Green Holiday Gift Guide 2019

Green Holiday Gift Guide 2019

Hey #FriendsOfThePlanet, if you’ve been reading the email all week then you will have seen our picks for meaningful green gifts for you and your loved ones. We’ve compiled all of our recs into this handy guide and hope that if you’re looking for gifts, that you love all of these items and experiences as […]

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Holiday Gift Guide:  Give the Gift of Carbon Offsets

Holiday Gift Guide: Give the Gift of Carbon Offsets

This year, that climate guilt in the form of “flight shaming” set in.  Many people started thinking hard about their own carbon footprints after climate activist Greta Thunberg made headlines by sailing to the large UN climate meetings in a solar-powered boat rather than flying to them and by taking trains to events around Europe.  […]

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One British Royals Thing: Prince Harry’s Sustainable Travel Initiative

One British Royals Thing: Prince Harry’s Sustainable Travel Initiative

After catching much grief for flying on private jets to various events in the past month, Britain’s Prince Harry announced on Tuesday a long term initiative in partnership with some of the major players in the travel and tourism industry — Booking.com; TripAdvisor; Visa; China’s largest travel company, Ctrip; and the Ctrip-owned fare aggregator Skyscanner.  […]

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Talking Renewable Energy with Cloverly Co-Founder Dave Folk

Talking Renewable Energy with Cloverly Co-Founder Dave Folk

Dave Folk is the co-founder of a company called Cloverly which calculates the carbon impact of common internet activities — like e-commerce shipments, rideshare, and on-demand deliveries — and then purchases carbon offsets to make those activities carbon neutral. Cloverly shows the buyer, in real time, the source of the offset and through its algorithm […]

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