Assessing motivations for carbon offsetting by environmentally certified tourism enterprises
- Energy policy: Push renewables to spur carbon pricing. Wagner, Gernot; Kåberger, Tomas; Olai, Susanna; Oppenheimer, Michael; Rittenhouse, Katherine; Sterner, Thomas // Nature;9/3/2015, Vol. 525 Issue 7567, p27
The article discusses the promotion of renewable energy resources and the implementation of carbon pricing in order to reduce the use of fossil-fuels and mitigate climate change. Topics include the U.S. Clean Power Plan's encouragement for states to meet emissions-reduction targets through...
- Productivity lost in tribal debate. Denniss, Richard // Australian Financial Review (0404-2018);7/28/2015, p38
The article presents the author's views on the debate about the Australian climate policy and carbon pricing in Australia.
- New monitoring system for global forest carbon stocks. // Ecos;Dec2009/Jan2010, Issue 152, p29
The article reports on the development of the global tracking system, which produces assessment of carbon stocks in Australia.
- Solving the Global Energy Challenge. Klee, Ann R. // Environmental Forum;Nov/Dec2014, Vol. 31 Issue 6, p18
The article provides the author's view on environmental issues concerning global energy sources. She highlights the importance of increasing or improving the efficiency of conventional and nonconventional fossil fuels to improve or preserve the environment. She also highlights other issues such...
- Forestry: A green investment. Basu, Paroma // Nature;1/8/2009, Vol. 457 Issue 7226, p144
The article discusses a project taking place in India wherein trees are being planted to create carbon offsets. This effort is headed by Harshkumar Kulkarni, the general manager for plantations at the Indian Tobacco Corporation (ITC). The concept behind using trees for carbon offsetting is tied...
- Proposed Federal Offset Rules. // C3 Views;May2008, Issue 23, p8
The article offers information on the proposed federal offset rules to be enacted in Canada. It mentions that projects must achieve real, incremental, quantified, verified and unique reductions of greenhouse gases occurring within the country, to be eligible to generate offset credits under the...
- The EU carbon market scam. Coehlo, Ricardo // Green Left Weekly;3/9/2011, Issue 871, p19
The article reports that the European Union (EU) opposes to the proposal of the U.S. to lessen carbon trading and offsetting as a form of compliance with mandated greenhouse gas emissions reductions, when the Kyoto Protocol was being negotiated in 1997.
- Why, oh why, are we still talking about RGGI? // njbiz;9/22/2014, Vol. 27 Issue 38, p17
The author criticizes the idea of heavily-taxed businesses having to fund the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI), the multistage cap-and-trade program that was created to limit harmful emissions and sell pollution permits on an open market.
- CLIMATE CHANGE: COUNTRIES ACTING NOW. // Air Quality & Climate Change;Aug2011, Vol. 45 Issue 3, pEI-2
The article focuses on the measures taken by various countries to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. It cites the implementation of carbon trading or taxation schemes at the trading partners of Australia, including China, Japan and the U.S. It notes the development of energy performance standards...