The zero-carbon business leader takes shape

Corporate Knights

Canada is making strides to address climate change, pledging ambitious commitments to accelerate a path towards a safe and prosperous net-zero future by 2050. But achieving a net-zero future requires every sector of the economy play a role, not just government.

Royal Caribbean Takes Step Toward Zero Carbon Shipping

Environment + Energy Leader

With the agreement, Royal Caribbean Group becomes a Corporate Strategic Partner to the Center, committing to a long-term strategic collaboration and contribution to the development of zero carbon technologies and solutions for the maritime industry. .

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Los Angeles Considers Zero-Carbon Requirement for All New Buildings

Environment + Energy Leader

Specifically, the motion would require new buildings to be constructed to source their power from the city’s energy grid — which is anticipated to be carbon-free by 2035 — rather than from fossil fuels.

Accelerating zero-carbon push could save globe $12 trillion: study

Environmental News Bits

The study from Oxford University suggests that transitioning away from fossil fuels represents a “win-win-win,” researchers … Continue reading Accelerating zero-carbon push could save globe $12 trillion: study. Read the full story at The Hill. While switching to renewable energy sources is often framed as an expensive if necessary sacrifice, a new study suggests a transition away from fossil fuels will ultimately save the world’s economies trillions of dollars.

Sponsored Content: Zero Carbon Farms use Aranet Sensing technology to optimise growing conditions underground

Envirotec Magazine

Zero Carbon Farms run a microgreens salad and herb growing operation in the most unusual of places, in former WWII air raid shelters in central London. Emissions Low Carbon Sponsored Zero Carbon Farms

Amazon Facility on Track to be First Ever Zero Carbon Certified Fulfillment Center

ESG Today

Amazon announced today that its new Sacramento, California-based fulfillment center is on track to become the first logistics facility in the world to achieve Zero Carbon Certification by the International Living Future Institute.

The health, economic and community benefits of zero-carbon buildings

GreenBiz

And three ways to maximize their impact

Solugen rakes in over $200 million to expand zero-carbon chemical production

Impact Alpha

ImpactAlpha, October 28 — Houston-based zero-carbon chemicals producer Solugen has raised over $200 million to fund a new “bioforge” production plant in Minnesota. The post Solugen rakes in over $200 million to expand zero-carbon chemical production appeared first on ImpactAlpha.

Australian zero carbon exports could slash emissions across Asia and Pacific

Renew Economy

New research shows Australia can help slash emissions across the Asia Pacific by focusing on massive wind and solar projects and zero emissions exports. The post Australian zero carbon exports could slash emissions across Asia and Pacific appeared first on RenewEconomy.

Cummins Says Acquisition Will Further Company's Zero-Carbon Goals

3BL Media

Cummins believes it is critical to reduce carbon emissions now. The company is working to shrink the carbon footprint of its internal combustion engines, announcing recently, for example, that Cummins is developing the industry’s first unified fuel-agnostic engines. SOURCE: Cummins Inc.

Asphalt Industry Outlines Plans to Reach Net Zero Carbon Emissions by 2050

Environment + Energy Leader

The asphalt industry recently came up with a plan to reach net zero carbon emissions by 2050 with four goals to accomplish that effort. The post Asphalt Industry Outlines Plans to Reach Net Zero Carbon Emissions by 2050 appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader.

Buying a net-zero carbon home

Science Daily / Earth & Environment

The concrete industry is just one of many looking at new manufacturing methods to reduce its carbon footprint. These efforts are essential to fulfilling the Paris Agreement, which asks each of its signees to achieve a net-zero carbon economy by 2050. However, a new study focusing exclusively on Japan concludes that improved manufacturing technologies will only get the industry within eighty percent of its goal.

T3 Transformation: A New Chapter for Net-zero Carbon Intelligent Campus

Smart Energy International

T 3 transformation, which encompasses digital transformation, energy transformation and net-zero carbon transformation, is a new model for propelling today’s campuses into the future through systematic reformation and innovation. Net-zero carbon transformation.

Saint-Gobain Achieves Zero Carbon Production of Flat Glass

Environment + Energy Leader

Saint-Gobain has achieved zero carbon production of flat glass; the effort was achieved last week by using 100% recycled glass (cullet) and 100% green energy, produced from biogas and decarbonized electricity.

Asphalt Industry Outlines Plans to Reach Net Zero Carbon Emissions by 2050

Environment + Energy Leader

The asphalt industry recently came up with a plan to reach net zero carbon emissions by 2050 with four goals to accomplish that effort. The post Asphalt Industry Outlines Plans to Reach Net Zero Carbon Emissions by 2050 appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader.

3 ways we can keep flying with zero-carbon emissions

GreenBiz

From biofuels to batteries, hydrogen to heavy industry, you'll want to watch this space

Government of Canada - Government of Canada and Cement Association of Canada launch Roadmap to Net-Zero Carbon Concrete by 2050

Global Renewable News

Innovation is essential to achieving. Environment

DoE lab partners with XENDEE on net-zero carbon microgrids

Smart Energy International

The Idaho National Laboratory (INL), a US Department of Energy (DoE) lab, has partnered with distributed energy resources company XENDEE Corporation to develop a platform that can be used in the development of net-zero microgrids.

Boeing unveils model to show best routes to zero carbon future

Environmental News Bits

As the commercial aviation industry maps a path to net zero emissions, Boeing has unveiled a new data modeling tool to show the most effective scenarios for reaching the destination by 2050. The model includes consultation with leading universities and will continue to be used with … Continue reading Boeing unveils model to show best routes to zero carbon future. Read the full story at Environment + Energy Leader.

Brooks Running's first carbon neutral shoe — a key step towards achieving net-zero carbon emission

GreenBiz

Sponsored: Brooks Running’s Senior Manager of Corporate Responsibility details the development of its first carbon neutral shoe. The company plans to incrementally expand this approach to other footwear styles and apparel as it works towards its goal to be net-zero carbon by 2040

Concordia University - A zero-carbon buildings accelerator with Concordia roots launches in Montreal

Global Renewable News

By Andrea. Environment

Green corridors could lead the way to zero-carbon shipping. But how can they become a reality?

McKinsey Public & Social Sector Insights

A new report by the Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller Center for Zero Carbon Shipping in collaboration with McKinsey lays out a blueprint to assess the feasibility of green corridors.

Low- and zero-carbon fuels critical to meeting aviation decarbonization needs

GreenBiz

The U.S. would have to more than double its biofuel production to meet domestic aviation energy demand, despite being the global leader in biofuel production.

Real cost of net zero carbon could be mass hunger

Eco-Business

Governments and companies are happy to make net zero carbon pledges. Their real cost could be ruinous for the poor

World Green Building Council - Seven companies join the WorldGBC Net Zero Carbon Buildings Commitment

Global Renewable News

The World Green Building Council (WorldGBC). Climate Change

A zero-carbon grid could prevent future blackouts, study finds

Environmental News Bits

Read the full story at e360 Digest. A year after a severe winter storm caused widespread blackouts in Texas, the state’s power grid remains vulnerable to extreme cold. But recent research suggests that moving to 100 percent renewable electricity could help prevent future outages, in Texas and elsewhere. Read more → Renewable energy

Charting global shipping’s path to zero carbon

McKinsey

A knowledge partnership between the Maersk Mc-Kinney Møller Center for Zero Carbon Shipping and McKinsey explores what it will take for the maritime industry to decarbonize. Insights on Travel, Logistics & Infrastructure Travel, Logistics & Infrastructure

The Brief: Muni bonds and racial equity, zero-carbon chemicals, Baltimore’s conscious companies, no-collateral loans in India

Impact Alpha

The post The Brief: Muni bonds and racial equity, zero-carbon chemicals, Baltimore’s conscious companies, no-collateral loans in India appeared first on ImpactAlpha. Greetings, Agents of Impact!

How to lay the foundation for net zero carbon building projects

GreenBiz

Insights for building owners, developers, facilities managers and commercial renters

Granholm announces $3M for net-zero carbon research at HBCUs

Environmental News Bits

Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm on Thursday announced that $3 million in federal funding would be directed toward historically Black colleges and universities, and other minority serving institutions, for research she said will further the Biden administration’s goals of carbon neutrality and help strengthen a pipeline from… Read more → Climate change Colleges and universities Diversity, equity, and inclusion Energy FundingRead the full story from the Associated Press.

AGL says green energy hubs best path to zero carbon grid, transmission too slow

Renew Economy

AGL says green energy hubs best path to zero emissions, and coal closures, because transmission links can't be built quick enough. The post AGL says green energy hubs best path to zero carbon grid, transmission too slow appeared first on RenewEconomy.

Zero-Carbon Hydrogen Production in Nuclear Industry Ramps Up With New Partnership

Environment + Energy Leader

The post Zero-Carbon Hydrogen Production in Nuclear Industry Ramps Up With New Partnership appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader.

Ventas to Focus on Electrification, Energy Management and Renewable Energy to Achieve Net-Zero Carbon Emissions

Environment + Energy Leader

Ventas will focus on electrification, energy management and renewable energy to achieve net-zero carbon emissions by 2040, building upon its longstanding actions and commitment to environmental stewardship.

Boeing Unveils Model to Show Best Routes to Zero Carbon Future

Environment + Energy Leader

As the commercial aviation industry maps a path to net zero emissions, Boeing has unveiled a new data modeling tool to show the most effective scenarios for reaching the destination by 2050. The post Boeing Unveils Model to Show Best Routes to Zero Carbon Future appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader.

New partnership to leverage hydrogen and drive zero carbon aviation

Smart Energy International

Their new joint venture aims to leverage zero carbon aviation for sustainable transportation and transform the communications, mobility, freight and tourism secto rs. Energy Efficiency New technology News aviation innovation Zero Emission

Ameren Corporation - Ameren highlights climate commitments: new report provides update on company progress toward achieving net-zero carbon emissions by 2045

Global Renewable News

Today (Nov 10), Ameren Corporation. Climate Change

Schools collaborate on the roadmap to zero carbon

Environmental News Bits

Read the full story from the New Buildings Institute. As we witness the consequences of rapid, widespread and intensifying climate change, our students face the prospect of worsening impacts in the world they will inherit. Students are demanding a more hopeful and sustainable future and are also asking for better environments than the aging, unhealthy, and underfunded… Read more → Green building K-12

Brooks Running launched its first carbon neutral shoe — a key step towards achieving its net zero carbon emission goal

GreenBiz

Sponsored: Brooks Running’s Senior Manager of Corporate Responsibility details the development of its first carbon neutral shoe. The company plans to incrementally expand this approach to other footwear styles and apparel as it works towards its goal to be net-zero carbon by 2040

Heart Aerospace gets backing for zero-carbon planes from United and Mesa airlines

Impact Alpha

ImpactAlpha, July 15 – Mainstream air carriers are getting on board latest hot topic in the decarbonization race: electric airplanes (see, “Zero-carbon air. The post Heart Aerospace gets backing for zero-carbon planes from United and Mesa airlines appeared first on ImpactAlpha.

There is a place for natural gas on a zero-carbon grid: EPRI

Utiliity Dive

Carbon capture technologies could help cut the cost of decarbonization by $300 billion over the next 15 years, according to a new analysis, but critics warn the resources are expensive and unproven

World Green Building Council - Malaysia Green Building Council is advancing the built environment to 100% net zero carbon by 2050

Global Renewable News

Malaysia Green. Climate Change

Dominion to expand net zero carbon reduction goals to Scope 2 and Scope 3 emissions

Utiliity Dive

The multistate utility plans to invest $37 billion in decarbonization over the next five years, executives said on the fourth quarter 2021 earnings call

Solis Inno Day 2022 – The Unveiling of New Products, New Brand Ambassador, & A Reminder of Solis’ Perseverance Toward a Zero-Carbon Life

Alternative Energy Mag

Solis Inno Day 2022 virtually unveiled 3 new energy storage products launching globally as part of their perseverance toward a zero-carbon life