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Greenhouse gas emissions tracking

by Intelex Technologies Inc.  (Nov. 25, 2008)

With initiatives such as the Kyoto Protocol and the Western Climate Initiative, tracking greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions has become a necessity for many organizations. To help our customers address this business need, Intelex developed a Greenhouse Gas Emission Tracking Module in 2008.Like all of Intelex’s systems and modules, the Greenhouse Gas ...

Impacts from Latest EPA Proposals to Reduce Landfill Gas Emissions

by Agru America, Inc.  (Sep. 30, 2015)

The Environmental Protection Agency recently issued proposals designed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions that would require more than 100 municipal solid waste landfills to install systems to collect and control landfill gas. While the EPA seems confident in the positive environmental benefits of the new standards, it has comparatively little to ...

Greenhouse gas emissions gap widening

by GLOBE Foundation  (Nov. 21, 2012)

Action on climate change needs to be scaled-up and accelerated without delay if the world is to have a running chance of keeping a global average temperature rise below 2 degrees Celsius this century. The Emissions Gap Report, coordinated by the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) and the European Climate Foundation, and released days before the ...

Taking Control of Greenhouse Gas Emissions

by GLOBE Foundation  (Jun. 1, 2015)

Three-quarters of the world’s annual emissions of greenhouse gases are now limited by national targets, according to a new study published today by the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment at London School of Economics and Political Science. ...

EPA sets stricter emission standards for oil refineries

by Associated Press  (Sep. 29, 2015)

The Environmental Protection Agency announced new rules Tuesday to reduce toxic air pollution from oil refineries by forcing operators to adopt new technology that better monitors and controls emissions. The rules will require for the first time that refineries install air monitors along "fence lines" where pollution enters neighboring ...

Car emissions: MEPs push for “real-life” test protocol

by European Parliament  (Sep. 24, 2015)

The environment committee on Wednesday adopted an update of EU car emission rules, setting limits on certain pollutants including NOx. They call for a new, real-life, emissions test procedure to be enforced by 2017. They also want fuel consumption meter and gear-change indicators fitted to all new cars by 2019. “Public health depends on ...

Households take the heat for greenhouse gas emissions

by GLOBE Foundation  (Dec. 15, 2008)

Households were either directly or indirectly responsible for almost half of Canada’s total greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in 2004 according to a report released this week by Statistics Canada.  Overall emissions related to households increased 13% from about 285 900 kilotonnes in 1990 to 321 700 kilotonnes in 2004. Household emissions from ...

Statistical release: 2011 UK greenhouse gas emissions

by Department of Energy and Climate Change  (Mar. 29, 2012)

DECC today publishes provisional 2011 estimates of UK greenhouse gas emissions, together with final estimates of 2010 UK greenhouse gas emissions by fuel type and end-user. 2011 headline results In 2011, UK emissions of the basket of six greenhouse gases covered by the Kyoto Protocol were provisionally estimated to be 549.3 million tonnes ...

Measuring greenhouse gas emissions beyond company boundaries

by thinkstep  (Apr. 1, 2010)

PE INTERNATIONAL is official software provider for the two new standards of the GHG Protocol Initiative. 70 corporations are currently testing two new global standards by measuring the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions of their products and supply chains. Over 20 of these corporations are using the GaBi and SoFi software from PE INTERNATIONAL, an ...

Chris Huhne reaction to greenhouse gas emissions figures

by Department of Energy and Climate Change  (Feb. 1, 2011)

Responding to the publication of final greenhouse gas emissions statistics for 2009, Energy and Climate Change Secretary Chris Huhne said: “Yes, emissions were down in 2009 but so was the economy so this is no time for back slapping. A low carbon approach has to be a vital part of kick starting and future proofing our economy, getting us ...

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