carbon liability Articles

  • Carbon-intensive stock prices fall as tax looms

    Several companies identified by Trucost as most exposed to carbon liabilities in South Africa have seen their share prices fall, after the Treasury announced that a carbon tax will start in 2015. ...


    By Trucost Plc

  • Determining CRC reporting requirements

    All organizations must now establish, evaluate and prioritize their carbon reduction liabilities and get ready to participate in the CRC. It is estimated that some 5,000 organizations in the UK will be required to do so. The Carbon Reduction Commitment is a mandatory emissions trading scheme and will come into effect by the summer of 2010. Indeed, organizations that will be affected by the scope ...


    By Accruent

  • DEFRA carbon initiatives break ground

    Say what you like about their propensity for acronyms, but the British have also made significant strides forward in the arena of climate change recently. To better approach the situation, they combined DEFRA and BERR within the DECC and then proceeded to make a significant step forward with the first issue of legally binding legislation within a national carbon trading scheme.There has been a ...


    By Accruent

  • Driving sustainable investment decision making

    We help investors understand the economic consequences of natural capital dependency in order to identify risk and opportunity from growing natural resource pressures and increasing environmental regulation Natural capital liabilities such as carbon, water, resource dependency, pollutants and waste are threatening the ability of our natural ecosystems to deliver economic growth. The impact is ...


    By Trucost Plc

  • Storing carbon: options for liability risk management, financial responsibility

    The authors of this article say the technical complexity, economic impacts, social demand, and political challenges underpinning the deployment of carbon capture and storage technology to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from coal-fired electric power generation are daunting, but not unprecedented. In response to these challenges, the authors recommend the creation of a new “federal government ...


    By Bloomberg BNA

  • The Gorgon project: legal and policy issues

    IntroductionOn 14 September 2009, Australia’s largest commercial carbon capture and storage (CCS) project, the Gorgon Joint Venture (GJV), was approved by the Western Australian Government. While the GJV is being undertaken in a legal and regulatory framework which is project specific rather than part of a fully integrated domestic legal framework, Gorgon itself is an integrated CCS project ...

  • The commercial deployment of carbon capture and storage technology

    One of the most significant impediments to a carbon dioxide capture and storage industry is not technical but legal-managing liabilities associated with the long-term geologic storage of carbon dioxide in reservoirs, particularly deep saline. There is no dedicated regulatory regime in place at either the federal or state level for capture and ...


    By Bloomberg BNA

  • Who will be liable for Australia’s solution to pollution? an analysis of the scope of businesses’ liability under the carbon pollution reduction scheme

    Consistent with achieving an international agreement to reduce greenhouse gas emissions at Copenhagen in December 2009, Australia, like the United States, is currently in the throes of having its emissions trading scheme legislation processed through Parliament. The Rudd Government is on track to have its heavily-debated Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (CPRS) passed during Parliament’s Winter ...

  • Mainstream investors look to sustainability to unlock value

    Environmental analysis is moving from the fringes of socially responsible investment to the mainstream, helping push the sustainability agenda forward in large corporations in North America. People outside the “green” professional community are increasingly recognizing that companies’ environmental performance is linked to financial performance. This type of mainstream ...


    By Trucost Plc

  • Liability and financial responsibility frameworks for carbon capture and sequestration

    Carbon dioxide capture and sequestration (CCS) is an important option for reducing CO2 emissions from human activities.  There is growing interest in CCS as renewable energy and energy efficiency alone are unlikely to deliver the emission reductions necessary to stabilize atmospheric concentrations of greenhouse gases by mid-century.1 CCS involves capturing CO2 generated from fossil fuel ...

  • A Word About Competition...

    Almost three weeks ago, the RPI Group running team successfully nailed our 5th consecutive Bourbon Chase 200-mile relay race in Kentucky. Needless to say, we love to compete! Competition is the engine that drives the global economy. It’s kind of cool that a few companies are trying to imitate our products and our approach to in situ remediation – that’s probably the best ...

  • Get ready for Streamlined Energy and Carbon Reporting (SECR)

    Who is affected by new energy and carbon reporting regulations and how should they prepare? There's a big shake-up in energy regulations coming into force next April when the proposed Streamlined Energy and Carbon Reporting (SECR) scheme is scheduled to start. This will affect approximately 12,000 large companies, ...


    By Inprova Energy

  • GHG Reporting Rule

    G 6.1 | Requirements and Developments in Environmental and Carbon Reporting and Disclosure John Fillo | Senior Engineer, Sentech, ...

  • Ask Enhesa Vol. 6

    Featuring contributions from Gabriela Troncoso, Katsiaryna Anoshka, Elise Saade, Kengo Okuda, Paige Samson, Caitlin O’Sullivan, Ruth White and Wassila Nabourema and Tjeerd Hendel-Blackford ...

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