Climate Action Week 2019!

27 August, 2019 | Ilona
Categories: Climate Change, CO2Balance, Conferences

A few weeks ago I had the opportunity to attend the first ever London Climate Action Week 1-8th July organised in partnership with the Mayor of London, Sadiq khan. The week was packed full of events and workshops which showcased London’s enthusiasm and expertise as a global leader in the transition to a net-zero city… Read the full article >


Eritrea Cookstove Monitoring 2019

10 May, 2019 | Ilona
Categories: Eritrea, Improved Cookstoves

CO2balance and project partner Vita, an Irish NGO, are in the fourth year of conducting monitoring for two cookstove projects in northern Eritrea. The region in which the stoves are based is the Anseba region, named after the Anseba river which passes through the region. Majority of the region is at high altitude with varying… Read the full article >


Donkeys in Eritrea

20 February, 2019 | Ilona
Categories: Eritrea

It is not only people that benefit from access to clean water in our carbon projects! In Eritrea, donkeys are a great asset to families as they are used for fetching water, collecting wood, transportation and farming. Mrs. Miriam Belay is a house wife who lives in Adimussa, in Zoba Maekel. Her husband is a farmer… Read the full article >


VCS Issuance Kenya Cookstoves 2018!

2 December, 2018 | Ilona
Categories: Improved Cookstoves, Kenya

This year, CO2balance have successfully issued over 30,000 VERs under VCS (now Verra). This applies to efficient cookstove projects in Kenya located in the constituencies of Mathira, Eldoret East, and Keiyo district. The issuance comes 7 years after the initial distribution of cookstoves in these areas. Among the stoves that were distributed was the Carbon… Read the full article >




Issuances in Eritrea!

12 June, 2018 | Ilona
Categories: Eritrea, Safe Water

In the last month, borehole projects in the country of Eritrea have credited over 133,000 tonnes of CO2 equivalent saved! The equivalent in weight is 88 fully grown Blue Wales, the largest mammal on Earth, or 1683 heavily laden Boeing 737’s! The projects in the areas of Zoba Maekel and Zoba Debub, Eritrea generate emissions… Read the full article >



COP23 Commitments

24 November, 2017 | Ilona
Categories: Climate Change

Last week in Bonn, Germany, the latest round of United Nations Climate negotiations were hosted by Fiji. The talks brought together 197 Parties to progress the implementation of the Paris Agreement starting in 2020. The overarching themes of the negotiations included getting on track towards the Paris Agreement objectives and ultimately achieving the 2030 Sustainable… Read the full article >


Introducing myself

26 September, 2017 | Ilona
Categories: CO2Balance

Hi everyone, I’m Ilona and I am a newly appointed member of the co2balance UK based team in Taunton. My role as Carbon Projects Officer has stretched two weeks now and I already feel welcomed and excited to work with such a knowledgeable team holding expertise in the management of carbon offset projects internationally. I’m… Read the full article >