Friday, February 14, 2014

Conference on Carbon Fraud in Canberra

The Australian National University College of Asia & the Pacific will host a free one day conference on Transnational Environmental Crime (TEC) in Canberra, 14 March 2014. The topics include the new environmental crime of "carbon fraud", that is falsifying carbon emissions details for financial gain, as well as more established  crimes such as the black market in ozone depleting substances, wildlife smuggling, timber trafficking. The process of calculating and auditing the carbon footprint of an organisation is briefly covered in the course "ICT Sustainability" (COMP7310), which starts at ANU on Monday.

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