Day: 21 January 2000
Denmark worst forest manager in Europe but there is room for improvement in all countries, says WWF
Several EU nations frequently praised for their 'green' policies are amongst the worst managers of forest, according to a WWF report. Denmark come last on WWF's league table and the Netherlands didn't score much better.
Shell says it banned the Erika in 1998
TotalFina has denied that it is allowed to conduct its own inspections of ships it charters. The statement, designed to downplay the company's liability for the Erika oil disaster, has been undermined by Shell's admission that its inspections of Erika resulted in a partial ban.
The World Bank’s ‘Prototype Carbon Fund’ steals the march on Clean Development Mechanism
The World Bank isn't waiting for international climate change negotiators to agree the rules of the Kyoto Protocol's Clean Development Mechanism. Instead, it is launching a Prototype Carbon Fund (PCF) and awarding emission credits.
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