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Voluntary market and mandatory carbon credit market

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 are those that have accepted and adopted the emission limits established in the Framework of the United Nations Convention on Climate Change. ...

By |2021-05-25T09:50:09+02:00May 25, 2021|Blog|0 Comments

Why do we need to protect biodiversity?

The UN General Assembly today adopted the Agenda 2030 for Sustainable Development. 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 the others; and biodiversity is the ...

By |2021-05-20T09:44:12+02:00May 20, 2021|Blog|0 Comments

EU Emissions Trading System (EU ETS)

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 more than three-quarters of international carbon trading, making it the world's largest carbon market. How does it ...

By |2021-05-19T10:04:37+02:00May 19, 2021|Blog|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. ...

By |2021-05-19T10:02:06+02:00May 19, 2021|Blog|0 Comments

The “Green Deal”: carbon neutrality in 2050

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 carbon neutrality by 2050, in addition to other measures towards decarbonization. How can this ...

By |2021-05-19T09:37:30+02:00May 19, 2021|Blog|0 Comments

Biogas, a great ally in the energy transition

Environmentally friendlyBiogas is an alternative fuel that is extracted from organic matter that is biodegraded by the existence of microorganisms in the absence of oxygen. In other words, it comes from all those organic wastes that we dispose of in our daily lives, both at a private and industrial level. From the shell of an egg to the pruning of ...

By |2021-05-19T09:37:02+02:00May 19, 2021|Blog|0 Comments

Cities and climate change: urban resilience

Cities are currently facing countless natural or man-made disasters, from earthquakes, fires, mass migration ... These types of situations are increasingly frequent due to factors such as rapid urbanization, climate change or political instabilityResilience is a concept that, in the case of cities, consists of having the capacity to prepare, resist and recover from a crisis in order to protect ...

By |2021-05-19T09:36:50+02:00May 19, 2021|Blog|0 Comments

Most sustainable Companies in the world

The Canadian research firm, Corporate Knights, is a financial information company focused on sustainability, it ranks large companies worldwide, The list, The Global 100, is determined by the performance of the companies by reducing carbon and waste, their kind diversity among leadership, clean product revenue, and overall sustainability. In this article we tell you the top 3 companies: https://www.corporateknights.com/reports/2019-global-100/2019-global-100-results-15481152/ ...

By |2021-05-19T09:36:19+02:00May 19, 2021|Blog|0 Comments

Which countries are the world’s biggest carbon polluters?

Each year more than 36,000 million tons of CO2 are released into the Earth's atmosphere, it is the main source of the Greenhouse Gases that contribute to Climate Change. The most part of these gases comes from the use of fossil fuels, the generation of energy through non-renewable channels and polluting human activities. The last report of the World ...

By |2021-05-17T13:10:28+02:00May 17, 2021|Blog|0 Comments

Do you know the difference between zero carbon and neutral carbon?

Carbon Zero We speak of Carbon Zero when there is no production of carbon emissions derived from a product or service, that is, no carbon was emitted from the first moment, so it is not necessary to capture or offset the carbon. For example, a domestic or commercial building that is off the grid, runs entirely on solar energy, ...

By |2021-05-17T13:09:52+02:00May 17, 2021|Blog|0 Comments
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