greenhouse gas

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greenhouse gas emissions, with nearly 1,500 facilities emitting approximately 2 billion metric tons of carbon dioxide, roughly 30 percent of total U.
Power plants remain the largest source of greenhouse gas emissions, with more than 1,550 facilities belching over 2,000,000,000 metric tons of carbon dioxide, roughly 32% of total U.
Greenhouse gas emissions would be 25% lower with this scenario compared to the typical UK diet.
introduced an amendment to the Small Business Reauthorization Act that also would bar EPA from regulating greenhouse gas emissions under the Clean Air Act.
Greenhouse Gas Services will retain the StormFisher brand as its biogas business line.
Reporting greenhouse gas emissions will be a once-a-year task and businesses will have until Oct.
The Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) is a cooperative effort by 10 Northeast and Mid-Atlantic states to design a regional cap and trade program covering carbon dioxide emissions from power plants in the region.
Always pushing the envelope, California then adopted a controversial measure requiring automakers to reduce their vehicles' greenhouse gas emissions 30 percent by 2016.
Its overseeing bodies, the Development Bank of Japan (DBJ) and the Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC), manage approximately US$145 million for some of Japan's largest corporations to purchase credits on behalf of the Japan Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund (JGRF).
In another bow to the environment, the act funds construction of a cogeneration reactor that will produce both electricity and hydrogen, which advocates hope will be a new, carbon-free fuel for automobiles--the single largest source of greenhouse gas emissions.
As a result, all of the nations of the developed world--except the United States, Australia, Liechtenstein, and Monaco--now have binding targets on greenhouse gas emissions.
Sometimes called marsh grass, one greenhouse gas is also a byproduct of the digestive system of cows.
Greenhouse gas emissions from UK households and private vehicles were 59.
In the March 2004 issue of Scientific American, National Aeronautics and Space Administration global-warming expert James Hansen notes that greenhouse gas emissions and global-warming projections are "consistently pessimistic.
With rising ocean temperatures, this could mean an increase in the release of this greenhouse gas into the atmosphere.
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