Tag Archive for 'ETS'

EU’s inclusion of aviation in the ETS helps address one of the fastest-growing sources of carbon pollution

February 28th, 2012 by WWF

From 1 January 2012, the EU has included aviation in its emissions trading scheme (ETS), which will result in small fees for airlines using European airports.  The new law holds airlines accountable for their emissions associated with their commercial flights into or out of EU airports. Countries opposed to the inclusion of foreign airlines in […]

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 […]