Canada’s Oil Pipeline To Nowhere Tripling Costs Could Have Built HVDC Across The Country

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Mon, 13 Mar 2023 16:05:40 +0000

DALL·E generated image of big pipeline leaking a gusher of dollars, digital artThe Trans Mountain Pipeline was a bad idea from the start. Dropping federal opposition to it in 2016 to bring in the carbon tax was a good choice. Everything after that has been and will continue to be a spiral into the abyss.

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India Issues List Of Technologies Eligible Under Impending Carbon Market 

Credit to Author: Saurabh| Date: Mon, 27 Feb 2023 03:18:40 +0000

The Indian government has issued a list of projects that would be eligible to earn carbon offsets for the purpose of selling them in international carbon markets. According to a press release issued by the Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change, a total of 13 activities have been identified as potential carbon offset generators in […]

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The Airline Industry Is Greenwashing Its Reaction To Climate Crisis

Credit to Author: Maarten Vinkhuyzen| Date: Wed, 07 Dec 2022 16:15:44 +0000

In the EU, the discussion started to bring all flights departing from EU airfields under the ETS (Emission Trading System), the EU-wide carbon tax on CO2 produced by industries. Currently, only the airline industry’s flights departing to a destination within the EU are under the ETS system. By bringing all departing flights under the system, […]

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New Carbon Tracking Tool For Trees Has Your (Exact) Number

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Sun, 18 Sep 2022 19:50:36 +0000

trees forests Ctrees REDD+Planting trees is good, planting trees with pinpoint accuracy on carbon is better, and Ctrees has the numbers to help prevent bad actors from using trees as a greenwashing screen.

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Comparing The US & China On Climate, Economy, & Other Outcomes Should Be Deeply Humbling For America

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Fri, 12 Aug 2022 00:50:46 +0000

Visual Capitalist infographic of EV sales by country for 10 yearsThe narrative that Americans and many Europeans share about China and themselves is not aligned with observable reality, and the USA is in significant danger of economic decline even as the world improves.

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GermanZero Assists Politicians In Tackling The Climate Crisis

Credit to Author: The Beam| Date: Tue, 05 Jul 2022 17:35:53 +0000

Germany, Europe’s largest economy, was once a pioneer in climate protection. Today, Berlin presses hard on the brakes. But help is on the way.  By Frank Odenthal  The elections to the German Bundestag are over, and it remains unclear what the new government of Europe’s economic powerhouse will look like. The fight against the climate […]

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Secret Subsidies: How the Government is Gifting Free Money to Airlines via Its Carbon Market

Credit to Author: Transport & Environment (T&E)| Date: Mon, 27 Jun 2022 03:57:12 +0000

UK airlines were allowed to pollute for free and given subsidies via the UK’s flagship scheme to reduce carbon emissions, new study finds. The UK government is giving airlines so many free pollution permits through the carbon market for aviation that they don’t have to pay for any of their climate-warming emissions. Airline polluters received […]

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Historic Extension of EU’s Carbon Market Gets Green Light from Parliament

Credit to Author: Transport & Environment (T&E)| Date: Wed, 22 Jun 2022 17:59:33 +0000

The European Parliament votes in favour of including shipping and road transport in the Emissions Trading System (ETS) for the very first time.

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Replacing Coal With Renewable Energy Will Not Be Too Expensive!

Credit to Author: Carolyn Fortuna| Date: Fri, 10 Jun 2022 15:25:32 +0000

replacing coalA cogent and precise economic analysis concludes that we not only can — we must turn away from coal and embrace renewable energy. It makes sense, too, if we’re really committed to avoiding damage from climate change and alleviating harm to people’s health.

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