GHG emissions

U.S 2011 budget proposal

This document outlines US 2011 Budget spending on Climate Change initiatives and Clean Energy initiatives.  Funding was increased in many areas related to such areas such as for implementation of GHG emission standards for vehicles and stationary power sources, development of climate centres to identify and monitor the most vulnerable areas to climate change and increase funds for climate research and science as a whole, increased power allotments for solar and wind generation, and more.…

Q&A regarding climate legislation

This document is a question and answer piece, which highlights several current issues such as the progress of tailpipe emissions standards being passed, technologies for oil and gas industries, market security and competiveness of these oil companies if certain standards are in place and the costs associated with such standards, and also the ability of the EPA to provide resources to analyze climate change and specific climate issues throughout the country.…

Proposal for evaluating upstream GHG emissions of tar sands

This document is the Proposal for Evaluating Upstream GHG emissions of Tar Sands as Feedstock for a notional European Refinery as defined for the JEC Well-to-Wheel Study.  It conveys two main tasks both of which centre around reviewing the GHG emission intensity values around the extraction and upgrading of tar sands crude oil as well as investigate the blending of other crude oil feedstock with tar sands crude to meet certain regulation in regards to GHG intensity values and sulphur …