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EPA Report: Automakers Surpassing Light-Duty Greenhouse Gas Standards

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Mar. 26, 2015)

For the second consecutive model year, the automotive industry outperformed the national greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions standards by a wide margin. Overall industry compliance in model year 2013 was 12 grams/mile – or 1.4 miles per gallon – better than required by the 2013 standard. These were among the top findings released today in ...

Emission Control - Geoengineering to remove Carbon Dioxide from the Air

by Inderscience Publishers  (Mar. 23, 2015)

The notion of global warming was first mooted by French scientist and mathematician Joseph Fourier in 1824 and discovered by John Tyndall in 1860, he and later, Svante Arrhenius, pinned down the mechanisms. It is perhaps deceived wisdom that Arrhenius was the first to suggest that Sweden might once again be able to grow tropical fruit, such as ...

Novelis Launches evercycle™ Certified High-Recycled Content Products

by Novelis Inc.  (Mar. 26, 2015)

- Novelis, the world leader in aluminum rolling and recycling, today announced the first product in a new portfolio of certified high-recycled content aluminum for specialty applications called evercycle™. This new material will enable customers to produce infinitely-recyclable products with a lower carbon ...

Global Climate in 2014 marked by extreme heat and flooding

by World Meteorological Organization (WMO)  (Mar. 23, 2015)

Record ocean heat, high land-surface temperatures and devastating flooding were some of the defining characteristics of the global climate in 2014, which was nominally the warmest year on record, although by a very small margin, according to a detailed analysis by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO). The WMO Statement on the ...

SRA Commits to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions 35% by 2020

by SRA Information Technology  (Mar. 20, 2015)

SRA International, Inc., a leading provider of IT solutions and professional services to government organizations, today announced the company has established a goal to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by 35% by fiscal year 2020 relative to a fiscal year 2007 baseline. SRA’s 2007 Scope 1 and 2 GHG goal baseline is 6,267.9 metric ...

United Nations Reports Its 2013 Greenhouse Gas Emissions

by United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)  (Feb. 26, 2015)

In 2013, the United Nations emitted about 1.7 million tonnes of CO2 equivalent - the same as 155,109 homes in the United States - according to the organization's annual publication dedicated to reporting its own impact on climate change. The sixth edition of Moving Towards a Climate Neutral UN, released today, details the emissions from 64 United ...

Carbon Market Data launches the Greenhouse Gas Reporting Company Database

by Carbon Market Data  (Mar. 9, 2015)

The team at Carbon Market Data is happy to announce the launch of the Greenhouse Gas Reporting Company Database. The first version of this new information solution includes data on South Korean companies. The Korea GHG Reporting Company Database provides greenhouse gas emissions data as well as ...

CEQ Extends Comment Period on Revised Draft Guidance on Consideration of Greenhouse Gas Emissions and the Effects of Climate Change in NEPA Reviews

by US Department of Energy  (Feb. 20, 2015)

The Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) has extended by 30 days the comment period on its revised draft guidance on consideration of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and the effects of climate change in NEPA reviews. The comment period now ends on March 25, 2015. The revised draft guidance, issued on December 18, 2014, is ...

Plan B – Net-Zero Greenhouse-Gas Emissions by 2050

by GLOBE Foundation  (Feb. 5, 2015)

Leaders of The B Team running some of the world’s largest companies, have called upon world leaders to commit to a global goal of net-zero greenhouse-gas (GHG) emissions by 2050 – and urged business leaders to match this ambition by committing to bold long-term targets. The B Team’s ambition builds on recent talks ...

Sprint Recognized as EPA’s 2015 Climate Leader for Excellence in Greenhouse Gas Management

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Feb. 25, 2015)

Sprint Corporation, headquartered in Overland Park, Kan., has received a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) 2015 Climate Leadership Award for Excellence in Greenhouse Gas Management – Goal Achievement. The Climate Leadership Award recipients demonstrate how innovative actions to combat climate change lead to smart business decisions. ...

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