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  1. Kick the Habit, a UN guide to climate neutrality

    Addiction is a terrible thing. It consumes and controls us, makes us deny important truths and blinds us to the consequences of our actions. Our society is in the grip of a dangerous greenhouse gas habit. Coal and oil paved the way for the developed world ...

    song - 08/20/2014 - 14:31

  2. Emission reduction profile Myanmar

    Burma is among the least emitting countries in the world, with 0.3 tCO2e per capita per year, and total annual GHG emissions of 12 million tCO2-- excluding any methane emissions from agriculture, which has not been estimated (World Bank). In the WRI asses ...

    ekhupdater - 08/22/2014 - 16:16

  3. GHG emissions from waste sector of INC of Myanmar

    This comprehensive power point presentation provides substantial useful data on different parameters in waste management. It also highlights different methods currently used for collection and treatment of waste in the country. Carbon Emissions Awareness ...

    ekhupdater - 08/22/2014 - 16:19

  4. The effect of aeration position on the spatial distribution and reduction of pollutants in the landfill stabilization process

    Three pilot-scale simulators with different aeration systems were constructed to explore the effects of aeration position on the reduction of pollutants. The simulator with a bottom aeration system successfully distributed oxygen and efficiently inhibited ...

    ekhupdater - 08/22/2014 - 16:39

  5. Quantification of greenhouse gas emissions from waste management processes for municipalities – A comparative review focusing

    The amount of greenhouse gases (GHG) emitted due to waste management in the cities of developing countries is predicted to rise considerably in the near future; however, these countries have a series of problems in accounting and reporting these gases. So ...

    ekhupdater - 08/22/2014 - 17:00

  6. Clean Energy Future and Carbon Pricing

    Recent federal legislation introduces a mechanism for pricing greenhouse gas emissions. The price is fixed for an initial three years from July 2012 to July 2015, starting at $23 per tonne of carbon dioxide equivalent (t CO2-e) and rising in the following ...

    admin - 08/06/2014 - 16:09

  7. Implications of Carbon Pricing for Waste Management in Metropolitan Melbourne

    Waste management has both negative and positive greenhouse impacts. Negative impacts include emissions from landfills,organics processing and fossil fuel use. Positive impacts include the generation of renewable energy, emission offsets from materials rec ...

    admin - 08/06/2014 - 16:10

  8. We're cutting our Carbon

    The City of Melbourne is working to reduce greenhouse gas emissions across the municipality to zero by 2020 and is leading the way in ensuring our future sustainability and to avert the consequences of climate change. Our aim is to end Melbourne's co ...

    ekhupdater - 08/22/2014 - 15:47

  9. Waste management activities and carbon emissions in Africa

    This paper summarizes research into waste management activities and carbon emissions from territories in sub-Saharan Africa with the main objective of quantifying emission reductions (ERs) that can be gained through viable improvements to waste management ...

    ekhupdater - 08/22/2014 - 16:56

  10. Carbon-Making the right choice for waste management in developing countries

    Due to initiatives such as the clean development mechanism (CDM), reducing greenhouse gas emissions for a developing country can offer an important route to attracting investment in a variety of qualifying project areas, including waste management. To dat ...

    ekhupdater - 08/22/2014 - 16:59