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Greenlight given to the world’s first gigaton-capable 10,000 year carbon removal methodology by Puro.earth

By Robert van der Luijt | December 12, 2022

Helsinki, December 5th 2022 – Enhanced Rock Weathering (ERW), a process of removing CO2 fromthe atmosphere for over ten thousand years, is now available as an accredited carbon removalmethodology for companies wishing to purchase carbon credits on the voluntary carbon removalmarket.

The die is cast: shipping industry will pay for CO₂ emissions

By Robert van der Luijt | December 2, 2022

Groningen ‘healthiest’ city in the Netherlands, Rotterdam at the bottom of the list

By Robert van der Luijt | November 21, 2022

Dutch cities have become ‘healthier’ in recent years, but that progress is threatened by rising costs and a housing shortage. “Cities are putting off measures.”

‘Historical breakthrough’ at climate summit but also a lot of disappointment

By Robert van der Luijt | November 20, 2022

At the UN climate summit in Sharm-el-Sheikh, Egypt, countries agreed last night on the establishment of a fund for developing countries that are damaged by the consequences of climate change, such as drought or extreme weather. https://www.ad.nl/economie/historische-doorbraak-op-klimaattop-maar-ook-veel-teleurstelling~affcbb27/

Carbon Neutral Initiative is Stage 2 participant in the ClimAccelerator program.

By Robert van der Luijt | October 18, 2022

Carbon Neutral Initiative has been asked to participate in stage 2 of the ClimAccelerator program. ClimAccelerator is a global program that gives start-ups access to innovate, catalyze and scale the potential of their climate solutions. https://cdr-accelerator.com/

Concept methodology Enhanced Rock Weathering

By Robert van der Luijt | October 11, 2022

Over the past six months, the Carbon Neutral Initiative has participated in a working group with various experts based on enhanced weathering. This resulted in a concept methodology being presented by Puro.earth on Wednesday 20 September. This is as a huge step for the entire CDR industry. Public Consultation of Enhanced Rock Weathering in Soil …

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Patience with schools has run out, cabinet mandatory CO2 meter

By Robert van der Luijt | September 30, 2022

Schools are required to install a CO2 meter in every classroom to measure air quality. The cabinet has insisted on this several times and is making millions available for the purchase, but 40 percent of schools still do not have a CO2 meter in every classroom. This is apparent from a poll among 6331 of …

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Patagonia founder gives away billion-dollar company to save climate: ‘The earth is our only shareholder’

By Robert van der Luijt | September 15, 2022

Earth Day

By Robert van der Luijt | April 22, 2022

XPRIZE:MILESTONE AWARDS UPDATE

By Robert van der Luijt | April 18, 2022
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