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Vattenfall -- Curbing Climate Change
Vattenfall - Commited to making electricity clean Climate change resulting from emissions of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases is one of the greatest environmental challenges of our time.
Vattenfall -- Global Mapping of Greenhouse Gas Abatement Opportunities up to 2030: Buildings sector deep-dive: June, 2007
Download this Vattenfall presentation on the building sector's effects on climate change. They discuss current emissions, BAU growth, abatement opportunities, implications and more.
EMISS 1.00
A special-purpose computer program for use in generating data files with location specific emissions factors for CO2, SO2, and NOX-related energy use in buildings. Emission factors are generated for electricity, distillate, and residual fuel oils, natural gas, liquefied petroleum gas, and coal. The resulting data files can be accessed by BLCC to calculate reductions in air pollution emissions attributable to energy conservation investments on buildings and building systems.
The Greenhouse Gas Protocol
These guidelines explain how to quantify reductions in greenhouse gas emissions (referred to as “GHG reductions”) resulting from projects that either generate or reduce the consumption of electricity transmitted over power grids. They are designed as a supplement to the Greenhouse Gas Protocol for Project Accounting (“Project Protocol”), and as such are focused on practical and simplified methods for estimating GHG reductions.
Lawrence Berkeley Lab Atmospheric Sciences Department
The Atmospheric Sciences Department is an interdisciplinary effort to bring together researchers in the Division and the University of California, Berkeley, interested in atmospheric processes, technology, modeling and climate change studies. Focus areas include atmospheric aerosols, atmospheric chemistry, modeling, emissions, designing advanced instrumentation, and global climate.
California Air Resource Board: Climate Change
This page provides information regarding ARB's climate change program pursuant to Assembly Bill 32. AB 32 outlines a comprehensive, multi-year program to reduce California's GHG emissions.
Climate Action Network
A worldwide network of over 340 Non- Governmental Organizations (NGOs) working to promote government and individual action to limit human-induced climate change to ecologically sustainable levels.
Climate Solutions
Climate Solution's mission is to stop global warming at the earliest point possible by helping the Pacific Northwest and British Columbia become world leaders in practical and profitable solutions.
The Alliance for Climate Protection
The Alliance for Climate Protection is a single-purpose organization to persuade people of the importance, urgency and feasibility of adopting and implementing effective and comprehensive solutions for the climate crisis.
carbonpostive
carbonpositive manages sustainable forestry and bio-energy ventures from conception through ongoing operations. They target venture opportunities that have the potential to realise attractive returns and generate carbon credits.
Climate Ark
The Climate Ark provides unprecedented one of a kind capabilities to search the world of climate change science, policy and advocacy information on the Internet. Every page on the site features unprecedented climate change, global warming and renewable energy search capabilities.
Greenhouse Gas Calculation Tool for California Buildings
In 2008 and early 2009, the CEC PIER funded E3 to develop a tool which estimates the time-period differentiated greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions profile of buildings in California.
Guidelines for Quantifying GHG Reductions from Grid-Connected Electricity Projects
This WRI/WBCSD report explains how to quantify reductions in greenhouse gas emissions resulting from projects that either generate or reduce the consumption of electricity transmitted over power grids. It is a supplement to the Greenhouse Gas Protocol for Project Accounting.
Strongly Recommended Resource: "Best Practice Approaches for Characterizing, Communicating, and Incorporating Scientific Uncertainty in Climate Decision Making"
For those still interested in providing their students with resources regarding climate change science and uncertainty, there is a report from the U.S. Climate Change Science Program on the subject - "Best Practice Approaches for Characterizing, Communicating, and Incorporating Scientific Uncertainty in Climate Decision Making." The lead author, Grainger Morgan, is well-known for his work on scientific uncertainty. Many of the concepts in the report are also applicable to other areas of scientific research and decision-making, such as chemical exposure, accidents and injury, etc. There is a very simple summary of climate science and of the concept of scientific uncertainty as well as a consensus-based set of recommendations on how to deal with the uncertainties in climate science.

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