Category Archives: Carbon trading

The International Emissions Trading Association

The International Emissions Trading Association  (IETA), part of the Business Action for Energy  seeks the development of an active, global greenhouse gas market, consistent across national boundaries and involving all flexibility mechanisms: the Clean Development Mechanism, Joint Implementation and emissions trading.   … Continue reading

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World Bank: Contradictory Policy

I’m bit late in spotting this little news item but not too late for it to be a relevant and important  issue.  It seems that the Word Bank‘s pledge to help the trees is little more than hot air. It’s been … Continue reading

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State of the forests; biofuels, food insecurity, poverty, environmental devastation.

Source: information.org Map: Original forest: All yellow and green areas. Current forest: Dark green and light green areas. Food insecurity and poverty. Oxfam has released their report today entitled Biofuelling Poverty . In January of this year, the European Commission … Continue reading

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Eurostar – ‘carbon neutral’ inaugural journey from its new station, St Pancras.

On November 14th 2007 Eurostar will start operating out of their new station at St Pancras. They have teamed up with Friends of the Earth for a big party over at Paris and are claiming a carbon neutral journey. How … Continue reading

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Quality of Life report … from the Tories.

‘The Quality of Life Policy Group, chaired by John Gummer and vice-chaired by Zac Goldsmith, released their final report on Thursday morning. The Group have spent 18 months developing an agenda to make Britain a world leader on green growth … Continue reading

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US Business Roundtable beginning to feel exposed in climate change debate?

From inel’s blog, ‘Business Roundtable is an association of chief executive officers (CEOs) of leading U.S. companies with $4.5 trillion in annual revenues and more than 10 million employees. Member companies comprise nearly a third of the total value of … Continue reading

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