Category Archives: Greenhouse Gas

Greenhouse gas (GHG) issues related to carbon management, accounting and reporting as well as international and national developments

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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In celebration of World Environment Day 2017 & other Days


This past week has been full of days, literally, to celebrate the role of environmental professionals. The week proved a valuable opportunity to take time out from my daily work to celebrate, share and network with other environmental and sustainability … Continue reading

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Paris Agreement: Ratified & ready to come into force on 4 November 2016


With the recent ratification of the Paris Agreement by the European Union, along with India and Canada, it means that the thresholds for the agreement have been achieved and agreement will come into legal force. The Paris Agreement, which seeks to limit … 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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ISOfocus: Two editions for environmentalists


During a recent visit to International Organisation for Standardization (ISO) in Geneva, I was struck by two valuable resources published in their informative magazine; ISOfocus. You will recall ISO is the organisation, best known by environmentalists for the development and publication … Continue reading

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EU Sustainable Energy Week: 15-19 June 2015


With the current discussions on the implementation of the Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (ESOS) within the United Kingdom and in its local variations from the Directive across the European Union, it is important to reflect on the key opportunities to … Continue reading

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