Open Source Strategies provides commercial open source solutions for climate finance and climate investing.
As their developers, we provide commercial services and support for these open source projects:
- opentaps SEAS – Building energy data and M&V with IOT devices integration
- Hyperledger Labs Blockchain Carbon Accounting – emissions auditing, trading, and offsets issuance
- Hyperledger Labs Voluntary Carbon Offsets Directory – blockchain directory for voluntary carbon offsets
The end of the year saw some excitement in the voluntary carbon offsets market: A cryptocurrency backed by offsets soared to over $3,700 per ton, an amazing feat for offsets which were previously trading at about $1 per ton. How did this happen? What are its potential implications? What are the opportunities for blockchain in […]
Recently we started a new open-climate-investing project to make climate investing actionable. We worked on a model that could calculate a company’s climate risk exposure based on its returns relative to high climate risk (Brown) and low climate risk (Green) stocks. You could then use this model to assess the climate risk exposure of a […]
I’ve always been a climate optimist. I’ve believed that the combination of new technologies and market demand will ultimately help us stop climate change. Recently, though, I’ve had some doubts. Yes, we’re all embracing the idea that we should do something about climate. But are we doing enough and doing it quickly enough?
Voluntary carbon offsets is something we should all be very, very proud of. Without government oversight, businesses, banks, and even private individuals have come together to support climate programs around the world. Projects from renewable energy to forests to sustainable agriculture to cooking stoves and clean water, in far away places like Bolivia, Nepal, and […]