(Frequently Asked Questions)
What is the Ecological Footprint?
What does the Ecological Footprint measure?
How accurate are Ecological Footprint measurements?
How is an Ecological Footprint calculated?
How does the Ecological Footprint account for recycling?
What’s Energy Saving Got to do With Carbon Footprints?
Where Can I Make a Reduction?
What Can I Do to Reduce My Family’s Carbon Footprint?
Greenhouse gas and emission trading
What is the greenhouse effect?
If emissions of greenhouse gases are reduced, how quickly do their concentrations in the atmosphere decrease?
Why do some companies undertake voluntary greenhouse gas reductions?
What is the risk to a company that does not take action now to reduce greenhouse gas emissions?
What are Certified Emissions Reduction (CER)?
What is the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM)?
What is Emissions Trading?
What are the principal drivers of the environmental agenda (NGOs, business, government, consumers)?
How is the environmental agenda at EU level likely to develop?
What is biocapacity?
What is a Water Footprint?
Who should I contact for more information on sustainable development?
Should I implement energy saving measures at work?
Is it expensive to start energy saving?
Which is the difference between the Single Project and Multi Project versions?
What is Project Management?
What is a project?
What are the NACE codes?
What is EMAS?
Which countries participate in EMAS?
Why should I participate in EMAS?
Who should I contact if I want to register to EMAS?
What is Carbon Offset?
How to buy carbon offsets?
Where to buy carbon offsets?
Does offsetting mean you don't need to worry about saving energy?
If you have to offset which scheme should you go for?
The Gold Standard?
Doesn't switching lights on and off use more energy than leaving them running?
Don't energy saving lightbulbs take a long time to light up?
Producing an energy saving bulb must take more energy in the first place than making a standard bulb. At the end of the day, doesn't that make it inefficient?
Don't traditional bulbs give a better quality of light?
Are halogen bulbs more efficient than traditional bulbs?
Lots of my lights have dimmer switches. Can I fit them with energy saving bulbs?
Don't CFLs contain mercury? And isn't that bad for the environment?