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EU – New rules for sustainable, durable products and no greenwashing

Recognizing the urgent need for sustainable practices and the importance of empowering consumers to make environmentally friendly choices, the European Parliament has taken a significant step forward. Backed by an overwhelming majority, the Parliament has endorsed draft legislation aimed at enhancing product labelling, durability, and combating misleading claims. This legislative proposal, known as the directive […]

Global warming paradox

Commercial facilities continue to contribute to global warming at alarming rates. This recent article in CNN sums up the perils of over-reliance on cooling systems, the vicious loop it creates, and the need to embrace energy efficiency solutions. Extracts below from article by Heather Chen, CNN (Fri, 9-Jun-23)  Source: =================================================================================== When the temperature soared […]

How To Use Carbon Tax To Tackle Green Washing

When it imposed a carbon tax, Singapore as usual, did something pioneering (becoming the first SE Asian country to bell that cat), while playing by the book — a carbon tax is arguably the most practical way to share ownership for Nationally Determined Commitments (NDCs) with the corporations responsible for greenhouse gas emissions. Singapore’s carbon […]

Cutting Down Rainforests On One Hand, Using Fossil Fuels On The Other

“If you cannot measure it, you can’t improve it.”Lord Kelvin Any which way you look at 2023, it began badly for the Voluntary Carbon Market (VCM), with the media pummeling it for allegedly playing fast & loose with nature based carbon credits. It’s not as if this finger-pointing came out of the blue. Critics be […]