These two handouts were prepared by Feasta member Mike Sandler to bring to a November 2006 meeting in Sacramento with California Environmental Protection Agency staff about learning from the European Trading System (ETS), and how California can create a cap and trade system which provides Individual Emissions Entitlements.
by Nicola Creighton
This year was a ‘review year’ at the 14th session of the UN Commission for Sustainable Development in New York, but there was nonetheless an unstated core topic, both at the official and the side events: energy, with a recurrent focus on energy access for developing countries. FEASTA’s focus at CSD was on gaining support for a substantial review of the EU’s deeply flawed Emissions Trading Scheme (EU ETS).
“Is a cross-party consensus on climate change possible – or desirable?”
A cross-party consensus on climate change is possible provided the parties agree to work from the same point of departure. A consensus is also highly desirable because of the radical steps that will have to be taken to respond adequately to the seriousness of the problem.
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In this submission to the Irish Department of the Environment Feasta suggests that Ireland should adopt an energy rationing system to help the country meet its Kyoto emissions target.
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