Cooking the carbon books

The murky world of carbon accounting desperately needs greater transparency – and a consumption-based approach.

Including imported goods in national carbon targets would usefully cast more light on the murky world of emissions accounting, which has until now flattered rich countries and helped emerging economies avoid targets.

To date carbon targets have focused exclusively on territorial emissions within a country's borders, from factories and power plants, car tail pipes and homes, and only in developed countries.

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