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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 ...

GE Ecomagination Challenge to Reduce GHG Emissions in Canada’s Oil Sands

by GLOBE Foundation  (Jul. 8, 2014)

GE (NYSE: GE) today, announced the launch of a $1 million ecomagination open innovation challenge to help accelerate technology development in Canada’s oil sands. The Innovation Challenge will target two of the biggest opportunities to reduce green-house gas (GHG) emissions in the oil sands: new uses for waste heat and improved efficiency of ...

Investors Secure Groundbreaking Corporate Commitments to Protect Forests, Reduce Carbon Emissions

by Ceres  (Aug. 14, 2014)

In response to nearly 150 climate-related resolutions filed by institutional investors during the 2014 proxy season, 20 major international corporations have committed to set goals to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions or sustainably source palm oil –a leading driver of global deforestation, which causes nearly 20 percent of global ...

Ontario is failing in fight against Climate Change

by GLOBE Foundation  (Jul. 14, 2014)

This was the conclusion reached by Ontario’s Environmental Commissioner Gord Miller in his latest report submitted to the Legislative Assembly last week. Ontario appears to have lost the ambition it once had and needs to get back in the game on climate change, said Miller, in his characteristic no-nonsense style. “The latest scientific ...

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 ...

Strategic Priority Call for Expressions of Interest – Deadline Approaching

by GLOBE Foundation  (Aug. 12, 2014)

The Deadline for the Call for Expressions of Interest for projects in any of the CCEMC’s strategic priority areas is fast approaching. Call for Expressions of Interest is intended for Energy Efficiency and Conservation, Carbon Capture and Storage, or Cleaner Energy Production and Utilization projects that have a strong potential to result in ...

A Path to Reduce Methane Emissions from Gas Systems

by US Department of Energy  (Jul. 29, 2014)

The United States is now the world’s largest producer of natural gas. This natural gas revolution is driving economic growth across the country, lowering energy prices and creating jobs. It has also contributed to an American manufacturing renaissance. As the President noted in the State of the Union address, American businesses plan to ...

Carbon Partnership Facility: Innovation in Scaling-up Emission Reductions

by The World Bank  (Aug. 5, 2014)

We’re about 16 months away from the 2015 UN climate meeting in Paris, intended to reach an ambitious global agreement on climate change. Now, more than ever, there is a need for innovation to scale up climate action. The Bank’s Carbon Partnership Facility (CPF) is helping blaze that trail. The role of the CPF is to innovate in ...

Data Show Automakers on Track in meeting Greenhouse Gas Standards

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

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released on Friday 25th of April a Manufacturers Performance Report that assesses the automobile industry’s progress toward meeting greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions standards for cars and light trucks in the 2012 model year – the first year of this fourteen year program. The report reveals ...

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