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U.S. Carbon Credits Today

  • Carbon dioxide emissions are causing the Earth's climate to change and warm. This will have disastrous results if we do not act to reduce them now. The last few hundred years has seen the additional release of carbon dioxide by human activities due to emissions from fossil fuel combustion to run transport, heat homes and operate power factories. A carbon offset is a means to reduce, eliminate or compensate for CO2 emissions. Carbon offsets are measured in metric tons of carbon dioxide-equivalent (CO2e). One carbon offset represents the reduction of one metric ton of carbon dioxide, or its equivalent in other greenhouse gases. carbon click
      May 8, 2023 11:00 AM MDT
  • The advent of new mandatory emissions trading programs and growing consumer pressure have driven companies to turn to the voluntary market for carbon offsets. Changing public attitudes on climate change and carbon emissions have added a public policy incentive. Despite an ever-shifting background of state, federal, and international regulations, there’s more need than ever for companies and investors to understand carbon credits. with voluntary carbon offsets provided by a usa b-corp.

    This guide will introduce you to carbon credits and outline the current state of the market. It will also explain how credits and offsets work in currently existing frameworks and highlight the potential for growth.
      May 8, 2023 5:57 AM MDT
  • Many project developers work with brokers to arrange the sale of their carbon credits. In this case, your company would get in touch with a broker and give them specifics about the type of project you’re looking for (location, price, etc.). The broker would find a project that suits you, then purchase carbon credits on your behalf and resell them to you with a mark-up.

    This option can seem more practical than dealing directly with a project, particularly if you need a lot of carbon offsets: as a service provider, the broker handles all transactions.
      May 8, 2023 5:52 AM MDT
  • Cap-and-trade programs remain controversial in the United States. However, 11 states have adopted such market-based approaches to the reduction of greenhouse gases, according to the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions. Of these, 10 are Northeast states that banded together to jointly attack the problem through a program known as the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI).
      May 8, 2023 5:49 AM MDT