PURCHASING IN AN UNREGULATED MARKET: FEDERAL GOVERNMENT PROCUREMENT OF CARBON OFFSETS
- Travel company says carbon offsets don't work. Butler, Simon // Green Left Weekly;11/18/2009, Issue 818, p24
The article reports on the belief of Responsibletravel.com on the distraction of carbon offsetting due to climate change.
- Carbon offsets and the emerging climate coalition. Mignone, Bryan K. // Hill;7/9/2009, Vol. 16 Issue 80, p26
In this article the author discusses concerns about the treatment of carbon offsets which relates to the passage of the climate change legislation to the senate in the U.S.
- Untitled. // Utility Week;1/18/2008, Vol. 28 Issue 12, p31
A list of the articles included in an issue dedicated to the international frameworks being put in place to mitigate climate change and their domestic implications is presented, which includes domestic climate change legislation, the Carbon Reduction Commitment and government plans for...
- MORE ATTENTION NEEDED ON THE BIGGER PICTURE. Jacobi, Stephen // Inwood;Nov/Dec2007, Issue 77, p23
The article focuses on the importance of the launch of the NZ Wood programme and the New Zealand government's climate change and carbon trading policy in 2007. It explains that the NZ Wood program leverages the government funding set by the Forest Industries Council (FIC) in 2003. It stresses...
- Claims that don't cut it. Hely, Susan // Money (Australia Edition);Sep2009, Issue 116, p31
The article focuses on the growing concern about carbon offsets that products claim to have. It mentions the growing number of carbon offset claims as business owners attempt to address consumers' desire to cut their greenhouse gas emissions which contribute to climate change. Due to misleading...
- UK eff orts to cut CO2 emissions are 'ineffective'. Williams, David // Public Finance;5/7/2010, p9
The article reports on the finding of the study from the Centre for Economic Performance on the unlikeliness of the costs of emitting carbon dioxide to rise high enough to stimulate green energy production despite a range of government climate change policies in Great Britain.
- Needless climate regulation. Morris, Dick // Hill;12/10/2009, Vol. 16 Issue 146, p25
In this article the author discusses aspects of goals towards climate change of the U.S. from 1990 to the carbon emissions goals in the 1997 Kyoto Accords and the pledge of the President Barack Obama to bring carbon emissions down by 17 percent.
- COMMENTARY: Do agricultural and forestry carbon offset schemes encourage sustainable climate solutions? Smith, Pete // International Journal of Agricultural Sustainability;2008, Vol. 6 Issue 3, p169
The author reflects on the issue concerning the carbon offset programme in Great Britain. He questions on the effectiveness of the programme in changing human behaviour and in creating sustainable solutions for climate change. The author explains both the positive impact and negative side of the...
- Upcoming Conferences and Events. // Carbon & Climate Law Review;2011, Vol. 5 Issue 4, p509
A calendar of events from April to October 2012 including Navigating the American Carbon World to be held in San Francisco, California, Climate Change and Energy Regulation to be held in Brussels, Belgium and Sixty-seventh meeting of the Executive Board to be held in Bonn, Germany.