Today, each Chinese citizen produces only one fifth the GHG emissions of an average American consumer, and China still has many unmet energy needs.
Climate change is a gradual change in the global temperature caused by the accumulation of greenhouse gases (GHGs) in the atmosphere.
New evidence shows that the recent increase in hurricane intensity is due to climate change, and this figure depicts the rise in category 4 and 5 hurricanes around the world since 1975.
To compete in a low-carbon economy, businesses need to move beyond best practices and pioneer "next practices."
Emissions result from a variety of activities, like heating and cooling buildings, traveling to meetings, or shipping products to consumers.
Technology is a key component of the Bali Action Plan, which underpins the cu
Total global emissions grew 12.7% between 2000 and 2005, an average of 2.4% a year.
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**This chart is a comprehensive view of global, anthropogenic greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.
H.R. 2454, the American Clean Energy and Security Act (ACESA) distributes emission allowances to various purposes.