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How should the world react to US withdrawal from the Paris Agreement? Ignore Trump and get on with the job

Posted by Michael Rea | 2 June 2017 | Viewpoint

Donald Trump has announced that he wants America to be the first country to withdraw from the Paris Agreement. However, Trump’s actions are unlikely to have any effect on the direction in which the world is travelling, which is increasingly towards a low carbon economy – primarily driven by the business opportunity.

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Carbon Trust-led joint industry project selects partners to tackle floating wind challenges

1 June 2017 | News

The Carbon Trust has kicked off a series of studies to address future challenges for the emergent floating offshore wind sector. The studies have been commissioned through a joint industry project (JIP) between the Scottish Government and eight industry partners, including DONG Energy, ENGIE, Eolfi, E.ON, innogy, Kyuden Mirai Energy, Statoil and Vattenfall. This marks the second phase of the JIP, which earlier in the year produced a review of the policy and regulatory needs for the sector.

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Burbo offshore wind farm aerial view

Carbon Trust drives industry acceptance of new floating LiDAR systems to deliver low-cost bankable wind data

30 May 2017 | News

The Carbon Trust has today announced the completion of the world’s largest trial of floating LiDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) systems. This trial has helped accelerate the offshore wind industry’s uptake of the technology by proving across a variety of technologies and sea states, the floating LiDAR’s capability of producing highly accurate, bankable wind measurement data.

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Why has Tesco become the first corporate to reveal a 1.5°C climate change target?

Posted by Myles McCarthy | 17 May 2017 | Viewpoint

Multinational retailer implementing operational targets and reduction strategies that are consistent with limiting global warming to 1.5°C

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Carbon Trust awarded UKAS accreditation for ISO 50001 certification

3 May 2017 | News

The Carbon Trust has been officially accredited by the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS) for delivering certification to ISO 50001, the international standard for energy management systems.

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Carbon Trust April 2017 Newsletter

Carbon Trust Newsletter April 2017

12 April 2017 | News

Latest news, viewpoints and events from the Carbon Trust

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