Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released its mandatory greenhouse gas reporting regulation for public comment. The rule requires large emitters of greenhouse gases across the U.S. economy to monitor and report their emissions to the EPA.
Continuing the positive trend in corporate greenhouse gas accounting, over 40 Indian companies launched the India GHG Inventory Program this week. The program is the latest national-level program for corporations to measure and manage their GHG emissions based on internationally recognized standards.
In the same month that a similar program was launched in Brazil, India kicked off a climate program here today with more than 40 member companies from a wide range of industries, including cement, pharmaceuticals, engineering, and many more.
In the latest sign of progress on addressing greenhouse gas emissions in developing countries, 16 major Brazilian corporations will be implementing voluntary national program to measure and report emissions.