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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For these and other reasons, the advocates of greenhouse gas emission policies have long emphasized the need for a global response, which led to the Kyoto Protocol.
In another bow to the environment, the act funds construction of a cogeneration reactor that will produce both electricity and hydrogen, which advocates hope will be a new, carbon-free fuel for automobiles--the single largest source of greenhouse gas emissions.
The California Climate Action Registry is a non-profit private organization started by the State of California to serve as a voluntary greenhouse gas registry to encourage and protect early actions to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
It is designed to allow entities from the public and private sectors to use market-based mechanisms to account for greenhouse gas emissions reductions.
The study estimates that by 2020, when the first stage of Capital Metro is operational, about 2,900 to 4,700 tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions per year will be eliminated from the transport sector.
EcoSecurities also works with companies in the developed world to assist them in meeting their greenhouse gas emission compliance targets.
In a keynote address at the Inaugural US Point Carbon Conference in Washington, DC today, Paul Hanrahan, President and CEO of the AES Corporation (NYSE:AES), outlined the company's view that any US greenhouse gas emissions legislation adopted to address climate change should be structured as a nation-wide US cap and trade program rather than a series of state or regional programs.
Environmental markets look set for steady growth in the coming years, with a global carbon trading system seen as a key tool to address greenhouse gas emissions," said Mark Nicholls, editor of Environmental Finance, noting that Sir Nicholas Stern's recent review of the economics of climate change emphasized the importance of just such an emissions trading system.
The rising need for renewable energy sources as well as the increase in levels of greenhouse gas emissions has made it imperative to monitor air quality and use these gases - specifically CO2 and CH4 - as renewable sources of energy.
Fighting climate change and reducing greenhouse gas emissions in Ontario is part of our plan to create jobs, grow our economy and help people in their everyday lives.
Researchers from Loma Linda University determined annual greenhouse gas emissions resulting from food choices of people eating what they termed vegetarian diets (meat less than once a month), semivegetarian diets (meat less than once a week), and nonvegetarian diets (1).

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