emission reduction unit News

  • Emissions Trading: 2014 Data Shows Emissions Reduction

    Emissions of greenhouse gases from installations participating in the EU Emissions Trading System (EU ETS) are estimated to have decreased by about 4.5% last year, according to the information recorded in the Union Registry. European Commissioner responsible for Climate Action and Energy, Miguel Arias Cañete ...


    By Europa Press Room

  • China and India nullify global reduction in CO2 emissions

    Despite the continued economic crisis, global emissions of carbon dioxide, the main greenhouse gas, have remained constant in 2009, as strong increases in CO2 emissions from fast-growing developing countries, such as China and India, have completely nullified CO2 emission reductions in the industrialized world. According to calculations in the report "No growth in total global CO2 emissions in ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • ABB emissions reductions beat expectations in Switzerland

    When Switzerland agreed to cut carbon dioxide emissions by 10 percent in the two decades through 2010, ABB set out to meet the same goal in its local operations. Part five of our series on saving energy in our own facilities shows that the actual savings achieved have been more than five times bigger. ABB's CO2 emissions in Switzerland have been reduced by about 55 percent, or 10,000 tons per ...


    By ABB

  • GCG releases comprehensive report on GHG emission reductions

    The Canadian GeoExchange Coalition (CGC), Canada's national industry association for ground source heat pump technology, has released a research report entitled 'Comparative analysis of greenhouse gas emissions of various residential heating systems in the Canadian provinces'. The document was released during the 5th Annual Renewable Energy Conference 2010 'Powering Investments' in Halifax, Nova ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Manchester United nets reduction in its carbon footprint

    Tens of thousands of fans; floodlit stadiums and multi-million pound franchises – Premiership football doesn’t immediately spring to mind as the most environmentally friendly business.  However, Manchester United has a vision to be the best Football Club in the World, both on and off the pitch, and has become the 250th company in the UK to net the Carbon Trust Standard for ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • Masdar signs carbon emission reduction project with

    Masdar, Abu Dhabi’s multi-billion dollar renewable energy and clean technology initiative, and Gulf Petrochemical Industries Company (GPIC) today signed an agreement to monetize the emission reduction associated with carbon dioxide capture and recycling at GPIC’s fertilizer facility in Bahrain, under the Kyoto Protocol’s Clean Development Mechanism (CDM). The project, which will capture carbon ...


    By MASDAR

  • EPA Seeks Additional Toxic Emissions Reductions

    To provide incentives for reduced air toxic emissions, EPA is proposing to amend what are known as the 'General Provisions' to its air toxics standards. The proposed amendment would encourage industrial facilities to reduce air toxics emissions so they are no longer considered a 'major source' of air pollution. Major sources have the potential to emit more than 10 tons per year of a single toxic ...

  • The European Investment Bank supporting emissions reduction in Russia

    The loan is the first to be extended by the EIB in Russian roubles and it be used to finance the installation of three new combined heat and power gas turbine units, which will increase electricity and heat production and bring environmental and energy efficiency performance into line with best practice. This loan reflects the European Unions prioritisation and commitment to climate change ...


    By Climate Action

  • European Environment Agency reports on progress in GHG emissions reductions in 2006

    Greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in the European Union decreased slightly between 2005 and 2006 according to the official inventory report prepared by the European Environment Agency (EEA). Overall emissions within the EU-27 fell by 14 million tonnes (0.3 %) and now stand 7.7 % below 1990 levels. Total emissions in the European Union were slightly more than 5.1 billion tonnes in 2006. The main ...

  • Masdar signs carbon emission reduction project with Bahrain’s gulf petrochemical industries

    Masdar, Abu Dhabi’s multi-billion dollar renewable energy and clean technology initiative, and Gulf Petrochemical Industries Company (GPIC) today signed an agreement to monetize the emission reduction associated with carbon dioxide capture and recycling at GPIC’s fertilizer facility in Bahrain, under the Kyoto Protocol’s Clean Development Mechanism (CDM). The project, which will capture carbon ...


    By MASDAR

  • Report shows feasibility of 80 per cent emissions reductions

    Canada can reduce its greenhouse gas emissions to a fraction of current levels while maintaining or improving living standards and quality of life, according to Low-Carbon Energy Futures: A Review of National Scenarios, an international review released by the Trottier Energy Futures Project (TEFP). The TEFP, a joint initiative of the David Suzuki Foundation, The Canadian Academy of Engineering ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • US announces $38.5bn loan guarantee solicitations for emission reduction projects

    The US Department of Energy (DOE) this week announced plans to issue loan guarantee solicitations in two stages this summer for up to $38.5 billion for projects that employ advanced technologies that avoid, reduce or sequester emissions of air pollutants and greenhouse gases.  This will mark the second and third rounds of solicitations for DOE’s Loan Guarantee program, which encourages the ...

  • Reducing greenhouse gas emissions in the United States

    A new WRI analysis of potential greenhouse gas emissions reductions by federal and state governments suggests a range of potential outcomes is possible. On the federal level, whether reductions are achieved at the lower end or upper end of the range shown in Figure 1 depends on the extent to which the Obama Administration and subsequent administrations use existing regulatory authority to go ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Blue Sphere Corporation Announces Entry into Agricultural Methane Reduction in the United States

    LONDON - Blue Sphere Corporation (OTCBB: BLSP) (the "Company" or “Blue Sphere”), a company in the Cleantech sector as an Emission Reduction project integrator, is pleased to announce that the Company has started to implement its plan to enter the agricultural methane reduction business in the United States by establishing its new subsidiary, Blue Sphere U.S.A. Inc. Blue Sphere is ...


    By Blue Sphere Corporation

  • Emissions reductions masterplan futhers greening of UNEP’s global operations

    The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) is today publishing an ambitious new strategy to reduce its carbon footprint and pave the way towards a zero emissions future. Headquartered in Nairobi, Kenya, UNEP will introduce a wide range of efficiency measures across its global operations from reducing international air travel to cutting electricity and paper use in its offices. Between 2010 ...

  • ENER-G is highly commended for innovation in CHP emissions reduction

    ENER-G's UK research, development, engineering and manufacturing teams have designed and developed  a new range of 'ultra-low' NOx Combined Heat and Power (CHP) systems.   The technology is achieving emissions levels five times lower than the most widely accepted limit ...


    By ENER-G

  • Air Products Sets Greenhouse Gas Emission Reduction Goal

    Only Industrial Gas Company to Do So Under U.S. EPA Climate Leaders Program LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa. - Air Products (NYSE: APD) has committed to reduce its global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and is the only industrial gas company to have its reduction goal accepted under the  U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) Climate Leaders® program. Air ...


  • Milestone project demonstrates innovative mercury emissions reduction technology

    An innovative technology that could potentially help some coal-based power generation facilities comply with anticipated new mercury emissions standards was successfully demonstrated in a recently concluded milestone project at a Michigan power plant. Under a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL), WE Energies demonstrated ...

  • Canada moving closer to 2020 target for GHG emissions reductions

    The International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) estimates new federal regulations combined with provincial actions will achieve nearly half the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reductions Canada has targeted under the Copenhagen Accord. "Many Canadian GHG emitters are facing carbon costs consistent with emitters in the European Union and at levels well above competitors in the ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • The road to Paris: INDC tool shows effect of emission reduction proposals

    The interactive PBL Climate Pledge INDC tool tracks  the emission reduction proposals and policies that countries are submitting in the run-up to the Paris Climate Summit. Updated each time new countries submit their proposals, the tool gives up-to-date information on the effects of these proposals on the projected emissions of greenhouse gases and how they compare to the total amount ...

Need help finding the right suppliers? Try XPRT Sourcing. Let the XPRTs do the work for you