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Kick the Habit: A UN Guide to Carbon NeutralityKick the Habit: A UN Guide to Carbon Neutrality
A UN Guide to Climate Neutrality
Available online at: http://www.grida.no/publications/vg/kick/
Carbon inventory Carbon inventory
Carbon stored by forests, Distribution of carbon inventory and Carbon inventory up to 2100.
04 Jun 2008 - by Emmanuelle Bournay, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
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Do you really save time? Do you really save time?
Train versus plane in a busy world. Schedules provided for train and plane for the following routes: New York-Washington D.C., Tokyo-Osaka, Paris-London and Hamburg-Münich.
04 Jun 2008 - by Emmanuelle Bournay, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
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Certified Emission Reductions Certified Emission Reductions
One certified emission reduction unit is equivalent to a one-tonne reduction in greenhouse gas emissions (measured in CO2 equivalent).
04 Jun 2008 - by Emmanuelle Bournay, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
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Turn it off! Turn it off!
Household appliances with a standby mode and CO2 emissions from standby mode. Displayed in million tonnes per year for various countries all around the world.
04 Jun 2008 - by Emmanuelle Bournay, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
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Climate change global processes and effects Climate change global processes and effects
Climate change global processes and effects involving human activities, main climate features and major threats.
04 Jun 2008 - by Emmanuelle Bournay, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
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Eco-design strategies Eco-design strategies
You do always have the option of remembering how much energy went into building your house.
04 Jun 2008 - by Emmanuelle Bournay, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
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Accounting units Accounting units
Countries that are signatories to the Kyoto Protocol have a tool for helping them in the Emissions Trading Scheme. In the Kyoto scheme each allowance is called an Assigned Amount Unit (AAU). Each entity equals one tonne of CO2 equivalent.
04 Jun 2008 - by Emmanuelle Bournay, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
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Energy consumption by usage in a building Energy consumption by usage in a building
Buildings (residential and commercial) account for 10 to 15% of all greenhouse gas emissions, including almost 70% carbon dioxide and 25% methane.
04 Jun 2008 - by Emmanuelle Bournay, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
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Animal proteins: the good, the bad and the ugly Animal proteins: the good, the bad and the ugly
Meat imports in 2005 and Meat consumption displayed as kilograms of CO2 equivalents per 100 kilocalories of product for major countries around the world.
04 Jun 2008 - by Emmanuelle Bournay, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
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