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Carbon quotas: 1/6 of 6

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Energy rationing would give 'common purpose' in cutting carbon emissions

Tom Levitt

19th January, 2011

The idea of a personal energy allowance, dismissed by government officials, could help ensure fair and equal access to energy and spur collective action to meet emission reduction targets says a new report more...
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What if we all traded energy between ourselves?

Mark Jansen

16th March, 2010

The time may soon be coming when every government will need to think about rationing fossil fuel usage. What's the quickest and most equitable way to do it? more...
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National Grid plans to use ‘carbon targets’ to measure managerial staff performance

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15th April, 2009

Missing your targets can lead to trouble in any job, but electricity operator National Grid is set to be one of the first organisations to evaluate its staff on their performance against annual carbon budgets. more...
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New report demands Carbon Quotas be introduced

News

30th March, 2009

Personal Carbon Quotas need to be introduced at a ‘community scale’ new report from the RSA concludes more...
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Blair: 'no' to carbon quotas; 'yes' to flying and driving

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6th February, 2007

Tony Blair yesterday reiterated his belief that "you will not get people to give up the motor car or cheap air travel," and that he would 'stop short' of introducing carbon quotas. more...
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Growing pains

Stephan Harding

7th December, 2006

Stephan Harding, coordinator of the MSc in Holistic Science at the Schumacher College, explains why standard economic growth is not the answer, and why personal Tradable Energy Quotas are... more...

Carbon quotas: 1/6 of 6

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