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greenhouse gas protocol

Derik Broekhoff

greenhouse gas protocol

guidelines for quantifying GHG reductions from grid-connected electricity projects

by Derik Broekhoff

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Published by World Resources Institute in Washington, DC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Greenhouse gases -- Environmental aspects,
  • Electric power-plants -- Environmental aspects,
  • Electric power production -- Environmental aspects,
  • Energy conservation -- Environmental aspects,
  • Environmental auditing,
  • Greenhouse gas mitigation

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesGuidelines for quantifying GHG reductions from grid-connected electricity projects
    Statement[World Resources Institute author, Derik Broekhoff].
    ContributionsWorld Resources Institute., World Business Council for Sustainable Development.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTD885.5.G73 B76 2007
    The Physical Object
    Pagination96 p. :
    Number of Pages96
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16413141M
    ISBN 109781569736555
    LC Control Number2007931432

      Under the Kyoto protocol most developed nations other than the US committed themselves to targets for cutting or slowing their emissions of the key greenhouse gases that cause climate change. The. Greenhouse Gas Accounting Protocol for the International Wine Industry Version Developed by Provisor Pty Ltd and Yalumba Wines Date: 1st February Authors: Karl Forsyth, Darren Oemcke and Philip Michael Approved by, Dr. Darren Oemcke CEO. page 2 of

    Greenhouse gas accounting describes the way to inventory and audit greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.A corporate or organisational greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions assessment quantifies the total greenhouse gases produced directly and indirectly from a business or organisation’s activities. A Fresh Look at Livestock Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Mitigation: /ch The gravest environmental impact of food production is the impact of its greenhouse gas emissions; that's because of the uniquely diverse, unprecedented, and.

    The Greenhouse Effect. The greenhouse effect is a natural phenomenon that insulates the Earth from the cold of space. As incoming solar radiation is absorbed and re-emitted back from the Earth’s surface as infrared energy, greenhouse gases (GHGs) in the atmosphere prevent some of this heat from escaping into space, instead reflecting the energy back to further warm the surface. The Kyoto Protocol was the first global greenhouse gas reduction treaty signed by countries across the world. Since every country contributes to the rising number of greenhouse gases into the air, it was crucial to have as many countries as possible be involved in its output reduction. Furthermore, the effects of climate change can have significant.


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