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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Exploring Local Carbon Policy

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Fri, 06 May 2022 14:17:55 +0000

Although the distribution of carbon reduction pledges in the Paris Agreement is roughly in line with the local social cost of carbon (LSCC), the magnitude of those pledges is largely insufficient to achieve the Agreement’s goals. All regions of the world do not — and will not — experience the effects of CO2 emissions in […]

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Denmark Announces Aggressive Carbon Tax

Credit to Author: Jesper Berggreen| Date: Wed, 20 Apr 2022 20:47:37 +0000

Since December of 2019, when Denmark wrote GHG reductions into national law, we have been waiting for the first draft of implementation. This week it was presented, and as usual some like it, and some do not. Danish national media outlet reports a summary of the following details: “Companies that do not pay for […]

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A Dereliction of Fuel Duty: Europe’s €9 Billion Gift to Putin & the Rich

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Wed, 23 Mar 2022 19:30:03 +0000

Why cutting fuel duty increases oil dependence and funnels benefits to the very richest. We need a tax on Russian oil. Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has pushed fuel prices to recent highs. To appease drivers at the pump, half of EU Member States (14 of 27 — see our Fuel Duty Tracker) have reacted by […]

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EU: Help Households, Take Socially Just Measures, Don’t Cut Taxes For Wealthy SUV Drivers

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Fri, 18 Mar 2022 03:50:42 +0000

T&E urges EU finance ministers to Help Households T&E urges EU finance ministers to avoid cutting fuel taxes in response to the energy crisis and instead take more effective and socially just measures. As EU economics and finance ministers meet to discuss high energy costs and fuel taxes, T&E urges governments to avoid a blanket […]

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