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Estimation of greenhouse impacts of continuous regional emissions

Jukka Sinisalo

Estimation of greenhouse impacts of continuous regional emissions

by Jukka Sinisalo

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Published by VTT, Technical Research Centre of Finland in Espoo, Finland .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Greenhouse gases.,
  • Climatic changes.

  • About the Edition

    In this thesis radiative forcing calculations are applied to non-global emissions to estimate the greenhouse impact of Finnish and Nordic greenhouse gas emissions.

    Edition Notes

    StatementJukka Sinisalo.
    SeriesVTT publications -- 338., VTT julkaisuja -- 338.
    ContributionsValtion teknillinen tutkimuskeskus.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. (various pagings) :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15499331M
    ISBN 109513852172

      Please Note: The State level greenhouse gas emissions estimates in the interactive chart are calculated based on the State Inventory Tool released by the U.S. EPA. Aggregating state level emissions data might differ from the national level estimate of emissions due to differences in methodology and data sources. Aside from the interactive chart. Greenhouse gas emissions from industrial processes are presently about 3% of global total CO2-eq. emissions (Figure 1). However, this trend is increasing as illustrated in Figure 2, showing the trend in global total greenhouse gas emissions from to

    Reducing emissions would impose a burden on the econ-omy because it would require lessening the use of fossil fuels and altering patterns of land use. This issue brief discusses the economic costs of reducing greenhouse-gas emissions in the United States, describing the main deter-minants of costs, how analysts estimate those costs, and.   Get a home energy audit Take advantage of the free home energy audits offered by many utilities. Then put the recommendations into practice. Simple measures, such as installing a programmable thermostat to replace your old dial unit or sealing and insulating heating and cooling ducts, can each reduce a typical family's carbon dioxide emissions by about 5 percent.

      Ways to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from agriculture under different climatic conditions have been identified, thanks to a research project coordinated by the IAEA, in cooperation with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). The book concludes that each country could estimate fossil-fuel CO2 emissions accurately enough to support monitoring of a climate treaty. However, current methods are not sufficiently accurate to check these self-reported estimates against independent data or to estimate other greenhouse gas emissions.


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