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Vehicle Greenhouse Gas Emissions Standards

Vehicle Greenhouse Gas Emissions Standards

Date: 2010
Creator: Pew Center on Global Climate Change
Description: This map shows states that have adopted or are planning to adopt California's vehicle standards.
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Vermont 25x'25 Initiative: Preliminary Findings and Goals

Vermont 25x'25 Initiative: Preliminary Findings and Goals

Date: January 2008
Creator: Vermont Department of Agriculture
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Vermont 25x'25 Initiative: Preliminary Findings and Goals

Vermont 25x'25 Initiative: Preliminary Findings and Goals

Date: January 2008
Creator: Vermont Department of Agriculture
Description: This first biennial report of the Climate Neutral Working Group (CNWG) is being issued as required by Executive Order #14-03, signed by Governor James Douglas in September 2003. It is intended to give a brief introduction to the environmental, economic, and social risks that climate change poses to Vermont. It aims to provide a clear summary of the ongoing energy consumption and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions inventory of Vermont State Government operations. In addition, the report includes potential emission reduction strategies, energy consumption case studies, and other relevant work conducted by the CNWG since the signing of the Executive Order regarding Climate Change.
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Vermont Comprehensive Energy Plan 2009 And Update to the 2005 Twenty-Year Electric Plan

Vermont Comprehensive Energy Plan 2009 And Update to the 2005 Twenty-Year Electric Plan

Date: May 2008
Creator: Vermont Department of Public Service
Description: This is a Public Review Draft of the State of Vermont’s third Comprehensive Energy Plan (CEP). It is being presented at a time in which combined concerns for energy and the environment are at the center of both state and federal policy attention. As we are completing this Public Review Draft of the Comprehensive Energy Plan, crude oil prices continue to set new peaks and are cresting above $130/barrel. The challenges presented to Vermont consumers who rely heavily on petroleum for transportation, heating, and process energy have never been more acute.
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Vision 2050: An Integrated National Transportation System

Vision 2050: An Integrated National Transportation System

Date: February 2001
Creator: United States. Federal Transportation Advisory Group.
Description: This document calls for major improvements to the United States transportation infrastructure. The vision includes improvements in energy independence, environmental compatibility, safety, cost, and performance.
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Visual materials on soil and water conservation.

Visual materials on soil and water conservation.

Date: August 1951
Creator: United States. Soil Conservation Service.
Description: An annotated list of films about soil and water conservation. Includes information about the films' suitability for use in elementary and secondary schools.
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VMT-Related Policies and Incentives

VMT-Related Policies and Incentives

Date: 2010
Creator: unknown
Description: This map shows states with policies to curb the climb of vehicle miles traveled (VMT) by encouraging carpooling, alternative transportation, and compact land development.
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Waste Disposal Act

Waste Disposal Act

Date: June 2, 2004
Creator: China (Republic : 1949- )
Description: This law was passed by the government of the Republic of China (Taiwan) to improve environmental sanitation and public health through the regulation of waste disposal.
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Water Resources and Climate Prediction: Linking Science with Decisions

Water Resources and Climate Prediction: Linking Science with Decisions

Date: 2008
Creator: U.S. Global Change Research Program
Description: This brochure summarizes research that focuses on the scientific ability to predict climate on seasonal and year-to-year timescales and the opportunity to incorporate such information into water resource management decisions.
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WCRP IPY activities

WCRP IPY activities

Date: March 11, 2008
Creator: World Climate Research Program
Description: On 1 March 2007, the International Polar Year 2007/2008, one of the most ambitious coordinated international science programmes was launched. Many of the IPY leaders and participants are members of WCRP projects and groups. Climate issues are at the forefront of the majority of IPY studies. This chart is a visualization of International Polar Year activities at the World Climate Research Program.
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