What is Ggrt?
The California Electronic Greenhouse Gas Reporting Tool, or Cal e-GGRT, must be used for submitting GHG data reports. Cal e-GGRT is available for reporting required GHG data.
What is California cap and trade?
At the heart of California’s approach is cap and trade, an emissions trading system (ETS) that places a firm limit on carbon pollution while providing businesses flexibility to make the lowest-cost reductions first.
Do greenhouse gases absorb and re emit?
Greenhouse gases absorb and re-emit infrared photons Nitrogen (N2) and oxygen (O2) molecules do not absorb infrared photons even though they make up more than 90% of Earth’s atmosphere. Conversely, CO2molecules comprise only 0.0397% of the atmosphere yet are strong absorbers of infrared photons.
Who is covered by California cap-and-trade?
Who is Covered? The Cap-and-Trade program covers about 450 entities responsible for 85% of State GHG emissions, including electricity generators, fuel distributors, and large industrial facilities emitting greater than or equal to 25,000 metric tons of carbon dioxide equivalent emissions annually.
Does cap-and-trade work in California?
California’s cap-and-trade program, launched in 2013, is among a suite of major policies the state is using to lower its greenhouse gas emissions. California’s emissions trading program is the fourth largest in the world, following the cap-and-trade programs of China, the European Union, and the Republic of Korea.
What is the greenhouse gas rule?
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued the Final Mandatory Reporting of Greenhouse Gases (GHG) Rule which will require mandatory reporting of GHG emissions from large sources in the U.S. Beginning on January 1, 2010, manufacturers of vehicles and engines, suppliers of fossil fuels or industrial GHGs.
What is reporting program?
What is Reporting Software? Reporting Software connects with data sources, gather information and provide insights in the form of graphs and charts based on the input data so the user can find useful information. This application usually comes in a business intelligence suite.