Questions tagged [greenhouse-gas-emissions]

Gases that contribute to global warming by trapping radiant heat from the sun in the atmosphere. Use this tag for questions about sources of emissions, or ways of reducing emissions. For question about measurements use the [carbon-footprint] tag. For questions about offsetting use [carbon-offsetting]. For questions about the effects of [global- warming] use that tag.

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How much additional CO2 emissions will result from recent changes to US vehicle regulations?

From the Guardian, March 31, 2020: Trump to roll back Obama-era clean car rules in huge blow to climate fight (emphasis added): The Trump administration is rolling back the US government’s ...
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Is there a Life Cycle Analysis comparing natural gas and propane as heating fuels

I am choosing between natural gas and propane for a boiler. I see a discussion here where the accepted response primarily deals with the CO2 released during actual burning of the gas. I am curious ...
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CO2 track of staying in huts which are supplied by helicopter

How much CO2 do we produce by sleeping on average in a hut (including breakfast and dinner)in high-altitude > 3000 m)? Let's assume that the hut offers 50 beds and that a helicopter has to supply the ...
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Shortcut carbon emission trading by buying and sinking coal

Carbon emission trading is supposed to use market mechanisms to make carbon-intense processes less attractive. Unfortunately, the EU market is flooded with emission certificates, such that the ...