Posts by: lauren

Sea change at the SEC

By Erin Craig Like a frog in slowly heated water, we don’t tend to notice momentous changes happening right around us if they’re happening slowly enough. One such change, a big, momentous, but oh-so-slow change, made itself visible just briefly last month and it’s worth highlighting. Deep in the bowels of the Securities and Exchange Commission, a Feb. 2013 letter… read more →

What can we expect to hear from President Obama in his State of the Union address?

Climate change was a central topic in Obama’s inauguration speech in January. We hope that this means that more will be done in the fight against climate change, but politicians have failed to live up to their promises before. Can we expect to see the decreased fossil fuel consumption and foreign energy dependence, and a rise in domestic renewable energy… read more →

Support Greater Lebanon Refuse Authority

  Each month in 2013 you will have the opportunity to support a specific project through the purchase of carbon offsets. This month we are excited to feature Greater Lebanon Refuse Authority (GLRA) located in Lebanon, PA.   Why GLRA is a great project: Overall commitment to the environment. In addition to their landfill gas to energy project they have also installed a… read more →

The most surprising emissions source of the year

Weekend driving can still emit tons of carbon (pun intended) By: Lauren Rosenberg TerraPass offsets all emissions generated from all employee travel and commutes to our headquarters in downtown San Francisco each year. Most of us are carbon footprinting geeks, always eager to calculate our personal carbon footprints, from activities like weekend driving, flying, and home energy use, to make… read more →

Many corporations continue to ignore their largest sources of emissions

By Mark Mondik Just before Thanksgiving, I attended VERGE SF, a gathering of the sustainability community in San Francisco.  Overall, the conference was well run, informative, and professionally produced—a success—but I couldn't help feeling that something was missing from the conversation.  Later, I realized what it was: Almost no one was talking about a comprehensive plan to address the bulk… read more →

The carbon footprint of Thanksgiving

By Lauren Rosenberg Thanksgiving is a week away, and we’ve broken down the carbon footprint of a turkey, as well as the biggest emitter of greenhouse gases this holiday season: Thanksgiving-related travel. See how your choices affect your carbon footprint, and learn how to lower your impact. Have more ideas to reduce your carbon footprint this Thanksgiving? Share them with us… read more →
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