carbon footprint

November 7 2008

A press release issued by Illinois University Extension services says that "the GHG footpring of dairy farming has dropped from 31 pounds CO2e per gallon in 1944...

November 7 2008
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In October 2008 BSI - the British Standards Institute, the Carbon Trust and Defra launched their new standard, the PAS 2050. This sets out a consistent method of measuring the greenhouse gas emissions embedded in goods and services throughout their...

August 7 2008
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The European forum for the flexible packaging industry has published a life cycle analysis of three packaged food products - coffee, spinach, butter.

July 4 2008
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The Stockholm Environment Institute in York undertook an analysis of five key economic sectors in the South West region of England. (see here for more on Bottomline 3.)

June 13 2008

In May 2008 the UK’s Farming Futures project (funded by Defra, among others) released a survey of farmers’ attitudes to climate change.

It found that ‘almost half of farmers in England interviewed by Farming Futures report...

May 6 2008
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Bon Appetit Management Co California-based foodservice management company, has made a commitment to lower the carbon footprint of food served in the company's cafes and restaurants by 25 per cent.

March 28 2008

F&C Management, a European investment firm with € 141.0 billion euro under management (as at 31.12.07) has published a research note on biofuels, Biofuels and sustainability - an investor perspective.

F&C warns that if...

March 7 2008

Champagne has become the first region in France to announce a clear breakdown of its carbon dioxide emissions, and set out strategies for reducing them (see news article here). Speaking at the...

February 15 2008

For those partial to the odd bar of chocolate, you might like to know that Cadbury has now calculated the carbon footprint of one of its bars.

January 25 2008

Leading US organic dairy processor Aurora Organic Dairy has announced a new research initiative for reducing its carbon footprint.