Category: Carbon offsets

“See the system”: Part 2, the profitable polluters

11 June, 2010 (17:47) | Capital markets, Carbon offsets, Ecosystem, Environmental, Finance, Global news, Green, Greenwashing, Markets |

By: David A. Smith [Continued from yesterday's Part 1.] Yesterday, via a helpful Outlook India article, we encountered the carbon offset credits, bought in Europe (and potentially in the US, if the Senate ever ratifies the Kyoto Protocol), and produced in India and China – two nations whom one would have thought to be among […]

“See the system”: Part 1, the earnest environmental

10 June, 2010 (11:36) | Capital markets, Carbon offsets, Ecosystem, Environmental, Finance, Global news, Green, Greenwashing, Markets |

By: David A. Smith In explaining the challenges of globalization, urbanization, or sustainability, Peter Senge, whom I encountered most recently at the Chicago symposium of the US’s Global Business Compact, likes to challenge his audience to see the system. How many carbon credits does this generate? See the whole system, not just our part of […]