Greenhouse Gas Emissions Books

  • Green Skies Thinking: Promoting The Development And Commercialisation Of Sustainable Bio-Jet Fuels

    Our report recommends the wide-scale deployment of sustainable bio-jet fuels which would result in emission reductions worth £37.41 billion in the UK between 2020 and 2050, as well as making a significant contribution to meeting the UK’s 2050 emission reduction target. We also set out how the UK can become a world leader in this important suite of ...

  • Sustain # 31

    Emerging and developing countries will be the source of the majority of greenhouse gas emissions in the future. While some people in many of these countries have experienced triple digit increases in income over the last ten years, many still live on less than US$ 2 a day and rely on traditional means of lighting, heating and  transport and have ...

  • State of the World 2009: Into a Warming World

    What must we do in the 21st century—especially in 2009 and the years just following—to head off the kind of climate catastrophe that many scientists now see as likely?State of the World 2009 is intended to inject new inspiration and energy into national and international climate negotiations by conveying the profound, long-term ...

  • Corporate Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reporting 2008

    Learn to communicate your climate change action effectively, and find out what greenhouse gas emissions reporting is mandatory, what is voluntary and what your best option is. This groundbreaking report will also bring you up to date with emerging regulation, trends, metrics, verification standards and targets. The report will help you ...

  • Buildings and Climate Change, Status Challenges and Opportunities

    The building sector contributes up to 40% of greenhouse gas emissions, mostly from energy use during the life time of buildings. Identifying opportunities to reduce these emissions has become a priority in the global effort to reduce climate change. 'Buildings and Climate Change'provides an overview of current knowledge about greenhouse gas ...

  • Case Study Country Reports in Morocco

    Following the example set by the other signatory developing countries, with effect from March 1 997 Morocco is obliged to provide, in accordance with Article 12, 'national inventories of anthropogenic emissions from sources and absorption by sinks of all greenhouse gases not controlled by the Montreal Protocol, using comparable methods which will ...

  • Case Study Country Reports in Tanzania

    This report is the national inventory of Tanzania, and presents the findings of the study team. A base line inventory of sources and sinks of greenhouse gases for Tanzania is being presented. While a lot of gaps do exist in the data available and that which is required for a detailed inventory, the work highlights areas where further research is ...

  • African Greenhouse Gas Emission Inventories and Mitigation Options

    As atmospheric concentrations of greenhouse gases continue to increase, so does the potential for atmospheric warming and associated climate change. In an effort to address the threat of global climate change, 155 countries signed the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change at the Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro in June 1992. As of the first ...

  • Safeguarding the Ozone Layer and the Global Climate System

    Scientific evidence linking chlorofluorocarbons and other ozone-depleting substances to global ozone depletion led to the initial control of chemicals under the 1987 Montreal Protocol. Since then it has been realized that some actions taken to reduce future depletion of the ozone layer could also influence global warming. When the Kyoto Protocol ...

  • Sustainable Development and Innovation in the Energy Sector

    Almost every energy scenario assumes an enormous growth in the demand for energy in the coming decades. Meanwhile, at international conferences and other venues, the primary concern is massive reduction of greenhouse gas emissions, especially of the CO2 produced by fossil-fuel energy consumption. Experts also point out the political risk of ...

  • Greenhouse Gas Emission Inventories

    International concern for the continued growth of greenhouse gas emissions, and the potentially damaging consequences of resultant global climate change, led to the signing of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change by 155 nations at the Earth Summit in June 1992. The Convention came into force on 21 March 1994, three months ...

  • The Economics of Conservation Programs

    The objective of this book is to review and to analyze the economics of conservation programs in theory and in practice. Demand side management (DSM) is one of the most topical issues in regulating electric utilities, both in the United States and internationally. DSM consists of various measures at the level of demand (households, commerce, ...

  • Integrated Assessment of Sustainable Energy Systems in China, The China Technology Program

    There is no progress without access to energy and no energy use without supporting technology. Only one sixth of the earth's population has an easy access to sufficient energy. The other five sixth will increase their demand for energy in the future. The global environmental problems we face will increasingly affect our daily life. Adjust and fair ...

  • Uncertainty and Environmental Decision Making

    Environmental issues are at the center of much of today’s geopolitical problems and debate. We live in an era where many global policies, regulations, and business decisions are influenced by our interactions with the natural environment. Questions of how our decisions will impact the environment and, conversely, how the environment—which is ...

  • Greenhouse Gas Emissions Control

    Most of the time, people think about Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions with most common of the GHGs. While fairly typical, carbon dioxide isn’t the only GHG U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulates.h carbon ...

  • Integrated Assessment of Sustainable Energy Systems in China, The China Technology Program

    There is no progress without access to energy and no energy use without supporting technology. Only one sixth of the earth's population has an easy access to sufficient energy. The other five sixth will increase their demand for energy in the future. The global environmental problems we face will increasingly affect our daily life. Adjust and fair ...

  • Beyond Kyoto - A New Global Climate Certificate System

    This balanced analysis presents news from the ‘climate-protection front’. On the down-side, neither the current 'Kyoto-Protocol' Climate Protection System with (legally binding) commitments by major countries to reduce or limit their greenhouse gas emissions nor various proposals for improving the commitment system are capable of meeting the ...

  • Creative Common Law Strategies for Protecting the Environment

    Environmental common law litigation has reemerged in recent years as a powerful second pathway alongside statutory avenues for practitioners, communities, and governments to seek redress to environmental wrongs. Creative Common Law Strategies for Protecting the Environment vividly illustrates that environmental common law has never been more ...

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