06 Jun '11, 8pm

Cities matching industry for emissions reporting - Business Green (blog)

Major cities are keeping pace with global corporations when it comes to measuring greenhouse gas emissions, with two thirds reporting annual carbon data according to a survey by the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP). The first global cities report says 42 of the world's largest cities are responsible for pumping out 1.2 billion metric tons CO2e, which equates to the total emissions of Japan. FURTHER READING World Bank throws weight behind green mega-cities push EU edges closer to €5bn green project fund The report, published at the C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group (C40) Cities Climate Leadership Group Mayors Summit in Sao Paulo last week, found that 72 per cent measured and reported to the CDP on local government and community greenhouse gas emissions, as well as the risks and opportunities arising from climate change. CDP said mayors were increasingly embracing initiativ...

Full article: http://www.businessgreen.com/bg/news/2076095/cities-match...

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