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Carbon offsetting version two: a greener way to travel?

Valentina Jovanovski

12th May

Carbon offsetting isn't perfect but Much Better Adventures’ partnership with environmental charity, the Converging World, has produced an initiative that just might work more...
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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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Having both emissions trading and feed-in tariffs is a waste of time

Dan Box

12th March, 2010

The new feed-in tariffs are nothing if not controversial, but they also run the risk of conflicting with other, international, climate change policies more...

UK emissions figures distorted by offsets, say MPs

Ecologist

11th January, 2010

UK emissions figures are ‘misleading’ and need to be recounted because they include offsets, according to a committee of MPs 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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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...
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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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