Category Archive: Blog

Apr 24

Congratulations to the 2012 Climate Action Champions

The Climate Action Champion Awards recognize individuals and organizations that exemplify leadership and commitment to the reduction of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. For their efforts in the “fight” against climate change, the Reserve awards these outstanding and deserving recipients with a special championship belt. The 2012 Climate Action Champions are: Pacific Forest Trust; The Nature […]

Mar 31

Climate Action Offsetter: TerraPass Your Gas at Mom’s Organic Market

written by TerraPass MOM’s Organic Market is an innovative and progressive green business at its core, and it came as no surprise when they wanted to team-up with us to take it one step further by offsetting the emissions created by their customers’ shopping trips with their “TerraPass Your Gas” initiative. MOM’s, a homegrown organic […]

Feb 06

Climate Action Offsetter: Sokol Blosser Winery Achieves Carbon Reduction, Works Toward Carbon Restoration

written by Sokol Blosser Winery In 2007 Oregon Governor Ted Kulongoski initiated a challenge to the Oregon wine industry: “Make 20 wineries carbon neutral in 18 months.”  As one of the founding wineries in Oregon and a leader in sustainability, Sokol Blosser Winery was one of the first to sign up. We felt the first […]

Jan 31

Nominate a Climate Action Champion by Wednesday, February 29

Our annual Climate Action Champion awards are an opportunity to recognize individuals and organizations that exemplify leadership and commitment to the reduction of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. For their efforts in the “fight” against climate change, we award these outstanding and deserving award recipients with a special championship belt. We are pleased to accept nominations […]

Dec 05

Climate Action Offsetter: CBRE

written by CBRE Commercial real estate is responsible for approximately 18 percent of U.S. GHG emissions. As the world’s largest commercial real estate services company, CBRE has as much an opportunity as it does an obligation to seek meaningful ways to reduce the environmental footprint of both our company and our industry. Our corporate carbon […]

Nov 15

Our Favorite Climate Videos

Climate Action Reserve staff members are pleased to share and recommend their favorite climate-related videos. There’s a wealth of content available online that inform, inspire and entertain viewers while advancing climate solutions. We encourage you to share your favorite videos with us via the comment box below. (First five comments will win a Reserve stainless […]

Nov 07

Climate Action Offsetter: NW Natural customers get Smart (Energy)

written by The Climate Trust “Use less. Offset the rest.” That’s the slogan for NW Natural’s Smart Energy voluntary offset program, now in its fifth year. And the Smart Energy symbol? A cow (more on that later). NW Natural delivers natural gas to customers in the most populous areas of Oregon and SW Washington. Company […]

Oct 16

Got Carbon-Neutral Milk?

Milk sourced from cows is a popular and nutritious beverage enjoyed the world over. According to the National Dairy Council, milk is filled with nine essential nutrients that benefit our health, including calcium, protein, potassium, phosphorus, vitamin D, vitamin B12, vitamin A, riboflavin and niacin. When making purchasing decisions for milk, we face a variety […]

Sep 29

Climate Action Offsetter: Rocking a Smaller Carbon Footprint at Austin City Limits and Lollapalooza

written by Green Mountain Energy Music festivals may not be the first place you think about reducing your carbon footprint, but C3 Presents and Green Mountain Energy Company are working together to change that. The Lollapalooza and Austin City Limits music festivals, both produced by C3 Presents, bring together hordes of music lovers with substantial […]

Sep 02

Climate Action Offsetter: The Pan Pacific Hotel Seattle

written by the Pan Pacific Hotel Seattle Pan Pacific Hotel Seattle is a luxury hotel located in the innovative South Lake Union neighborhood in Seattle, home to cutting edge technology companies and innovative life sciences organizations. In 2010, the hotel made a conscious decision to institute a comprehensive sustainability program called PanEarth, which honors the […]

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