Inside Climate Neutral’s Mission to Ignite Change

The organization's executive director explains how consumers and companies can drastically cut their footprint

It’s difficult to imagine the consensus adoption of uniform environmental consciousness, but as Climate Neutral (a new certification organization) insists, it’s far from impossible. If we document habits across almost all industries, the results prove disheartening as companies continue to rely on outdated production methods. Changes may happen more slowly and the push for sustainability may trickle upward from consumers. But Climate Neutral works “to …

Oru Kayak’s Inlet Makes Kayaking More Accessible

Available on Kickstarter now, a 10 foot kayak that folds down to the size of a suitcase

Many desire time out on the water, but few have the space to store a boat or full-length kayak. Oru Kayak, on the other hand, aims to make kayaking more accessible. Their offerings, which fold down to manageable sizes, are inspired by origami and work the same as any other vessel. While they launched their first product on Kickstarter seven years ago, they return to …

Climate Neutral Certification Organization to Launch at Outdoor Retailer

Launching at Outdoor Retailer Summer Market (which begins on 18 June), non-profit organization Climate Neutral will certify brands that meet extensive criteria and educate others on the value of offsetting carbon emissions. Carbon Neutral also wants to demonstrate that achieving a green mission doesn’t have to be expensive. For example, the cost to offset a winter jacket (which requires 15 kg CO2e to produce) is …