Category Archives: Additionality

Michael’s Moot, an extraordinary meeting – honest, constructive and so much cheaper than Doha

OK, OK, OK, I must write up the minutes of this gathering. In fact, I will call it a moot – Michael’s Moot. He called it to discuss the ongoing deterioration in the global forest and the eminent failure of … Continue reading

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REDD it again – cant see the wood, cant see the trees….

Further unexpurgated sage remarks drawn down from Linkdin. I’m treating it a bit like attending a conference on the crisis. I am the self appointed minuting secretary – though it also feels a bit like running an illicit still and … Continue reading

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Can I call it CEL?

Carbon too cheap to sell!! Well I read and digested the preceding discussion and tried to extract its pointers, its drift. There were a number of strands, as Javier de Vicente remarked, and an air of confusion but the essence … Continue reading

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“Carbon is at a historic low”

OK, this is essentially just raw conversation, drawn down from Linkedin. I’ve just done a scant edit for flow and added references to clarify terminology. Chat’s still ongoing – I’ve not joined in yet! But it’s skirting around a lot … Continue reading

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Show us yer Carbon

As a good environmentalist looking to see how money can be persuaded to restore the global ecology rather than degrade it further, I spent all day yesterday at the Carbon Show. This annual shindig is run by Michael Heseltine’s Haymarket … Continue reading

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