City of Richmond to shop ‘carbon marketplace’

Richmond Review

Richmond City Hall is creating a “carbon marketplace” and urging the community to help in its bid to meet environmental goals.

A new pilot program will see the city trade cash for carbon credits from businesses, non-profit organizations and even individuals. The goal is for the city to maintain its carbon neutral status in future years.

“We’ve already made great strides at the corporate level and this innovative, locally-based carbon marketplace will allow us to work together with our community partners to move forward in our goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions throughout Richmond with solutions developed right here,” said Mayor Malcolm Brodie in a news release. …

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