU Emissions Trading System work?

Understand how the EU ETS actually works and the key measures that should be taken by your company. Everything you need to know about European Union Emissions Trading System (EU ETS) The European Union Emissions Trading Scheme (EU ETS) is the main tool for cost-effectively reducing greenhouse gas emissions. The EU ETS was launched in 2005 and currently accounts for ...

By |2021-12-01T11:29:36+02:00May 19, 2021|Carbon Markets|0 Comments

Decarbonisation in the chemical and pharmaceutical industry

The chemical and pharmaceutical industries in Europe can do more for carbon neutrality. It is known that Europe aspires to be carbon neutral by 2050, an economy with zero greenhouse gas emissions. This goal is at the heart of the European Green Deal and is in line with the EU's commitment to global climate action under the Paris Agreement. The ...

By |2021-12-01T11:26:27+02:00May 19, 2021|Carbon Markets, Climate Change News|0 Comments

The “Green Deal”: carbon neutrality by 2050

Learn about the European Green Deal policy and its effort to fight again climate change. What is the European Green Deal and carbon emissions? The Green Deal aims to make Europe the first carbon-neutral continent by 2050. The United Nations Commission launched in December the "Green Deal", in which countries undertake to reduce emissions by 50-55% in 2030 and achieve ...

By |2021-12-01T11:23:27+02:00May 19, 2021|Carbon Markets, Climate Change News|0 Comments
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