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A Global Look at Mandatory Greenhouse Gas Reporting Programs

  • emissions
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • GHG emissions
  • 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.
  • emissions
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • GHG emissions
  • GHG Protocol
  • greenhouse gases
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This is Leadership: Why Companies Are Setting Emissions Goals Based on Science

  • Business
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • 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
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • climate science
  • climate change
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • greenhouse gases
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How Do You Measure the Emissions Locked in Fossil Fuel Reserves?

  • Energy
  • Business
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • GHG emissions
  • fossil fuels
If emissions continue unabated, the world is on track to exhaust its "carbon budget" within three decades. Photo by Mingjia Zhou/Flickr
  • Energy
  • Business
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • GHG emissions
  • fossil fuels
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Scope 2: Changing the Way Companies Think About Electricity Emissions

  • emissions
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • GHG emissions
  • 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
  • emissions
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • GHG emissions
  • GHG Protocol
  • greenhouse gases
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RELEASE: Companies Can Now Credibly Report Emissions From Low-Carbon Electricity Purchases

  • Business
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • GHG Protocol
  • Business
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • GHG Protocol

RELEASE: Launch of First Global Standard to Measure Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Cities

  • Cities
  • emissions
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • Urban Development
  • Cities
  • emissions
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • Urban Development

Hundreds of Cities Poised to Replicate Rio’s Approach to Measuring and Reducing Emissions

  • International Climate Action
  • Cities
  • climate change
  • greenhouse gas accounting
Rio de Janeiro pilot-tested the Global Protocol for Community-Scale Greenhouse Gas Inventories (GPC). Photo by Rodrigo Soldon/Flickr
  • International Climate Action
  • Cities
  • climate change
  • greenhouse gas accounting
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Why Community Forest Rights Should Be Part of National Climate Change Policies

  • Climate
  • International Climate Action
  • Forests
  • climate change
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • international climate policy
  • land rights
  • UNFCCC
Deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon is 11 times lower in community forests with strong legal recognition than in other parts of the region. Photo by Kate Evans/Center for International Forestry Research
  • Climate
  • International Climate Action
  • Forests
  • climate change
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • international climate policy
  • land rights
  • UNFCCC
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ADVISORY: Launch of Two New Greenhouse Gas Standards to Boost Transparency and Advance Climate Action

  • climate change
  • emissions
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • GHG Protocol
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • GHG Protocol
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Policy and Action Standard

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RELEASE: Two New Greenhouse Gas Standards to Improve Climate Policies, Design and Track Progress towards Mitigation Goals

  • Climate
  • Paris Agreement
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • GHG emissions
  • UNFCCC
  • Climate
  • Paris Agreement
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • GHG emissions
  • UNFCCC
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Staying on Track: A New Tool for Designing and Meeting Emissions-Reduction Goals

  • International Climate Action
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • GHG emissions
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
Pollution in Beijing. China recently committed to peak its emissions by 2030. Photo by David Barrie/Flickr
  • International Climate Action
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • GHG emissions
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
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Race to the Top: Driving Ambition in a 2015 Climate Agreement

  • Climate
  • climate change
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • GHG emissions
  • renewable energy
  • UNFCCC
countries are aiming to keep global average temperature from rising 2 degrees C (3.6 degrees F) above pre-industrial levels. Tokyo, Japan. Photo Credit: Mike Lee/Flickr
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • GHG emissions
  • renewable energy
  • UNFCCC
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Tougher Greenhouse Goals Could Cut EU’s Gas Imports in Half

  • Energy
  • 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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Sustainability at WRI: Our Annual Greenhouse Gas Inventory and Sustainability Report

  • Energy
  • Business
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • GHG emissions
  • corporate sustainability
Where in the world is WRI traveling? To better understand our business travel emissions and develop metrics for tracking changes, we instituted performance indicators, including emissions per staff and top destinations. Photo Credit: WRI
  • Energy
  • Business
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • GHG emissions
  • corporate sustainability
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ADVISORY: New Emissions Accounting Tool to be released at SME Summit in Mumbai

  • Business
  • emissions
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • GHG Protocol
  • Business
  • emissions
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • GHG Protocol
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Tudo o que você precisa saber sobre emissões na agropecuária

  • Food
  • agriculture
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • GHG emissions
  • GHG Protocol
Photo credit: Charles Knowles, Flickr
  • Food
  • agriculture
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • greenhouse gas accounting
  • GHG emissions
  • GHG Protocol

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