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  • Cenovus recognized for leadership in reporting of GHG emissions

    Cenovus Energy Inc.has been named to the 2015 Canada 200 Climate Disclosure Leadership Index. This is the sixth consecutive year the company has been included in the index, which is published by CDP (formerly known as the Carbon Disclosure Project). “We’re honoured to be recognized once again for transparency in the reporting of our CO2 and other greenhouse gas emissions,” ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Is Canada ready for a “Cap and Trade” system? The importance of setting standards in the GHG profession

    To entice companies to comply with greenhouse gas emission reduction targets regulators are looking into financial trading tools.One popular idea is to set a maximum emission level for a company, industry, or political jurisdiction otherwise known as a “cap” and then allow polluters to buy emission reduction credits from people who have a positive impact on emissions reduction.The first step in ...


    By ECO Canada

  • Launch of the GHG Management Institute

    We are happy to announce the launch of the Greenhouse Gas Management Institute. The Institute is a non-profit initiative offering e-learning courses on how to measure, account, report, and manage greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. The same experts who helped prepare the standards and established existing government programs develop and teach our courses. 'Our mission is to train and develop a ...


    By ClimateCHECK

  • Vintara announces an integrated, web-based GHG emissions management portal

    Vintara, the leading provider of fully automated, web-based enterprise performance and quality management solutions and services; announces a fully integrated GHG Emissions Management System Portal.With the successful March Release of our GHG Emissions Management Portal, Vintara allows any user, regardless of protocol, whether VP Environmental Affairs, production or sustainability manager to ...


    By Vintara

  • CantorCO2e Hires Andy Kruger to Head up Emissions Credit and GHG Desk

    Kruger brokers NOx, SOx, ERCs, and Carbon From New York desk NEW YORK - CantorCO2e, LP, a leading energy and environmental brokerage and an affiliate of Cantor Fitzgerald, L.P., today announced that Andrew Kruger has rejoined the firm as Vice President and Manager of its Sulfur Dioxide (SO2), Nitrogen Oxide (NOx), emission reduction credit (ERC), and greenhouse gas/carbon credit ...

  • Québec unveils its 2020 GHG emission reduction goal

    Québec Premier Jean Charest and Minister of Sustainable Development, Environment and Parks, Line Beauchamp, has unveiled Québec’s target to reduce greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) by the year 2020. By targeting a 20% reduction below 1990 levels, Québec has set a goal similar to the target established by the European Union thus becoming a leader in the fight against climate change. The Premier ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • 50 companies generate three-quarters of world`s GHG Emissions

    "What is driving climate change action in the world's largest companies?" asks the Report by the CDP (Carbon Disclosure Project) in its Global 500 Climate Change Report 2013. Findings showed that 50 companies - 10% of the Global 500, produced 73% of the planet's greenhouse gases. The report, released September 12th, is co-written by CDP and PwC (Price WaterhouseCoopers International Limited) and ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Teaching the new carbon math: the Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Management Institute is training how to measure and manage GHG emissions

    The new math is carbon accounting and the GHG Management Institute is poised to teach it. Dedicated to training tomorrow‟s managers of GHG emissions, the GHG Management Institute is now live at www.ghginstitute.org. Earth Council Geneva (ECG), the GHG Experts Network (GEN) and ClimateCHECK have combined their forces and expertise to form this institute committed to ...


    By ClimateCHECK

  • Estimating GHG emissions from the non-energy use of fossil fuels

    The quality of official greenhouse gas (GHG) emission inventories could be further improved if emissions from non-energy use of fossil fuels were accounted for in greater detail, according to new research. In the European Union, roughly six percent of fossil fuels are not consumed as an energy source but for so-called 'non-energy' purposes. Examples include the use of fossil fuels for the ...

  • Ireland divides emissions trading among 100 installations

    Following EU Commission acceptance of the final draft of Ireland’s National Allocation Plan for 2008 – 2012, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) yesterday took the Final Allocation Decision on the Plan. This decision finalises the allocations of greenhouse gas (GHG) emission allowances which will be made under the Emissions Trading Directive to Ireland’s major GHG emitters for the next five ...

  • Kyoto Protocol emissions trading system goes global

    The UN Climate Change secretariat announced this week that it is on schedule to complete the live connection of the UNFCCC International Transaction Log (ITL) with the European Union (EU) Community Independent Transaction Log (CITL) and 26 European Union greenhouse gas emissions trading system (EU ETS) registries. With the additions of the CITL and 26 EU ETS registries, the Kyoto ...

  • Kyoto Protocol emissions trading system goes global

    The UN Climate Change secretariat announced this week that it is on schedule to complete the live connection of the UNFCCC International Transaction Log (ITL) with the European Union (EU) Community Independent Transaction Log (CITL) and 26 European Union greenhouse gas emissions trading system (EU ETS) registries. With the additions of the CITL and 26 EU ETS registries, the Kyoto ...

  • Emissions Trading Contributes to the Spread of Electric Vehicles in Estonia

    Tokyo, Mar 4, 2011 - (JCN Newswire) - Mitsubishi Corporation (MC) has concluded an agreement with the Estonian Government to purchase 10 million tons of emissions rights. Under the terms of this contract, MC will also be providing 507 electric vehicles, manufactured by Mitsubishi Motors, as well as support with regard to quick charging technology, a field in which Japan is a leading player. These ...


    By Japan Corporate News - JCN

  • New President & CEO for the International Emissions Trading Association

    Jack Cogen, Chairman of the International Emissions Trading Association (IETA) today announced that Henry Derwent was appointed new President & CEO of the organization. Mr. Derwent, currently Director, International Climate, Air and Analysis at the UK Department for Environment, Food and Rural. Affairs, will start in his new position on February 18th, 2008. He succeeds Mr. Andrei Marcu, who ...

  • Technology support combined with emissions trading best over long term

    Achieving long-term reductions in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions is a growing priority, both nationally and internationally, as evidenced by the recent package of climate and energy proposals for Europe under discussion this year1. But new research suggests that policies that lead to cost-effective GHG reductions in the short term may not be cost-effective over the long term. Market-based ...

  • Aviation industry faces pressure to stop GHG threat

    If commercial aviation were a country, it would rank seventh in global greenhouse gas emissions according to a recent report by the International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT). The aviation industry ...


    By Climate News Network

  • IHS ecoAsset Manager™ 10.3 Enhancements Streamline GHG Emissions Allowance and Credit Accounting

    IHS (NYSE: IHS), a leading global source of critical information and insight, today unveiled IHS ecoAsset Manager™ 10.3, a new version of the enterprise software platform that is designed to help companies simplify compliance with market-based greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions programs and strengthen sustainability business planning. “With jurisdictions around the world adopting GHG ...


    By IHS

  • Reigning in the world’s top two GHG emitters

    A recent report issued by the Brookings Institution provides a primer on two topics: Climate change and U.S.-China relations. It describes the climate change threat, concluding that every year of delay in responding to it puts both countries - and the planet - at greater risk. Because the United States and China are the world’s top two greenhouse gas emitters, together accounting for more than ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • California Kicks Off Cap-and-Trade Program to Auction Carbon Emission Credits

    Today, California kicked off the first auction of their cap-and-trade system for greenhouse gases under the California Air Resources Board (CARB) new cap-and-trade program. This is the first large-scale carbon market in the United States, and is expected to be the second largest carbon market in the world, after the European Union. "Many may agree, especially with the buzz around climate change ...


    By Locus Technologies

  • USDA Awards EDF Grant to Quantify Voluntary GHG Emissions Reductions on Arkansas, California Rice Farms

    Environmental Defense Fund, in partnership with Winrock International, the California Rice Commission and the leading Arkansas rice industry associations and producers, will receive a $1.1 million USDA Conservation Innovation Grant (CIG) to ...


    By Environmental Defense Fund

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