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 these countries, which must show leadership in cutting carbon emissions significantly to save planet from devastating impacts of climate change, he said.
He further clarified that the federal climate change ministry was still working on drawing up its national roadamp for reducing national carbon emissions, which is also called Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs), for submission to the U.
For offsetting the greenhouse gases emitted as a result of any activity performed by any individual or company and having net "0" emission, to prevent/decrease the greenhouse gas emission equal to the amount emitted by the same individual or company or to assist in decreasing the carbon emission through another project by buying carbon credit equal to this emitted amount.
This would not cut carbon emissions spectacularly, but nor would it be a spectacular waste of public funds.
The standard, introduced by the Carbon Trust Standard Company in June, recognises businesses that commit to reducing carbon emissions.
Carbon emission credits allow firms and other organizations the right to emit a stated amount of carbon dioxide over a specified time period.
CDM provided an avenue for both parties to benefit from the technology transfer: the wind farm reduces Korea's carbon emissions and fossil fuel dependency, and the investors earn carbon credits.
Two new initiatives - Energy Savers Club and Climate Aware - are designed to help consumers save money, reduce energy consumption and help offset the carbon emissions from their home.
These commitments represent cuts in carbon emissions of 600,000 tons of carbon per annum by 2010," Meacher says.
In the Carbon Dioxide Emissions from New Australian Vehicles 2013 report, the average carbon emission of the Australian car has dropped almost 10 years behind European standards.
that have adopted or are developing plans that call for carbon emission or fossil fuel use reductions, or both, for residents and businesses.
Second, they can encourage carbon emission reduction in developing countries through the process of carbon trading.