What are Carbon Footprint Labels?

The eco label is crucial if we are going to implement carbon allowances. Without carbon labels the consumer cannot make informed decisions and the state cannot tax him for the products that he has consumed. Why do products not already wear the carbon label? The carbon lifecycle of a product is extremely complex.  From production [...]

The Pros & Cons of Carbon Allowances

Let’s bash out the positive and negative aspects of carbon allowances. Could they solve the problem of man’s ever increasing CO2 emissions or are they just an excuse for new taxes? Personal carbon allowances for you, me and everybody are crucial to our safe landing from runaway climate change, but could this just be utopian [...]

How Do Personal Carbon Allowances Work?

Money makes the world go round but a new currency is emerging: Carbon.  Almost every activity releases carbon dioxide: every product, human and country has a carbon footprint.  We need to reduce our global footprint and the easiest way is through making carbon expensive or rather making products reflect their true cost. Products need to [...]