Category Archives: Greenhouse Gas

Greenhouse gas (GHG) issues related to carbon management, accounting and reporting as well as international and national developments

BAT Conclusions For Large Combustion Plants published


Thursday, 17 August 2017 saw the publication of the “BAT (Best Available Techniques) Conclusions for Large Combustion Plants (LCP)” in the Official Journal of  the European Union, which, principally, to the energy and heating sectors. There is a four-year period … Continue reading

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UK Greenhouse Gas Reporting: Conversion Factors 2017


The UK Government Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has published the emission conversion factors, that can be used to report on 2017 Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions by UK-based organisations of all sizes, and for international organisations reporting … Continue reading

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Film Review: An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power


As I highlighted in an earlier post (An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power), it has been more than a decade since the former U.S. Vice President, Al Gore, helped to stimulate millions to start talking about the climate crisis with the … Continue reading

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An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power


It has been more than a decade since the former US Vice President, Al Gore helped to stimulate millions to start talking about the climate crisis with the release of his film: An Inconvenient Truth. Now in July 2017, he … Continue reading

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In celebration of World Environment Day 2017 & other Days


This past week has been full of days, literally, to celebrate the role of environmental professionals. The week proved a valuable opportunity to take time out from my daily work to celebrate, share and network with other environmental and sustainability … Continue reading

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Paris Agreement: Ratified & ready to come into force on 4 November 2016


With the recent ratification of the Paris Agreement by the European Union, along with India and Canada, it means that the thresholds for the agreement have been achieved and agreement will come into legal force. The Paris Agreement, which seeks to limit … Continue reading

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CONSULTATION: UK Company car tax for ultra-low emission cars


The United Kingdom government through Her Majesty’s Treasury is consulting in order to seek views on the design of new ultra-low emission vehicle (ULEV) bands in the company car tax system. The consultation seeks to explore how best to incentivise the … Continue reading

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