Tag Archives: greenhouse gas emissions


Western Climate Initiative (WCI)  is a non-profit corporation formed to provide administrative and technical services to support the implementation of…+


The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) is an international environmental treaty produced at the UN Earth Summit…+


By Carleigh Dunn and Tina Kostera – March 15, 2012 At the UN climate change talks in Montreal in 2005,…+

United Kingdom

The UK economy grew by 124.6% from 1990 to 2005. As of 2005, the UK achieved a 15.3% reduction in…+


Sweden’s economy grew by 44% from 1990 to 2005. As of 2005, Sweden has achieved a 7.2% reduction in GHG…+


Germany’s economy grew by 62.6% from 1990 to 2005. As of 2005, Germany has achieved an 18.3% reduction in GHG…+

Country successes

In this section, you will learn how three countries with expanding economies have reduced their GHG emissions: Germany Sweden United Kingdom…+

Contraction & Convergence

Contraction and Convergence (also called Cap, Contraction, and Convergence) (1) is a concept for international agreement on greenhouse gas reduction….+

Kyoto Protocol

The Kyoto Protocol, signed in 1997 in Kyoto Japan, was the primary mechanism through which the global community took steps to…+

International solutions

In this section, you will learn about example countries and international agreements that are focused on reducing greenhouse gas (GHG)…+

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