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Nori In Its Own Words: 6 Questions (Blockchain Report Excerpt)

November 24th, 2018 | by Michael Barnard

Nori, a company which recently emerged from stealth, is creating the Nori token. It’s a cryptocurrency token that represents a ton of CO2 removed from the atmosphere and sequestered in one of a number of potential ways. This isn’t a cap-and-trade or carbon-tax system, but a market mechanism which values removed tons of CO2. Like carbon offset programs for fliers and drivers, it allows individuals and businesses to offset their CO2 emissions with guaranteed removal of CO2 from the atmosphere


Watch The Planet Breathe

August 17th, 2017 | by The Beam

It seems to confound logic – despite CO₂ emissions from fossil fuels and industry remaining at a constant level, the concentration of CO₂ in the atmosphere has experienced a record-breaking increase


Passenger Vehicle Emissions In US Comparable To A Mt. St Helens Eruption Every 3 Days

December 8th, 2016 | by Guest Contributor

Since the Mount St Helens eruption produced 10 million tons of CO2, this means that passenger vehicles in the USA alone emit as much CO2 as a Mt St. Helens eruption happening somewhere in America every 3 days. The transportation sector (airplanes, trains, ships and automobiles) makes up 26% of US greenhouse gas emissions with the remainder coming from electricity, industry, agriculture and commercial/residential use



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