The effect of GLOBAL WARMING and the resulting increase in world temperatures. The predicted health effects of such long-term climatic change include increased incidence of respiratory, water-borne, and vector-borne diseases.
A measure of the total greenhouse gas emissions produced by an individual, organization, event, or product. It is measured in units of equivalent kilograms of CARBON DIOXIDE generated in a given time frame.
The vapor state of matter; nonelastic fluids in which the molecules are in free movement and their mean positions far apart. Gases tend to expand indefinitely, to diffuse and mix readily with other gases, to have definite relations of volume, temperature, and pressure, and to condense or liquefy at low temperatures or under sufficient pressure. (Grant & Hackh's Chemical Dictionary, 5th ed)
Increase in the temperature of the atmosphere near the Earth's surface and in the troposphere, which can contribute to changes in global climate patterns.
The simplest saturated hydrocarbon. It is a colorless, flammable gas, slightly soluble in water. It is one of the chief constituents of natural gas and is formed in the decomposition of organic matter. (Grant & Hackh's Chemical Dictionary, 5th ed)
Materials or phenomena which can provide energy directly or via conversion.
The gaseous envelope surrounding a planet or similar body. (From Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed)
Any combustible hydrocarbon deposit formed from the remains of prehistoric organisms. Examples are petroleum, coal, and natural gas.
Cultivated plants or agricultural produce such as grain, vegetables, or fruit. (From American Heritage Dictionary, 1982)
The science, art or practice of cultivating soil, producing crops, and raising livestock.
Nitrogen oxide (N2O). A colorless, odorless gas that is used as an anesthetic and analgesic. High concentrations cause a narcotic effect and may replace oxygen, causing death by asphyxia. It is also used as a food aerosol in the preparation of whipping cream.
A colorless, odorless gas that can be formed by the body and is necessary for the respiration cycle of plants and animals.
The longterm manifestations of WEATHER. (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th ed)
Any significant change in measures of climate (such as temperature, precipitation, or wind) lasting for an extended period (decades or longer). It may result from natural factors such as changes in the sun's intensity, natural processes within the climate system such as changes in ocean circulation, or human activities.
Nitrate reduction process generally mediated by anaerobic bacteria by which nitrogen available to plants is converted to a gaseous form and lost from the soil or water column. It is a part of the nitrogen cycle.
The science of developing, caring for, or cultivating forests.
The protection, preservation, restoration, and rational use of all resources in the total environment.
The unconsolidated mineral or organic matter on the surface of the earth that serves as a natural medium for the growth of land plants.
Substances or mixtures that are added to the soil to supply nutrients or to make available nutrients already present in the soil, in order to increase plant growth and productivity.
A course of action or principle adopted or proposed by a government, party, business, or individual that concerns human interactions with nature and natural resources.
Hydrocarbon-rich byproducts from the non-fossilized BIOMASS that are combusted to generate energy as opposed to fossilized hydrocarbon deposits (FOSSIL FUELS).
Any of several processes for the permanent or long-term artificial or natural capture or removal and storage of carbon dioxide and other forms of carbon, through biological, chemical or physical processes, in a manner that prevents it from being released into the atmosphere.
A functional system which includes the organisms of a natural community together with their environment. (McGraw Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)
A nonmetallic element with atomic symbol C, atomic number 6, and atomic weight [12.0096; 12.0116]. It may occur as several different allotropes including DIAMOND; CHARCOAL; and GRAPHITE; and as SOOT from incompletely burned fuel.
Planet that is the third in order from the sun. It is one of the four inner or terrestrial planets of the SOLAR SYSTEM.
Planned management, use, and preservation of energy resources.
The monitoring of the level of toxins, chemical pollutants, microbial contaminants, or other harmful substances in the environment (soil, air, and water), workplace, or in the bodies of people and animals present in that environment.
Woody, usually tall, perennial higher plants (Angiosperms, Gymnosperms, and some Pterophyta) having usually a main stem and numerous branches.
Disposal, processing, controlling, recycling, and reusing the solid, liquid, and gaseous wastes of plants, animals, humans, and other organisms. It includes control within a closed ecological system to maintain a habitable environment.
Forms of energy that are constantly and rapidly renewed by natural processes such as solar, ocean wave, and wind energy. (from McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th ed)
Total mass of all the organisms of a given type and/or in a given area. (From Concise Dictionary of Biology, 1990) It includes the yield of vegetative mass produced from any given crop.
Theoretical representations that simulate the behavior or activity of systems, processes, or phenomena. They include the use of mathematical equations, computers, and other electronic equipment.
A state in which the environs of hospitals, laboratories, domestic and animal housing, work places, spacecraft, and other surroundings are under technological control with regard to air conditioning, heating, lighting, humidity, ventilation, and other ambient features. The concept includes control of atmospheric composition. (From Jane's Aerospace Dictionary, 3d ed)
Contamination of the air, bodies of water, or land with substances that are harmful to human health and the environment.
A process facilitated by specialized bacteria involving the oxidation of ammonium to nitrite and nitrate.
Volative flammable fuel (liquid hydrocarbons) derived from crude petroleum by processes such as distillation reforming, polymerization, etc.
Any substance in the air which could, if present in high enough concentration, harm humans, animals, vegetation or material. Substances include GASES; PARTICULATE MATTER; and volatile ORGANIC CHEMICALS.
Removal of ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTANTS or contaminants for the general protection of the environment. This is accomplished by various chemical, biological, and bulk movement methods, in conjunction with ENVIRONMENTAL MONITORING.
Domesticated farm animals raised for home use or profit but excluding POULTRY. Typically livestock includes CATTLE; SHEEP; HORSES; SWINE; GOATS; and others.
The circulation of nitrogen in nature, consisting of a cycle of biochemical reactions in which atmospheric nitrogen is compounded, dissolved in rain, and deposited in the soil, where it is assimilated and metabolized by bacteria and plants, eventually returning to the atmosphere by bacterial decomposition of organic matter.
The presence of contaminants or pollutant substances in the air (AIR POLLUTANTS) that interfere with human health or welfare, or produce other harmful environmental effects. The substances may include GASES; PARTICULATE MATTER; or volatile ORGANIC CHEMICALS.
A great expanse of continuous bodies of salt water which together cover more than 70 percent of the earth's surface. Seas may be partially or entirely enclosed by land, and are smaller than the five oceans (Atlantic, Pacific, Indian, Arctic, and Antarctic).
Cultivation of PLANTS; (FRUIT; VEGETABLES; MEDICINAL HERBS) on small plots of ground or in containers.
Discarded animal and vegetable matter from a kitchen or the refuse from food preparation. (From Random House College Dictionary, 1982)
The discarding or destroying of garbage, sewage, or other waste matter or its transformation into something useful or innocuous.
A climate which is typical of equatorial and tropical regions, i.e., one with continually high temperatures with considerable precipitation, at least during part of the year. (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)
A thick mass of ICE formed over large regions of land; RIVERS; LAKES; ponds; or SEAWATER.
Environments or habitats at the interface between truly terrestrial ecosystems and truly aquatic systems making them different from each yet highly dependent on both. Adaptations to low soil oxygen characterize many wetland species.
The cycle by which the element carbon is exchanged between organic matter and the earth's physical environment.
Activities performed by humans.
The presence of bacteria, viruses, and fungi in the soil. This term is not restricted to pathogenic organisms.
The property of objects that determines the direction of heat flow when they are placed in direct thermal contact. The temperature is the energy of microscopic motions (vibrational and translational) of the particles of atoms.
The external elements and conditions which surround, influence, and affect the life and development of an organism or population.
Divisions of the year according to some regularly recurrent phenomena usually astronomical or climatic. (From McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th ed)
An element with the atomic symbol N, atomic number 7, and atomic weight [14.00643; 14.00728]. Nitrogen exists as a diatomic gas and makes up about 78% of the earth's atmosphere by volume. It is a constituent of proteins and nucleic acids and found in all living cells.
The production and movement of food items from point of origin to use or consumption.
Gases, fumes, vapors, and odors escaping from the cylinders of a gasoline or diesel internal-combustion engine. (From McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed & Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed)
Systems that provide for the maintenance of life in an isolated living chamber through reutilization of the material available, in particular, by means of a cycle wherein exhaled carbon dioxide, urine, and other waste matter are converted chemically or by photosynthesis into oxygen, water, and food. (NASA Thesaurus, 1988)
The salinated water of OCEANS AND SEAS that provides habitat for marine organisms.
The unstable triatomic form of oxygen, O3. It is a powerful oxidant that is produced for various chemical and industrial uses. Its production is also catalyzed in the ATMOSPHERE by ULTRAVIOLET RAY irradiation of oxygen or other ozone precursors such as VOLATILE ORGANIC COMPOUNDS and NITROGEN OXIDES. About 90% of the ozone in the atmosphere exists in the stratosphere (STRATOSPHERIC OZONE).
Fractionation of a vaporized sample as a consequence of partition between a mobile gaseous phase and a stationary phase held in a column. Two types are gas-solid chromatography, where the fixed phase is a solid, and gas-liquid, in which the stationary phase is a nonvolatile liquid supported on an inert solid matrix.
A microanalytical technique combining mass spectrometry and gas chromatography for the qualitative as well as quantitative determinations of compounds.
The prediction or projection of the nature of future problems or existing conditions based upon the extrapolation or interpretation of existing scientific data or by the application of scientific methodology.
A basis of value established for the measure of quantity, weight, extent or quality, e.g. weight standards, standard solutions, methods, techniques, and procedures used in diagnosis and therapy.
Inorganic oxides that contain nitrogen.
The science of breeding, feeding and care of domestic animals; includes housing and nutrition.
The science dealing with the earth and its life, especially the description of land, sea, and air and the distribution of plant and animal life, including humanity and human industries with reference to the mutual relations of these elements. (From Webster, 3d ed)
Elements of limited time intervals, contributing to particular results or situations.
Annual cereal grass of the family POACEAE and its edible starchy grain, rice, which is the staple food of roughly one-half of the world's population.
The branch of science concerned with the interrelationship of organisms and their ENVIRONMENT, especially as manifested by natural cycles and rhythms, community development and structure, interactions between different kinds of organisms, geographic distributions, and population alterations. (Webster's, 3d ed)
Chemicals used to destroy pests of any sort. The concept includes fungicides (FUNGICIDES, INDUSTRIAL); INSECTICIDES; RODENTICIDES; etc.
A country spanning from central Asia to the Pacific Ocean.
The interaction of persons or groups of persons representing various nations in the pursuit of a common goal or interest.
The exchange of OXYGEN and CARBON DIOXIDE between alveolar air and pulmonary capillary blood that occurs across the BLOOD-AIR BARRIER.
Elements that constitute group 18 (formerly the zero group) of the periodic table. They are gases that generally do not react chemically.
One of the three domains of life (the others being Eukarya and ARCHAEA), also called Eubacteria. They are unicellular prokaryotic microorganisms which generally possess rigid cell walls, multiply by cell division, and exhibit three principal forms: round or coccal, rodlike or bacillary, and spiral or spirochetal. Bacteria can be classified by their response to OXYGEN: aerobic, anaerobic, or facultatively anaerobic; by the mode by which they obtain their energy: chemotrophy (via chemical reaction) or PHOTOTROPHY (via light reaction); for chemotrophs by their source of chemical energy: CHEMOLITHOTROPHY (from inorganic compounds) or chemoorganotrophy (from organic compounds); and by their source for CARBON; NITROGEN; etc.; HETEROTROPHY (from organic sources) or AUTOTROPHY (from CARBON DIOXIDE). They can also be classified by whether or not they stain (based on the structure of their CELL WALLS) with CRYSTAL VIOLET dye: gram-negative or gram-positive.
Computer-based representation of physical systems and phenomena such as chemical processes.
Use of naturally-occuring or genetically-engineered organisms to reduce or eliminate populations of pests.
A colorless alkaline gas. It is formed in the body during decomposition of organic materials during a large number of metabolically important reactions. Note that the aqueous form of ammonia is referred to as AMMONIUM HYDROXIDE.
A plant species of the genus SOLANUM, family SOLANACEAE. The fruit is a large, egg-shaped berry, varying in color from dark purple to red, yellowish, or white. The leaves are large and ovate. The flowers are pendant, violet, and two inches across.
Diseases of plants.
A plant genus of the LAMIACEAE family.
A mass of organic or inorganic solid fragmented material, or the solid fragment itself, that comes from the weathering of rock and is carried by, suspended in, or dropped by air, water, or ice. It refers also to a mass that is accumulated by any other natural agent and that forms in layers on the earth's surface, such as sand, gravel, silt, mud, fill, or loess. (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed, p1689)
One of the three domains of life (the others being BACTERIA and Eukarya), formerly called Archaebacteria under the taxon Bacteria, but now considered separate and distinct. They are characterized by: (1) the presence of characteristic tRNAs and ribosomal RNAs; (2) the absence of peptidoglycan cell walls; (3) the presence of ether-linked lipids built from branched-chain subunits; and (4) their occurrence in unusual habitats. While archaea resemble bacteria in morphology and genomic organization, they resemble eukarya in their method of genomic replication. The domain contains at least four kingdoms: CRENARCHAEOTA; EURYARCHAEOTA; NANOARCHAEOTA; and KORARCHAEOTA.
The climate of a very small area.
A large order of insects characterized by having the mouth parts adapted to piercing or sucking. It is comprised of four suborders: HETEROPTERA, Auchenorrhyncha, Sternorrhyncha, and Coleorrhyncha.
A creeping annual plant species of the CUCURBITACEAE family. It has a rough succulent, trailing stem and hairy leaves with three to five pointed lobes.
Measurement of oxygen and carbon dioxide in the blood.
Theoretical representations that simulate the behavior or activity of biological processes or diseases. For disease models in living animals, DISEASE MODELS, ANIMAL is available. Biological models include the use of mathematical equations, computers, and other electronic equipment.
Expanded structures, usually green, of vascular plants, characteristically consisting of a bladelike expansion attached to a stem, and functioning as the principal organ of photosynthesis and transpiration. (American Heritage Dictionary, 2d ed)
The class of all enzymes catalyzing oxidoreduction reactions. The substrate that is oxidized is regarded as a hydrogen donor. The systematic name is based on donor:acceptor oxidoreductase. The recommended name will be dehydrogenase, wherever this is possible; as an alternative, reductase can be used. Oxidase is only used in cases where O2 is the acceptor. (Enzyme Nomenclature, 1992, p9)
A plant genus of the LAMIACEAE family. It is known as a spice and medicinal plant.
Countries in the process of change with economic growth, that is, an increase in production, per capita consumption, and income. The process of economic growth involves better utilization of natural and human resources, which results in a change in the social, political, and economic structures.
Diseases in persons engaged in cultivating and tilling soil, growing plants, harvesting crops, raising livestock, or otherwise engaged in husbandry and farming. The diseases are not restricted to farmers in the sense of those who perform conventional farm chores: the heading applies also to those engaged in the individual activities named above, as in those only gathering harvest or in those only dusting crops.
The usually underground portions of a plant that serve as support, store food, and through which water and mineral nutrients enter the plant. (From American Heritage Dictionary, 1982; Concise Dictionary of Biology, 1990)
The inanimate matter of Earth, the structures and properties of this matter, and the processes that affect it.
The motion of air relative to the earth's surface.
The relationships of groups of organisms as reflected by their genetic makeup.
Energy transmitted from the sun in the form of electromagnetic radiation.
The exposure to potentially harmful chemical, physical, or biological agents that occurs as a result of one's occupation.
Non-native organisms brought into a region, habitat, or ECOSYSTEM by human activity.
Domesticated bovine animals of the genus Bos, usually kept on a farm or ranch and used for the production of meat or dairy products or for heavy labor.
The minimum acceptable patient care, based on statutes, court decisions, policies, or professional guidelines.
Creation and development of bodies within solar systems, includes study of early planetary geology.
The maintenance of certain aspects of the environment within a defined space to facilitate the function of that space; aspects controlled include air temperature and motion, radiant heat level, moisture, and concentration of pollutants such as dust, microorganisms, and gases. (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)
The statistical reproducibility of measurements (often in a clinical context), including the testing of instrumentation or techniques to obtain reproducible results. The concept includes reproducibility of physiological measurements, which may be used to develop rules to assess probability or prognosis, or response to a stimulus; reproducibility of occurrence of a condition; and reproducibility of experimental results.
A measure of the amount of WATER VAPOR in the air.
A chemical reaction in which an electron is transferred from one molecule to another. The electron-donating molecule is the reducing agent or reductant; the electron-accepting molecule is the oxidizing agent or oxidant. Reducing and oxidizing agents function as conjugate reductant-oxidant pairs or redox pairs (Lehninger, Principles of Biochemistry, 1982, p471).
A combustible, gaseous mixture of low-molecular weight PARAFFIN hydrocarbons, generated below the surface of the earth. It contains mostly METHANE and ETHANE with small amounts of PROPANE; BUTANES; and higher hydrocarbons, and sometimes NITROGEN; CARBON DIOXIDE; HYDROGEN SULFIDE; and HELIUM. (from McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th ed)
Celestial bodies orbiting around the sun or other stars.
An endosymbiont that is either a bacterium or fungus living part of its life in a plant. Endophytes can benefit host plants by preventing pathogenic organisms from colonizing them.
The science of the earth and other celestial bodies and their history as recorded in the rocks. It includes the study of geologic processes of an area such as rock formations, weathering and erosion, and sedimentation. (From McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th ed)
A plant species of the family SOLANACEAE, native of South America, widely cultivated for their edible, fleshy, usually red fruit.
A plant genus of the family SOLANACEAE. The hot peppers yield CAPSAICIN, which activates VANILLOID RECEPTORS. Several varieties have sweet or pungent edible fruits that are used as vegetables when fresh and spices when the pods are dried.
A plant genus of the family ASTERACEAE. Members contain 5-methyl-8-hydroxycoumarin. The common name of centaury is more often used for CENTAURIUM
The transfer of POLLEN grains (male gametes) to the plant ovule (female gamete).
New immature growth of a plant including stem, leaves, tips of branches, and SEEDLINGS.
Very young plant after GERMINATION of SEEDS.
Parts of plants that usually grow vertically upwards towards the light and support the leaves, buds, and reproductive structures. (From Concise Dictionary of Biology, 1990)
A plant genus of the family CUCURBITACEAE, order Violales, subclass Dilleniidae, which includes pumpkin, gourd and squash.
A severe condition resulting from bacteria invading healthy muscle from adjacent traumatized muscle or soft tissue. The infection originates in a wound contaminated with bacteria of the genus CLOSTRIDIUM. C. perfringens accounts for the majority of cases (over eighty percent), while C. noyvi, C. septicum, and C. histolyticum cause most of the other cases.
Processes orchestrated or driven by a plethora of genes, plant hormones, and inherent biological timing mechanisms facilitated by secondary molecules, which result in the systematic transformation of plants and plant parts, from one stage of maturity to another.
Substances and materials manufactured for use in various technologies and industries and for domestic use.
Binary classification measures to assess test results. Sensitivity or recall rate is the proportion of true positives. Specificity is the probability of correctly determining the absence of a condition. (From Last, Dictionary of Epidemiology, 2d ed)
Organic compounds that have a relatively high VAPOR PRESSURE at room temperature.
Techniques using energy such as radio frequency, infrared light, laser light, visible light, or acoustic energy to transfer information without the use of wires, over both short and long distances.
Diminished or failed response of PLANTS to HERBICIDES.
PLANTS, or their progeny, whose GENOME has been altered by GENETIC ENGINEERING.
Symbiotic combination (dual organism) of the MYCELIUM of FUNGI with the roots of plants (PLANT ROOTS). The roots of almost all higher plants exhibit this mutually beneficial relationship, whereby the fungus supplies water and mineral salts to the plant, and the plant supplies CARBOHYDRATES to the fungus. There are two major types of mycorrhizae: ectomycorrhizae and endomycorrhizae.
Circulation of water among various ecological systems, in various states, on, above, and below the surface of the earth.
Organisms, biological agents, or biologically-derived agents used strategically for their positive or adverse effect on the physiology and/or reproductive health of other organisms.
Coverings for the hands, usually with separations for the fingers, made of various materials, for protection against infections, toxic substances, extremes of hot and cold, radiations, water immersion, etc. The gloves may be worn by patients, care givers, housewives, laboratory and industrial workers, police, etc.
A plant growing in a location where it is not wanted, often competing with cultivated plants.
Multicellular, eukaryotic life forms of kingdom Plantae (sensu lato), comprising the VIRIDIPLANTAE; RHODOPHYTA; and GLAUCOPHYTA; all of which acquired chloroplasts by direct endosymbiosis of CYANOBACTERIA. They are characterized by a mainly photosynthetic mode of nutrition; essentially unlimited growth at localized regions of cell divisions (MERISTEMS); cellulose within cells providing rigidity; the absence of organs of locomotion; absence of nervous and sensory systems; and an alternation of haploid and diploid generations.
Air pollutants found in the work area. They are usually produced by the specific nature of the occupation.
A clear, odorless, tasteless liquid that is essential for most animal and plant life and is an excellent solvent for many substances. The chemical formula is hydrogen oxide (H2O). (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)
A type of climate characterized by insufficient moisture to support appreciable plant life. It is a climate of extreme aridity, usually of extreme heat, and of negligible rainfall. (From McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)
The loss of water vapor by plants to the atmosphere. It occurs mainly from the leaves through pores (stomata) whose primary function is gas exchange. The water is replaced by a continuous column of water moving upwards from the roots within the xylem vessels. (Concise Dictionary of Biology, 1990)
The reproductive organs of plants.
Areas of the earth where hydrocarbon deposits of PETROLEUM and/or NATURAL GAS are located.
A large family of narrow-leaved herbaceous grasses of the order Cyperales, subclass Commelinidae, class Liliopsida (monocotyledons). Food grains (EDIBLE GRAIN) come from members of this family. RHINITIS, ALLERGIC, SEASONAL can be induced by POLLEN of many of the grasses.
The reduction or regulation of the population of noxious, destructive, or dangerous insects through chemical, biological, or other means.
A plant species of the family POACEAE. It is a tall grass grown for its EDIBLE GRAIN, corn, used as food and animal FODDER.
Clothing designed to protect the individual against possible exposure to known hazards.
Any of the various plants of the genus Lactuca, especially L. sativa, cultivated for its edible leaves. (From American Heritage Dictionary, 2d ed)
Family of spider MITES, in the superfamily Tetranychoidea, suborder Trombidiformes.
A plant genus in the family VITACEAE, order Rhamnales, subclass Rosidae. It is a woody vine cultivated worldwide. It is best known for grapes, the edible fruit and used to make WINE and raisins.
The synthesis by organisms of organic chemical compounds, especially carbohydrates, from carbon dioxide using energy obtained from light rather than from the oxidation of chemical compounds. Photosynthesis comprises two separate processes: the light reactions and the dark reactions. In higher plants; GREEN ALGAE; and CYANOBACTERIA; NADPH and ATP formed by the light reactions drive the dark reactions which result in the fixation of carbon dioxide. (from Oxford Dictionary of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, 2001)
A plant genus of the family POACEAE that is the source of EDIBLE GRAIN. A hybrid with rye (SECALE CEREALE) is called TRITICALE. The seed is ground into FLOUR and used to make BREAD, and is the source of WHEAT GERM AGGLUTININS.
A plant genus of the family ROSACEAE known for the edible fruit.
A wide spectrum aliphatic organophosphate insecticide widely used for both domestic and commercial agricultural purposes.
A plant genus of the family POACEAE widely cultivated in the tropics for the sweet cane that is processed into sugar.
The mixture of gases present in the earth's atmosphere consisting of oxygen, nitrogen, carbon dioxide, and small amounts of other gases.
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  • First published in 2006, ISO's range of standards for greenhouse gases are an essential set of tools for programmes aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions, as well as for emissions trading. (iso.org)
  • The ISO 14064 standards provide governments, businesses, regions and other organisations with an integrated set of tools for programs aimed at measuring, quantifying and reducing greenhouse gas emissions. (wikipedia.org)
  • The ANSI Accreditation Program for Greenhouse Gas Validation/Verification Bodies operates according to requirements defined in ISO 14065:2013, Greenhouse gases - Requirements for greenhouse gas validation and verification bodies for use in accreditation or other forms of recognition. (ansi.org)
  • ISO 14064 - Greenhouse Gases Package (it includes ISO 14064-1:2006, ISO 14064-2:2006, ISO 14064-3:2006, ISO 14065:2013 and ISO 14066:2011). (ansi.org)
  • Another reason for selecting those credits was that they were under the J-Credit Scheme - operated by the Japanese government - which is based on ISO 14064-2 , ISO 14064-3 and ISO 14065 for accreditation and verification bodies. (iso.org)
  • The one-year delay will provide time to assemble sufficient verification capacity, in accordance with the ISO 14064 and 14065 requirements. (mondaq.com)
  • Specification with guidance at the organization level for quantification and reporting of greenhouse gas emissions and removals will address some key GHG quantification issues and will include a more standardized reporting frame. (iso.org)
  • Specification with Guidance at the Organizational Level for Quantification and Reporting of Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Removals, Moscow: Standartinform, 2010. (springer.com)
  • Terrapass adheres to specific carbon offset standards, which assure transparency and quality in the creation, quantification and verification of offset projects. (terrapass.com)
  • The ISO working group revising environmental management standard ISO 14001 'walked the talk' at their latest meeting in Tokyo, Japan, on 2-7 February 2015 by offsetting their carbon emissions using ISO 14064 for greenhouse gas quantification, reporting and monitoring. (iso.org)
  • PAS 2080 includes requirements for effective governance and leadership, quantification of greenhouse gas emissions, target setting, reporting, information management and continual improvement. (lr.org)
  • This paper overviews the anthropogenic greenhouse gas emissions in Hungary in the period 1985-95. (environmental-expert.com)
  • Some of the key examples of greenhouse gas inventories include: All Annex I countries are required to report annual emissions and sinks of greenhouse gases under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) National governments that are Parties to the UNFCCC and/or the Kyoto Protocol are required to submit annual inventories of all anthropogenic greenhouse gas emissions from sources and removals from sinks. (wikipedia.org)
  • Our carbon footprints comply with internationally recognised standards (Greenhouse Gas Protocol, ISO 14064). (myclimate.org)
  • The ISO 14064 Greenhouse Gases is a voluntary, 3-part series of auditable standards that are compatible with the GHG Protocol. (desjardins.com)
  • This happens in accordance with the global, cross-industry "GHG Protocol for Products" standard, the European Standard EN 16258 and ISO 14064 standards. (dhl.com)
  • Audits are conducted to comply with BSI PAS 2060, ISO 14064 and the Greenhouse Gas Protocol Product Life Cycle Accounting and Reporting Standard 2011. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Local Government Operations Protocol (LGOP) is a tool for accounting and reporting greenhouse gas emissions across a local government's operations. (wikipedia.org)
  • This is best done and achieves global acceptance by using the internationally recognised Greenhouse Gas Protocol and its allied international Standard ISO 14064 and conformance to the Mandatory requirements - which owe much of their construction to GHGP/ISO. (carbonaction.co.uk)
  • In order to manage and reduce carbon exposures Investment managers need to be aware and understand to allow them apply the ISO 14064-1 GHG Standard and the WBCSD/WRI GHG Protocol for Corporate Accounting to their portfolios. (carbonaction.co.uk)
  • This knowledge allows managers to delegate to their staffs and allow GHG practitioners to be able to apply tools, methods and other good practice guidance in the WBCSD/WRI GHG Protocol for Corporate Accounting and the requirements of the ISO 14064-1 GHG Standard for the development of inventory requirements. (carbonaction.co.uk)
  • Responsibility for GHG emissions may also be uncertain and both the WBCSD/WRI GHG Protocol for Corporate Accounting and the ISO 14064-1 GHG Standard allow for reporting to be allocated appropriately either using the Control Share approach or the Equity share consolidation methods. (carbonaction.co.uk)
  • Carbon management is centered around the measurement , management and mitigation of the six greenhouse gases (GHGs) covered by the Kyoto Protocol. (valpak.co.uk)
  • FROM a whisper to a scream, from 0 to 60 in 4 seconds or less, whether you prefer music metaphors or car metaphors, all of a sudden it seems that regulation of greenhouse gases (GHGs) is about to descend upon us. (environmental-expert.com)
  • Specification with guidance at the project level for quantifcation, monitoring and reporting of greenhouse gas emission reductions or removal enhancements will be expanded to be applicable to carbon credit and innovative technology projects, and projects internal to organizations. (iso.org)
  • This paper discusses greenhouse gas reductions gained through demand-side management programs. (environmental-expert.com)
  • Terrapass also uses the Verified Carbon Standard (VCS), which is a global benchmark standard for project-based, voluntary, greenhouse gas emission reductions and removals. (terrapass.com)
  • A "carbon offset" is a reduction in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions that is achieved to compensate for, or "offset," GHG emissions occurring at other sources.1 In a cap-and-trade system, carbon offsets allow emissions from regulated sources to increase above levels set by the cap, on the premise that those increases are compensated by reductions achieved at unregulated sources. (wri.org)
  • Dec. 6, 2011, Calgary, AB - GHG Emissions Corp. announced that the much anticipated Greenhouse Gas Emission Reductions Registry, for voluntary carbon offset projects, is now in operation and showcasing projects for private investment and industrial offset commitments. (canadianbiomassmagazine.ca)
  • The GHG Emission Corp. Registry provides the credibility demanded by voluntary markets as well as to enhance consumer, business and government confidence that the reductions or removals are accurate, absolute and consistent under ISO 14064 standards. (canadianbiomassmagazine.ca)
  • Validation against ISO 14064-2, establishes the integrity of your project baseline, design plan and supporting assumptions to ensure you realise your projected GHG reductions. (lr.org)
  • Validation of GHG projects to ISO 14064-2 provides confidence that the GHG project, if implemented as planned, will help achieve the projected emission reductions. (lr.org)
  • Our assurance engagements are conducted in accordance with ISO 14064-3: Specification with guidance for validation and verification of greenhouse gas assertions to provide reasonable assurance of the claim of conformity. (lr.org)
  • Unlike some other air emission inventories, greenhouse gas inventories include not only emissions from source categories, but also removals by carbon sinks. (wikipedia.org)
  • Greenhouse gas inventories typically use Global warming potential (GWP) values to combine emissions of various greenhouse gases into a single weighted value of emissions. (wikipedia.org)
  • CO 2 eq (carbon dioxide equivalent): parameter used to compare various greenhouse gas emissions according to their Global Warming Potential (GWP). (cnhindustrial.com)
  • Requirements for greenhouse gas validation and verification bodies for use in accreditation or other forms of recognition are standards used by greenhouse gas programmes around the world and will be revised to ensure they are as up to date as possible and to serve new market needs such as product carbon footprint verifications. (iso.org)
  • ISO 14001 is one step closer to a new version following a week of meetings in Panama where experts discussed the environmental management system standard. (iso.org)
  • Experts revising ISO 14001 on environmental management systems met in Tokyo in February 2015 to look at over 1 400 comments received during the previous public consultation (DIS) and produce a Final Draft International Standard (FDIS). (iso.org)
  • We are also the global leader in ISO 14001:2004 certification and ISO 14064:2006 validation/verification. (sgs.com)
  • The ISO 14064 GHG Standard is flexible so it can be used for different types and sizes of organizations and for different voluntary and mandatory objectives. (carbonaction.co.uk)
  • ACR publishes standards, methodologies, protocols and tools for greenhouse gas accounting, which are based on International Standards Organization (ISO) 14064 and sound scientific practice. (terrapass.com)
  • Kurz thermal mass fl ow meters exceed the certifi cation levels required by the Mandatory GHG Reporting regulation and are approved for these applicationsGREENHOUSE GAS SOLUTIONS FOR MONITORING/REPORTINGcomplex technology MADE SIMPLEA P P L I C A T I O N N O T E (1) The rule is contained in the US Code of Federal Regulations, Title 40, Part 98. (environmental-expert.com)
  • The research report, "2010 Enterprise Carbon Accounting: An Analysis of Corporate-Level Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emission Reporting and a Review of GHG Software Products," presents three principal factors that are behind the momentum of the ECA market. (fastcompany.com)
  • The Government are to introduce regulations on mandatory reporting of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by LSE-quoted companies in April 2013. (carbonaction.co.uk)
  • On October 7, 2009, the Ministry of the Environment posted its draft Greenhouse Gas Emission Reporting Regulation and Guideline on the Environmental Registry (under EBR Registry # 010-7889). (mondaq.com)
  • Over the past two years, she has been working with stakeholder groups to develop personnel certification programs for GHG Verifiers and GHG Inventory Developers based on international standards. (environmental-expert.com)
  • Once you have determined the goals of your company's greenhouse gas management program, the next step is often to perform an emissions inventory, which will provide information about the emissions generated by your business. (desjardins.com)
  • There are several reasons to consider performing an emissions inventory as part of an overall greenhouse gas management plan. (desjardins.com)
  • Example: Project Vulcan - a comprehensive US inventory of fossil-fuel greenhouse gas emissions. (wikipedia.org)
  • Thus, different values for a National greenhouse gas Emissions Inventory (NEI) could result in a country choosing different optimal mitigation activities, the wrong choice based on wrong information being potentially damaging. (wikipedia.org)
  • Offered as a standard to every customer, at no extra cost, the program helps them meet their own sustainability goals. (nora.com)
  • ISO 14064 greenhouse gas (GHG) validation and verification helps organisations highlight their climate change and sustainability credentials. (lr.org)
  • Your stakeholders expect the organization to comply with environmental standards and demonstrate commitment to reducing the impact of daily operations. (sgs.com)
  • These standards allow organisations take part in emissions trading schemes using a globally recognised standard. (wikipedia.org)
  • This five-day course is designed as a practical guide to understanding GHG (Green House Gases) reduction and making organisations / companies striving to be carbon neutral, to equip candidates with the skills to take on the role of leading GHG reduction projects within their own organisation / companies. (eco-business.com)
  • ISO 14064 provides a framework for GHG accounting and verification to organisations looking to quantify and reduce GHG emissions. (lr.org)
  • With the introduction of the UK Climate Change Act 2008 and its new tougher legally binding greenhouse gas reduction targets, in a few years organisations from across all sectors may have little choice but to act to reduce greenhouse gas emissions that result from the consumption of energy. (docplayer.net)
  • Carbon offsets can be an effective tool for lowering the costs of compliance in a cap-and-trade program, and are already being widely used internationally to comply with greenhouse gas emissions targets. (wri.org)
  • Each project should be independently verified by third party sources and truly benefit the planet by upholding their commitment to reduce greenhouse gasses and/or produce sustainable energy. (terrapass.com)
  • We have been receiving this certificate - on the basis of the international standard ISO 14064 - since 2012 for our commitment to striving for the continuous improvement of greenhouse gas levels within the meaning of Swiss Climate. (ifolor.ch)
  • Biobased carbon content is measured using the 14C method (radio carbon dating method) that adheres to the technical specification CEN/TS 16137 and the upcoming European norm EN 16640 (or the corresponding US standard ASTM 6866). (european-bioplastics.org)
  • Both authorities base their certification on the technical specification CEN/ TS 16137 and the upcoming European norm EN 16640 (14C method for determining biobased carbon content). (european-bioplastics.org)
  • The ISO 14064 GHG Standard can be used stand alone, but is intended to be used in accordance with established procedures from good practice guidance (e.g. (carbonaction.co.uk)
  • Now ISO's Technical Committee for greenhouse gas management, TC207/SC7 , is reviewing several standards to ensure they meet the ever-changing market needs of the future. (iso.org)
  • Of the many sources of urban greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, solid waste is the only one for which management decisions are undertaken primarily by municipal governments themselves and is hence often the largest component of cities' corporate inventories. (environmental-expert.com)
  • ISO was preparing to launch its new international greenhouse gas (GHG) accounting and verification standards - the three-part ISO 14064 - when this issue of ISO Management Systems went to press. (environmental-expert.com)
  • The ISO 14064 standards (published in 2006 and early 2007) are the most recent additions to the ISO 14000 series of international standards for environmental management. (wikipedia.org)
  • In addition, Lloyd's Register is accredited to a number of accreditation standards that relate to carbon management schemes. (lr.org)
  • Effective carbon management is a complicated process requiring an in depth understanding of carbon accounting standards, large quantities of data and complex supply chains and life cycles. (valpak.co.uk)
  • Trust us to be your provider of public and in-house Standards & Management Systems Training. (saiglobal.com)
  • Greenhouse gas inventories are emission inventories of greenhouse gas emissions that are developed for a variety of reasons. (wikipedia.org)
  • ISO's goal in developing the standards is to provide a set of unambiguous and verifiable requirements or specifications to support organizations and proponents of GHG emission reduction projects. (environmental-expert.com)
  • The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) offers an accreditation program for organizations providing third-party validation/verification services for the reduction and removal of greenhouse gases (GHG). (ansi.org)
  • Greenhouse gas emissions accounting is measuring the amount of greenhouse gases (GHG) emitted during a given period of time by a polity, usually a country but sometimes a region or city. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Corporate Standard online course is a perfect entry-point for corporate greenhouse gas emissions accounting. (ghgprotocol.org)
  • CAR achieves this by establishing high-quality standards to quantify and verify greenhouse gas emission reduction projects, overseeing independent third-party verification bodies, issuing carbon credits generated from such projects and tracking the credits over time in a transparent, publicly-accessible system. (terrapass.com)
  • To future-proof the standard as far as possible, the ISO/TC 207/SC7 technical group continues to work closely with key bodies such as Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP), United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), World Resources Institute (WRI), The Gold Standard Foundation and other key parties. (lr.org)
  • Certification and corresponding labels showing the biobased mass content (as opposed to the biobased content) have been developed by the French Association Chimie du Végétal and are based on the European norm EN 16640. (european-bioplastics.org)
  • With GoGreen climate neutral service we can help you offset your greenhouse gas logistics emissions through investments in internationally recognized climate protection projects, including our very own independent project in Lesotho. (dhl.com)
  • ISO 14064 is an internationally recognized environmental standard that helps companies quantify, manage, report, and verify their GHG emissions. (tuv.com)
  • The idea is to analyse, assess and manage all resulting greenhouse gas emissions. (myclimate.org)
  • Contract SGS to assess the energy reduction solutions across your organization and supply chain and meet the PAS 2050 "Carbon Footprint" standard. (sgs.com)
  • During production of iron and steel are generated carbon monoxide and greenhouse gases: methane, and carbon dioxide. (springer.com)
  • Used as a biofuel for motor vehicles in the same way as natural gas (or fossil methane). (cnhindustrial.com)
  • CNG (Compressed Natural Gas): natural gas, composed mainly of methane, compressed and stored in special containers at high pressure. (cnhindustrial.com)
  • The Registry is unique among States, Provinces, and GHG jurisdictions thanks to transparent and consistent standards which calculate, verify and publicly report greenhouse gas emissions into a single comprehensive registry. (canadianbiomassmagazine.ca)
  • ISO TC 207/SC7 regularly receives requests for new climate change standards. (iso.org)
  • We insist on high standards and select climate protection projects based on both their environmental and social benefits. (dhl.com)
  • The Lesotho project has also been certified under the new Fairtrade Climate Standard Fairtrade climate and development projects since 2016 and it is the first of its kind to meet this standard. (dhl.com)
  • For that reason, we are contacting our suppliers and asking them provide us with energy and fuel use information for those services that they provide on behalf of HCC The energy and fuel data will be fed into a spreadsheet supplied by the Department for Energy and Climate Change (DECC) which will calculate greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions This information is reported annually for the year 1 April to 31 March. (docplayer.net)
  • A set of processes that show your product, service or system meets the requirements of a standard. (iso.org)
  • ISO 14066:2011 Greenhouse gases - Competence requirements for greenhouse gas validation teams and verification teams. (ansi.org)
  • ANSI has developed and compiled a comprehensive collection of standard packages to support your standard requirements. (ansi.org)
  • All projects must generate at least 'VER Gold Standard' credits. (dhl.com)
  • By 2012, CO2balance had started to implement energy-efficiency projects under the Gold Standard, VCS and CDM carbon standards, with a particular focus on fuel efficient cookstoves and safe water technology. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 2013 CO2balance registered the first multi-country programme of activities (PoA) for micro-scale projects under the Gold Standard. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 2017, CO2balance began developing projects for the Gold Standard's new Gold Standard for the Global Goals (GS4GG), and became the first organisation to pilot SDG 5 (Gender Equality) for the standard. (wikipedia.org)
  • The impacts of projects are verified primarily under the Gold Standard for the Global Goals (GS4GG), as well as the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) and Verra. (wikipedia.org)
  • Lastly, all Gold Standard Projects are retired on the Markit registry - an independent establishment that increases transparency, efficiency and scalability within the global environmental markets. (terrapass.com)
  • TÜV Rheinland provides ISO 14064-compliant carbon footprint services, which help your enterprise learn more about the conditions of, and possible liabilities and risks associated with your GHG emissions. (tuv.com)
  • The emission calculation and offsetting of greenhouse gas emissions are verified by the Swiss-based auditor Société Générale de Surveillance SA (SGS). (dhl.com)
  • LVM calculation methodology is certified according to the ISO 14064-3:2006 standard. (lvm.lv)
  • Moreover, these measures would grow the economy, retain jobs in the ethanol industry and significantly cut greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in the transportation sector. (advancedbiofuelsusa.info)
  • Axetris' Laser Gas Detection (LGD) Modules are self-contained, ready-to-use devices for the measurement of gases such as NH3, HCl, CH4, CO2, (H2O). (environmental-expert.com)
  • It's critical to know that the company selling the carbon offsets maintains the highest project standards. (terrapass.com)
  • To function well and maintain the integrity of a cap-and-trade system, carbon offsets must adhere to certain basic criteria and standards defining how they are quantified and certified. (wri.org)
  • Our Carbon Neutral Floors program is independently verified each year by APEX (formerly verifier was Bureau Veritas) and the carbon offsets we purchase are required to meet the criteria of the Verified Carbon Standard. (nora.com)
  • To impress your organization's environmental credentials on customers, consumers and shareholders, you must demonstrate and effectively communicate your greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. (sgs.com)
  • Presentation Objective Brief Background on Gr Gas (GhG) emissions Domestic and international policydevelopclimate change Best practices in greenhouse gas inventorying! (environmental-expert.com)
  • D-U-N-S" steht f r "Data Universal Numbering System", einen 1962 durch D&B entwickelten und heute international als Standard eingesetzten Zahlencode zur eindeutigen Identifizierung von Unternehmen sowie zum Aufzeigen von Konzernstrukturen. (etymologie.info)
  • The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) is working on a new standard for the Carbon Footprint of Products - ISO 14067. (sgs.com)
  • See the terrapass standards here and read on for more information about each audit group. (terrapass.com)
  • Verification against ISO 14064-1 provides the necessary assurance of your carbon footprint declarations. (lr.org)
  • The number of corporations disclosing greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) increased significantly in 2009 and Groom Energy predicts that ECA software purchases will increase 600% by 2011. (fastcompany.com)
  • Whether you run a business, work for a company or government, or want to know how standards contribute to products and services that you use, you'll find it here. (iso.org)
  • term expressing the total greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, in CO2 equivalents, of a product, service or organization. (cnhindustrial.com)
  • About 300 of the standards produced by ISO and IEC 's Joint Technical Committee 1 (JTC1) have been made freely/publicly available. (thefullwiki.org)
  • These programs conducted by utilities result in decreased amounts of greenhouse gas emissions. (environmental-expert.com)
  • When natural gas is extracted from the ground it contains high amounts of CO2, water, and corrosive sulfur compounds. (environmental-expert.com)
  • Access legislation and get access to critical information about legislation (including Standards & Codes in Law). (saiglobal.com)
  • EGR (Exhaust Gas Recirculation): system that recirculates exhaust gas back to the engine's intake to reduce NOx emissions. (cnhindustrial.com)
  • Ontario has begun to lay the technical groundwork for joining a North American cap-and-trade network designed to control and reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. (mondaq.com)