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The greenhouse gas protocol

a corporate accounting and reporting standard.

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Published by World Business Council for Sustainable Development, World Resources Institute in Geneva, Switzerland, Washington, DC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Greenhouse gases -- Environmental aspects.,
  • Greenhouse gas mitigation.,
  • Environmental auditing.,
  • Corporations -- Environmental aspects.,
  • Business enterprises -- Environmental aspects.

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsWorld Business Council for Sustainable Development., World Resources Institute.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTD885.5.G73 G764 2004
    The Physical Object
    Pagination112 p. :
    Number of Pages112
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3327138M
    ISBN 101569735689
    LC Control Number2004301311
    OCLC/WorldCa55049070

    Visit to get more information about this book, to buy it in print, or to download it as a free PDF. The world’s nations are moving toward agreements that will bind us together in an effort to limit future greenhouse gas emissions. With such agreements will come the need for all. Concerning a reduction in greenhouse gas emissions in Colorado, and, in connection therewith, requiring that, by the year , statewide greenhouse gas emissions be reduced by eighty percent of the levels of greenhouse gas emissions that existed in the year

    Download the U.S. Community Protocol for Accounting and Reporting of Greenhouse Gas Emissions (Community Protocol), a detailed technical document with cutting-edge methodologies and best practices to help local governments measure and report the emissions associated with their communities.. The US Community Protocol is structured as a folder with a main document that .   Facebook has said its goal is to have its own operations be % sustainable by and to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by 75% compared to levels. On Tuesday, Facebook put out its most substantive sustainability report yet, with a .

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The GHG Protocol is developing new standards/guidance on how companies and organizations should account for greenhouse gas emissions and carbon removals from land use, land use change, bioenergy, and related topics. he Greenhouse Gas Protocol Initiative is a multi-stakeholder partnership of businesses, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), governments, and others convened by the World Resources Institute (WRI), a U.S.-based environmental NGO, and the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD), a.

The Greenhouse Gas Protocol (GHGP) provides accounting and reporting standards, sector guidance, calculation tools, and trainings for business and government. It establishes a comprehensive, global, standardized framework for measuring and managing emissions from private and public sector operations, value chains, products, cities, and policies.

The GHG Protocol also provides webinar, e. The GHG Protocol Corporate Accounting and Reporting Standard helps companies and other organizations to identify, calculate, and report GHG emissions.

It is designed to set the standard for accurate, complete, consistent, relevant and transparent accounting and reporting of GHG emissions by companies and organizations, including information on setting organizational and operational Cited by:   The Greenhouse Gas Protocol Initiative is a multi-stakeholder partnership of businesses, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), governments, and others convened by the World Resources Institute (WRI), a U.S.-based environmental NGO, and the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD), a Geneva-based coalition of international.

Carbon accounting in corporations. Carbon accounting can be used as part of sustainability accounting by for-profit and non-profit organisations. A corporate or organisational "carbon" or greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions assessment promises to quantify the greenhouse gases produced directly and indirectly from a business or organisation's activities within a set of boundaries.

The Greenhouse Gas Protocol is recognized by the UK government as an independent standard for reporting greenhouse gases. The Greenhouse Gas Protocol divides emissions into 3 Scopes. Scope 1: Direct GHG emissions.

Scope 1 covers all direct GHG emissions by a company. It includes fuel combustion, company vehicles and fugitive emissions. Greenhouse Gas Protocol. While there are several factors that contribute to global warming, such as natural changes in the Earth's inclination and revolution around the sun, by far the biggest factor is the emission of greenhouse gases.

Carbon dioxide, methane, ozone, chlorofluorocarbons, water vapor, and nitrous oxide are added at alarming rates to the atmosphere by daily human activity.

A greenhouse gas (sometimes abbreviated GHG) is a gas that absorbs and emits radiant energy within the thermal infrared range. Greenhouse gases cause the greenhouse effect on planets.

The primary greenhouse gases in Earth's atmosphere are water vapor (H 2 O), carbon dioxide (CO 2), methane (CH 4), nitrous oxide (N 2 O), and ozone (O 3).Without greenhouse gases, the average temperature of.

This is a list of countries by total greenhouse gas (GHG) annual emissions inand It is based on data for carbon dioxide, methane, nitrous oxide, perfluorocarbon, hydrofluorocarbon, and sulfur hexafluoride emissions compiled by the World Resources Institute. [failed verification] The table below separately provides emissions data calculated on the basis of production.

Greenhouse gas, any gas that has the property of absorbing infrared radiation (net heat energy) emitted from Earth’s surface and reradiating it back to Earth’s surface, thus contributing to the greenhouse effect.

Carbon dioxide, methane, and water vapour are the most important greenhouse gases. (To a lesser extent, surface-level ozone, nitrous oxides, and fluorinated gases also trap. The fundamental physical property of a greenhouse gas is that it must absorb infrared radiation via one or more of its vibrational modes in the infra-red range of 6–25 μm.

Furthermore, since the dominant primary greenhouse gases of CO 2, O 3, and H 2 O absorb in the range 12–17 μm (or – cm − 1), μm ( cm − 1), and λ cm − 1), an effective secondary. Greenhouse gases absorb reflected solar energy, making the Earth's atmosphere warmer.

A lot of the sun’s energy reaches the ground directly, and a portion is reflected by the ground back into space. Some gases, when present in the atmosphere, absorb that reflected energy and redirect it back to Earth as heat.

Background California local governments have taken an active role in fighting climate change and reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Local officials have expressed a need for a set of methodologies and data sources to inventory the GHG emissions from their government operations and to quantify the emissions impact of local government policies and programs.

Electricity Sector Emissions. Total Emissions in = 6, Million Metric Tons of CO 2 tages may not add up to % due to independent rounding. * Land Use, Land-Use Change, and Forestry in the United States is a net sink and offsets approximately 12 percent of these greenhouse gas emissions, this emissions offset is not included in total above.

Kyoto Protocol. The Kyoto Protocol is a protocol to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, an international environmental treaty with the goal of “stabilisation of greenhouse gas concentrations in the atmosphere at a level that would prevent dangerous anthropogenic interference with the climate system.

A greenhouse gas is a gas that absorbs and emits infrared radiation. The primary greenhouse gases in the atmosphere are water vapor, carbon dioxide, methane, nitrous oxide, and ozone. Atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO 2) is a nontoxic, colorless, odorless gas. Water vapor accounts for by far the largest greenhouse effect (90–85%) because water.

Carbon dioxide (CO 2) is the primary greenhouse gas emitted through humanCO 2 accounted for about percent of all U.S. greenhouse gas emissions from human activities. Carbon dioxide is naturally present in the atmosphere as part of the Earth's carbon cycle (the natural circulation of carbon among the atmosphere, oceans, soil, plants, and animals).

Principles of Greenhouse Gas Accounting The GHG Protocol is based on five principles. When in doubt about applying the tools explained in this guide to ambiguous issues or situations, refer back to these principles to ensure the creation of a high-quality, credible inventory. Greenhouse gas emissions by China are the largest of any country in the world both in production and consumption terms, and stem mainly from coal electricity generation and mining.

When measuring production-based emissions, China emitted over 12 gigatonnes CO 2eq of greenhouse gases in ; almost 30% of the world total. This corresponds to over 7 tonnes CO 2eq emitted per person each .The collection of activity data is considered in The Greenhouse Gas Protocol – a Corporate Accounting and Reporting System Revised Edition to often be the most significant limitation for Greenhouse Gas inventories.

Activity data is the responsibility of the Greenhouse Gas Calculator user. Users need to.About this book. Introduction. The world is getting hotter as it experiences the extremes of global climate change.

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