"We have already halved greenhouse gas emissions
from Scotland while growing the economy, so we know we can do it.
Today's decision provides us with a further tool in our armoury to reduce greenhouse gas emissions
and improve air quality.
Delta also supports the greenhouse gas emissions
goals of IATA and Airlines for America, including improving average annual fuel efficiency by 1.5% through 2020, stabilising emissions with carbon-neutral growth from 2020 and reducing net emissions 50% by 2050, relative to 2005.
"Our major demand was the consideration of national and regional conditions, mainly economic and social issues, in long-term efforts for reducing greenhouse gas emissions
," Eroglu said.
The predictable, national standard is the EPA's current approach to regulating greenhouse gas emissions
, the Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) program.
If climate policies leave the atmosphere as a free waste receptacle in a market economy, greenhouse gas emissions
will continue to rise.
The costs to the United States of a greenhouse gas emission
control policy without international consensus would not only be felt by American manufacturers.
Under the plan, an acceptable level of greenhouse gas emissions
will be allocated to each sector.
The Republic of Croatia has signed the Kyoto Protocol according to which, it will have to reduce the greenhouse gas emission
by 5 per cent in the 2008-2012 period as compared to the base year.
The United States is responsible for more than 20 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions
, which contribute to the earth's rising temperatures by trapping heat in the Earth's atmosphere.
An influential 2003 report out of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), The Future of Nuclear Power: An Interdisciplinary MIT Study, spelled out the major areas of concern surrounding nuclear energy and proposed a plan that the authors hoped would allow the United States to resume development of nuclear power in order to reduce greenhouse gas emissions
. The study identified the four critical problems that must be overcome for nuclear power to succeed--cost, safety, waste, and proliferation.
DuPont Canada has committed to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions
by 15 percent between 2008 and 2012.