Virgin Atlantic partners with ClimateCare to help customers offset carbon emissions

Virgin Atlantic has today launched a new calculator to help its customers measure and offset the carbon emissions associated with their flights. These emissions will be offset by climate and sustainable development experts ClimateCare, through projects that cut carbon and improve people’s lives. “As an airline, fuel and carbon efficiency are our number one environmental … Continued

UK Chancellor considers compulsory carbon offsets across the travel sector

In his Spring Statement this afternoon, UK Chancellor Phillip Hammond has announced that he wants to give people the option to travel ‘carbon zero’. The government will call for evidence on offsetting transport emissions, with the aim of finding out what consumers understand about the emissions from their journeys and their options to offset them. … Continued

A Better Balance: for women and climate

Today is International Women’s Day and the theme is #BalanceforBetter. Across the globe organisations and individuals are calling for gender equality: at ClimateCare we know this also has a critical role to play in addressing climate change and creating a more sustainable world. Our Climate+Care approach At ClimateCare we develop and support community-based projects which … Continued

Another wake-up call: will we sleep through the alarm?

ClimateCare’s Edward Hanrahan discusses the implications of a new report from from the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR), a UK think tank, which warns of environmental breakdown. Another week, another wake up call… I don’t know how many of them we need or if we have learnt to sleep through the alarm… This one … Continued

The private sector is stepping up to take action on climate change

This week a report by CDP, formerly known as the Carbon Disclosure Project, names those businesses taking the lead on climate change around the world. CDP has scored more than 7000 companies from A to D-, depending on the awareness, response and leadership shown on climate change by each company. More than 120 companies scored … Continued