Nice video via The Economist Films China and India are perceived to be the worst emitters of carbon dioxide. But
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“Taxing flights is one way to target high emitting lifestyles, especially if we tax business class more than economy class,” Chancel told Climate Home. “A tax on air tickets to finance development programs already exists in some countries. What we need is to increase its level and generalise it.”
Piketty – author of Capital, a bestseller on wealth inequality – and Chancel outline huge disparities in people’s carbon footprints across the world. One-tenth of people are responsible for 45% of global emissions. “Economic inequalities are reaching record high levels and reducing them constitutes a key challenge to policymakers in the coming decades,” said Chancel.
“It’s the same thing with carbon: another huge challenge that puts our societies at risk. If we fail to address both, our societies can collapse.””
Thomas Piketty proposes flight tax to raise climate funds
▶ Jeremy Rifkin on Singularity 1 on 1 – YouTube. I am a great fan of Jeremy Rifkin and his
US Report Projects High Toll on Economy From Global Warming (via the NYT): Ego-to-Eco shift is finally happening?
Interesting to see that now that Global Warming (or rather, its consequences) has become a serious business issue, everyone is
Just ran across this interesting piece by energy analyst Chris Nelder, in the Huffington Post More about Chris The clean
New video: sustainability trends and future scenarios; discussion with fellow futurist Ross Dawson (meeting of the minds #8)
This is a nice and imho quite concise 10-minute video clip in which fellow futurist Ross Dawson and me discuss
6 Ways To Make Brand Sustainability Resonate With Consumers | Co.Exist | ideas + impact.
Here are my slides from today, here in Bucharest Download low-res PDF, 6MB
Just found this in this very clued-in presentation by JTW Intelligence on Slideshare (100 things to watch out for in
@gleonhard: Good report on internet of things and #m2m by the http://www.evrythng.com people http://t.co/MY9gUiWZiV