First developed in 2013 by the climate investment firm HASI, CarbonCount is a decision tool that evaluates investments in U.S.-based carbon-free energy, energy efficiency, and climate resilience projects to determine how efficiently they reduce CO2 equivalent emissions per $1,
Scientists say a rise in global temperatures beyond 1.5°C by the end of the century will cause catastrophic climate-changing events around the world. Sadly, temperatures are on pace to rise 2.7° C by the end of the century if major climate action doesn’t happen.
In the last year, a wave of companies have committed to “net zero.” But what does being a net zero business mean in practice? There isn’t yet an agreed-upon standard; in the fervor to get going, some are misusing the term.