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B.C. LNG Setor: New Legislation and a New Report

In the week of October 20, British Columbia introduced the Greenhouse Gas Industrial Reporting and Control Act and the Liquefied Natural Gas Income Tax Act. The former requires liquefied natural gas plants to purchase carbon offsets and punishes those who fail to limit their carbon emissions to 0.16 tonnes per tonne of LNG – the strictest standards in the world, according to B.C. 252 more words

Platinum Polluters: The relation between carbon emissions, and income.

By Guest Blogger Will Deacon

Is there a relationship between carbon pollution and income? Do the wealthy pollute more? What does this mean for carbon policy? 556 more words


Offsetting behaviour

Bruce just bought carbon offsets for 15 flights this year from less.ca. For these flights (mostly business) Less pledged to retire 7.670 tonnes of CO2e to the environment on his behalf. 151 more words

UM Climate Action Plan Update

Wonder what happened to that Climate Action Plan the University of Montana is supposedly committed to? Yeah, President Dennison signed the American College and University Presidents Climate Commitment back in… 388 more words

Climate Action Plan

Our Atmospheric Commons Doesn't Have to Be a Tragedy

Worldwide annual CO2 emissions are about 35 billion tons and rising.  So what difference does it make if I ride my bike to work every day to avoid 5 tons of emissions this year, or if decide not to make that family trip to Hawaii because of the 20 tons of CO2 it will emit?  1,188 more words