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  • 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 Protocol Launches New Standards for Corporate Value Chain and Products

    Ewire -- On Tuesday the Greenhouse Gas Protocol, a decade-long partnership between the World Resources Institute and the World Business Council for Sustainable Development, launched two new standards that will empower businesses to measure, manage and report their greenhouse gas emissions more effectively. The Corporate Value Chain (Scope 3) and Product Life Cycle Standards will enable ...


  • Research and Markets: U.S. Federal Mandatory Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reporting Audit Protocol Offers a Procedural Greenhouse Gas Audit Protocol to Help Owners or Operators of Facilities

    Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/d5bc58e7/u_s_federal_manda) has announced the addition of the "U.S. Federal Mandatory Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reporting Audit Protocol" subscription to ...


  • 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.

  • Background on Kyoto Protocol

    Negotiating the Protocol The adoption of the Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in 1992 was a major step forward in tackling the problem of global warming. Yet as  greenhouse gas (GHG) emission levels continued to rise around the world, it became increasingly evident that only a firm and binding commitment by developed countries to reduce emissions could send a signal strong ...

  • For the first time, GHG protocol to help Brazil measure greenhouse gas emissions from agriculture

    This past Sunday, WRI’s Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Protocol team conducted a session at the Rio+20 event, “The Green Economy: Driving Business Value and Competitiveness.” The session included great dialogue between business leaders, policy makers, and WRI experts, and featured one ...

  • International partners release pilot global protocol for community-scale greenhouse gas emissions

    C40, ICLEI, WRI and partners achieve a significant milestone towards establishing a single standard for measuring emissions for cities C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group and ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability, together with international partners, are launching ...

  • 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 SERIES

  • Taking Control of Greenhouse Gas Emissions

    Three-quarters of the world’s annual emissions of greenhouse gases are now limited by national targets, according to a new study published today by the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment at London School of Economics and Political Science. ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • 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

  • Australia on track to meet Kyoto protocol target

    Australia’s Kyoto target is to limit greenhouse gas emissions in the 2008-2012 period to 108 per cent of 1990 ...

  • Australia on track to meet Kyoto protocol target

    Australia remains on track to meet its Kyoto Protocol target due in part to the global economic downturn, National Greenhouse Accounts released today show. The Minister for Climate Change, Energy Efficiency and Water, Senator Penny Wong, said the National Greenhouse Accounts show Australia"s emissions fell between 2008 and 2009 by around 13 million tonnes (Mt). Australia formally submitted the ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Countries Make Further Progress towards Curbing Potent Greenhouse Gases under the Montreal Protocol

    Only two weeks ahead of the signing of the Paris Agreement on Climate Change, the 197 parties to the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer have taken steps towards amending the Protocol to phase down hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), which will help curb global warming. HFCs are used in air conditioning, refrigeration, foams and aerosols as replacement for many ozone depleting ...

  • New Jersey Meadowlands Mayors Support Kyoto Protocol

    LYNDHURST, New Jersey, (ENS) - The 14 mayors of the Hackensack Meadowlands Municipal Committee have voted to support the Kyoto Protocol, an international treaty that sets greenhouse gas reduction targets for 35 industrialized nations, but not the United States. President George W. Bush has declined to send the protocol to the Senate for ratification, saying that limiting greenhouse ...

  • Canada Backs Away From Kyoto Protocol Commitment

    OTTAWA, Ontario, Canada, November 22, 2006 (ENS) - Canada cannot meet its greenhouse gas reduction commitments under the Kyoto Protocol, so Environment Canada is proceeding with a rapid roll out of new regulations that will postpone action on regulating these emissions until at least 2010. Yet Canada has ratified the Protocol to the UN Climate Convention and is legally bound to cut emissions ...

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • EU greenhouse gas emissions lowest to date

    The EU's environmental agency says the 27-nation bloc's greenhouse emissions in 2011 were the lowest since it began monitoring them in 1990. The European Environment Agency says greenhouse gas emissions dropped 3.3 percent compared to 2010, and were 18.4 percent below 1990 levels. It cited a milder winter in 2011 as the main reason for the drop. Agency director Jacqueline ...


    By Associated Press

  • Protocol for community-scale GHG emissions launched

    A protocol to measure greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions at the community level has been released in an effort to establish a single standard for measuring emissions from cities. The C40 Cities Climate Leadership group and ICLEI, an organization promoting local government sustainability, launched the 'community protocol' on Monday, which they say will make it easier to generate standardized ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • 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 ...

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