Category Archives: Carbon Management

Carbon management through footprinting, carbon accounting and reporting

UK Greenhouse Gas Reporting: Conversion Factors 2017


The UK Government Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has published the emission conversion factors, that can be used to report on 2017 Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions by UK-based organisations of all sizes, and for international organisations reporting … Continue reading

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Film Review: An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power


As I highlighted in an earlier post (An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power), it has been more than a decade since the former U.S. Vice President, Al Gore, helped to stimulate millions to start talking about the climate crisis with the … Continue reading

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An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power


It has been more than a decade since the former US Vice President, Al Gore helped to stimulate millions to start talking about the climate crisis with the release of his film: An Inconvenient Truth. Now in July 2017, he … Continue reading

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START2ACT: A new SME energy efficiency programme


The Carbon Trust is launching an energy efficiency programme START2ACT aimed at SME (Small & Medium-sized Enterprises) with an initial baseline survey on energy efficiency at SMEs in the UK. START2ACT is a free service offering energy efficiency training, online energy … Continue reading

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CONSULTATION: UK Company car tax for ultra-low emission cars


The United Kingdom government through Her Majesty’s Treasury is consulting in order to seek views on the design of new ultra-low emission vehicle (ULEV) bands in the company car tax system. The consultation seeks to explore how best to incentivise the … Continue reading

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The challenge of GHG measurement, reporting and verification


There is the old adage that “If you can’t measure it, you can’t manage it”, which applies to all management activities, whether you are trying to lose weight, improve your running time or cut greenhouse gas emissions. When it comes to … Continue reading

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Further revision of ESOS Guidance, now, at Version 5.0


The Environment Agency has published version 5 of its original Complying with the Energy Saving Opportunity Scheme laying out guidance on the determination of a large undertaking, steps to complete an ESOS Assessment, the role of the Lead Assessor and specific … Continue reading

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