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  • 19th Annual U.S. Greenhouse Gas Inventory

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released its 19th annual report of overall U.S. greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions today, showing a 3.4 percent decrease in 2012 from 2011. The Inventory of U.S. Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Sinks, which is ...

  • MIT releases institutional greenhouse gas inventory

    Original story at MIT News The MIT Office of Sustainability has published the results of the first comprehensive campus greenhouse gas inventory, giving the MIT community the opportunity to understand, study, and improve decision-making on the ...

  • Carbon number crunching

    A booming economy and population led China to emerge in 2006 as the global leader in fossil-fuel carbon emissions, a distinction it still maintains. But exactly how much carbon China releases has been a topic of debate, with recent estimates varying by as much as 15 percent. “There’s great scrutiny of Chinese emissions now that they are the world’s largest fossil-fuel ...

  • EPA publishes national U.S. greenhouse gas inventory

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has released the 17th annual U.S. greenhouse gas inventory. The final report shows overall emissions in 2010 increased by 3.2 percent from the previous year. The trend is attributed to an increase in energy consumption across all economic sectors, due to increasing energy demand associated with an expanding economy, and increased demand for ...

  • EPA publishes national U.S. greenhouse gas inventory

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has released the 16th annual U.S. greenhouse gas inventory. The final report shows overall emissions during 2009 decreased by 6.1 percent from the previous year. This downward trend was attributed to a decrease in fuel and electricity consumption across all U.S. economic sectors. Total emissions of the six main greenhouse gases in 2009 were equivalent ...


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  • EPA publishes national U.S. greenhouse gas inventory

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has released the 16th annual U.S. greenhouse gas inventory. The final report shows overall emissions during 2009 decreased by 6.1 percent from the previous year. This downward trend was attributed to a decrease in fuel and electricity consumption across all U.S. economic sectors. Total emissions of the six main greenhouse gases in 2009 were equivalent to ...

  • EPA Publishes National U.S. Greenhouse Gas Inventory

    (Washington, D.C.) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has released the national greenhouse gas inventory, which finds that ...

  • Low Carbon City Lab

    This project is an important catalyst for green growth opportunities and climate change mitigation in cities and urban areas around the globe. The project will provide funding, planning, capacity building, design and performance monitoring services at city level. The core project team of South Pole Carbon, the Centre for Carbon Measurement at the National ...

  • EPA seeks comments on U.S. greenhouse gas inventory report

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is seeking public comment on the annual Inventory of U.S. Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Sinks: 1990-2008 draft report. This report will be open for public comment for 30 days after the Federal Register notice is published. The draft report shows that in 2008, overall greenhouse gas (GHGs) emissions have decreased by 2.9 percent. This downward trend ...


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  • EPA finalizes the 2008 national U.S. greenhouse gas inventory

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has released the15th annual U.S. greenhouse gas inventory report, which shows a drop in overall emissions of 2.9 percent from 2007 to 2008. The downward trend is attributed to a decrease in carbon dioxide emissions associated with fuel and electricity consumption.   Total emissions of the six main greenhouse gases in 2008 were equivalent to ...

  • Low Carbon City Lab

    Climate-KIC has accepted a new Flagship project - the Low Carbon City Lab (LoCaL). This project is an important catalyst for green growth opportunities and climate change mitigation in cities and urban areas around the globe. The project will provide funding, planning, capacity building, design and performance monitoring services at city level. The core ...

  • Subprime Carbon: Preparing for the dangers of hidden carbon risk

    WRI is drawing lessons from the subprime mortgage crisis to prepare the financial community for another potentially paradigm-shifting market change: the advent of carbon regulation. With the Wall Street financial meltdown on everyone’s mind, the dangers of hidden risks are a timely topic. At a minimum, there are two key lessons here with respect to climate change and carbon risk. First, markets ...

  • EPA publishes annual US greenhouse gas inventory report

    The US Environmental Protection Agency has released the national greenhouse gas inventory, which finds that overall emissions during 2007 increased by 1.4 percent from the previous year. The report, Inventory of U.S. Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Sinks: 1990-2007, is the latest annual report that the United States has submitted to the Secretariat of the United Nations Framework Convention on ...

  • EPA Publishes 18th Annual U.S. Greenhouse Gas Inventory

    Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released its 18th annual report of overall U.S. greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions showing a 1.6 percent decrease in 2011 from the previous year. Recent trends can be attributed to multiple factors including reduced emissions from electricity generation, improvements in fuel efficiency in vehicles with reductions in miles traveled, and ...

  • US EPA seeks public comment on greenhouse gas inventory

    The US Environmental Protection Agency is seeking public comment on a draft annual report that analyzes sources of greenhouse gas emissions. The report, Inventory of U.S. Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Sinks: 1990-2006, will be open for public comment for 30 days after the Federal Register notice is published. The major finding in this year's draft report is that overall emissions during 2006 ...

  • EPA Seeks Public Comment on U.S. Greenhouse Gas Inventory

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is seeking public comment on a draft report that analyzes sources of greenhouse gas emissions. The report, Inventory of U.S. Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Sinks: 1990-2005, will be open for public comment for 30 days after the Federal Register notice is published. After responding to public comments, EPA will submit, through the U.S. Department of State, ...

  • EPA Publishes 21st Annual U.S. Greenhouse Gas Inventory

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released its 21st annual Inventory of U.S. Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Sinks (GHG Inventory), today, which presents a national-level overview of ...

  • EPA Publishes 20th Annual U.S. Greenhouse Gas Inventory

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released its 20th Inventory of U.S. Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Sinks today, showing a two percent increase in greenhouse gas emissions in 2013 from 2012 levels, but a nine percent drop in emissions since 2005. Total U.S. greenhouse emissions were 6,673 ...

  • LRQA carbon emissions expert speaking at Carbon Forum Americas

    Lloyd's Register Quality Assurance (LRQA) will take a leading role at the upcoming Carbon Forum Americas, February 26-27, 2008, in San Francisco, California.  Dr. Anne-Marie Warris, LRQA Technical Director of Climate Change, will speak on the Voluntary Carbon Market, exploring the roles of the new Voluntary Carbon Standard (VCS) and ISO 14064 in helping organizations and project developers ...

  • Pennsylvania DEP Releases Unconventional Drilling Emissions Inventory Data

    The Department of Environmental Protection announced today it has released emissions data for the unconventional drilling industry and will discuss the results in an upcoming web-based presentation on Thursday, Feb. 21, at 2 p.m.The data represents 2011 emissions from natural gas production and processing facilities, such as wells and compressor stations. "The data show that emissions from ...

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