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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 ...

LG Electronics USA Announces Industry-leading Greenhouse Gas Reduction Commitment

by LG Electronics  (Nov. 28, 2011)

        ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., Nov. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- LG Electronics USA today announced it will voluntarily reduce its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 50 percent by the end of 2020, compared with a 2007 baseline. Like most ...

European greenhouse gas emissions down 0.9%

by European Environment Agency (EEA)  (Apr. 21, 2008)

Provisional greenhouse gas emissions data compiled by the EEA show that EU-15 Member States reduced their emissions by 0.9 % between 2005 and 2006. EU-27 emissions are now 7.4 % below 1990 levels. The European Environment Agency annually compiles the European Community greenhouse gas (GHG) inventory report, which is formally submitted by the ...

EU reports lowest greenhouse gas emissions on record

by European Environment Agency (EEA)  (Jun. 4, 2014)

The European Union's greenhouse gas emissions continued to fall in 2012, as a 1.3 % decrease cut emissions to 19.2 % below 1990 levels, according to official data from the European Environment Agency (EEA). This puts the EU within reach of its 20 % reduction target, with eight years to go until the 2020 deadline. The findings come from ...

EU Reports Lowest Greenhouse Gas Emissions on Record

by GLOBE Foundation  (Jun. 4, 2014)

The European Union’s greenhouse gas emissions continued to fall in 2012, as a 1.3 % decrease cut emissions to 19.2 % below 1990 levels, according to official data from the European Environment Agency (EEA). This puts the EU within reach of its 20 % reduction target, with eight years to go until the 2020 deadline. The findings come ...

New Study Forecasts Rapid Growth in IT for the UK to Meet its Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions Targets

by Cambium LLP  (Jul. 25, 2012)

Study Predicts New ‘IT For Emissions Reduction (IT4ER)’ Market Will Be Worth $9.74 Billion in the UK by 2020 and Will Grow at 3.5 Times Faster Than the Current Wider UK IT Market Due to the Impact of UK Government Targets. A new study by sustainable innovation specialists, Cambium LLP, is forecasting that IT will be key to the UK ...

Maryland aims for a 25% cut in greenhouse gas emissions by 2020

by U.S. Department of Energy - Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy  (May 13, 2009)

Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley approved a legislative package on May 7 that includes a requirement for the state to reduce its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions to 25% below 2006 levels by 2020. The Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction Act of 2009 places the burden on the Maryland Department of Environment to concoct a plan for achieving the ...

Canada moving closer to 2020 target for GHG emissions reductions

by GLOBE Foundation  (Nov. 6, 2011)

The International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) estimates new federal regulations combined with provincial actions will achieve nearly half the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reductions Canada has targeted under the Copenhagen Accord. "Many Canadian GHG emitters are facing carbon costs consistent with emitters in the European Union ...

New report presents transportation strategies to reduce U.S. oil consumption and greenhouse gas emissions

by World Resources Institute WRI  (Jul. 5, 2011)

A new report, “The Role of Driving in Reducing GHG Emissions and Oil Consumption: Recommendations for Federal Transportation Policy,” explores future U.S. transportation scenarios to evaluate how the U.S. can reduce oil consumption and cut greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions through improvements in ...

Shipping`s first mandatory emissions reduction deal sets sail

by BusinessGreen  (Jul. 18, 2011)

The International Maritime Organisation (IMO) is to introduce the first mandatory measures designed to cut greenhouse gas emissions from the world's shipping fleet, but doubts remain over its potency and application. In what is being hailed as an historic breakthrough for the maritime sector, members of the IMO meeting in London voted late last ...

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