Tagged: shipping

Breaking the deadlock on shipping emissions - Hot Topic

Bryan Walker Sep 11, 2011

International shipping is responsible for an estimated 3 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions, equivalent to those of Germany, thirteen times those of New Zealand. On current trends they are expected to increase by 150-250 percent by 2050. They are as yet unregulated, trapped for over a decade in a familiar impasse where developed countries [...] … Read More

In the bunker: entrepreneurs wage war on carbon - Hot Topic

Bryan Walker Apr 12, 2010

If you want cheering up, a visit to the Carbon War Room web site may do the trick. Not everything has to wait on government action. Richard Branson is one of the founders of the organisation. “Harnessing the power of entrepreneurs to implement market-driven solutions to climate change” is how it describes its work. Branson explains: “Why [...] … Read More