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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The current trend is to count the carbon sinks and forget about the greenhouse-gas emissions," says Amy Townsend-Small, Earth system science postdoctoral researcher and lead author of the study.
The assembled nations, including the United States, didn't argue over the link between greenhouse-gas emissions and rising temperatures, a point of past contention.
to slash greenhouse-gas emissions by 7% between 2008 and 2012 from 1990 levels, in March last year, saying it would severely hurt the U.
The panel, tasked with working out a scenario to cut greenhouse-gas emissions, said in a report that with measures currently available to Japan its greenhouse-gas emissions will mark a 5% to 8% increase in 2010 from 1990 levels, way off its target.
Conducted by Stanford University scholar Walter Reid and professional staff from the Sao Paulo Department of the Environment and commissioned by the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, the case studies detail the economic impact of policies in California and Sao Paulo that dramatically reduced the per-capita emissions of greenhouse-gas pollution over the last two decades.
While the European Union is on target to meeting its Kyoto-agreed goal of reducing greenhouse-gas emissions to 8 percent below 1990 level by 2012, U.
Although the guidelines of green chemistry are applicable to all types of pollution, greenhouse-gas emissions have been a particular target.
Confirmation of the Danish findings would indicate that greenhouse-gas pollution has not significantly raised Northern Hemisphere temperatures to date.
Delegates from the Climate Change Convention's approximately 150 signatory nations have appealed to the established and emerging industrial powers to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions.
Despite uncertainties in the science of predicting global climate change, the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) urges immediate action to curb greenhouse-gas emissions by reducing fossil-fuel consumption, promoting energy conservation, and improving solar and nuclear-energy technologies.
New Jersey's requires state agencies to use the most energy-efficient equipment when a device's lifetime energy savings will lower operating costs; to ensure that these agencies' energy and regulatory policies maximize tax and other incentives for using energy sources that reduce greenhouse-gas releases; to recycle CFCs or switch to alternative compounds where possible; and to replace all trees lost through state-funded activities such as construction.
that the United States and specifically the Bush administration is dragging its feet" on curbing greenhouse-gas emissions.