Getting to the truth: What 'Astongate' can teach us about lifecycle assessments

clock

Ramon Arratia of Ball Corporation explains why carbon emissions analysis should compare today's products with those of the future, rather than those of the past

This week a host of media outlets reported on a study that made heavily-disputed claims about the environmental credentials of electric cars. The analysis found an electric car would have to travel as...

To continue reading this article...

Join BusinessGreen

  • Enjoy exclusive news, insights and analysis from Europe’s leading source of information on the green economy and business.
  • Make smart, responsible business decisions with an eye on the latest regulatory and tech developments
  • Stay in the know with our overnight briefing, expertly curated help you run a competitive and sustainable business
  • Tap into our extensive archive of exclusive articles, news, analysis and guides
  • Access our Intelligence Reports, exclusive data-rich studies on business-critical aspects of the green economy (BG Advanced members only)
  • Choose from 3 paid membership levels or start a 7-day no strings trial

Join nowTry 7 day trial

 

Already a BusinessGreen member?

Login

More on Carbon Accounting

Green business leaders must step up to fill the supply chain knowledge gap

Green business leaders must step up to fill the supply chain knowledge gap

Firms must wholesale push to inform and support supply chain decarbonisation is shrinking, writes AECOM's Robert Spencer

Robert Spencer, AECOM
clock 16 August 2022 • 3 min read
Greenpeace UK appoints new joint executive directors

Greenpeace UK appoints new joint executive directors

Position of executive director to be jointly held for the first time in the group's history

clock 01 August 2022 • 2 min read
Voluntary carbon markets are growing rapidly as companies and governments look to meet climate goals | Credit: iStock

'Real, verifiable climate impact': Voluntary carbon market council unveils 'core principles' for CO2 credits

From additionality to cracking down on double counting, the Integrity Council for the Voluntary Carbon Markets sets out 10 principles it believes should govern credible carbon credit transactions

Cecilia Keating
clock 27 July 2022 • 5 min read