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Bottom Line on State and Federal Policy Roles

As different statewide greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction policies continue to emerge in the United States, more and more businesses are calling on the federal government to enact a single, uniform policy. The prospect of complementary policies between different levels of government—as well as the...

Hong Kong Adopts GHG Protocol for Building Sector

Hong Kong's government adopts guidelines for GHG accounting in its building sectors, and announces a "carbon audit" of 10 of its buildings.

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A New Climate for the Forest Products Industry

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p>The forest products sector holds an enormous stake in the coming economy defined by resource constraints, climate change policies, and shifting consumer values.

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Can Capturing Carbon Become a Reality?

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p>Carbon capture and storage (CCS) is both hailed as a "silver bullet" for the coal industry, and reviled as a pipe dream. The reality is that the U.S. needs CCS, and a comprehensive policy framework for rapid development and deployment.

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Indian Industry Launches National GHG Inventory Program

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.

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Brazil Launches Its GHG Protocol Program

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.

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The Climate Registry Releases Its General Reporting Protocol

The Climate Registry has finalized its General Reporting Protocol, which provides a consistent framework for companies and organizations across North America to measure and publicly report their greenhouse gas emissions. To date, the Climate Registry has 126 reporting organizations, including WRI.

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