Tag Archives: Greenhouse gas

What’s Your Nitrogen Footprint?

By now we are all aware of GHGs and carbon emissions, you may even be familiar with the Kyoto protocol and carbon trading, but have you given a thought to your nitrogen footprint? ‘If carbon and climate change seem to … Continue reading

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2011 October Gwangju Summit of the Urban Environmental Accords

Jamie Lerner, Urban planner and former mayor of Curitiba, Brazil believes that, “Cities are not the problem, they are the solution.”   This article I wrote for the Gwangju News October Issue 2011  Gwangju Metropolitan City and the United Nations … Continue reading

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Can Carbon Credits Better Our Cities?

The 1997 Kyoto agreement raised the profile of tradable carbon permits as a policy instrument for successfully dealing with CO2 emissions. As we find our planet in a state of apprehension over climate change, governments around the world take action … Continue reading

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Urban Environmental Accords hopes to curb GHG emissions from Urban Environments

They are the most significant modern phenomena facing the population today; Urbanization and our changing climate, and they are comprehensively linked. Urban environments generate creative thinking, suspect art, innovation, nifty technologiesand social change. Even with such contributions, urbanites are criticized … Continue reading

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