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Canadian options for greenhouse gas emission reduction (COGGER)

Canadian options for greenhouse gas emission reduction (COGGER)

final report of the COGGER Panel to the Canadian Global Change Program and the Canadian Climate Program Board

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Published by Royal Society of Canada in Ottawa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Greenhouse gases -- Environmental aspects -- Canada.,
  • Carbon dioxide -- Environmental aspects -- Canada.,
  • Fuel -- Environmental aspects -- Canada.,
  • Energy facilities -- Environmental aspects -- Canada.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJohn Robinson ... [et al.].
    SeriesCanadian Global Change Program technical report series -- no. 93-1
    ContributionsRobinson, John, 1929-, COGGER Panel., Canadian Global Change Program., Canadian Climate Program Board., Royal Society of Canada.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTD885.5.G73 C36 1993
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15524566M

      CCPA National Office Laurier Ave. West, Suite Ottawa ON, Canada K1P 5J3 Tel: Toll-free: Fax: E-mail: [email protected] Charitable registration #RR Master Plan for the Reduction of GHG Emissions within Parks Canada’s Operations – March In striving to reduce emissions, the Agency faces challenges including geography, limited capital budgets, and the fact that many low -cost high retur n opportunities have already been implemented.

    • Canada’s greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions currently represent about percent of the global total. Canada is among the top 10 global emitters and one of the largest developed world per capita emitter of GHGs. • Canadian federal governments have committed to reduce annual GHG. Greenhouse gas, any gas that has the property of absorbing infrared radiation (net heat energy) emitted from Earth’s surface and reradiating it back to Earth’s surface, thus contributing to the greenhouse effect. Carbon dioxide, methane, and water vapour are the most important greenhouse gases. (To a lesser extent, surface-level ozone, nitrous oxides, and fluorinated gases also trap.

    Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Reduction. As outlined in Executive Order (EO) , Planning for Federal Sustainability in the Next Decade, the goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions is to minimize the contributions to the greenhouse effect which contributes to global warming and subsequent adverse environmental and human reduction is managed by the following. The plan and related summary document outline a proposed method to achieve a 50% reduction in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from City operations by (from levels). This will contribute to Edmonton’s long-term goal of carbon-neutrality as set out in the Global Covenant of Mayors, the Edmonton Declaration and the degree scenario.


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Greenhouse gases (GHGs) trap heat in the Earth's atmosphere, just as the glass of a greenhouse keeps warm air inside. Human activity increases the amount of GHG in the atmosphere. When more heat is trapped, the temperature of the planet increases. Under the Paris Agreement, Canada has committed to reducing its GHG emissions by 30% below levels by Climate change is one of the most important environmental issues of our time.

Climate change is caused by the increase in concentrations of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere. These increases are primarily due to human activities such as the use of fossil fuels or agriculture.

The indicators report estimates of Canada's emissions and removals of greenhouse gases. Canadian options for greenhouse gas emission reduction (COGGER): final report of the COGGER Panel to the Canadian Global Change Program and the Canadian Climate Program Board. It has set legislated greenhouse gas reduction targets of 33% below levels by and 80% by BC’s revenue neutral carbon tax is the first of its kind in North America.

It was introduced at $10/tonne of CO2e in and has risen by $5/tonne annual increases until it reached $30/tonne inwhere the rate has remained. A greenhouse gas (sometimes abbreviated GHG) is a gas that absorbs and emits radiant energy within the thermal infrared range.

Greenhouse gases cause the greenhouse effect on planets. The primary greenhouse gases in Earth's atmosphere are water vapor (H 2 O), carbon dioxide (CO 2), methane (CH 4), nitrous oxide (N 2 O), and ozone (O 3).Without greenhouse gases, the average temperature of.

NEB says new technologies to curb greenhouse-gas emissions insufficient to cut oil production Octo Toronto adopts plan to cut greenhouse gas emissions by.

Cutting greenhouse gas emissions in Canada If Canada is to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions to 17 per cent below the level by the yearfederal and provincial governments must agree on how much each province will cut, say University of Toronto researchers.

The Canadian Environmental Sustainability Indicators (CESI) program provides data and information to track Canada's performance on key environmental sustainability issues. The indicators show trends in anthropogenic (human-made) greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.

It calls for a 65 per cent reduction in community-wide greenhouse gas emissions by from levels and for all new buildings to be near zero emissions by that date. When the government announced recently its plan to cut its greenhouse gas emissions by 30 per cent below levels byit gave little indication how exactly it planned to do this.

The Impact of Farm Machinery Management on the Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Canadian Agriculture Article in Journal of Sustainable Agriculture 22(3) July with Reads. Reducing greenhouse gas emissions: some Canadian success stories Donate fr. Menu. This article highlights some of Canada’s leading corpo- rate success stories on the greenhouse gas reduction front, shows why companies are taking action now and explains what government can do to reinforce and promote more of this type of behaviour.

Alberta has had mandatory greenhouse gas emission reporting in place since British Columbia requires reporting commencingand on December 1, Ontario filed its Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reporting Regulation. A GHG cap and trade system is one where the government sets a limit or cap on the amount of emissions.

Mark Jaccard and Nic Rivers’ chapter in this volume,“Canadian Policies for Deep Greenhouse Gas Reductions,” is divided into three main first introduces the challenge of climate change second discusses criteria for selecting policies, the menu of available instruments and parameters for composing a preferred policy.

OCLC Number: Notes: "October " Description: 1 online resource (x, 50, A-8, B pages) Contents: Introduction --Criteria for policy evaluation --List of policy evaluation criteria --Use of policy evaluation criteria --Overview of policy options --Regulations --Voluntary agreements --Financial incentives and disincentives --Investments in infrastructure --Improvement of.

Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions Sincethe City of London has used energy efficiency and conservation practices to tackle air quality and climate change. The City of London is an active participant within the Federation of Canadian Municipalities’ Partners for Climate Protection program and the Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate.

T he initial GHG strategy envisages, in particular, a reduction in carbon intensity of international shipping (to reduce CO2 emissions per transport work, as an average across international shipping, by at least 40% bypursuing efforts towards 70% bycompared to ); and that total annual GHG emissions from international shipping should be reduced by at least 50% by compared.

The major causes of global warming are greenhouse gases (GHG) emitted to the atmosphere and the most common GHG in agriculture are nitrous oxide (N 2 O), methane (CH 4) and carbon dioxide (CO 2).These forms of chemicals have various potency of global warming potentials for years (i.e. N 2 O (), CH 4 (25) and CO 2 (1)) (Foster et al.

) and are usually expressed to Cited by:   Table 1 illustrates the combined results for ATAC and NACC air carriers for calendar years to It shows trends in fuel consumption and its conversion to GHG emissions, expressed in carbon dioxide equivalent (CO 2 e); as well as ratios of litres of fuel and grams of CO 2 e per RPK and total RTK.

Table 1 also shows the following results from the reporting carriers in (in slightly. Reducing emissions in buildings will minimize Canada’s carbon footprint. The electrical generating sector reduced greenhouse gas emissions by per cent in and 22 per cent over the past five years, the Canadian Electricity Association says.This report presents the findings of the Evaluation of the Agricultural Greenhouse Gases Program (AGGP).

The AGGP is a five-year federal initiative within the fiscal years of to The AGGP supports projects that develop greenhouse gas (GHG) mitigation methods and technology and makes them available to Canadian farmers through. Canada is to undertake efforts to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 30 percent below levels by to meet or exceed Paris agreement .