Millions of carbon credits have been used to back digital tokens in recent months. Verra said it would no longer allow credits to be retired from its database to create new crypto tokens.
Floods and wildfires aren’t the only climate-related risks companies are facing. They’re also grappling with hard-to-model questions of human behavior.
The share of global emissions covered by carbon prices has inched up, but inflation could crimp governments’ appetite for more stringent measures, World Bank warns.
Incinerating blades in cement-factory kilns instead of sending them to landfill reduces emissions overall, researchers say.
Advocacy groups say tech giants and other companies with big cash reserves should use leverage with lenders to raise their environmental ambitions.
The Biden administration is targeting a carbon-free grid by 2035 and some companies want to move even faster, but those goals could be tough to meet, power executives say.
Harvesting valuable materials from old equipment presents a commercial opportunity and technical challenges.
Waste Management is stepping up its production of renewable natural gas, which can reduce methane emissions.
Abu Dhabi Growth Fund and Baillie Gifford are among Series C investors as cultivated-meat producers seek U.S. regulatory approval.
Executives shared their views on the key challenges facing companies as their sustainability efforts come in for increasing scrutiny.