greenhouse gas emission credit News

  • Greenhouse gas emissions tracking

    With initiatives such as the Kyoto Protocol and the Western Climate Initiative, tracking greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions has become a necessity for many organizations. To help our customers address this business need, Intelex developed a Greenhouse Gas Emission Tracking Module in 2008.Like all of Intelex’s systems and modules, the Greenhouse Gas Emissions Tracking Module is designed to be both ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

  • Entergy Announces Purchase of Greenhouse Gas Reduction Credits

    Entergy Corporation (NYSE: ETR) today announced the purchase of approximately 137,000 tons of greenhouse gas reduction credits from New York's largest non-hazardous solid waste facility. The credits were generated from the capture and destruction of methane, a byproduct of waste decomposition. Seneca Meadows, Inc. owns and operates the waste ...


    By Entergy

  • Greenhouse gas calculator connects farming practices with carbon credits

    Greenhouse gas markets, where invisible gases are traded, must seem like black boxes to most people. Farmers can make money on these markets, such as the Chicago Climate Exchange, by installing methane capture technologies in animal-based systems, no-till farming, establishing grasslands, and planting trees. Farmers, students, extension educators, offset aggregators, and other stakeholders need ...

  • EU reports lowest greenhouse gas emissions on record

    The European Union's greenhouse gas emissions continued to fall in 2012, as a 1.3 % decrease cut emissions to 19.2 % below 1990 levels, according to official data from the European Environment Agency (EEA). This puts the EU within reach of its 20 % reduction target, with eight years to go until the 2020 deadline. The findings come from ...

  • Greenhouse Gas Emissions Trading Markets Take Off

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  • Is emitting greenhouse gas emissions a criminal act?

    According to the C.D. Howe Institute the federal government’s proposals to regulate greenhouse gas emissions as set out in its Regulatory Framework paper are likely to be upheld as constitutional exercises of the federal criminal-law power. In a Backgrounder released on August 21st, the Institute poses the question that while the federal government is seeking to limit GHG emissions by large ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Irish EPA projections of greenhouse gas emissions to 2020

    The EPA has released projections of Ireland’s greenhouse gas emissions to 2020, as mandated under the National Climate Change Strategy. These projections update those published in the National Climate Change Strategy in April 2007 and give a picture of Ireland’s ability to meet international targets with respect to greenhouse gas emissions, if current policies and programmes are implemented. ...

  • EU commits to cut greenhouse gas emissions

    European Union leaders have reached agreement on a Climate and Energy deal for the period 2020 to 2030. The broad climate change pact has set a new target of a 40% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions across the EU by 2030. Ambitious targets were also set for increasing the share of renewable energy sources in the EU as a whole (to 27%) and for improvements in energy efficiency, also ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • EU Reports Lowest Greenhouse Gas Emissions on Record

    The European Union’s greenhouse gas emissions continued to fall in 2012, as a 1.3 % decrease cut emissions to 19.2 % below 1990 levels, according to official data from the European Environment Agency (EEA). This puts the EU within reach of its 20 % reduction target, with eight years to go until the 2020 deadline. The findings come from  ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Mapping greenhouse gas emissions at street level

    Arizona State University researchers have developed a new software system capable of estimating greenhouse gas emissions across entire urban landscapes, all the way down to roads and individual buildings. Until now, scientists quantified carbon dioxide CO2 emissions at a much broader level. Dubbed Hestia after the Greek goddess of the hearth and home, researchers presented the new system in an ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Chinese electric cars ‘worse than petrol’ for greenhouse gas emissions

    Running an electric vehicle in China would emit more greenhouse gases than its petrol-fuelled equivalent, according to an expert in emissions reduction projects. Despite the country's expertise in electric vehicles and its growing manufacturing base - Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn only this week said it is ready to build an electric car in China - the country's power grid is so dominated by dirty coal ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • ADB finances wind farms to help cut PRC greenhouse gas emissions

    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will partly finance a $73 million wind farm in the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region to support the People's Republic of China's (PRC) efforts to cut greenhouse gas emissions and to promote privateinvestment in renewable energy. ADB is extending a long-term local currency loan of up to CNY164 million ($24 million) to Datang Sino-Japan (Chifeng) Renewable Power ...


    By Asian Development Bank

  • 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

  • Hyundai and Kia settle historic Greenhouse Gas Emissions enforcement case

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Justice today announced an historic settlement with the automakers Hyundai and Kia for air pollution that will resolve alleged Clean Air Act violations based on their sale of close to 1.2 million vehicles that will emit approximately 4.75 million metric tons of greenhouse gases in excess of what the automakers certified to ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • BSI becomes world leader in greenhouse gas emissions verification

    BSI Management Systems America, Inc. (BSI) recently achieved US accreditation to ISO 14065 for Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emission verification services from the American National Standards Institute (ANSI). This accreditation validates BSI's global expertise in verifying GHG emission and reduction assertions, placing the world's most prominent independent management assurance service provider amongst ...


    By BSI

  • Significant Efforts to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions Across UN - New Report

    The United Nations emitted over 2 million tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2) equivalent in 2014 - the same as the annual CO2 emissions from 191,019 US homes or from consuming 4,868,772 barrels of oil, according to the organization's annual reporting of its greenhouse gas emissions. At the same time, efforts to reduce emissions continued across the UN with 18 UN system ...

  • Québec and California to hold joint auction of greenhouse gas emission allowances

    The California Air Resources Board (ARB) and the ministère du Développement durable, de l’Environnement et de la Lutte contre les changements climatiques (Ministry of Sustainable Development, Environment and the Fight against Climate Change) (MDDELCC) of Québec today announced plans to conduct a joint practice auction for the California and Québec cap-and-trade ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • 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 ...

  • Agriculture has big role to play in curbing greenhouse gas emissions

    The pledge to eradicate hunger and poverty must go hand in hand with rapid transformations of farming and food systems to cope with a warmer world, FAO said today in a new report. Agriculture, including forestry, fisheries and livestock production, generate around a fifth of the world's greenhouse gas emissions. Agriculture must both contribute more to combating climate change while bracing to ...

  • MM&A Approved as Carbon Credit Verifier

    Marshall Miller & Associates (MM&A) has recently been approved by the Chicago Climate Exchange (CCX) a qualified, independent verifier for carbon credits related to coal mine methane (CMM) and Abandoned Mine Methane (AMM) projects. CCX is the world’s first legally binding rules-based greenhouse gas emissions trading system. Basically, carbon credits can be earned (and traded on the exchange) ...


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