managing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions Articles
Establishing a global carbon market
In its 2007 publication Policy Directions to 2050, the WBCSD proposes an outline for a post-2012 international framework. It features four key elements: The establishment of a quantifiable long-term (50-year) trajectory for the management of global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Global cooperation to accelerate energy technology development and deployment and enable the rapid transfer of ...
Launch of the First Greenhouse Gas Accounting Tool for Chinese Cities
A new Greenhouse Gas Protocol tool to help Chinese cities measure and manage their greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions was launched today in Beijing. The tool, called the Greenhouse Gas Accounting Tool for Chinese Cities (Pilot Version 1.0), was developed by the World Resources Institute (WRI), the Institute for Urban and Environmental Studies of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS), WWF ...
ALLCOT Group joins Climatecoin to start the testing of ClimateTrade, its blockchain carbon credits platform
– ClimateTrade already allows peer-to-peer transactions thanks to the CO2 token and will be tested by a select group of corporations and governments. – The official presentation will take place in December during COP24. Alexis L. Leroy, founder and CEO of ALLCOT Group, and José Lindo, CEO of Climatecoin, have signed an agreement to promote the use of blockchain in the face of ...
Asian organizations commit to advance corporate action on climate change
Companies around the world are increasingly measuring and managing their greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in response to drivers like consumer preference, purchaser demands, and sustainability goals. As a growing number of Asian companies look to manage their emissions, they’ll require training and resources available in their own languages and cultural contexts. To that end, the Greenhouse ...
A 3-scope emissions solution
In September, Bullfrog Power launched the availability of green fuel for businesses across Canada. Bullfrog Power’s green fuel is an earth-friendly, renewable alternative to liquid fossil fuel, allowing climate-conscious businesses in Canada to reduce the environmental impact of their transportation. By combining Bullfrog Power’s green natural gas, green electricity and green fuel ...
The US and The Kyoto Protocol: A possible hybrid approach carbon emissions mitigation
Stepping Into The 21st Century With Mandatory Greenhouse Gas (GHG) and Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Reporting In The United StatesOne hundred and eighty one nations have signed and ratified the Kyoto Protocol. Several countries including Afghanistan which the United States is of course working with closely as they try and form a stable democracy have yet to take a formal position on the Kyoto ...
33 cities test new framework for community-scale greenhouse gas inventories
A growing number of countries and companies now measure and manage their emissions through greenhouse gas (GHG) inventories. Cities, however, lack a common framework for tracking their own emissions—until now. Thirty-three cities and communities from around the world started pilot testing the Global Protocol for Community-Scale Greenhouse Gas Emissions Pilot Version 1.0 (GPC Pilot Version ...
Global Climate Change and Greenhouse Gas Legislation Invigorate the EHS Software Market
Are Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions an environmental management/sustainability issue or a business issue? It depends upon whom you ask—scientists and engineers or corporate executives. No matter the answer, anticipation of a new "carbon ecoomy" has ignited the environment, health & safety (EHS) software market. Lexicon Systems, LLC founder Jill Barson Gilbert interviewed executives at ...
Environmental and economic assessment of municipal sewage sludge management – a case study in Beijing, China
A case study was conducted in Beijing to identify municipal sewage sludge (SS) management systems appropriate for a sound material-cycle society. The environmental and economic impacts of four realistic SS-handling scenarios were investigated: stabilization by thermal drying, increased inclusion of SS in cement manufacture, and using either dried or carbonized SS as substitute fuel for ...
Is Your EHS Software Addressing Your Pain Points?
The decision to opt for Environment, Health, Safety & Sustainability (EHS&S) software involves many parameters, and businesses must thoughtfully consider the best course of action. Fortunately, they can get help from expert EHS&S software providers to save time and get more insights from their ...
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