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Closing the gap between corporate GHG reduction goals and a 2°C scenario

by GLOBE Foundation  (May 20, 2015)

The Science Based Targets initiative – a partnership between CDP, UN Global Compact, World Resources Institute and WWF – has launched a global campaign to recruit 100 companies by the end of 2015 to set greenhouse gas (GHG) emission reduction targets in line with climate science. By aligning emission targets with global efforts ...

What would it take to limit climate change to 1.5°C?

by The Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK)  (May 21, 2015)

A new study analyzes the required climate policy actions and targets in order to limit future global temperature rise to less than 1.5 degrees Celsius by 2100. This level is supported by more than 100 countries worldwide, including those most vulnerable to climate change, as a safer goal than the currently agreed international aim of 2 degrees ...

New Environmental Rules for Polar Shipping established

by GLOBE Foundation  (May 18, 2015)

Ships trading in the Polar Regions will have to comply with strict safety and environmental provisions specific to the harsh conditions in the Arctic and Antarctic. These regulatory changes are part of the environmental International Code for ships operating in polar waters (Polar Code) and associated amendments to MARPOL (the International ...

UNEP Annual Report 2014 Highlights Many Environmental Successes

by United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)  (May 19, 2015)

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) today released its Annual Report 2014, showcasing global environmental successes such as the recovery of the ozone layer, significant advances in renewables investments and the first-ever United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA). The year's major success story came in September, when the ...

Energy Department Releases Report, Evaluates Potential for Wind Power in All 50 States

by US Department of Energy  (May 19, 2015)

In support of the President’s all-of-the above energy strategy, Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz today announced the release of Enabling Wind Power Nationwide, a report showing how the United States can unlock the vast potential for wind energy deployment in all 50 ...

California ramps up Efforts to Cut Greenhouse Gas Emissions

by Associated Press  (Apr. 29, 2015)

Building on California's ambitious effort to curb greenhouse gas emissions, Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday called on the state to further slash its carbon footprint over the next 15 years. Brown set a new target of reducing emissions to 40 percent below 1990 levels by 2030, calling it the most aggressive benchmark enacted by a government in North ...

Ontario Sets 2030 Greenhouse Gas Pollution Reduction Target

by GLOBE Foundation  (May 14, 2015)

As part of its action against climate change, Ontario has become the first province in Canada to set a mid-term greenhouse gas pollution reduction target for 2030. Ontario already has a goal to reduce greenhouse gas pollution by 15 per cent below 1990 levels by 2020 and 80 per cent by 2050. In order to help achieve its long-term targets, the ...

Greenhouse Gas Benchmark of 400 Parts per Million reached and excceded

by GLOBE Foundation  (May 6, 2015)

For the first time since the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration began tracking carbon dioxide in the global atmosphere, the monthly global average concentration of this greenhouse gas surpassed 400 parts per million in March 2015, according to NOAA’s latest results. ...

Canada plans to cut Emissions by 30 Percent by 2030

by Associated Press  (May 16, 2015)

Canada announced Friday it plans to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by 30 percent below 2005 levels by 2030 amid international efforts to create a new framework for addressing climate change. Prime Minister Stephen Harper's Conservative government said it formally submitted its target to the United Nations Framework Convention on ...

EPA Publishes 20th Annual U.S. Greenhouse Gas Inventory

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Apr. 15, 2015)

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released its 20th Inventory of U.S. Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Sinks today, showing a two percent increase in greenhouse gas emissions in 2013 from 2012 levels, but a nine percent drop in emissions since 2005. Total U.S. greenhouse emissions were 6,673 ...

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