The debate over carbon offsetting
- Target help at fuel poor, says watchdog. // Utility Week;8/12/2005, Vol. 24 Issue 3, p4
Reports on the initiative of British gas and electricity consumer body Energywatch to encourage better advice for and more targeting of help to low income households in a bid to improve energy efficiency. Energy efficiency measures that resulted in reduction in total domestic carbon emissions;...
- news. // Architect;Jul2012, Vol. 101 Issue 7, p20
Statistics are presented on energy consumption as of 2012 including the capital spent by governments worldwide on fossil-fuel subsidies, the U.S. carbon emissions caused by buildings and the percentage of global energy consumption attributable to the U.S.
- Editorial: Green GP - GPs are well-placed to lead on sustainability. // GP: General Practitioner;12/11/2009, p22
The author reflects on the possible establishment of the new global treaty on climate by the 192 delegates present at Copenhagen, with general practitioners (GPs) placed to lead by example. It states the main goal of the global treaty is to reduce carbon emissions. The author reports on interest...
- Questionmark hangs over likely effectiveness of CRC. Mayer, Armin // Heating & Ventilating Review;Jan2011, Vol. 50 Issue 3, p21
The article reports on the decision of the British government to transform its Carbon Reduction Commitment Energy Efficiency Scheme (CRC) from a recycled payments scheme to a carbon tax. This decision reportedly led to uncertainty and confusion in the business sector, casting doubts about the...
- CO2 emissions from fuel combustion. // OECD Observer;2003 Supplement 1, p89
Presents statistics on carbon dioxide emissions from fuel combustion for 2001 in member countries of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). United States; Australia; Canada; Belgium; Finland; Czech Republic; Ireland; Netherlands; Germany
- Let's ensure the Green Deal's ambition is met. Warren, Andrew // ENDS (Environmental Data Services);Sep2012, Issue 452, p45
The author argues that potential problems with the British government's flagship energy efficiency scheme Green Deal, need to be resolved before its launch in November 2012 to ensure that the goals are met. He explains that the scheme is based around providing access to capital to make energy...
- Energy consumption and limits to global emissions of carbon dioxide:Australia and the world Fischer, Gad // Population & Environment;Spring1992, Vol. 13 Issue 3, p183
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- What's your carbon footprint? Martin, John // Fleet Equipment;Jan2008, Vol. 34 Issue 1, p8
The author discusses the benefits of the SmartWay programs and the effects of carbon footprint. He talks on the materials that directly and indirectly contributes to the emissions of carbon dioxide. He stated that SmartWay provides the way of reducing energy consumption in doing business. He...
- Untitled. // Utility Week;9/28/2007, Vol. 27 Issue 23, p3
The article reveals that generators, together with oil and gas companies and metals and mining companies, account for 70 per cent of the carbon dioxide emissions reported to the Carbon Disclosure Project, an annual assessment of emissions from FT500-listed companies. Compared with the previous...