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Methodological issues related to non-carbon benefits of REDD+ activities

by Wetlands International  (Mar. 26, 2014)

It is widely accepted that the UNFCCC mechanism to reduce emissions from deforestation and forest degradation (REDD+) will need to provide a wide range of social, environmental and governance benefits to achieve permanent greenhouse gas emission reductions at scale. The provision of such non-carbon benefits (NCBs) is crucial for several reasons. ...

Honolulu’s LED Lamps: Cutting on Carbon and Trimming Tax

by Greenshine New Energy LLC  (Mar. 19, 2014)

Honolulu, the Hawaiian capital’s energy costs rank tenth on the pollution lists. In an attempt to reduce this figure, the city mayor wants to install solar street lamps which will help cut tax and Greenhouse Gas emissions. Hawaii stands third in least energy consumption per capita, but the increasingly high population density mounts up its ...

Emissions reduction with Diesel blending

by PC GlobeCore  (Nov. 15, 2013)

Diesel technologies are develops by huge rates. Modification of cars with diesel engines make a half of the new cars sold in Europe. The black smoke, noisy engine operation and unpleasant smell remained far in the past. Today diesel engines present not only profitability, but also high capacity and worthy dynamic characteristics. Quality of fuel ...

Carbon Reduction Versus Affordable Warmth - the district heating challenge

by ENER-G  (Jan. 2, 2013)

Government and European Legislation, Building Regulations and planning requirements are driving the residential new build sector to consider and adopt technologies such as bio-diesel boilers, biomass boilers and heat pumps to support the delivery of low carbon developments. However, some of these more ‘exotic’ solutions have high fuel ...

Designing “Measurable” Post-2020 emissions reduction commitments

by World Resources Institute WRI  (Nov. 11, 2013)

As climate negotiations kick off this week in Warsaw, Poland (COP 19), the stakes are high. The recently published UNEP Emissions Gap Report finds that countries are falling woefully short of the action required to avoid ...

Greenhouse gas reduction through social inclusion in Brazil

by Inderscience Publishers  (Dec. 26, 2013)

With the objective to offer contributions to resolve ecological, social and economic problems in Amazonia, Brazil's sustainable production of palm oil legislation has the specific goal of mobilising public administrations, private business, social aid agencies and family farmers with the following overall objectives: create employment and increase ...

Danske Bank - Measuring the impact of carbon reduction initiatives

by CRedit360  (Jun. 22, 2012)

The Danske Bank Group is the largest financial enterprise in Denmark and one of the largest in the Nordic region, offering customers a wide range of services in the fields of banking, insurance, real-estate and asset management. Not content to lead only in financial services, Danske Bank was the first large Danish bank to set a goal of reaching ...

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 ...

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 ...

Reduction in carbon emissions in the Brazilian agricultural value chain through a decrease in transported volume

by Inderscience Publishers  (Jan. 22, 2013)

Privileged characteristics have helped Brazil to consolidate itself as a leader in agricultural exports. These exports, however, have unique characteristic. They are heavily focused on commodity items, its production areas are relatively far from seaports and its transport matrix is strongly focused on road transportation. This combination of ...

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