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Higher EU energy efficiency and renewable energy targets enable greenhouse gas emissions reductions of more than 50% in 2030

by Ecofys  (Apr. 18, 2016)

An assessment of greenhouse gas emissions in 2030 associated with a 30% renewable energy target and 30-40% energy efficiency targets. The EU has put forward a greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reduction target of ‘at least’ 40% by 2030, compared to 1990 emissions levels. Current plans1 are to achieve this by reducing energy demand by at ...

Cambridge academics push for higher carbon emission targets

by Vital Efficienci Ltd.  (Aug. 3, 2010)

Cambridge academics push for higher carbon emission targets in climate change negotiations in Bonn this week, reports ...

Models and muddles: the cost of meeting emission targets

by Inderscience Publishers  (Sep. 18, 2009)

In 1990, the Australian Government adopted an interim target of reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 20%, subject to it not adversely affecting Australia's trade competitiveness in the absence of similar action by other competitor countries. Since then, a series of reports have attempted to assess the economic effects on Australia of reducing ...

EU sets new van carbon emission targets despite lobbying

by Vital Efficienci Ltd.  (Feb. 16, 2011)

New EU standards regime will impose penalties on non-compliant manufacturers. The European Parliament voted through carbon emissions targets for vans yesterday as part of a new standards regime that will impose penalties on non-compliant manufacturers. The new carbon emission targets involve that 70% of van manufacturers' fleet must meet a limit ...

UK, France and Germany call for 30% EU carbon emission target in 2020

by Vital Efficienci Ltd.  (Jul. 16, 2010)

UK, France and Germany call for an increase of EU carbon emission target to 30% in 2020, reports ...

Shooting a Moving Target - Permitting Fugitive Volatile Organic Compound (VOC) Emissions

by Trinity Consultants  (Jul. 26, 2004)

Untitled Document ABSTRACT Fugitive emissions from components at chemical processing facilities often appear as allowable emission limits in construction ...

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, ...

Cost Savings: Setting and Meeting Targets

Introduction SC Johnson, family-owned and family-managed for 112 years, has a long history of responsible environmental management.  Sam Johnson, owner and chairman, made history in 1975 by announcing his company's voluntary and unilateral decision to eliminate CFC propellants from its aerosols worldwide--the first company to do so.  It ...

Greenhouse gas emission trends and projections in Europe 2012 - Tracking progress towards Kyoto and 2020 targets

by European Environment Agency (EEA)  (Oct. 24, 2012)

At the end of 2011, almost all European countries were on track towards their Kyoto targets for 2008–2012. The EU-15 also remained on track to achieve its Kyoto target. Italy, however, was not on track. Spain plans to acquire a large quantity of Kyoto units through the KP's flexible mechanisms to achieve its target. With emission caps ...

Veolia EAU - Continuous monitoring of odor and target gas emissions at a WWTP, with the RQ Box solution case study

by Alpha MOS Environment  (Jul. 24, 2013)

The site Wastewater treatment plant Aquapôle, located in Isère, France Operated by Société Dauphinoise d’Assainissement (SDA) Capacity of 500 000 population equivalent ISO 14001 approach Challenges To define a zero point for the odor footprint of the site in order to ...

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