Posts Tagged "Carbon Offsets"

Climate action rebound

Like many discoveries, it was accidental. But it nonetheless confirmed a market trend that we’ve been seeing over the past few months: carbon offsetting is on the rise. It started with a technical glitch in our email renewal system (for which we apologized and are still sincerely sorry). A string of renewal emails erroneously went out to a large segment… read more →

Committed to reducing my impact

I was emailing with a friend the other day, bemoaning the way I've been flying much more than I want to. Lately I've become a fan of the new Skype beta, which allows 3-way video. The service is good enough that I have been able to cut out some air travel, which makes me think that even if they start… read more →

No on Proposition 23

It’s been fascinating to watch the way the national media has picked up on the threat of Proposition 23, on the ballot in California next month. For those not familiar with the proposition, it’s a ballot initiative that proposes to suspend California’s landmark greenhouse gas reduction legislation, AB32, until unemployment in the state hits 5.5% or lower for four consecutive… read more →

The experts have it… TerraPass is #1 again!

We are thrilled to announce that TerraPass has claimed the top spot in Greenopia's rankings of carbon offset companies for the 2nd straight year. In fact, we are the only provider to receive Greenopia's coveted four-leaf ranking. Greenopia's overall verdict: > TerraPass is head and shoulders above the rest of the industry in terms of transparency, project selection, and usability,… read more →

Fill up your fridge

The fog has cleared around TerraPass towers and we're feeling the heat. Here's a way to save energy used by your fridge or freezer during the summer months: keeping your fridge and freezer at least three-quarters full to reduce the amount of energy they use. **How this helps** Items in your fridge have been already been cooled, so they help… read more →

Survey says: TerraPass customers (still) really do care

  • August 4, 2008
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For the second year running we asked TerraPass customers to tell us a little more about themselves and what else they do to reduce their environmental impact. The real news here is that little has changed since our first TerraPass customer survey one year ago (for the stats-inclined among you, there was no statistically significant variation): TerraPass customers continue to… read more →

The TerraPass store: your reviews please!

It seems far longer than three months ago that we began selling energy-saving gadgets at TerraPass. Since then, hundreds of you have cut down on standby power with the Smart Strip, measured your appliance's power usage with the Kill A Watt or kept your tires fully inflated with the LED Tire Alerts. Now we need your feedback -- our product… read more →

Carbon Offsets, Consumer Protection, and the FTC (Part 2)

Following TerraPass' participation at the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) workshop on carbon offsets held in Washington on January 8, we have now submitted our written comments. You can download them here (pdf). Preparing these comments gave us the chance to summarize our views on what it takes to deliver high-quality, independently verified offsets to consumers and businesses. We described our… read more →

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