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  • 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

  • HP Announces Supply Chain Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions Reduction Goal

    As part of an ongoing effort to improve its product manufacturing and supply chain operations, HP today announced a greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reduction goal for its first-tier manufacturing and product-transportation supply chain partners. HP’s goal, a first for the information technology (IT) industry, is to drive a 20 percent decrease in its first-tier manufacturing and product ...


    By HP

  • Enhanced GSA Carbon Footprint Tool Simplifies Measuring, Managing, Tracking, and Sharing of Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions Data

    U.S. General Services Administration (GSA), the leader in federal sustainability initiatives, continues its commitment to a clean energy economy and a more sustainable government with the release of a new version of the ...

  • 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

  • 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

  • Greater Transparency About Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Impacts Now Possible

    New methods are now available to help companies, countries, and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) more accurately track the impacts of greenhouse gases (GHGs) and other climate changing emissions.  Tobias Schultz, Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) Practitioner for California-based  ...


    By SCS Global Services

  • New Study Forecasts Rapid Growth in IT for the UK to Meet its Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions Targets

    Study Predicts New ‘IT For Emissions Reduction (IT4ER)’ Market Will Be Worth $9.74 Billion in the UK by 2020 and Will Grow at 3.5 Times Faster Than the Current Wider UK IT Market Due to the Impact of UK Government Targets. A new study by sustainable innovation specialists, Cambium LLP, is forecasting that IT will be key to the UK meeting its carbon emissions reduction targets ...


    By Cambium LLP

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...


  • U.S. greenhouse gas emissions and capture, regionally

    A new report, Agriculture’s Role in Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Capture, commissioned by the American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, and Soil Science Society of America, examines the evidence for greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and sequestration in America’s major agroecosystems. The report summarizes current knowledge of carbon dioxide (CO2), nitrous oxide ...

  • Keeping track of municipal greenhouse gas emissions

    Keeping track of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions is just as important for local governments as for national governments, according to a new study. Researchers are studying how cities benefit from GHG inventories, such as improvements in air quality, while also contributing to larger national strategies for climate change mitigation. Burning fossil fuels not only produces GHGs, but also local and ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Intelex releases greenhouse gas emissions tracking software

    Intelex announces the release of its Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions Reporting System, expertly designed to enable mid-size and enterprise organizations to improve their environmental performance through effective carbon footprint tracking and reporting.With this new sustainability solution, users can collect, track, and report their current carbon footprint as well as their progress toward ...


    By Intelex Technologies 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 ...

  • Measuring greenhouse gas emissions beyond company boundaries

    PE INTERNATIONAL is official software provider for the two new standards of the GHG Protocol Initiative. 70 corporations are currently testing two new global standards by measuring the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions of their products and supply chains. Over 20 of these corporations are using the GaBi and SoFi software from PE INTERNATIONAL, an official software provider, for the road testing. PE ...


    By thinkstep

  • EU greenhouse gas emissions from waste decrease

    European Union greenhouse gas emissions emitted from waste have fallen by more than one third, new figures from the European Environment Agency show.  The EEA published a report on 29 May called Annual European Community Greenhouse Gas inventory 1990-2007. Figures from the EEA show that between 1990 and 2007 waste emissions had fallen from 38.9 per cent. By contrast, emissions from transport in ...

  • Measuring Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Cities

    The World Resources Institute (WRI), C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group (C40) and ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability (ICLEI) have launched the first widely endorsed standard for cities ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • New Call for Proposals to Reduce GHG Emissions

    The Climate Change and Emissions Management Corporation (CCEMC) is inviting funding submissions for projects that will help Alberta to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Successful projects will focus on energy efficiency and conservation, carbon capture and storage, or cleaner energy production and utilization. Initial submissions are due by August 28 and successful projects will be announced in ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Project launches to measure and manage GHG emissions for agriculture in Brazil

    The World Resources Institute (WRI) and the British Embassy are launching a two year partnership to measure corporate and farm-level emissions in Brazil. Agricultural emissions account for nearly 20 percent of Brazil’s emissions, with agricultural production on the rise. The project, based on the Greenhouse Gas Protocol, will develop GHG Accounting ...

  • 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

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