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Updates and thought leadership from the founders, DAO contributors, advisors and community.

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6/23/2022

The Ultimate Glossary of ReFi Terms

Get up to speed on the terms you need to know to be fluent in conversations about ReFi – Regenerative Finance.

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The Ultimate Glossary of ReFi Terms

6/20/2022

Polygon goes carbon neutral via KlimaDAO: The Green Manifesto in action

Using KlimaDAO’s carbon retirement aggregator, Polygon has fulfilled its carbon-neutral pledge, retiring 104,794 tonnes of tokenized carbon credits.

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Polygon goes carbon neutral via KlimaDAO: The Green Manifesto in action

6/9/2022

KlimaDAO Product Roadmap Q2 2022

Summarizing KlimaDAO's status of key initiatives, and its short, medium, and longer-term outlook.

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KlimaDAO Product Roadmap Q2 2022

5/25/2022

Response to Verra's Comments on Crypto Instruments and Tokens

KlimaDAO has responded to Verra's May 25th, 2022 comments on the tokenization of carbon credits.

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Response to Verra's Comments on Crypto Instruments and Tokens

5/24/2022

The promise and challenges of carbon offsetting

The challenges with carbon offsets are daunting, but carbon markets are necessary and important in our fight against climate change.

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The promise and challenges of carbon offsetting

5/11/2022

A gift from Playgrounds to the Klimate community

Klimates can now access Klima Playgrounds, an open-source app that enables the community to learn more about the KlimaDAO protocol.

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A gift from Playgrounds to the Klimate community

5/10/2022

White House Request for Information on the Climate Impacts of Digital Assets

KlimaDAO submitted a response to the White House OSTP's Request for Information on the Energy and Climate Implications of Blockchain Technologies.

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White House Request for Information on the Climate Impacts of Digital Assets

5/10/2022

KLIMA Token Legal Qualification

KlimaDAO commissioned Advisorn GmbH to provide a legal opinion regarding the qualification of the KLIMA token under Swiss financial market laws.

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KLIMA Token Legal Qualification

5/5/2022

Building a better NFT: Making your NFTs climate positive with KlimaDAO

KlimaDAO empowers your NFT project to become a positive force in the fight against climate change. Learn how!

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Building a better NFT: Making your NFTs climate positive with KlimaDAO

5/4/2022

The KLIMA demand sink: How to earn rewards with C3’s wsKLIMA Staking Gauge

Learn how to earn rewards by staking KLIMA in the C3 platform.

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The KLIMA demand sink: How to earn rewards with C3’s wsKLIMA Staking Gauge

4/29/2022

Comparing the Polygon 
and Chia blockchains

A comparative study on the suitability of the Polygon and Chia blockchains 
to serve as the base layer for the on-chain carbon market.

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Comparing the Polygon 
and Chia blockchains

4/20/2022

Are NFTs bad for the environment?

KlimaDAO helps to flip the script on NFTs, enabling them to go beyond carbon neutrality to climate positivity.

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Are NFTs bad for the environment?

4/16/2022

C3 User Guide

Your C3 User Guide: How to Benefit from a Climate Positive Incentive System

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C3 User Guide

4/7/2022

Building a Climate Positive Reserve Currency System

What will it take for KLIMA to become a true reserve currency for climate markets?

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Building a Climate Positive Reserve Currency System

3/30/2022

Polygon PoS emissions analysis by Offsetra and KlimaDAO

On behalf of KlimaDAO, Offsetra was tasked with an emissions analysis on the Polygon network (including contracts interacting with Ethereum Mainnet).

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Polygon PoS emissions analysis by Offsetra and KlimaDAO

3/29/2022

KlimaDAO x Transak: Making Offsetting Simple

KlimaDAO's partnership with Transak makes it easy to send a love letter to the planet and offset your carbon footprint.

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KlimaDAO x Transak: Making Offsetting Simple

3/22/2022

DAOs, Organization Theory, and Klima’s Decentralized Autonomous Organization

This paper provides a broad perspective on how DAOs should be viewed from a legal perspective.

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DAOs, Organization Theory, and Klima’s Decentralized Autonomous Organization

3/21/2022

The Vision of a Carbon Currency

How KlimaDAO represents a new approach to money that factors in the true cost of our economic activity

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The Vision of a Carbon Currency

3/15/2022

KlimaDAO X DeltaWave Energy: Driving the new carbon economy

DeltaWave opens the gate for the energy industry to offset – and even become climate positive – with KLIMA.

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KlimaDAO X DeltaWave Energy: Driving the new carbon economy

3/15/2022

C3 x KlimaDAO: Bridging the gap between traditional and ReFi markets

KlimaDAO welcomes C3 as an ally in bridging the gap between traditional and ReFi markets.

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C3 x KlimaDAO: Bridging the gap between traditional and ReFi markets

3/14/2022

Community Newsletter February 2022

KlimaDAO community newsletter February 2022. An overview of the major and some minor events that occurred during the month of February.

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Community Newsletter February 2022

3/7/2022

Get started with Klima Infinity: Become climate positive in just four steps

The Klima Infinity User Guide sets out the four steps to become a climate positive organization.

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Get started with Klima Infinity: Become climate positive in just four steps

3/2/2022

Offsetra x KlimaDAO: Laying the green foundation for DeFi

KlimaDAO is proud to announce a partnership with carbon/crypto veteran Offsetra to generate positive environmental outcomes through DeFi.

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Offsetra x KlimaDAO: Laying the green foundation for DeFi

3/2/2022

The Klimate Onboarding Survey: Insight into market research at KlimaDAO

A look into the Klimate Onboarding Survey, and the KlimaDAO market research team.

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The Klimate Onboarding Survey: Insight into market research at KlimaDAO

2/26/2022

KlimaDAO: An Introduction to Policy Making

KlimaDAO's policy team are responsible for ensuring both the protocol and ReFi are well-positioned to achieve growth and stability in the long-term.

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KlimaDAO: An Introduction to Policy Making

2/25/2022

DOVU x KlimaDAO: Calculate and offset your web3 carbon footprint

KlimaDAO has partnered with DOVU, an organization that rewards sustainable farming practices through DeFi. DOVU is a Klima Infinity analytics partner.

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DOVU x KlimaDAO: Calculate and offset your web3 carbon footprint

2/23/2022

Eco x KlimaDAO: Incentivizing smart, clean money together

KlimaDAO is partnering with a16z-backed digital wallet Eco to bring everyday consumers into crypto and incentivize climate-positive action.

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Eco x KlimaDAO: Incentivizing smart, clean money together

2/23/2022

Take the green pill: Going deeper into Klima Infinity

A sustainable future is one of infinite possibilities. And we are here for it, for the long term. All it takes is a pledge.

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Take the green pill: Going deeper into Klima Infinity

2/21/2022

Digital Charity Art x KlimaDAO: Saving oceans with KLIMA-backed NFTs

Through the Digital Oceans NFT, the KLIMA token gains utility as a building block for ReFi.

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Digital Charity Art x KlimaDAO: Saving oceans with KLIMA-backed NFTs

2/17/2022

Klima Infinity: To carbon neutral and beyond

KlimaDAO has launched Klima Infinity to enable organizations to offset their carbon emissions continuously and transparently.

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Klima Infinity: To carbon neutral and beyond

2/15/2022

A New Face for KlimaDAO

In this post we share some of the thinking that went into the new site, and highlight some of the features coming in the near and long term.

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A New Face for KlimaDAO

2/15/2022

Elevating the KlimaDAO brand

KlimaDAO has launched a new website with refreshed branding and design language, reflecting its mission and goals.

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Elevating the KlimaDAO brand

2/10/2022

Closing the emissions gap with KlimaDAO

How KlimaDAO is helping to solve climate change by closing the emissions gap.

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Closing the emissions gap with KlimaDAO

2/8/2022

Statement on Toucan’s mass rebalancing and NCT launch

A statement from KlimaDAO to its community on Toucan's mass rebalancing and NCT launch.

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Statement on Toucan’s mass rebalancing and NCT launch

2/4/2022

KlimaDAO x Mobilum: Opening the gates to the crypto climate economy

From March 2022, users will be able to buy KLIMA tokens with 82 fiat currencies, directly on the KlimaDAO website.

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KlimaDAO x Mobilum: Opening the gates to the crypto climate economy

1/26/2022

Moss x KlimaDAO: Saving the Amazon from Deforestation

How Moss is enabling KLIMA holders to help protect the Amazon, one project at a time.

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Moss x KlimaDAO: Saving the Amazon from Deforestation

1/24/2022

Roots of Resilience

KlimaDAO is building out long-term solutions for the climate. It has a number of tools at its disposal to navigate short-term uncertainty.

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Roots of Resilience

1/23/2022

KlimaDAO: A catalyst for innovation within the Voluntary Carbon Market

KlimaDAO is leveraging a stack of Web3 technologies that increase transparency in the Voluntary Carbon Market and enable more efficient scaling.

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KlimaDAO: A catalyst for innovation within the Voluntary Carbon Market

1/5/2022

KlimaDAO: An introduction

KlimaDAO is building a future that will ensure the cost of carbon is properly embedded into our economic system.

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KlimaDAO: An introduction

1/5/2022

KlimaDAO, a building block of the ReFi ecosystem

KlimaDAO is part of the ReFi economy for the climate-- an economy that prioritizes the development of sustainable public goods.

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KlimaDAO, a building block of the ReFi ecosystem

12/11/2021

Artist SVN celebrates KlimaDAO with a unique NFT

CO2_Compound contains an irreversibly embedded sKLIMA token which internalizes and compounds carbon, ad infinitum.

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Artist SVN celebrates KlimaDAO with a unique NFT

12/8/2021

KlimaDAO Status Update: December

December 2021 Status Update on KlimaDAO's progress.

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KlimaDAO Status Update: December

11/30/2021

What is wsKLIMA?

wsKLIMA is an index-adjusted wrapper for sKLIMA; unlike an sKLIMA balance, a wsKLIMA balance will not increase over time.

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What is wsKLIMA?

11/24/2021

KlimaDAO KIP-3 Reward Rate Rationale

The effective management of KlimaDAO reward rates is key to ensure the long-term growth and prosperity of the protocol.

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KlimaDAO KIP-3 Reward Rate Rationale

11/18/2021

COP26 Establishes Rules for Carbon Markets

During COP26, long-awaited rules for the carbon market to play a part in the delivery of NDCs were established.

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COP26 Establishes Rules for Carbon Markets

11/8/2021

KlimaDAO Status Update: November 2021

November 2021 Status Update on KlimaDAO's progress.

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KlimaDAO Status Update: November 2021

10/19/2021

KlimaDAO Launch, Reflections on our Manifesto

A pre-launch reflection on KlimaDAO's manifesto and commitment to the climate.

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KlimaDAO Launch, Reflections on our Manifesto

10/12/2021

KlimaDAO Launch Announcement

KlimaDAO launched on Polygon mainnet on Monday 18th December 2021.

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KlimaDAO Launch Announcement

10/5/2021

KlimaDAO, Carbon Sourcing

A number of carbon projects have been onboarded into KlimaDAO's ecosystem to enable immediate scaling of the on-chain carbon economy.

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KlimaDAO, Carbon Sourcing

9/24/2021

Financing Forest Protection

KlimaDAO will accelerate the flow of capital towards verified, high-impact forest carbon projects across the globe.

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Financing Forest Protection

8/27/2021

Carbon Markets & Retail Offset Pricing

An introduction to the pricing landscape within the Voluntary Carbon Markets.

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Carbon Markets & Retail Offset Pricing

8/24/2021

SVN X KlimaDAO

Sven Eberwein developed 2 unique NFTs to support KlimaDAO's Initial Discord Offering.

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SVN X KlimaDAO

8/9/2021

KlimaDAO Ecosystem, Climbing Olympus

KlimaDAO has built on the powerful incentive mechanisms developed by OlympusDAO to move the dial on climate action and coordination.

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KlimaDAO Ecosystem, Climbing Olympus

8/5/2021

KlimaDAO, internalizing durable carbon

Onboarding tokenised carbon removals into KlimaDAO's ecosystem help enable the achievement of our long-term climate targets.

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KlimaDAO, internalizing durable carbon

7/20/2021

Introducing KLIMA, leveraging the supply of carbon

KlimaDAO will leverage a robust and verifiable supply of carbon credits to build integrity into the system.

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Introducing KLIMA, leveraging the supply of carbon

7/9/2021

Introducing KLIMA, an engine for the carbon markets

By leveraging Web3 technologies, KlimaDAO will build a system that accelerates the scaling and impact of the Voluntary Carbon Market.

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Introducing KLIMA, an engine for the carbon markets

5/25/2021

Introducing KLIMA, an algorithmic carbon-backed currency

The cost of carbon is external to our economic system. KlimaDAO is leveraging Web3 technologies to create a currency that embeds carbon at its core.

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Introducing KLIMA, an algorithmic carbon-backed currency