10.03 CLIMATE CHANGE & GLOBAL WARMING

United Bank of Carbon

Description

The United Bank of Carbon (UBoC) is a collaboration between responsible businesses, local authorities, non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and leading environmental academics who, together, aim to promote environmental sustainability by protecting and restoring the world’s forests and green spaces through environmentally and socially responsible partnerships.

Location

School of Earth and Environment,
University of Leeds,
Leeds LS2 9JT
United Kingdom

Verifavia

Description

Verifavia is a worldwide independent accredited carbon emissions verification body for aviation and maritime transport.

Verifavia strives to be the maritime industry’s first choice for the provision of independent carbon emissions verification information and services under the EU Shipping Monitoring, Reporting and Verification (MRV) Regulation.

We work as a trusted partner to our customers, supporting them in achieving compliance with an independent service grounded in accuracy, integrity and expertise.

Location

Suite 13399, 2nd Floor, 145-157 St John Street,
London EC1V 4PY
United Kingdom

TckTckTck / Global Call for Climate Action (GCCA)

Description

The Global Call for Climate Action harnesses the respective strengths of hundreds of faith, development, environment, youth, labour and other civil society organizations to achieve a world safe from runaway climate change.

The GCCA connects organizations from across the globe to build their individual and collective capacity to communicate the urgency of climate change, campaign on the solutions before us and to mobilize the pubic in support of strong, equitable government action at the national and international levels.

Location

Bureau 340, 50, rue Sainte-Catherine Ouest,
Montreal, Quebec H2X 3V4
Canada

International Carbon Reduction & Offset Alliance (ICROA)

Description

The International Carbon Reduction and Offset Alliance (ICROA) is an international non-profit alliance of businesses providing carbon reduction and offset services. ICROA members operate across Europe, North American and Australia and are managed by an independent secretariat operated within the International Emissions Trading Association (IETA) - see www.ieta.org Read more »

Location

2 Bravington Walk,
London N1 9AF
United Kingdom

Climate UK

Description

Climate UK is the national face of local climate action. We are the network of climate change partnership organisations throughout the UK and are constituted as a not-for-profit Community Interest Company. Read more »

Location

Nobel House, Area 1C,
17 Smith Square,
London SW1P 2AL
United Kingdom

Global Climate Adaptation Partnership (GCAP)

Description

The earth’s climate is changing and will continue to change for decades regardless of greenhouse gas emissions controls. Across the world, response is typically divided into two interlinked components: mitigation and adaptation. Mitigation describes the need to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and minimise the changes ahead. Adaptation, on the other hand, is used to describe the fact that further climate change is inevitable and mankind would do well to prepare now for the climate of the future. Read more »

Location

Oxford Centre for Innovation (OCFI),
New Road,
Oxford OX11BY
United Kingdom

Size of Wales

Description

Size of Wales is a unique Welsh initiative that is protecting and sustaining an area of rainforest the size of Wales as part of our national response to climate change.

The Cardiff-based charity supports tropical forests in Latin America and Africa.

Having reached its initial target of raising £2 million in 2013, this small but ambitious team is continuing to work with schools, businesses and community groups to sustain these forests and help some of the poorest people in the world. Read more »

Location

Temple of Peace,
King Edward VII Avenue, Cathays Park,
Cardiff CF10 3AP
United Kingdom

The Gold Standard Foundation

Description

The Gold Standard is an award winning certification standard for carbon mitigation projects and is recognised internationally as the benchmark for quality and rigour in both the compliance and voluntary carbon markets. We certify renewable energy, energy efficiency, waste management and land use & forest carbon offset projects to ensure that they all demonstrate greenhouse gas (GHG) reductions and sustainable development benefits in local communities that are measured, reported and verified. Read more »

Location

Avenue Louis Casai 79,
Geneva-Cointrin CH-1216
Switzerland

co2balance

Description

Provides simple, practical and cost-effective ways for individuals and businesses to reduce their carbon footprint and to offset the remaining unavoidable carbon dioxide emissions so that they can achieve carbon zero status and help to make climate change history.

Location

1 Discovery House, Cook Way,
Bindon Road,
Taunton TA2 6BJ
United Kingdom

Carbon Clear Ltd

Description

Offers a range of packages to allow individuals and businesses to manage their carbon footprints.

Location

Unit A, 70-78 York Way,
London N1 9AG
United Kingdom
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