Copenhagen at work

Smedley, Tim
December 2009
People Management;12/3/2009, Vol. 15 Issue 25, p24
The article discusses how climate change is being handled by different organisations. Efforts are being exerted to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in Great Britain to 80 percent by 2050. It is also reported that the Climate Change Levy has imposed taxes on the biggest energy consumers. A price per tonne of the carbon dioxide emission is also imposed.


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