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Municipal Solid Waste – Key to a Low Carbon Economy

by Zero Waste Europe  (Nov. 1, 2015)

A newly released report has found the waste sector has a key role to play in the development of a low carbon economy and the reduction of greenhouse gases (GHGs). This report comes in advance of the UN Climate Conference in Paris, which will take place in December. The report was ...

Carbon reduction commitment - the presentation

by WSP Environment & Energy  (May 4, 2010)

The UK CRC could impact 5,000 companies across the UK, from hotels, to banks, property companies and local authorities. We held a series of events up and down the UK recently. Here"s a copy of that ...

Meeting the carbon reduction commitments

by Verisae  (Aug. 28, 2009)

How UK Organizations Can Approach and Meet Carbon Reduction Targets The Climate Reduction Commitment legislation represents significant opportunities for those entities that are proactive and are able to meet or exceed their carbon reduction targets. As it is expected that up to 20,000 firms in the UK will have to submit a CRC information ...

What is the carbon reduction commitment?

by Verisae  (Aug. 28, 2009)

The UK Carbon Reduction Commitment is a British based initiative, which is anticipated to provide a model for the rest of the world. The US Environmental Protection Agency announced shortly after introduction by the UK Department that they plan to introduce a similar scheme. The UK Carbon Reduction Commitment may sound fairly innocuous yet it ...

Aiming High Rewarding Ambition in Wind Energy - Report

by The European Wind Energy Association (EWEA)  (Nov. 17, 2015)

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY With 392 GW installed, wind energy can be the single largest source of power generation in the EU by 2030 ahead of coal and gas. Wind energy already plays a significant role in the European power sector. In 2014, the wind industry installed 11,791 MW in the EU - more than gas and coal combined. Today wind energy can meet 10.2% ...

Why The Carbon Reduction Label For Wine?

by Aura Sustainability  (Feb. 22, 2011)

 If you’ve continued to read past that title you are more than likely already familiar with terms such as: “climate change”, “carbon economy”, “global warming”, “carbon accounting”, “carbon neutrality”. I’m going to assume you have a passable understanding of the ...

The UK carbon reduction commitment explained

by WSP Environment & Energy  (May 5, 2010)

The UK CRC could impact 5,000 companies across the UK, from hotels, to banks, property companies and local authorities. We explain how to know if you"re included and how to ...

UK Carbon Reduction Commitment (CRC)

by Verisae  (Sep. 15, 2009)

Energy Efficiency Reduction Bill a Benchmark for Others?The pressure has been growing on individual companies, producers and emitters of greenhouse gases to try and restrict the output. Up until this time, it has been voluntary to report carbon emissions but legal initiatives are now underway to make this mandatory. A carbon reduction bill has ...

Determinants of corporate carbon reduction targets

by Inderscience Publishers  (Sep. 25, 2014)

This paper examines attributes affecting a corporation’s choice of an intensity-only (carbon emissions relative to sales, production, etc.) versus an absolute carbon dioxide (CO 2 ) emissions goal. We investigate alternative hypotheses for this choice including: 1) a high growth hypothesis whereby high growth companies select an intensity goal, ...

Carbon reduction commitment (CRC) initiative

by Verisae  (Aug. 28, 2009)

British CRC Program Promotes Carbon Footprint Reductions Environmental managers from thousands of UK commercial enterprises will take on a much more important role within their respective organizations when the Carbon Reduction Commitment, or CRC, comes into effect in 2010. The initiative of the British government's Department for Energy and ...

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