Monthly Archives: December 2012

Shock Horror: Santa’s Carbon Footprint


Santa may be a jolly old soul but he harbours a dirty secret as he is not as green as you may think. Over his 122-million-mile trip around the world, Santa will release 69.7 million metric tons of carbon emissions. Take … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas and a happy New Year


I would like to thank all of the many visitors to my environmental WordPress site over the past year. 2012 has been a year of much change in the role of environmental management in businesses and wider society especially in … Continue reading

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Use of Evernote in Auditing


In a slightly, different post than normal, I would like to highlight the software that I use for audit records and keeping ahead of the maze of documents that are necessary to access on a regular basis. The software is … Continue reading

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Autumn Statement 2012: Small mentions for the Environment


Last week, the Chancellor delivered the Autumn Statement with the following environmental issues highlighted in the report 2.138 Accounting discipline for regulators – Environment Agency, will participate in the first phase of a new system where regulators will quantify and … Continue reading

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China’s leadership will not change the environmental direction


Air pollution caused by industrial plants China’s leadership change will not alter the direction of the country’s environmental and climate policies, according to policy observers. This will be welcome news to businesses involved in the country, or looking to expand … Continue reading

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Update: Shale Gas: Legal developments in UK, USA & certain other countries


As the news about shale gas continues to dominate the energy media, it is timely to update on the current position. Following on from my earlier article on Shale Gas (see Shale Gas: Legal developments in UK, USA & certain other … Continue reading

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