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EPA Publishes 19th Annual U.S. Greenhouse Gas Inventory

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Apr. 15, 2014)

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released its 19th annual report of overall U.S. greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions today, showing a 3.4 percent decrease in 2012 from 2011. The Inventory of U.S. Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Sinks, which is ...

Chile to launch new carbon tax to cut emissions

by Climate Action  (Apr. 1, 2014)

The initiative forms part of wider tax reform and is due to be detailed on Tuesday. The new measure will include incentives for thermoelectric power plants to reduce their carbon dioxide emissions, the main gas blamed for causing climate change. Chile is the world No.1 copper producer and the majority of mines are powered by coal-fired ...

HP Announces Supply Chain Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions Reduction Goal

by HP  (Sep. 23, 2013)

As part of an ongoing effort to improve its product manufacturing and supply chain operations, HP today announced a greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reduction goal for its first-tier manufacturing and product-transportation supply chain partners. HP’s goal, a first for the information technology (IT) industry, is to drive a 20 percent decrease ...

EPA Updates Greenhouse Gas Emissions Data from Large Facilities

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Feb. 5, 2013)

Today, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) posted the second year of greenhouse gas (GHGs) emissions data on its website, which provides public access to emissions data by sector, by greenhouse gas, and by geographic region such as county or state. Greenhouse gases are the primary driver of climate change, which can lead to hotter, longer ...

BIER releases Greenhouse Gas Guidance to ensure common framework for sector GHG emissions reporting

by Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable (BIER)  (Jan. 20, 2014)

In an effort to better understand GHG emissions associated with the beverage industry and to establish a common methodology for estimation, tracking and reporting, the Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable has released a document entitled Beverage Industry Sector Guidance for Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reporting. Developed collaboratively among ...

Cisco Systems honored by EPA for reducing Greenhouse Gas emissions

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Feb. 25, 2014)

Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Center for Corporate Climate Leadership announced the third annual Climate Leadership Award winners in partnership with the Association of Climate Change Officers (ACCO), the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES) and The Climate Registry (TCR). Nineteen awards were given to 15 ...

Helping countries reduce agricultural greenhouse gas emissions

by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)  (Aug. 6, 2013)

With the consequences of climate change for the world's food production systems becoming increasingly clear, more needs to be done to capitalize on agriculture's potential to mitigate global warming, says a new FAO guidance document published today. Agriculture is directly responsible for over 10 percent of all human-caused ...

EPA Honors UC Irvine for Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Feb. 25, 2014)

Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Center for Corporate Climate Leadership announced the third annual Climate Leadership Award winners in partnership with the Association of Climate Change Officers (ACCO), the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES) and The Climate Registry (TCR). Nineteen awards were given to 15 ...

EPA Honors Chula Vista, Calif. for Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Feb. 25, 2014)

Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Center for Corporate Climate Leadership announced the third annual Climate Leadership Award winners in partnership with the Association of Climate Change Officers (ACCO), the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES) and The Climate Registry (TCR). Nineteen awards were given to 15 ...

EPA Honors Corporate Leadership in Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Feb. 25, 2014)

Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Center for Corporate Climate Leadership announced the third annual Climate Leadership Award winners in partnership with the Association of Climate Change Officers (ACCO), the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES) and The Climate Registry (TCR). Nineteen awards were given to 15 ...

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