How to calculate carbon emissions from a fuel wood cooking stove?

Energy is one of the key indicators of sustainable development. Major portion of the population of India lives in rural areas and is heavily dependent on biomass for their daily energy needs. India derives a major part of its cooking energy needs from solid fuels30

Introductory guide on the ISO14064-1 Implementation Stages

ISO14064 is the specification developed by International Organization for Standardization. ISO14064-1 is used for organizational level quantification and reporting of GHG emissions and removals. Various stages of ISO14064 standard implementation are described below in their chronological sequence. The sequence is an indicative one and can30

Greenhouse effect schematic

Why assessing carbon footprint is important for your organization?

ISO14064 is the specification developed by International Organization for Standardization. Being part of the the ISO 14000 series, ISO 14064 standards provide an integrated set of tools for programs aimed at measuring and quantifying greenhouse gas emissions. ISO14064-1 is used for organizational level quantification and reporting of GHG emissions30

Indias GHG emission

Why climate change should be addressed by Indian industries?

Atmospheric concentrations of the Green House Gases (GHGs) have far exceeded their levels today and have increased over the years, primarily due to combustion of fossil fuels and land-use changes. Research has shown that air pollutants from fossil fuels combustion causing green house effects and30

GHG emission from a petrochemical refinery

How to calculate CO2 emissions from fossil fuel combustion?

Fossil fuels are GHG emission intensive and release GHG’s when combusted. Growing concern towards climate change and the contribution of anthropogenic activities towards it, calculating carbon emissions from combustion of fossil fuels is very necessary. Nowadays many organizations have started creating GHG inventory of their30

Global Warming Potential – An Introduction

There are six Green House Gases (GHGs) and each has a different potential of trapping heat from the atmosphere. The concept of global warming potential (GWP) has been developed in order to enable comparison of the ability of different GHGs to trap heat in the30

GRI based sustainability reporting in India

The Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) is an organization that produces a comprehensive sustainability reporting framework that is widely used around the world. It started with a vision of a sustainable global economy where organizations manage their economic, environmental, social and governance performance and impacts responsibly and30