Environmental

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23% of global CO2 emissions were produced in one country to make goods for use in another country
Posted on 19 Jun 2010 by Thomas H. Clarke, Jr.

Much attention has been focused on the localized production of CO2, and its contribution to global warming. What is missing from an understanding of CO2 production is the extent to which the generation of CO2 is related to the creation of goods in one... Read More

Because some ships may be less carbon intensive than others, customers can influence emissions
Posted on 16 Dec 2010 by Thomas H. Clarke, Jr.

"If the shipping industry were a country, it would be the sixth-biggest industrial carbon emitter in the world. Whereas big countries have plans for cutting emissions, shipping does not. The UN climate talks in Cancún are unlikely to change... Read More