Tag Archive for 'Emissions Trading Scheme'

ICAO fails to support inclusion of international flights within EU Emissions Trading Scheme

November 5th, 2011 by WWF

WWF expressed disappointment on 2 November 2011 that the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Council has failed to support the inclusion of international flights within the European Union emissions trading scheme (EU ETS). The move follows over a decade of inaction by ICAO to make progress in addressing aviation emissions. Moreover, a European Court of […]

FTSE 100 financial companies lead the way on voluntary carbon offsetting but more must be done in terms of quantity and quality

April 20th, 2011 by Carbon Retirement Ltd

A new report by Carbon Retirement Ltd on offsetting in the FTSE 100 shows that the financial sector is leading the way with voluntary offsetting, but companies in other low and medium carbon intensity sectors need to follow suit if the FTSE 100 are to make significant steps towards reducing their collective environmental impact. The […]