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BetaCarbon Is Propelling Australian Carbon Markets

Industry Report Partner BetaCarbon's Founder and CEO, Guy Dickinson, highlights the incredible growth opportunity of Carbon Markets.
Industry

A powerful force in carbon removal, Stripe's Climate ambitions

Stripe isn't just a Fintech company, it has ambitious plans to be a key player in carbon removal. We caught up with Head of Climate, Nan Ransohoff, about Stripe's plans to create a market for carbon removal by pooling demand.
Industry

Avarni is developing a new format to report on the scope 3 emissions of leading companies

They have arrived at a formula to calculate the amount of unpriced carbon risk which sits within the supply chain of these companies.
Events

Video: How Businesses Can Impact Sustainable Behaviour

Online, fireside chat about business and sustainable behaviour.
Industry

Why starting with the most expensive option is important

Why starting with the most expensive option makes sense
Companies

Make big impact with One Small step

One Small Step is a mobile app aimed to get each of us to take regular, small steps towards more sustainable habits. 
Companies

Easy carbon offsetting with Trace

Trace makes it easier for companies and individuals to take action to support the climate

News

Australia risks being a ‘state sponsoring greenwashing’ if it relies on carbon offsets, expert warns

‘The wild west approach needs to end,’ says climate scientist Bill Hare, amid warning targets should be met by cuts in absolute emissions

November 14, 2022
Found by:
Olivia Utharntharm
IETA Releases Guidelines on Blockchain Use in Carbon Markets

The International Emissions Trading Association issued guidelines on blockchain use in carbon markets. IETA is the main lobby group for the international Voluntary Carbon Markets (VCM). It aims to establish a functional framework for trading in GHG emission reductions.

August 22, 2022
Found by:
Olivia Utharntharm
Countries set to join carbon markets as the world demands a green economic transition

For decades, carbon markets have been seen as part of the solution to climate change. They have mostly been dominated by the private sector, but this will soon change

July 14, 2022
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Olivia Utharntharm
The Great Carbon Opportunity — Part 1: pricing and measuring climate and environment

It has been our long held thesis that we are in the early stages of a decade long shift where ‘externalities’ are priced into financial and corporate decision making. The rapid development of the carbon and climate markets are the next exciting evolution of this theme.

May 4, 2022
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Olivia Utharntharm
The Great Carbon Opportunity — Part 2: the land grab for the rails of a new asset class

In valuing real assets we’ve over indexed current revenue streams. Carbon is being priced and becoming an asset and this is a new vector of potential monetisation of natural assets and the environment. We will need infrastructure to support this shift.

May 4, 2022
Found by:
Olivia Utharntharm
Kiwi emissions credits startup Carbon Crop tops up with $1.73 million in pre-Series A

New Zealand based CarbonCrop is a purpose led business with an impressive technology solution bringing a greater level of integrity to carbon credit assessments

May 4, 2022
Found by:
Olivia Utharntharm
Can Technology Save Us From Climate Catastrophe?

As the dangers of climate change become increasingly apparent and documented by scientists, one proposed strategy for avoiding disaster is generating increasing public support: invest heavily in technological innovation.

April 19, 2022
Found by:
Olivia Utharntharm
Carbon offset producers question buyer motives

Mega gas expansions such as Origin’s Beetaloo Basin project in the NT and Woodside’s Scarborough plans will need carbon offsets to meet investor demands and global rules. Now, some indigenous groups and land-based carbon farmers responsible for creating those credits are getting worried they will enable more emissions.

April 8, 2022
Found by:
Olivia Utharntharm
Understanding the SEC’s new carbon disclosure recommendations

The SEC has released a new proposal: that public companies begin reporting their carbon emissions and reductions progress alongside their financial results—with the same rigor.

March 28, 2022
Found by:
Olivia Utharntharm
Drones will help Telstra plant 158,000 trees for carbon credits

Frustrated by a lack of reliable and credible market supply of carbon offsets, Telstra says it will instead bolster its own stocks by planting 240 hectares of land in northern NSW to store greenhouse gas emissions.

March 28, 2022
Found by:
Olivia Utharntharm
Former watchdog goes public with carbon credit ‘fraud’ claims

Up to 80 per cent of the carbon credits issued by Australia’s clean energy regulator are flawed, leaving buyers holding “sham” assets that have failed to reduce the nation’s carbon burden, says Andrew Macintosh, the Abbott government’s former chair of a key market oversight integrity committee.

March 28, 2022
Found by:
Olivia Utharntharm
The world’s hottest commodity market is the ‘wild west’

Carbon offsets were 2021’s fastest-rising commodity price. But as the market takes off, key players are frantically rewiring the system to ensure it delivers.

January 25, 2022
Found by:
Michael Molitor
Can ‘blue carbon’ make offsetting work?

These pioneers think so In the first of a series, we look at how the vital but overlooked ecosystems of seagrass, mangroves and salt marshes could absorb 1.4bn tons of CO2 emissions a year

November 9, 2021
Found by:
Michael Molitor
Carbon offsets to help coal, gas survive

Federal Energy Minister has rejected the Business Council ’s call to tighten up its so-called safeguard mechanism to force big polluters to change behaviour.

October 12, 2021
Found by:
Michael Molitor
Integrity of ‘opaque’ carbon offset rules must be tightened: Grattan

A new report says that ‘before we get too far down the track’ of offsetting emissions, key policies must be changed to ensure integrity of the system.

October 12, 2021
Found by:
Michael Molitor
One in five carbon credits under Australia’s main climate policy are ‘junk’ cuts, research finds

Avoided deforestation’ projects do not represent genuine abatement, say researchers who liken the Coalition policy to ‘cheap tricks and hot air

September 23, 2021
Found by:
Michael Molitor
One Small Step hires Tessa Marano as Chief Content Officer

Tessa Marano was the head of fundraising and content lead at sustainability non-profit 1 Million Women, she is the first senior hire to help them massively scale their brand and user growth after they concluded a seed round in July 2021.

September 8, 2021
Found by:
Lily Dempster
What is left in the global carbon budget?

ARC Centre of Excellence for Climate Extremes Briefing Note 16

August 25, 2021
Found by:
Michael Molitor