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Why a Carbon Currency based on Carbon Allowances is Our Best Chance against Climate Change

Faced with ever more obvious signs of damaging climate change all around the world, a clear and effective way to reduce CO2…

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Policy Adaptation Global Action

The 17 Sustainable Development Goals from a Universal Carbon Credits Perspective

The UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) provide a framework to guide humanity from now through to sustainability. This is how Universal Carbon…

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Climate Justice Economy Personal Carbon Trading Policy

How A Carbon Currency and Markets can work for Climate Justice

The BBC started this train of thought about a carbon currency recently with an article describing how the world’s wealthiest are at…

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Policy Climate Justice Economy

Compte Carbone in France also Want to See a Carbon Currency

Compte Carbone is a French NGO that promotes carbon quota or rationing frameworks as the preferential climate policy over regulatory or taxation…

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Housing Podcast Policy

UK Schools need Low Carbon Buildings

I talk to Robin Nicholson, who is an architect at Cullinan Studios, an architecture co-operative which has been designing innovative low carbon…

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Policy Podcast

The Cumbria Coal Mine Debacle, UK Climate Policy & Other Snafus – with Chris Friedler of Decarbonise Now

Chris Friedler is a UK environmental lobbyist with Decarbonise Now with an extensive working knowledge of the UK climate policy – if…

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Personal Carbon Trading Economy Policy

Personal Carbon Trading

Personal Carbon Trading or PCT is a mechanism for increasing flexibility and efficiency in a carbon rationing or cap-and-trade scheme. In a…

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Personal Carbon Trading Energy Policy Transport

Lahti, Finland – Carbon Rationing in Action

The city of Lahti in Finland is running an experimental personal carbon trading scheme, with voluntary carbon rationing or quotas helping citizens…

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Podcast Personal Carbon Trading Policy

ABC Radio Australia podcast on Carbon Rationing

Had the chance of talking on ABC Australia radio about carbon footprints and carbon rationing on the Future Tense programme, along with…

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Ecocore Progress Policy

Improved Policy Proposal for UK Dept. of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

This is the submission we made to the UK Dept of BEIS in response to their call for proposals to be considered…

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Policy Economy Politics

Australian Bushfires Crisis of 2020 demands a new Political Strategy

Photo by Jack Bassingthwaighte on Unsplash The unprecedented Australian bushfires in 2020 followed the lost 2019 ‘Unloseable Climate Election’ As we enter…

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Climate Justice Economy Global Action Policy

Can the World Reduce CO2 Emissions Fairly? Contraction and Convergence

Our personal CO2 emissions might be produced anywhere in the world, with the modern world’s globalised supply chains. Contraction and Convergence (of…