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4 Steps to Reducing Aviation’s Carbon Footprint

by Intelex Technologies Inc.  (Jul. 30, 2015)

We live in an increasingly hyper-mobile society with over three billion passengers being carried by the world’s airlines in 2013, and an estimated 31% growth in passenger demand by 2017.  This accounts for hundreds of millions of tonnes in greenhouse gas emissions worldwide, greatly impacting global warming, climate change, and ...

New Study: Biofuel Use Saved 589.3 Million Tons of Carbon Emissions Over the Past Decade

by Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO)  (Aug. 24, 2015)

Over its 10-year lifespan, the Renewable Fuel Standard’s (RFS) requirement to substitute biofuels for fossil fuels has displaced nearly 1.9 billion barrels of foreign oil and reduced U.S. transportation-related carbon emissions by 589.33 million metric tons, the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) finds in an analysis released today. ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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, ...

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 ...

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 ...

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