HomeAboutActivitiesMapsPhotosPublicationsNews
 
File type Download Size Language
.jpg .jpg Download 159 kb -
Uploaded on Thursday 16 Feb 2012 by GRID-Arendal

Emissions Assessment

Year: 2009 Author: UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Description:
Direct measurements of greenhouse gases emissions are not possible. Assessments are therefore using precise theoretical calculations for each sectors. They are called “emission factors” and are regularly updated. Trying to quantify emissions related to a given activity requires consideration of complete life-cycles. That means counting emissions from all related activities, raw materials, transformed products and necessary infrastructure (indirect emissions). Naturally, one has to stop imputing indirect emissions to the evaluated activity at some point. This will depend on the working branch and on the assessment methodology used.
Views: 498     Downloads: 145     Rating: 5
Dirty coal is here to stay
Examples of GHG emission amounts 08
Life cycle emissions of a computer
Copenhagen, paradise for cyclists
Top 20 greenhouse gas emitters (including land use change and forestry)
Examples of GHG emission amounts 06
Meat imports in 2005
Largest industrial CO2 emitters