Tag Archives: Carbon Trust

The climate issue is about more than activists on the streets

Tweet The disappointing failure of our national governments to agree on a climate treaty has prompted the return of protest and more traditional forms of activism that have drawn people onto the streets. The threat to our planet remains as … Continue reading

For us, the 99%, is Durban going to deliver?

Tweet In the middle of some of the most turbulent political and economic crises of modern times, UN climate negotiators will meet in Durban, South Africa, on November 28th. Their greatest challenge will be making their voices heard above the … Continue reading

Higher returns from top carbon performers

Tweet Disclosure Project (CDP) Global 5001 report, published today – 14 September 20111, which examines carbon reduction activities at the world’s largest public corporations, has found for the first time in the ten year history of the survey, that the majority … Continue reading

Will the renewables scenarios be attractive enough for the investors?

Tweet Close to 80 percent of the world‘s energy supply could be met by renewables by mid-century if backed by the right enabling public policies a new report shows. The findings, from over 120 researchers working with the Intergovernmental Panel on … Continue reading

Bringing Low-Carbon Solutions to Market – new report from PEW Center

Tweet In October 2011 the Pew Center will publish the results of this research effort in a comprehensive report on best practices and insights into how to further advance low-carbon business innovation. The report, Business of Innovating: Bringing Low-Carbon Solutions to Market, … Continue reading

New report: Climate Change and the higher and faster rise of the sea level

Tweet Sea levels will rise higher and faster than the United Nations predicted just four years ago, a major international study has found. The new report says that the seas will rise by up to 1.6 metres by the year … Continue reading

Bloomberg and Clinton to Merge Climate Groups

Tweet Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and former President Bill Clinton, two of the most influential spokesmen for environmental sustainability, will merge their global climate groups under a plan announced on Wednesday. Read more in The New York Times  

Green guides for SME:s

Tweet Guidelines and support to the SME:s on the green market will be more common all over Europe. The latest is guide is coming from the UK Carbon Trust. The green market is estimated to be worth £112 billion in … Continue reading

Majority of UK public mistrusts corporate carbon claims, poll finds

Tweet Just 7% of the British public believes claims made by companies that they are taking tough action to reduce carbon emissions. Read more The Guardian  

Climate and Growth in China

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