Carbon dioxide

MEDIA ALERT: SpaceshipOne Working to Ensure Earth’s Life-Support Stability for 50 Years

Wednesday, February 26, 2020 - 2:00pm

With the right knowledge and leadership, we can make SpaceshipOnes life support systems sustainable and healthy for all inhabitants into the future, and supply clean, abundant energy for all.

Key Points: 
  • With the right knowledge and leadership, we can make SpaceshipOnes life support systems sustainable and healthy for all inhabitants into the future, and supply clean, abundant energy for all.
  • EDITORS NOTE: This tour accommodates a very limited number of individuals and requires prior clearance.
  • Visit the booth or go online to test your knowledge of all things climate change with SpaceshipOnes interactive quiz at QuizBam .
  • Participants have a chance to win a Negative bracelet made of carbon dioxide pulled from air, and meet Negative co-founder Tito Jankowski .

Global Food Grade Gases Market to Grow in Value from $6.4 Billion in 2018 to $8.1 Billion by 2026 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Wednesday, February 26, 2020 - 12:59pm

According to this report, the global food grade gases market size was valued at $6.4 billion in 2018, and is projected to reach $8.1 billion by 2026, registering a CAGR of 3.2% from 2019 to 2026.

Key Points: 
  • According to this report, the global food grade gases market size was valued at $6.4 billion in 2018, and is projected to reach $8.1 billion by 2026, registering a CAGR of 3.2% from 2019 to 2026.
  • This report provides a quantitative analysis of the current trends, estimations, and dynamics of the global food grade gases market from 2018 to 2026 to identify the prevailing market opportunities.
  • Key Findings of the Food Grade Gases Market:
    Based on type, the carbon dioxide segment dominated the global food grade gases market in 2018, and is expected to retain its dominance throughout the food grade gases market forecast.
  • Region wise, Europe accounted for about 31.4% food grade gases market share in 2018, and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 2.7%.

Housing and net zero

Wednesday, February 26, 2020 - 12:01am

House of Commons Library

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  • House of Commons Library

    This briefing considers the approach to housing, energy efficiency and net zero, providing an overview of Government policy and parliamentary comment on the issue.

  • In 2019 the UK Government amended its targets and aims to achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2050.
  • Further detail is given in the Library Briefing: Legislating for net zero.
  • MHCLG must play its part, including minimum standards for social housing.

American Forest Foundation Welcomes International Paper as a Family Forest Carbon Program Partner

Monday, February 24, 2020 - 9:00pm

The FFCP incorporates family forest owners in the global effort to reduce carbon dioxide in the atmosphere by incentivizing individual and family forest owners to adopt forest management practices that improve forest health and increase carbon sequestration.

Key Points: 
  • The FFCP incorporates family forest owners in the global effort to reduce carbon dioxide in the atmosphere by incentivizing individual and family forest owners to adopt forest management practices that improve forest health and increase carbon sequestration.
  • Beyond creating a carbon market for family landowners and improving family forest management, the FFCP also improves overall forest health, fire resilience and water quality.
  • "International Paper is committed to environmental stewardship and we applaud this innovative approach that engages family forest owners in sustainable forest management for carbon and climate benefits," said Sophie Beckham, Chief Sustainability Officer at International Paper.
  • To learn more about the American Forest Foundation and the Family Forest Carbon Program, go to http://www.forestfoundation.org/carbon .

Press release: Nilfisk joins the Science Based Targets initiative - commits to reduce carbon footprint by 35 percent

Friday, February 21, 2020 - 8:46am

Now, Nilfisk joins the Science Based Targets Initiative, with the goal of reducing its carbon footprint by 35% before 2030.

Key Points: 
  • Now, Nilfisk joins the Science Based Targets Initiative, with the goal of reducing its carbon footprint by 35% before 2030.
  • Nilfisk is committed to reducing its carbon footprint resulting from direct emissions, as well as emissions from purchased electricity, by at least 35% before 2030, compared to its 2018 baseline.
  • Based on the data collected, Nilfisk has set global targets for greenhouse-gas emissions in accordance with SBTi guidelines.
  • We believe our commitment to the Science Based Targets initiative can drive our efforts to turn climate risks into business opportunities.

SKF Increases Shift Towards Carbon Neutral Manufacturing

Thursday, February 20, 2020 - 8:16am

SKF's automotive bearing factory in Tudela, Spain joins industrial bearing factory in Steyr, Austria as the Group's first carbon neutral manufacturing sites

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  • SKF's automotive bearing factory in Tudela, Spain joins industrial bearing factory in Steyr, Austria as the Group's first carbon neutral manufacturing sites
    GOTHENBURG, Sweden, Feb. 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- SKF's automotive bearing factory in Tudela, Spain, has become the Group's second manufacturing site to achieve carbon neutral status.
  • At both Steyr and Tudela, approximately 500 tonnes of CO2 emissions per year from heating facilities are being compensated for by Gold Standard carbon offsets.
  • Julian Jimenez Argudo, Tudela Factory Manager, says: "Being able to offer our customers products that have been manufactured in a carbon neutral factory sets us apart from the rest.
  • With 2015 as the base year,SKF aimsto reduce its CO2 emissions from manufacturing per tonne of sold bearings by 40% by 2025.

SKF Increases Shift Towards Carbon Neutral Manufacturing

Thursday, February 20, 2020 - 8:15am

GOTHENBURG, Sweden, Feb. 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- SKF's automotive bearing factory in Tudela, Spain, has become the Group's second manufacturing site to achieve carbon neutral status.

Key Points: 
  • GOTHENBURG, Sweden, Feb. 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- SKF's automotive bearing factory in Tudela, Spain, has become the Group's second manufacturing site to achieve carbon neutral status.
  • At both Steyr and Tudela, approximately 500 tonnes of CO2 emissions per year from heating facilities are being compensated for by Gold Standard carbon offsets.
  • Julian Jimenez Argudo, Tudela Factory Manager, says: "Being able to offer our customers products that have been manufactured in a carbon neutral factory sets us apart from the rest.
  • With 2015 as the base year,SKF aimsto reduce its CO2 emissions from manufacturing per tonne of sold bearings by 40% by 2025.

Nestlé Waters North America Announces its ReadyRefresh® by Nestlé® Delivery Service Achieves Carbon Neutrality

Wednesday, February 12, 2020 - 5:45pm

STAMFORD, Conn., Feb. 12, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Nestl Waters North America Inc. (NWNA) today announced that its ReadyRefresh by Nestl direct-to-consumer beverage delivery service has achieved carbon neutrality and earned the CarbonNeutral company certification for the year 2020 in accordance with The CarbonNeutral Protocol , a global standard for carbon neutral programs.

Key Points: 
  • STAMFORD, Conn., Feb. 12, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Nestl Waters North America Inc. (NWNA) today announced that its ReadyRefresh by Nestl direct-to-consumer beverage delivery service has achieved carbon neutrality and earned the CarbonNeutral company certification for the year 2020 in accordance with The CarbonNeutral Protocol , a global standard for carbon neutral programs.
  • ReadyRefresh provides convenient access to a variety of leading healthy beverage brands with an easy-to-shop website and flexible delivery options in the U.S.
  • Route optimization: ReadyRefresh has implemented dynamic routing to meet evolving customer needs.
  • ReadyRefresh is exploring options to expand its use of renewable electricity to its 11 branches in Florida and Pennsylvania in 2020.

AEO Inc. Reaffirms Commitment to Sustainability

Friday, February 7, 2020 - 1:30pm

American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (NYSE: AEO) today announced its ongoing commitment to sustainability, reaffirming the companys goal to be carbon neutral by 2030.

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  • American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (NYSE: AEO) today announced its ongoing commitment to sustainability, reaffirming the companys goal to be carbon neutral by 2030.
  • At AEO we believe in turning our commitment to sustainability into action for our customers, our associates and all of our stakeholders, commented Jay Schottenstein, Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.
  • In 2019, AEO unveiled a comprehensive plan to be carbon neutral by 2030 with a commitment to water reduction, energy reduction and the use of more sustainable raw materials.
  • AEOs commitment to sustainability is ongoing and the company will continue to:
    Work together as an industry leader to build partnerships in order to contribute to broad changes within garment manufacturing.

EY announces commitment to be carbon neutral by end of 2020

Thursday, January 30, 2020 - 2:00pm

LONDON, Jan. 30,2020 /PRNewswire/ --EY today announces plans to be carbon neutral by the end of 2020, by both reducing and offsetting its carbon emissions.

Key Points: 
  • LONDON, Jan. 30,2020 /PRNewswire/ --EY today announces plans to be carbon neutral by the end of 2020, by both reducing and offsetting its carbon emissions.
  • The commitment reflects the EY focus toward becoming a more sustainable organization by improving environmental performance and driving long-term, sustainable growth.
  • It will also purchase carbon credits to offset the EY carbon footprint and invest in projects that reduce carbon emissions or remove carbon from the atmosphere, for example reforestation projects.
  • Carmine Di Sibio, EY Global Chairman and CEO, says:
    "Protecting the planet for future generations is an important issue for EY people and becoming carbon neutral this year is a real step forward on the EY sustainability journey.