global emissions

21 U.S. Cities to Measure and Report Carbon Emissions

Article: 21 U.S. Cities to Measure and Report Carbon Emissions

OAKLAND, California, August 11, 2008 (ENS) – Some of the largest U.S. cities will report their greenhouse gas emissions for the first time in a program that will demonstrate to companies, investors and the general public how cities are dealing with the risks and opportunities climate change presents. Twenty-one cities were announced today, with at…

G8 Endorses Halving Global Greenhouse Gas Emissions by 2050

Article: G8 Endorses Halving Global Greenhouse Gas Emissions by 2050

TOYAKO, Japan, July 8, 2008 (ENS) – The leaders of the world’s eight wealthiest countries, the G8, today announced that they support the goal of cutting global emissions of heat-trapping greenhouse gases by half within 42 years. We “seek to adopt, as a global goal, the goal of achieving at least 50 percent reduction of…