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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It is estimated that by 2020 CO2 savings of as much as 46%,or 183 million tonnes, could be achieved each year- equivalent for example to twice Austria's annual greenhouse gas emissions from all sources - compared with business as usual.
As a member, Covanta will work with the Registry to annually track, report and certify its greenhouse gas emissions, the main drivers of global warming.
O'Leary to reduce overall greenhouse gas emissions while recognizing each utility's individual growth requirements and mix of fuels, Draper said.
The Registry, created by the California legislature in 2000, helps companies and organizations throughout the United States track, publicly report and reduce their greenhouse gas emissions.
The biggest tool to reduce greenhouse gas emissions is a carbon tax.
To date, 57 electric utilities have agreed to enter into binding greenhouse gas emissions reduction plans called "Climate Compacts.
Department of Energy (DOE), and the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) today presented the framework for the nation's first agreement covering a commitment to reduce greenhouse gas emissions under the DOE's Climate Challenge program.
Greenhouse Gases Emissions Trading is emerging as a key instrument in the drive to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
Even if everyone in California stopped driving, or we could eliminate all greenhouse gas emissions from California vehicles, worldwide emissions would drop by less than one quarter of one percent.
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.
Nation's Largest Aggregates Manufacturer to Report Greenhouse Gas Emissions in California

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