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Kick the Habit: A UN Guide to Climate Neutrality
Kick the Habit: A UN Guide to Climate Neutrality
A new UNEP publication, written and produced by UNEP/GRID-Arendal for World Environment Day 2008, shows how various levels of society can work towards climate neutrality. Written and reviewed by experts from many disciplines and various countries, the book is aimed at a broad audience, with solutions for individuals, small and large businesses, ...
Available online at: http://www.grida.no/publications/vg/kick
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Examples of GHG emission amounts generated by different activities or goods are scattered across the book in the form of proportional bubbles (in kilograms of CO2 equivalent).
05 Jan 2009 - by UNEP/GRID-Arendal
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Examples of GHG emission amounts generated by different activities or goods are scattered across the book in the form of proportional bubbles (in kilograms of CO2 equivalent).
05 Jan 2009 - by UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Biofuel production
Thousand million litres per year
05 Jan 2009 - by UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Varying contribution to climate change
Share of transport-related greenhouse gas emissions
05 Jan 2009 - by UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Two scenarios for biofuels by 2030
Biodiesel is produced from oil, which can be sourced from oil seed crops such as rapeseed, soy bean, sunflower or jatropha and from waste oil such as cooking oil. Water and other contaminants are removed from the oil and...
05 Jan 2009 - by UNEP/GRID-Arendal
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Examples of GHG emission amounts generated by different activities or goods are scattered across the book in the form of proportional bubbles (in kilograms of CO2 equivalent).
05 Jan 2009 - by UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Nuclear energy is not a clean alternative The legacy of the Soviet Union's nuclear activities
Even though the nuclear industry does not significantly contribute to greenhouse gas emissions, it is a disputable alternative to fossil fuels. In the former USSR people and the environment still have to cope with the ...
05 Jan 2009 - by UNEP/GRID-Arendal
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Examples of GHG emission amounts generated by different activities or goods are scattered across the book in the form of proportional bubbles (in kilograms of CO2 equivalent).
05 Jan 2009 - by UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Political choices
About political choices, National / International scale, Local / City scale
05 Jan 2009 - by UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Climate change global processes and effects
Greenhouse gases emissions, HUMAN ACTIVITIES, CLIMATE CHANGE PROCESSES, MAIN CLIMATE FEATURES, MAJOR THREATS.
05 Jan 2009 - by UNEP/GRID-Arendal
The boom in air travel
Number of air transport passengers per year (millions)
05 Jan 2009 - by UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Meat imports in 2005
Meat imports in 2005 & Meat consumption
05 Jan 2009 - by UNEP/GRID-Arendal
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Examples of GHG emission amounts generated by different activities or goods are scattered across the book in the form of proportional bubbles (in kilograms of CO2 equivalent).
05 Jan 2009 - by UNEP/GRID-Arendal
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About table02
05 Jan 2009 - by UNEP/GRID-Arendal
World Greenhouse gas emissions by sector
All data is for 2000. All calculations are based on CO2 equivalents, using 100-year global warming potentials from the IPCC (1996), based on a total global estimate of 41 755 MtCO2 equivalent. Land use change includes b...
05 Jan 2009 - by WRI/Tim Herzog
Top 20 greenhouse gas emitters (including land use change and forestry)
The following gases are taken into account: CO2 - Carbon dioxide CH4 - Methane N2O - Nitrous oxide PFCs - Perfluorocarbons HFCs - Hydrofluorocarbons SF6 - Sulphur hexafluoride
05 Jan 2009 - by UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Animal proteins: the good, the bad and the ugly
Kilograms of CO2 equivalents per 100 kilocalories of product
05 Jan 2009 - by UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Accounting units
A table about Accounting units
05 Jan 2009 - by UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Copenhagen, paradise for cyclists
In Copenhagen 36 per cent of the city's inhabitants cycle to work, using a network of more than 330 kilometres of cycle tracks and travelling at an average speed of 15 kph.
05 Jan 2009 - by UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Examples of GHG emission amounts 05
Examples of GHG emission amounts generated by different activities or goods are scattered across the book in the form of proportional bubbles (in kilograms of CO2 equivalent).
05 Jan 2009 - by UNEP/GRID-Arendal
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