Greenhouse Gases

A greenhouse gas (sometimes abbreviated GHG) is a gas that absorbs and emits radiant energy within the thermal infrared range, causing the greenhouse effect. The primary greenhouse gases in Earth's atmosphere are water vapor (H2O), carbon dioxide (CO2), methane (CH4), nitrous oxide (N2O), and ozone (O3). Without greenhouse gases, the average temperature of Earth's surface would be about −18 °C (0 °F), rather than the present average of 15 °C (59 °F). The atmospheres of Venus, Mars and Titan also contain greenhouse gases. Human activities since the beginning of the Industrial Revolution (around 1750) have produced a 45% increase in …

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UNEP: United Nations Environment Programme · 16 May 2024 English

nature loss and pollution remains substantial. Every year, this sector emits 2-8% of the world’s greenhouse gases, uses the equivalent of 86 million Olympic-sized swimming pools of natural water resources,

year, this sector emits 2-8% of the world’s greenhouse gases, uses the equivalent of 86 million Olympic-sized


Institute for Policy Integrity · 10 April 2024 English

change in its proceedings using the latest estimates of the social cost of greenhouse gases. [...] The Social Cost of Greenhouse Gases Is a Well Established Economic Tool for Valuing the Incremental Impacts Greenhouse Gas Emissions on Climate Change The social cost of greenhouse gases is a monetary estimate of the damage caused by each ton of greenhouse gases emitted. [...] 2 Petition for Rulemaking, In the Matter called the “social cost of methane.” There are numerous benefits to applying the social cost of greenhouse gases in policy analysis. [...] The Working Group released estimates of the social cost of methane

the latest estimates of the social cost of greenhouse gases. In support of the petition, this comment the following insights:  The social cost of greenhouse gases is a well-established tool for valuing the Numerous U.S. states use the social cost of greenhouse gases in utility and public- service proceedings enclosed report titled The Social Cost of Greenhouse Gases: A Guide for State Officials. Note, however does not reflect them. A. The Social Cost of Greenhouse Gases Is a Well Established Economic Tool for Valuing


CEEW: Council on Energy, Environment and Water · 9 April 2024 English

Disclaimer: The views expressed in this report are those of the authors and do not reflect the views and policies of the Council on Energy, Environment and Water or the …

Kolsepatil, and Anandhan Subramaniyam. 2022. “Greenhouse Gases Emissions of India (Subnational Estimates):


CBD: Convention on Biological Diversity · 5 April 2024 English

The Executive Secretary circulates herewith, for the information of participants in the twenty- sixth meeting of the Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice, the guidance related to using …

ocean acidification, or enhance the sinks of greenhouse gases. Disaster risk reduction: The concept and ocean (reversing the associated effects of greenhouse gases (e.g. by enhancing ocean alkalinity), and/or ocean (reversing the associated effects of greenhouse gases (e.g. by enhancing ocean alkalinity), and/or change acidification or enhance the sinks of greenhouse gases. (IPBES, 2018) Modern Under the Cartagena


WHO: World Health Organization · 5 April 2024 English

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World Bank Group · 4 April 2024 English

Indonesia is one of the ten largest emitters of greenhouse gases (GHG)6, which is primarily driven by land


ICCT: International Council on Clean Transportation · 4 April 2024 English

Rail in the United States consumed roughly 3.8 billion gallons of diesel fuel equivalent (DGE) in 2022 and nearly all of that came from fossil diesel.1 In the National Blueprint …

Figure 1 are the U.S. default values from the Greenhouse gases, Regulated Emissions, and Energy Use in Transportation


World Bank Group · 4 April 2024 English

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World Bank Group · 4 April 2024 English

Enterprises in Kenya encompass a diverse and dynamic landscape, representing a crucial driver of economic growth and employment opportunities in the country. Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) play a pivotal …

Ton of CO2 equivalent. Standardized unit for greenhouse gases expressing all emissions in terms of CO2


World Bank Group · 3 April 2024 English

has resulted in a sharp rise in emission of greenhouse gases (GHG) and other pollutants. The transport


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