The Emissions Gap Report 2017

The Paris Agreement adopted in 2015 set the specific goal of holding global warming to well below 2 degrees Celsius (°C) compared to pre-industrial levels, and of pursuing efforts to limit warming to 1.5°C. This report, which is the eighth Emissions Gap Report produced by UN Environment, focuses on the “gap” between the emissions reductions…

ISO’s new webpage tracks emissions

“The California ISO created a new webpage that monitors historical and real-time carbon emissions from resources to generate electricity for the grid’s footprint. The page displays emissions with data from 2014 to present, allowing users to map annual trends, and to track progress of policies designed to reduce electric system emissions. The CO2 page, which went…

The next energy frontier: Cutting fossil fuel use in buildings

“While the amount of pollution from burning fuel in homes and commercial buildings is a relatively small part of total emissions today — just 11% of U.S. energy-related emissions — it is a roadblock to reaching our 2050 climate targets, according to long-term climate mitigation analyses. Collaborative global initiatives can help individual countries to reduce…

CARB Pollution Mapping Tool

“CARB has released an updated version of the Pollution Mapping Tool that includes emissions data for toxic air pollutants along with previously available criteria pollutants and greenhouse gases (GHG) from large facilities in California. Users can select facilities by a number of attributes such as name, location, or industrial sector; view their reported emissions using…
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