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Molly Scott Cato

Why carbon trading cannot work

Molly Scott Cato

13th November, 2009

Carbon trading cannot work. How do we know this? Because economic theory tells us so more...

Are your emissions 'survival' or 'luxury'?

Daniel Scharf

11th November, 2009

A runner-up in the Ecologist/nef essay competition, Daniel Scharf suggests that the whole concept of a carbon 'market' is radically flawed... more...
Carbon ID Card

Carbon rationing on the agenda says environment chief

Ecologist

9th November, 2009

Personal allowances would allow equitable use of carbon says the head of the Environment Agency more...
Stock market

Carbon trading is a dangerous obsession, says report

Ecologist

November 5th, 2009

Carbon trading schemes are allowing speculators to grow rich but are not delivering the emissions cuts promised, says Friends of the Earth more...
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Pricing the tonne of carbon that tips us into climate catastrophe

Janine Morley

4th November, 2009

In this brilliant winning entry of the Ecologist/New Economics Foundation essay competition, Janine Morley imagines what it would be like to buy that fateful tonne of carbon from a telephone broker... more...
Carbon markets

Carbon markets not working, says Deutsche Bank

Ecologist

2nd November, 2009

Carbon markets are not working and UK and US government policy is not encouraging investment in renewable energy, says a leading bank more...
Carbon ID Card

Carbon rationing may be needed by 2012, says IPPR

Ecologist

9th September, 2009

Although unpopular and expensive, personal carbon trading may be the next step in tackling climate change more...
The 10:10 campaign

Personal carbon trading: the next step in tackling carbon emissions?

Tom Levitt

3rd September, 2009

A report published by the IPPR next week will say personal carbon trading may be the next step in tackling climate change more...
Copenhagen

Copenhagen and the carbon conundrum

Felicia Jackson

10th August, 2009

It's too late to create an entirely new global climate framework, argues Felicia Jackson. We need to put a price on carbon to reflect its true cost, and Copenhagen, while flawed, is our best hope more...
The EU should set tougher industrial carbon emissions cuts

Europe's failing carbon emissions trading system

Ecologist

21st July, 2009

Europe's carbon trading scheme is making big windfall profits for industry but not reducing carbon emissions a new report says more...
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Change farming to cut CO2 emissions by 25 per cent

Eifion Rees

3rd July, 2009

A new report has revealed that a change in the way we manage agricultural land could help sequester a quarter of the world's carbon dioxide emissions every year more...
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The power of sustainable thinking

Bob Doppelt

20th February, 2009

From carbon trading to embodied emissions, our difficulties would be greatly reduced if we changed the way we perceive our own beliefs, says Bob Doppelt more...

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Personal Carbon Allowance: emission impossible?

Jamie Andrews

20th June, 2008

The Government has backtracked on radical plans for personal carbon trading schemes, reports Jamie Andrews – taking accountability for what we emit is the only way to go. more...
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Cornering the market

Faisal Islam

1st June, 2008

Do the peaks and troughs of the financial markets really hold the key to solving our environmental troubles? Faisal Islam investigates more...
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Proposed trading in aviation emissions 'doesn't go far enough'

News

15th November, 2007

The European Union has been accused of letting the air industry off the hook in tackling carbon dioxide emissions. more...
Investigations

Carbon Trading and the limits of free-market logic

Kevin Smith

3rd October, 2007

Carbon trading, its backers claim, brings emissions reductions and supports sustainable development in the global south. But, argues Kevin Smith, it may do neither, and is harming efforts to create a low-carbon economy. more...
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New carbon trading scheme aims to preserve forests

News

4th July, 2007

A new U.N. led scheme called "Reduced Emissions from Deforestation" (RED) is due to be announced later this year that aims to make it rewarding for countries to preserve their forests rather than cut them down.
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Emissions Trading won't make a difference, says WWF

News

14th June, 2007

The second stage of the EU's much-criticised Emissions Trading System (ETS) will fail to deliver any significant cuts in Europe's carbon dioxide emissions, campaign group WWF said yesterday. more...
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1 billion homeless by 2050, says Christian Aid

News

14th May, 2007

One billion people could have been forced out of their homes by 2050 as a result of the pressures of climate change, a new report by development charity Christian Aid says. more...
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Fairer Distribution of Common Resources: the pros and cons of carbon trading

James Robertson

22nd March, 2007

'A common price for carbon' has become the soundbite of the forward-looking 'green' politician. It pleases everyone, not least business, which can plan ahead by looking at the carbon 'market'. But is it the best way to proceed? more...
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Blair: 'no' to carbon quotas; 'yes' to flying and driving

News

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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Carbon Trading Scam Exposed

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18th January, 2007

Collusion between UK carbon trading firms and Chinese factories is allowing them to make big profits without any significant reduction in carbon emissions.
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Making preservation pay

Oliver Tickell

18th January, 2007

The market can solve climate change and tackle world debt if we start to sell emissions right more...
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Government refuses to create clean technology fund

News

30th November, 1999

The Treasury signalled yesterday that money raised from the sale of carbon credits will not go into a clean technology fund as the EC had requested but instead be diverted to general treasury funds. more...

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