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Author: Elaine M. Howle
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: lead, could, marketing, contracting, cost, effective, operations, enhanced, reductions, emission, selection, applicant, quality, air, memorial, moyer, standards, attainment, practices, improved, california, program, carl
Number of Pages: 130
Published: 2007-09
ISBN-10: 1422315800
ISBN-13: 9781422315804

Audit report concerning the Admin. of the Carl Moyer Memorial Air Quality Standards Attainment Program by the Cal. State Air Resources Board & the 4 local air dist. Policies & practices they used resulted in the Moyer Program achieving less cost-effective emission reductions than it otherwise could have achieved. Calif. law impedes emission reductions by allowing the state board to set aside only 10% of Moyer Program funds for projects that operate in more than one dist. A higher cap could lead to projects having intended emission reductions with lower costs per ton. Also, the methodology the
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Author: National Research Council (U.S.). Panel on Catalys
Publisher: National Academies
Keywords: devices, refining, emission, petroleum, catalysts, automotive, national, research, council, panel, report, control, platinum, substitute, automobile
Number of Pages: 116
Published: 1973
eBookDB-ID: NAP:10480
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Author: Franck Lecocq
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: market, carbon, trends, state
Number of Pages: 33
Published: 2005-05-30
ISBN-10: 0821361171
ISBN-13: 9780821361177

'State and Trends of the Carbon Market 2004' examines the status of the emerging market for greenhouse gases emissions allowances and greenhouse gases emission reduction projects—the so-called "carbon market". Based on a database of 354 transactions, this study shows that the market has been growing steadily over the past years, with demand still heavily concentrated and supply shifting from Latin America to Asia. It also explores the determinants of the price of carbon, showing that, in the absence of a standard contract for the purchase of emission reductions, the structure of the transact
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Author: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Develop
Publisher: OECD Publishing
Keywords: unknown, estimating, baselines, emission
Number of Pages: 289
Published: 2000-11-06
ISBN-10: 9264188487
ISBN-13: 9789264188488

Climate change is one of the key challenges facing the international community. The world's industrial countries and those with economies in transition have, under the 1997 Kyoto Protocol, collectively agreed sharp limitations of their greenhouse gas emissions. Innovative provisions in this Protocol offer potentially cost-effective ways to meet these pledges. They allow investors - nations, as well as companies - to credit emission reductions they accomplish in foreign countries against their own commitments. The two schemes, Joint Implementation and the Clean Development Mechanism, will encou
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Author: OECD
Publisher: OECD Publishing
Keywords: emission, vehicles, low, strategies, come, clean, cars
Number of Pages: 202
Published: 2004
ISBN-10: 9264104976
ISBN-13: 9789264104976

This report identifies policy options and makes recommendations on market-oriented actions to  promote the purchase of the most environmentally friendly vehicles.  It assesses the impact of a wider use of low-emission vehicles, drawing on experience to date, research results and the responses to a survey from 18 OECD countries.  The main section – Policy Options – presents in non-technical language, the current and expected performance of conventional and innovative technologies.  It is for policy makers worldwide, economists and the casual reader.
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Author: Unknown
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: challenges, ahead, reform, stabilization, five, years, india
Number of Pages: 224
Published: 1996-01-01
ISBN-10: 0821338382
ISBN-13: 9780821338384

Contributions by Surhid Gautam and Lit-Mian Chan. This book presents a state-of-the art review of vehicle emission standards and regulations and provides a synthesis of worldwide experience with vehicle emission control technologies and their applications in both industrial and developing countries. Topics covered include: * The two principal international systems of vehicle emission standards: those of North America and Europe * Test procedures used to verify compliance with emissions standards and to estimate actual emissions * Engine and aftertreatment technologies that have been developed
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Author: A. Jacobson
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: benefits, primer, reduction, emission, energy, air, wind
Number of Pages: 44
Published: 2009-05
ISBN-10: 1437911072
ISBN-13: 9781437911077

This report provides a summary of the impact of wind energy development on various air pollutants for a general audience. The core document addresses the key facts relating to the analysis of emission reductions from wind energy development. It is intended for use by a wide variety of parties with an interest in this issue, ranging from state environmental officials to renewable energy stakeholders. The appendices provide basic background information for the general reader, as well as detailed information for those seeking a more in-depth discussion of various topics. Illustrations.
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