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1-10 of 11 for the Category : Commerce, Trade & Industry and the Subcategory : Carbon Trading

Carbon Calculator

( Article Type: Explanation )

The resources we use and greenhouse gases emitted through our lifestyle choices are exceeding the capacity of life support systems of Earth.

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Carbon disclosure project (The)

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The Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) is a UK-based not-for-profit organisation holding the largest database of corporate climate change information in the world.

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Carbon storage/ Sequestration

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Carbon sequestration is the process by which carbon is removed (naturally or artificially) from the atmosphere and effectively placed in storage.

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Carbon Trading

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Carbon Trading (also known as Emissions Trading or 'Cap and Trade') is a market-based mechanism designed to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in commerce and industry by creating an economic incentive.

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Eco-taxes are taxes, duties and fees, which are levied by governments to encourage companies and individuals to be more aware of environmental protection requirements and reduce their levels of pollution.

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Ecosystems and Eco-system Service

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The term ecosystem refers to the combined physical and biological components of an environment and the interactions between these components.

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Engineering The Future in Africa

( Article Type: Sustainable Development )

The 21st Century has been hailed by global commentators, statesman and investors as the century that belongs to the African continent's development.

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Environmental Goods & Services

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Also known as Green Industries, the Environmental Goods and Services (EGS) sector comprises the set of companies which provide products and services to measure, prevent, reduce or reverse damage to the natural environment and the depletion or pol

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Global Change

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Africa, as a whole, is extremely vulnerable to the impacts of climate change. This is not only due to the actual changes expected, but also due to the poor capacity of its people to cope with the changes and the developmental constraints.

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Global Warming & Climate Change

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'Global warming', or 'climate change', refers to the rise in the planet's overall temperature due to anthropogenic (human-related) increase of greenhouse gasses in the atmosphere.

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