Happy Holidays from CRS

  As this extraordinary year comes to a close, the staff and board of Center for Resource Solutions would like to wish you happy holidays and best wishes for the coming year. We’re closing out a year of unprecedented challenges and uncertainty. Nevertheless, we made solid progress on the clean energy transition, with record-breaking capacity …

Voluntary Carbon Footprint Mitigators in the Transportation Sector

By Otto Nichols “Voluntary offset buyers [businesses] are often driven by certain considerations such as safeguarding their reputation, ethics, and corporate social responsibility (CSR).” (Voluntary Carbon Market) As part of my work this fall as a Green-e® Energy Associate, I looked at carbon footprint mitigators in the U.S. transportation sector. Specifically, I researched firms operating …

The High Cost of High Tech: Lithium Mining in the Atacama Desert

Navigating the trade-offs between global benefits of decarbonization and localized impacts of lithium mining operations   By Emily Haworth Boasting experimental floating solar panels, South America’s only solar-thermal project, and a recent commitment to complete, industry-wide carbon neutrality by 2050, Chile has made commendable progress in renewable energy investments and energy security in the last …

A New Look for CRS

We’re excited to announce the introduction of a new visual identity for CRS, including a new logo, typeface, and color scheme. We were fortunate enough to work with one of the most accomplished designers around, Scott Gagner of Gagner Design, who over his 20+ year career has led branding efforts and immersive design projects for …

2018 Year in Review

This year was one marked by substantial growth for Center for Resource Solutions as we worked with partners around the world to help establish and expand market access for renewable energy. We expanded the reach of our certification programs, and helped policymakers at the state and local levels make informed decisions about rules and regulations …