Greener by the day

Paget-Brown, Nick
June 2006
Director;Jun2006, Vol. 59 Issue 11, p83
Focuses on climate change regulations in Europe. Consideration of the Kyoto Treaty that limits the effects of greenhouse gas emissions and new taxes and the sustainable development agenda as the two key drivers of environmental policy; Allocation of emissions allowances in the emissions trading scheme of the European Union; Tendency of customers and regulators to associate a product or activity with adverse impacts.


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