I’ve just finished an Environment course with the Open University, and have only just got over the relief of seeing the back of it. An exam yesterday saw a download of everything I could remember from the last seven months of study, all in three hours, in badly-written biro. Much of what I have been studying is only just sinking in.
The EU Emissions Trading System has failed to drive real action on carbon emissions. With the Copenhagen climate conference approaching, what can be done to fix the system and improve carbon offsetting as an instrument to tackle climate change?
…while the average person in China consumes one quarter of the energy of someone in Europe.