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Reducing Oil & Gas Methane Emissions: EPA Regulations & Data Collection

by Intelex Technologies Inc.  (Jul. 12, 2016)

U.S. President Barack Obama and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau recently committed to very specific targets in the oil and gas sector. Their ambitious goal is to reduce methane emissions by 40-45 percent below 2012 levels by 2025. This target was reaffirmed ...

Models and muddles: the cost of meeting emission targets

by Inderscience Publishers  (Sep. 18, 2009)

In 1990, the Australian Government adopted an interim target of reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 20%, subject to it not adversely affecting Australia's trade competitiveness in the absence of similar action by other competitor countries. Since then, a series of reports have attempted to assess the economic effects on Australia of reducing ...

Cambridge academics push for higher carbon emission targets

by Vital Efficienci Ltd.  (Aug. 3, 2010)

Cambridge academics push for higher carbon emission targets in climate change negotiations in Bonn this week, reports ...

UK, France and Germany call for 30% EU carbon emission target in 2020

by Vital Efficienci Ltd.  (Jul. 16, 2010)

UK, France and Germany call for an increase of EU carbon emission target to 30% in 2020, reports ...

Shooting a Moving Target - Permitting Fugitive Volatile Organic Compound (VOC) Emissions

by Trinity Consultants  (Jul. 26, 2004)

Untitled Document ABSTRACT Fugitive emissions from components at chemical processing facilities often appear as allowable emission limits in construction ...

EU sets new van carbon emission targets despite lobbying

by Vital Efficienci Ltd.  (Feb. 16, 2011)

New EU standards regime will impose penalties on non-compliant manufacturers. The European Parliament voted through carbon emissions targets for vans yesterday as part of a new standards regime that will impose penalties on non-compliant manufacturers. The new carbon emission targets involve that 70% of van manufacturers' fleet must meet a limit ...

Determinants of corporate carbon reduction targets

by Inderscience Publishers  (Sep. 25, 2014)

This paper examines attributes affecting a corporation’s choice of an intensity-only (carbon emissions relative to sales, production, etc.) versus an absolute carbon dioxide (CO 2 ) emissions goal. We investigate alternative hypotheses for this choice including: 1) a high growth hypothesis whereby high growth companies select an intensity goal, ...

Cost Savings: Setting and Meeting Targets

Introduction SC Johnson, family-owned and family-managed for 112 years, has a long history of responsible environmental management.  Sam Johnson, owner and chairman, made history in 1975 by announcing his company's voluntary and unilateral decision to eliminate CFC propellants from its aerosols worldwide--the first company to do so.  It ...

Veolia EAU - Continuous monitoring of odor and target gas emissions at a WWTP, with the RQ Box solution case study

by Alpha MOS Environment  (Jul. 24, 2013)

The site Wastewater treatment plant Aquapôle, located in Isère, France Operated by Société Dauphinoise d’Assainissement (SDA) Capacity of 500 000 population equivalent ISO 14001 approach Challenges To define a zero point for the odor footprint of the site in order to ...

The European emission trading scheme and renewable energy policies: credible targets for incredible results?

by Inderscience Publishers  (Jul. 11, 2011)

This paper discusses the merits and limits of the recent European energy policy aimed at reducing carbon emissions, devoting particular attention to the European trading system of carbon permits and to the measures that the European Union has adopted to promote renewable energy sources. From the comparison of past goals and present results, it is ...

Greenhouse gas emission trends and projections in Europe 2012 - Tracking progress towards Kyoto and 2020 targets

by European Environment Agency (EEA)  (Oct. 24, 2012)

At the end of 2011, almost all European countries were on track towards their Kyoto targets for 2008–2012. The EU-15 also remained on track to achieve its Kyoto target. Italy, however, was not on track. Spain plans to acquire a large quantity of Kyoto units through the KP's flexible mechanisms to achieve its target. With emission caps ...

Comparison of legislative climate change targets in the 110th congress

by World Resources Institute WRI  (Dec. 9, 2008)

The World Resources Institute’s analysis of emissions targets and cumulative emissions budgets attempts to objectively, fairly and accurately compare GHG reductions from explicit carbon caps and complementary policies contained in climate proposals submitted in the 110th Congress. Emissions from capped sectors are calculated based on the text of ...

Tracking progress towards Kyoto and 2020 targets in Europe

by European Environment Agency (EEA)  (Oct. 12, 2010)

Executive summary This report presents an overview of the progress achieved so far by the EU, its Member States and other EEA member countries towards their respective targets under the Kyoto Protocol and the EU burden-sharing agreement. The assessment is based on greenhouse gas (GHG) emission data in Europe for 2008, the first year of the Kyoto ...

Progress towards 2008–2012 Kyoto targets in Europe

by European Environment Agency (EEA)  (Oct. 28, 2014)

Latest data confirm that the EU is on track to over‑achieve its Kyoto Protocol target In October 2013, the EEA published its annual assessment of the progress of the European Union (EU) and European countries towards achieving their commitments under the Kyoto Protocol for the period 2008–2012, as Part A of the EEA report Trends and ...

`Shooting a Moving Target-Permitting Fugitive Volatile Organic Compound (VOC) Emissions,` presented at the 2004 AWMA annual conference

by Trinity Consultants  (Jul. 26, 2004)

Abstract Fugitive emissions from components at chemical processing facilities often appear as allowable emission limits in construction (New Source Review) and operating (Title V) permits issued by state permitting authorities - a subtle contradiction to the federal and state level regulations that regulate those very emissions. Both federal ...

Higher EU energy efficiency and renewable energy targets enable greenhouse gas emissions reductions of more than 50% in 2030

by Ecofys  (Apr. 18, 2016)

An assessment of greenhouse gas emissions in 2030 associated with a 30% renewable energy target and 30-40% energy efficiency targets. The EU has put forward a greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reduction target of ‘at least’ 40% by 2030, compared to 1990 emissions levels. Current plans1 are to achieve this by reducing energy demand by at ...

EU parliament approves new energy efficiency targets

by Vital Efficienci Ltd.  (Dec. 16, 2010)

MEPs have passed a resolution about energy efficiency targets that could save UK businesses more than £1bn a year. The European Parliament has demanded that Europe improve its energy efficiency by 20% over the next decade and place a renewed emphasis on greener buildings. MEPs passed yesterday the resolution which, according to recent ...

Targeted opportunities to address the climate–trade dilemma in China

by Nature Publishing Group  (Sep. 28, 2015)

Abstract International trade has become the fastest growing driver of global carbon emissions, with large quantities of emissions embodied in exports from emerging economies. International trade with emerging economies poses a dilemma for climate and trade policy: to the extent emerging markets have comparative advantages in manufacturing, such ...

A comparison of legislative climate change targets in the 110th congress

by World Resources Institute WRI  (Jun. 18, 2008)

The World Resources Institute’s analysis of emissions targets and cumulative emissions budgets attempts to objectively, fairly and accurately compare GHG reductions from explicit carbon caps and complementary policies contained in climate proposals submitted in the 110th Congress. Emissions from capped sectors are calculated based on the text of ...

Progress towards the European 2010 biodiversity target

by European Environment Agency (EEA)  (May 25, 2009)

The 2010 target and beyond — where does Europe stand? As the first indicator-based assessment of progress towards the European target of halting biodiversity loss by 2010, this report serves two purposes. First, it takes stock of the state of biodiversity and its loss in Europe based on the most recent data available. Second, it functions as a ...

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