Learning to count

Buick, Michael
September 2006
Green Futures;Sep/Oct2006, Issue 60, p51
The article reports on the personal carbon allowances. Carbon is expected to become the new currency as the growth of carbon offsetting brings the people closer to a personal carbon allowances. David Miliband, the environment secretary, has announced that the government is planning to personal carbon allowances seriously. The idea will be give everyone an annual emissions allowance, which reduces year after year. The allowance will be stored in an electronic account and will be drawn down everytime an individual buys an electricity, gas and road fuel.


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