emission mitigation Books

  • Greenhouse Gas Emission and Mitigation in Municipal Wastewater Treatment Plants

    The wide adoption of wastewater treatment processes and use of novel technologies for improvement of nitrogen and phosphorus removals from wastewater have been introduced to meet stringent discharge standards. Municipal wastewater treatment plants (MWWTPs) are one of major contributors to the increase in the global GHG emissions and therefore it ...

  • 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 ...

  • Climate Change and Developing Countries

    Developing countries recognize the importance of their future role in responding to the uncertainty posed by global climate change through appropriate technical, institutional, and policy measures. The ongoing global negotiations are now in a critical phase. A comprehensive assessment and understanding of issues relevant to developing countries, ...

  • Trace Gas Emissions and Plants

    Atmospheric abudance of trace gases since the pre-industrial time has forced the earth's climate to change, threatening food security. Exchange of biogenic trace gases between the atmosphere and the biosphere is directly or indirectly influenced by the plants. This volume contains the latest findings on the correlation between the climate ...

  • The GHG Protocol for Project Accounting

    A protocol for quantifying and reporting the greenhouse gas (GHG) emission benefits of climate change mitigation projects (GHG projects) was launched by the World Resources Institute (WRI) and the World Business Council for Sustainable Development ...

  • The Legal Impact of Climate Change: Leading Lawyers on Preparing for New Environmental Legislation, Assessing Green Programs for Clients, and Working with Government Agencies on Climate Change Issues (Inside the Minds)

    This product provides an authoritative, insider's perspective on the regulatory impact of potential climate change legislation and the challenges and opportunities these changes pose for clients. It guides the reader through recent environmental regulations that affect corporate operations and discusses what further reform is expected in efforts ...

  • Methane Emissions from Major Rice Ecosystems in Asia

    Rice production is affected by changing climate conditions and has the dual role of contributing to global warming through emissions of the greenhouse gas methane. Climate change has been recognized as a major threat to the global environment. Because of insufficient field data, rice-growing countries face a problem when trying to comply with ...

  • Climate Actions

    The Cement Sustainability Initiative's (CSI) “Climate Actions” publication details the results of industry efforts to address major sustainability challenges. These include: a sector-specific CO2 Accounting and Reporting Protocol, a global database of cement plant energy and emissions performance, a new approach to the Clean Development Mechanism, ...

  • Greenhouse Gas Mitigation Assessment: A Guidebook

    This is a comprehensive, detailed guidebook for assessing options that address the risks posed by climatic change induced by human activity. Drawing on the expertise of over 25 specialists, the book provides guidance for the analysis of options to mitigate greenhouse gas emissions in energy, forestry, agriculture, and waste management. It ...

  • Climate Change Mitigation by Forestry: A Review of International Initiatives

    This is a masterly review of the state of play with initiatives to mitigate the effects of greenhouse gas emissions through forestry. The authors have been keen observers, and sometimes players themselves, in the forests and climate change debate. Focusing on case studies and issues of particular interest, they present a much-needed ...

  • Tropical Agriculture in Transition - Opportunities for Mitigating Greenhouse Gas Emissions?

    Production from tropical agricultural systems will need to increase to satisfy the rising food demand of an increasing population coupled with changes in consumption patterns. At the same time, the agricultural sector is a significant source of greenhouse gases (GHG) in many developing countries, which can be attributed mainly to land-use change ...

  • The Economics of Climate Change Policy

    This important collection embodies the author’s pioneering and on-going efforts to incorporate equity and efficiency principles into the economics of climate change policy. It represents a valuable compendium of work, both previously published and original, the range of which is not otherwise readily accessible.   Adam Rose was one of the first ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

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