Category: Sources

GHG

In Short GHG (greenhouse gases) are gases that trap infrared (radiated heat) in the atmosphere. They are gases such as water vapor, carbon dioxide (CO2), methane (CH4), and a few other gases. A Few...

US GHG emissions

In Short Institutions such as the EPA and the IEA publish statistics about energy and GHG emissions. A Few Details Category of GHG emitter US GHG emissions “Dirty” power plants (EPA: same classification) 28%...

World GHG emissions

In Short Institutions such as the EPA and the IEA publish statistics about energy and GHG emissions. A Few Details Category of GHG emitter World GHG emissions “Dirty” power plants (EPA: electricity category includes...

“Dirty” power plants

In Short “Dirty” power plants burn coal or natural gas to generate electricity. A Few Details “Clean” power plants must replace them to produce electricity without GHG emissions. More Info Full explanation in this...

Industry’s coal and gas

In Short Industries burn diesel fuel, gasoline, natural gas or coal to power ovens or machinery. A Few Details Industries prefer fossil fuels, because they are a cheap source of energy, or because mobile...

Transports’ fuels

In Short Transport generates CO2 emissions with cars, trucks, planes and boats burning gasoline, diesel fuel or kerosene. A Few Details Around three quarters of CO2 emissions come from road transport, and one quarter...

Residential and commercial

In Short Buildings (housing and commercial) generate CO2 emissions with stoves and furnaces running on natural gas or heating oil, as well as waste decomposing in methane. A Few Details This category doesn’t include...

Agriculture

In Short Agriculture emits GHG in its processes to produce food. A Few Details Agriculture emits GHG in different ways: -Burning gas for tractors and machinery. -Releasing methane gas from organic decomposition of waste...

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