All pages with keywords: greenhouse gases

Few countries have domestic targets for cuts in greenhouse gas emissions that clearly match their pledges to the Paris Agreement

Press release 29 October, 2018

Only 16 countries have set domestic targets for reducing greenhouse gas emissions that are clearly at least as ambitious as their pledged contributions to the goals of the Paris Agreement, … read more »


Are corporate carbon management practices reducing corporate carbon emissions?

Are corporate carbon management practices reducing corporate carbon emissions?

a research article by Baran Doda, Caterina Gennaioli, Andy Gouldson, David Grover, Rory Sullivan 2 February, 2015

This paper is the first large scale, quantitative study of the impact of corporate carbon management practices on corporate greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Using data for 2009 and 2010 from the Carbon Disclosure Project survey, we find little compelling evidence that commonly adopted management practices are reducing emissions. read more »


The Politics of Climate Change 2014: what cause for hope?

Public Lecture 14 Oct 2014

Professor Lord Giddens published The Politics of Climate Change in 2007 and is currently preparing a new edition in 2015. In this lecture, he will consider how much progress has … read more »



New study finds UK is a world leader in cutting greenhouse gas emissions but is not acting alone

Press release 3 March, 2014

The UK is an international leader in cutting greenhouse gas emissions, but is not acting alone, according to a new report published today (3 March 2014) by the ESRC Centre … read more »


Does onshore wind generate greenhouse gas emissions?

FAQ

By displacing other fossil-fuel electricity sources, onshore wind can help reduce the overall amount of emissions generated by the power sector. The government estimates that wind power saved six million … read more »


Greenhouse gases hit threshold unseen in 3 million years

In the news 11 May, 2013

Bloomberg Businessweek




Our dirty secret? Getting to grips with national greenhouse gas outsourcing (PDF)

Our dirty secret? Getting to grips with national greenhouse gas outsourcing (PDF)

a commentary by Baran Doda 26 April, 2012

Despite the UK’s success in reducing territorial emissions, we are importing significantly more emissions than ever we have shifted the production of many domestically consumed goods abroad, particularly to China. read more »