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Offsetting your air-travel with forests

Offsetting your air-travel with forests

If you are a regular flier, it will be one of the largest contributors to your carbon footprint. The airline industry has long been accused of its heavy emissions, contributing 2.5% of global CO2 emissions in 2018.

Credible offset programs for individuals and small businesses

Credible offset programs for individuals and small businesses

As I start to look at travelling again for work, and heading into the high-consuming holiday season, I thought it was high time I practice what I preach and offset my own carbon footprint. I know I’m not alone on this one, so I hope you will also benefit from this “desk-top” due diligence or initial screening of easy to access offset platforms.

Climate-conscious Christmas

Climate-conscious Christmas

My climate conscience is growing with every year that passes, so does my feeling towards the heavy consumerism associated with the holiday season. I’m all for giving, but also think – why not give a gift that has a climate positive outcome, and potentially is also a...

What COP 26 means for forest landscapes in the tropics

What COP 26 means for forest landscapes in the tropics

You’ve probably been inundated with news from COP26, which just wrapped up over the weekend. I couldn’t keep up with the commitments, pledges, announcements, protests, and so on that happened in Glasgow over the past couple of weeks. Though aware that...

Orange shirts and indigenous rights

Orange shirts and indigenous rights

In honour of Canada’s first National day of Truth and Reconciliation on September 30th 2021, I wanted to write today about various approaches to ensure that indigenous rights are respected in executing a responsible forest investment strategy in the tropics.

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