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Posts tagged with the keyword: ‘Carbon Footprint’

Critics round on Lord Stern over vegetarian call

Critics round on Lord Stern over vegetarian call

Farmers and meat companies across Britain reacted with a mixture of anger and exasperation yesterday after one of the world’s leading climate change campaigners urged people to become vegetarian to help to fight global warming. The offensive by Lord Stern of Brentford in The Times was especially timely as about 100 leading meat and farm […]

Climate Change Worsening Farming’s Trade

Climate Change Worsening Farming’s Trade

Numerous research institutes and international organisations agree that climate change will in the short and medium term worsen Africa’s agriculture and food production capabilities, unless greenhouse gases emissions (GHE) are substantially reduced and adequate trade and investment policies put in place. Fresh studies on the effects of climate change on agriculture predict that, without proper […]

UN Offsets Climate Summit’s Carbon Footprint

UN Offsets Climate Summit’s Carbon Footprint

UNITED NATIONS—Striving to underscore the importance of efforts to reduce global emissions, a team of U.N. officials figured out the amount of carbon dioxide generated by a daylong climate conference — about 450 tons — and purchased offsets to neutralize its carbon footprint. The summit on Tuesday drew more than 50 presidents, 35 prime ministers […]

Santa Cruz Shrinks its Carbon Footprint

Santa Cruz Shrinks its Carbon Footprint

SANTA CRUZ — City residents are well on their way to shrinking their carbon footprint to a size not seen in 20 years, since before the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake. Since 1996, Santa Cruz residents have reduced the amount of carbon dioxide pollution they create annually by more than 110,000 tons, from 455,187 tons in […]

Staff In Carbon Footprint Trial Face £100 Fines For High Emissions

Staff In Carbon Footprint Trial Face £100 Fines For High Emissions

People who emit more than their fair share of carbon emissions are having their pay docked in a trial that could lead to rationing being reintroduced via the workplace after an absence of half a century. Britain’s first employee carbon rationing scheme is about to be extended, after the trial demonstrated the effectiveness of fining […]

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