Published by
Blockchain Research Institute

Landscape of Initiatives in Climate and Sustainability

Blockchain technology increases trust and accountability. There is arguably no more important application of this trust than to sustain our environment. Since 2014, a variety of blockchain initiatives has emerged within the climate and sustainability space. Renewable electricity, waste management, sustainable supply chains, and carbon credits generated from carefully managed forestry projects that sequester carbon dioxide from the atmosphere are but a few.

This research surveys the landscape of such blockchain start-ups, applications, and networks related to climate and sustainability. It covers not only Climatecoin and LO3 Energy but thirty other endeavors including think tanks, trading platforms, and environment-related cybercurrencies.