Greenhouse Gas

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Any gas linked to increasing atmospheric temperature
Major greenhouse gases Water vapour, CO2, CH4, NO2, O3, CFCs, SO4, and others
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Rising energy consumption is one of the leading causes of carbon emissions, which causes damage to the planet by increasing global temperatures and causing sea levels to rise.
As part of the campaign, DEWA statements will list facts and figures about how much carbon emissions each customer's monthly energy usage generates.
Clr Mehboob Khan, Kirklees Council Leader, said: "The high ranking recognises our ongoing commitment to manage the council's energy use and reduce its carbon emissions.
Consider the Toyota Prius: If one gets 50 mpg, then an emission-equivalent electric vehicle would have to be charged from generators whose carbon emissions were less than 1.
Whitbread has set a target of achieving a 25 percent reduction in carbon emissions, a 15 percent reduction in water consumption, and zero waste to landfill by 2017, relative to sales, and compared with a 2009 baseline.
Upon completion of this energy transformation program by 2014, Turk Telekom will be able to prevent an amount of carbon emission equaling to carbon emission reduction of a forest of 5.
The report was commissioned by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) from Oxford Brookes University and examined carbon emissions from the 20 biggest cities in the UK between 2005 and 2009.
According to Markus Oberlin, general manager of Farnek Avireal, the school managed to offset over 40 tonnes of carbon emissions.
The embodied carbon emissions of the new construction of this facility were estimated using an online tool from Rocky Mountain Institute.
Approximately half of all of the bank's carbon emissions - estimated at approximately 650,000 tonnes of CO2 worldwide for the reference year 2007 - is attributable to energy consumption.
The program began on October 1 and will continue for one month; however, the trial period may be indefinitely extended if passengers are receptive and if carbon emissions are found to be noticeably reduced.
Carbon emissions will fall by as much as 3 percent this year, following the economic crisis, aiding the effort to cut carbon, said the IEA, which is an energy adviser to 28 industrialised countries.

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