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Simple Math Points to a Decarbonized Economy

  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • Climate
  • Paris Agreement
  • GHG emissions
  • GHG Protocol
  • greenhouse gases
G7 2015. Photo by Palazzo Chigi/Flickr.
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • Climate
  • Paris Agreement
  • GHG emissions
  • GHG Protocol
  • greenhouse gases
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A Global Look at Mandatory Greenhouse Gas Reporting Programs

  • GHG emissions
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • GHG Protocol
  • greenhouse gases
At least 40 countries—both developed and developing—currently have mandatory emissions reporting programs in place. (Seoul, South Korea) Photo by tetan88/Flickr.
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  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • GHG Protocol
  • greenhouse gases
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This is Leadership: Why Companies Are Setting Emissions Goals Based on Science

  • Business
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • climate science
  • climate change
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • greenhouse gases
The Science-Based Targets initiative aims to enlist 100 companies to setting greenhouse gas reduction targets based on the latest climate science. Photo by Stephanie Meshke/Flickr
  • Business
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • climate science
  • climate change
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • greenhouse gases
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Scope 2: Changing the Way Companies Think About Electricity Emissions

  • GHG emissions
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • GHG Protocol
  • greenhouse gases
Many electricity markets, including those in the United States, European Union, Australia, Japan, India and many Latin American countries, use a variety of so-called contractual instruments traded between electricity generators, utilities and consumers in order to convey emissions information about purchased power. Photo Credit: Shutterstock
  • GHG emissions
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • GHG Protocol
  • greenhouse gases
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Interactive: Carbon Emissions Past, Present and Future

  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • GHG emissions
  • greenhouse gases
  • climate science
  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • GHG emissions
  • greenhouse gases
  • climate science
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Infographic: Policy and Action Standard

  • International Climate Action
  • Climate
  • GHG emissions
  • GHG Protocol
  • greenhouse gases
  • International Climate Action
  • Climate
  • GHG emissions
  • GHG Protocol
  • greenhouse gases
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Infographic: Mitigation Goal Standard

  • International Climate Action
  • Climate
  • GHG emissions
  • GHG Protocol
  • greenhouse gases
  • International Climate Action
  • Climate
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  • GHG Protocol
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Tougher Greenhouse Goals Could Cut EU’s Gas Imports in Half

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  • Climate
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • GHG emissions
  • greenhouse gases
  • international climate policy
  • fossil fuels
A new study by Ecofys under the Open Climate Network finds that by 2030, the EU can cut its natural gas consumption by almost half by cost-effectively improving energy efficiency and ramping up its use of renewable energy. Photo Credit: Justin Swan/Flickr
  • Energy
  • Climate
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • GHG emissions
  • greenhouse gases
  • international climate policy
  • fossil fuels
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With Compact of Mayors, Cities Lead on Tackling Climate Change at UN Summit

  • International Climate Action
  • Cities
  • climate finance
  • climate change
  • greenhouse gases
  • transportation
Through the Compact of Mayors and parallel initiatives, cities are making ambitious commitments to curb emissions, adopting new greenhouse gas emissions measuring standards, and supporting the financing of low-carbon infrastructure. Photo Credit: Braden/Flickr.
  • International Climate Action
  • Cities
  • climate finance
  • climate change
  • greenhouse gases
  • transportation
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2 Questions for World Business Leaders at the UN Climate Summit

  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • Business
  • climate change
  • GHG emissions
  • greenhouse gases
  • United Nations
The UN Secretary General's Climate Summit will bring CEOs and heads of government to New York City on September 23, 2014. (Photo credit: Chris Ford, Flickr)
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  • climate change
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Linking Reporting Systems to Improve Greenhouse Gas Management

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  • Equity & Governance
  • Climate
  • GHG emissions
  • GHG Protocol
  • greenhouse gases
Inventories are a fundamental tool for countries and facilities to measure and manage their GHG emissions. Photo credit: Roger/Flickr
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  • Climate
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7 Good Practices for Developing a Sustainable National GHG Inventory System

  • Energy
  • Equity & Governance
  • Climate
  • GHG emissions
  • greenhouse gases
Smog in Bogota, Colombia. Some non-Annex I countries, like Colombia, already have made significant progress developing their national GHG inventory systems. Photo credit: Matthew Rutledge/Flickr
  • Energy
  • Equity & Governance
  • Climate
  • GHG emissions
  • greenhouse gases

3 Reasons Why Cutting Carbon From Power Plants Is Good For Business

  • Energy
  • Climate
  • U.S. policy
  • GHG emissions
  • greenhouse gases
  • power plants
Salem Harbor, MA power plant. To this day, carbon pollution—the main driver of climate change—has not been controlled from power plants. Photo credit: massmatt/Flickr
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  • Climate
  • U.S. policy
  • GHG emissions
  • greenhouse gases
  • power plants
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Nova Ferramenta para Agropecuária de Baixo Carbono No Brasil

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  • Energy
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • GHG emissions
  • greenhouse gases
O Brasil está em [quinto lugar entre os maiores emissores de GEE](http://cait2.wri.org/), principalmente por causa dos impactos das emissões do setor agropecuário. Foto: Organicos do PIVAS/Flickr
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • GHG emissions
  • greenhouse gases

A New Tool for Low-Carbon Agriculture in Brazil

  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Food
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • GHG emissions
  • greenhouse gases
Brazil is the world’s fifth-largest greenhouse gas emitter, largely due to the impacts of agriculture. Photo credit: Organicos do PIVAS/Flickr
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Food
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • GHG emissions
  • greenhouse gases
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