Transportation is a fundamental aspect of modern society, enabling people and goods to move across the globe. However, the environmental impact of transportation, particularly in terms of greenhouse gas emissions, cannot be ignored. As the climate crisis intensifies, it becomes increasingly crucial to recognize and address the role of transportation in fuelling climate change. Transportation… Continue reading Transportation’s Global Footprint: Fuelling the Climate Crisis
Organic shopping has gained considerable momentum in recent years, as consumers increasingly prioritize their health, the environment, and sustainable practices. Beyond being a mere trend, shopping organic brings tangible impacts and benefits supported by scientific evidence. In this article, we will delve into the facts surrounding the impact and benefits of organic shopping, shedding light… Continue reading The Power of Organic Shopping: Impacts and Benefits
When it comes to addressing climate change and reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, it is essential to account for all the significant sources of carbon emissions. While many organizations focus on measuring and managing their direct emissions (Scope 1) and indirect emissions from purchased energy (Scope 2), an often overlooked but vital component is Scope… Continue reading Understanding Scope 3 Carbon Emissions: The Crucial Step in Comprehensive Carbon Accounting
In the face of the pressing global challenge of climate change, finding effective solutions to reduce carbon emissions is crucial. Recycling emerges as a powerful tool in the fight against climate change, as it plays a significant role in reducing greenhouse gas emissions. In this article, we will explore the impact recycling can have in… Continue reading The Powerful Impact of Recycling in Reducing Global Carbon Emissions
The Great Pacific Garbage Patch, a vast accumulation of marine plastic debris, has garnered significant attention in recent years. Situated in the North Pacific Ocean, this floating garbage mass highlights the alarming extent of plastic pollution and its detrimental effects on marine ecosystems. The Great Pacific Garbage Patch, often described as a “plastic soup,” is… Continue reading The Great Pacific Garbage Patch: A Menace of Plastic Pollution
In all our climate projects, we engage and empower local communities. Our latest project, the Imire Climate Wise Reforestation Project is a prime example of this. Engaging local communities in environmental projects is of utmost importance for several reasons: Local Knowledge and Expertise: Local communities possess valuable knowledge about the environment, including its ecosystems, resources,… Continue reading The importance of engaging local communities in environmental projects
Let’s start by defining what greenwashing is – greenwashing is when companies make themselves appear more environmentally friendly than they really are. It has become increasingly more common as the climate movement grows and everyone wants to get on board. Greenwashing strategies are causing increasing concern as they become more sophisticated. Greenwashing can include focusing… Continue reading Have you heard the latest greenwashing definitions?
It can be hard to stay positive during a climate crisis when most headlines focus on the dire state of the planet and future projections we are yet to endure. However, amongst the many headlines, there have been many success stories and articles that provide hope. It is important to ensure you do not become… Continue reading Our top 10 positive climate stories so far for 2023
Climate Wise has always focused on identifying projects to work alongside where there is a partnership between the implementation of the project and Climate Wise. To date, Climate Wise has supported third party projects, either being those with an accreditation such as Gold Standard, the United Nations, Clean Air etc, or some with equally transparent… Continue reading Imire Climate Wise Reforestation Project
Several devasting reports have been published these past few months outlining how the climate will change over the coming years and what this means for the planet as we know it. From exceeding global warming by 1.5°C as early as 2030 to ice sheets in Greenland losing more than three times as much ice as… Continue reading How has the climate changed so far this year?