Climate Impacts on Energy Systems

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Authors: Ebinger, Jane; Vergara, Walter Add to favorites Share: While the energy sector is a primary target of efforts to arrest and reverse the growth of greenhouse gas emissions and lower the carbon footprint of development, it is also expected to be increasingly affected by unavoidable climate consequences from the …

CDP Paves Way for Cities to Report Carbon Emissions

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CDP Paves way for Cities to Report Carbon Emissions The Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) yesterday announced the launch of the new CDP Cities program, which will provide a system for cities worldwide to report on their greenhouse gas emissions and climate-related strategies and replicates for city governments what the CDP …

[WRI’s EarthTrends Delivered] Climate and Energy Charts and Figures

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As the U.S. Congress has struggled to pass comprehensive climate change legislation, observers in the United States and abroad have asked what greenhouse gas emissions reductions are possible under existing federal laws and through state action. Can the U.S. meet the Obama Administration’s Copenhagen commitment to reduce greenhouse gas emissions …

Ministers from 20 countries Back Clean, Green Energy

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CLIMATE: Energy ministers endorse clean-tech measures, back CCS group Greenwire, (07/20/2010) Michael Burnham, E&E reporter Government energy ministers gathering in Washington, D.C., today launched 11 energy-efficiency and renewable energy initiatives around the world, which they claim will avoid the need to build 500 mid-size power plants during the next 20 …

Global Reporting Initiative and Carbon Disclosure Project release linkage document

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Amsterdam, 7 July 2010 The Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) and The Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) announce the release of a linkage document between GRI’s Reporting Guidelines and CDP’s 2010 Questionnaire. Disclosure of greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) and reporting on climate change is becoming increasingly important around the world. The linkage …

Climate Solutions II: Low Carbon Re-Industrialisation

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The most important finding of this report is that it is today’s national leaders that will decide the fate humanity, our fellow creatures and the environment upon which all depend.  This is a profound and unavoidable responsibility. Reducing greenhouse gas emissions to avoid the worst impacts of climate change will …