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Department of Homeland Security 2014 Strategic Sustainability Performance Plan

Description: This report reflects the Department of Homeland Securities' strategic vision for doing business in a more efficient and sustainable way. The report includes sections on greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction, sustainable building, fleet management, water use efficiency and management, pollution prevention and waste reduction, sustainable acquisition, electronic stewardship and data centers, renewable energy, climate change resilience, and energy performance contracts.
Date: June 23, 2014
Creator: United States. Department of Homeland Security.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

United States Climate Action Report 2014

Description: This report contains national communication, a quadrennial report detailing actions the United States is taking at home and internationally to mitigate, adapt to, and assist others in addressing climate change.
Date: 2014
Creator: United States. Department of State.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Evaluation of the Impact of EISA Federal Project Investments

Description: The DOE's Federal Energy Management Program has been charged by Office of Management and Budget to conduct an evaluation on actual and verifiable energy savings and carbon emissions reductions from federal energy management investments made across the Federal government as a result of the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007. This study presents the findings from that evaluation.
Date: December 31, 2012
Creator: Judd, Kathleen S.; Wendel, Emily M.; Morris, Scott L.; Williamson, Jennifer L.; Halverson, Mark A.; Livingston, Olga V. et al.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Climate Change Indicators in the United States, 2014 Third Edition: Technical Documentation

Description: This is a technical document in regards to climate change. The document covers measurements and calculation methods, explains how to obtaining data, estimates of variability and uncertainty, and provides references and sources.
Date: May 2014
Creator: United States. Environmental Protection Agency.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Climate Change Indicators in the United States, 2012: Technical Documentation

Description: This report contains key indicators related to the causes and effects of climate change. The data has been contributed by over 40 partnering government agencies, academic institutions, and others. Key indicators include greenhouse gases, weather and climate, oceans, snow and ice, health and society, and ecosystems.
Date: December 2012
Creator: United States. Environmental Protection Agency.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

A Bill : House Bill 2460

Description: On April 3, 2007, Governor Mike Beebe of Arkansas established a Governor's Commission on Global Warming with the signing of HB2460. The commission will study the potential impacts of climate change on the state’s environment and economy, and then recommend a global warming pollutant reduction goal and strategies for achieving it. Commission members will include representatives from the state government as well as many groups including scientific, energy, forestry, agricultural, and environmental organizations, among others. The Commission must report its findings by November 1, 2008.
Date: March 2007
Creator: Governor Mike Beebe
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Montana Climate Change Action Plan: Final Report of the Governor’s Climate Change Advisory Committee

Description: Report of the Governor’s Climate Change Advisory Committee, managed by the Montana Department of Environmental Quality and facilitated by the Center for Climate Strategies. It provides 54 policy recommendations help reduce the state’s emissions of green house gases to 1990 levels by the year 2020. Most will have additional benefits, including reduced reliance on imported fossil fuels, reduction in air pollution, increased opportunity for Montana agriculture to provide renewable fuels, healthier forests, and the opportunity for the state to be a leader in developing new technologies.
Date: November 2007
Creator: Montana.Governor's Climate Change Advisory Committee
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Assessment of the Greenhouse Gas Emission Benefits of Heavy Duty Natural Gas Vehicles in the United States: Final Report

Description: A paper which presents a review of existing literature on emission factors, emission data collection techniques, and analytical approaches. It presents the results of SAIC's analysis of available CO2 and CH4 GHG emission data from chassis dynamometer tests of heavy-duty vehicle exhaust.
Date: September 22, 2005
Creator: Davies, Christina; Findsen, Jette & Pedraza, Lindolfo
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Analytical Audit: Annex on emissions measurements and projections

Description: This document reviews the United Kingdom's process of compiling historical greenhouse gas emissions, the process of estimating greenhouse gas emissions projections, the state of greenhouse gas emissions, and the implications of these findings on the United Kingdoms domestic targets. The paper is based on analysis prepared by the Office of Climate Change in the United Kingdom in order to facilitate discussion within government departments.
Date: unknown
Creator: Great Britain. Office of Climate Change
Partner: UNT Libraries

Working Group III Contribution to the Fifth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

Description: A report which provides and assessment of relevant options for mitigating climate change through limiting or preventing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, as well as activities that reduce their concentrations in the atmosphere.
Date: 2014
Creator: Edenhofer, Ottmar & Pichs-Madruga, Ramón
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Streamlining climate change and air pollution reporting: Final Report

Description: The environmental policies currently being negotiated are likely to require Member State (MS) to control and report their emission of greenhouse gases (GHG) and air pollutants (AP) more precisely. While there are likely to be associated costs, it is also likely that the cost of timely and targeted action will be less than the longer term cost of inaction. A number of European Union (EU) legal instruments are used to regulate emissions - several of these are under review. The review not only needs to anticipate future policy needs but also assess the alignment of the various instruments and whether the burden on users can be further minimized.
Date: July 2009
Creator: Pulles, Tinus; Goodwin, Justin; Kruijd, Jeroen; Jozwicka, Magdalena; Janssen, Katleen; Vandenbroucke, Danny et al.
Partner: UNT Libraries