greenhouse gas management News

  • WRI Joins Greenhouse Gas Management Institute

    The World Resources Institute (WRI) and the Greenhouse Gas Management Institute are joining forces to train professionals on the Greenhouse Gas Protocol, the most widely used international accounting tool for government and business leaders to understand, quantify, and manage greenhouse gas emissions. “Our mission is to train and develop a community of experts with the highest standards of ...


    By ClimateCHECK

  • Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Ontario’s Waste Management Industry

    There is a strong complementarity between the aspirations of the waste management industry and Ontario’s goals for climate change mitigation, a circular economy and sustainable economic development according to a new report published by the Ontario Waste Management Association. As the Province of Ontario prepares to implement a “cap-and-trade” policy for greenhouse gas (GHG) ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Council turns greenhouse gas into energy

    An innovative renewable energy project will create enough green electricity to power 700 homes, while cutting annual carbon emissions by the equivalent of around 20,000 tonnes. The project, at Locharmoss Waste Disposal site near Dumfries, Scotland, takes away the local authority’s burden of controlling and disposing of methane, a greenhouse gas which is 21 times more damaging to the environment ...


    By ENER-G

  • New greenhouse gas standards released

    The Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Protocol has launched two new standards that will help businesses better understand and manage the climate impacts beyond their own operations and improve efficiency across the value chain. A global collaboration led by the World Business Council on Sustainable Development (WBCSD) and the World Resources Institute (WRI), the GHG Protocol standard is one of the most ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Greenhouse gas protocol launches in India

    The use of standards to account for corporate greenhouse gases is increasingly common in developed countries – but it is emerging in developing countries as well. In India, companies’ focus on value chain inventories and life cycle thinking is in nascent stages. That’s why the Greenhouse Gas Protocol, a collaboration of the ...

  • Greenhouse gas emissions gap widening

    Action on climate change needs to be scaled-up and accelerated without delay if the world is to have a running chance of keeping a global average temperature rise below 2 degrees Celsius this century. The Emissions Gap Report, coordinated by the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) and the European Climate Foundation, and released days before the convening of the Climate Change Conference of the ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Carbon Disclosure Project joins Greenhouse Gas Management Institute

    The Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) has agreed to partner with the Greenhouse Gas Management Institute, a nonprofit focused on training and education. The GHG Management Institute offers online courses on how to measure, account and manage GHG emissions that cause global climate change. “Its mission is to train and develop a community of experts with the highest standards of professional practice ...


    By ClimateCHECK

  • ClimateCHECK hires Steve McDonough as VP, Greenhouse Gas Management Solutions

    ClimateCHECK, a firm that provides greenhouse gas (GHG) management solutions for companies, organizations and governments, announces today that Steve McDonough has been hired as vice president of greenhouse gas management solutions. Steve’s addition is part of ClimateCHECK’s goal to build its presence in the North East U.S. and to enhance ClimateCHECK’s capacity to provide top quality GHG ...


    By ClimateCHECK

  • Data-driven approach to pavement management lowers greenhouse gas emissions

    Original story at MIT News The roadway network is an important part of the nation’s transportation system, but it also contributes heavily to greenhouse gas emissions. A paper published this ...

  • EPA Recognizes CHS2M HILL for Excellence in Greenhouse Gas Management

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), in collaboration with the Association of Climate Change Officers, the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions, and The Climate Registry, recognized CH2M HILL for excellence in greenhouse gas (GHG) management in the fourth annual Climate Leadership Awards on February 24, 2015. ...


    By CH2M Hill Companies, Ltd.

  • ESP Announces Annual Software User Conference and Greenhouse Gas Management Workshop

    Mountain View, California - ESP has announced that its Annual North American User Conference, for users of the company's environmental and sustainability management software solutions, will be held on September 24-27 in San Francisco. In conjunction with the conference ESP will also hold a half-day workshop on Greenhouse Gas Information Management. ESP User Conferences are a forum for users of ...


    By IHS

  • Sprint Recognized as EPA’s 2015 Climate Leader for Excellence in Greenhouse Gas Management

    Sprint Corporation, headquartered in Overland Park, Kan., has received a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) 2015 Climate Leadership Award for Excellence in Greenhouse Gas Management – Goal Achievement. The Climate Leadership Award recipients demonstrate how innovative actions to combat climate change lead to smart business decisions. Sixteen organizations and one individual ...

  • PTI to promote adoption of Driving Change™ vehicular greenhouse gas management system

    Public Technology Institute (PTI), a national, non-profit technology research organization, and Enviance, a proven provider of software solutions to help organizations manage and reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) and other regulatory risks, today announced a strategic partnership through which PTI will promote the adoption of the Enviance Driving Change™ vehicular greenhouse gas management system in ...


    By Enviance, Inc.

  • Management of rice paddy fields affects greenhouse gas emissions

    How rice paddy fields are managed significantly influences the release of greenhouse gases (GHGs), a recent study concludes. Permanently flooded soils release more methane than soils that are flooded and then dried between production periods, for example. In general, the researchers recommend growing other crops in dried soil between production cycles, as well as limiting nitrogen fertilisers, to ...

  • Air & Waste Management Association presents symposium on greenhouse gas measurement

    The Air & Waste Management Association (A&WMA) will present the First International Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Measurement Symposium March 22-24, 2009, in San Francisco, CA. “One of the greatest challenges of our time is reducing GHG emissions to mitigate climate change,” said Adrianne Carolla, A&WMA Executive Director.Greenhouse gas measurement and monitoring, and technological needs for ...

  • Trinity Consultants assists city of Flagstaff, AZ with greenhouse gas emissions management

    Nationwide environmental consulting firm Trinity Consultants was selected by the City of Flagstaff, Arizona to assist in fulfilling its commitment to reducing locally generated greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. As part of its participation in the U.S. Mayors Climate Protection Agreement, the City committed to exceeding Kyoto Protocol targets and reducing locally generated GHG emissions seven ...

  • NSWMA and SWANA comment on EPA greenhouse gas reporting

    In a joint letter to the US EPA, the National Solid Wastes Management Association (NSWMA) and the Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) commented on the agency’s draft mandatory greenhouse gas (GHG) reporting and its potential impact on municipal solid waste (MSW) landfills. As the EPA proceeds with requirements identifying reporting sectors in this rulemaking process, NSWMA and SWANA ...

  • EPA issues first greenhouse gas permit in Texas

    Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued the first Texas Greenhouse Gas (GHG) permit for the Lower Colorado River Authority (LCRA) Thomas C. Ferguson Power Plant in Llano County, Texas. LCRA is modernizing and expanding its plant by replacing its 37 year old unit with a new more efficient and reliable natural gas powered unit. “The new LCRA plant will use improved ...

  • New video on Greenhouse Gas soil monitoring

    In response to the demand for a better understanding of climate change, Gasmet Technologies and researchers from the University of Helsinki have created a video to demonstrate the speed and simplicity with which Greenhouse Gas (GHG) measurements can be taken in the field. Following the Paris climate conference (COP21) in December 2015, 195 countries adopted the first-ever universal, ...


    By Gasmet Technologies Oy

  • BSI achieves greenhouse gas emissions verification

    BSI Management Systems America, Inc. (BSI) was recently awarded accreditation to ISO 14065 for Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emission verification from the American National Standards Institute (ANSI). This accreditation places BSI amongst the few recognized GHG emission verification bodies in North America. As global warming concerns continue to command our attention in Canada and the world, the need for ...


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