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FW: calculating green-house gas emissions



a response to Surojit's question from one of RTI's life-cycle assesment
folks.

> -----Original Message-----
> From:	Sharma, Aarti 
> Sent:	Tuesday, May 18, 1999 8:55 AM
> To:	'Surojit.Bose@in.eyi.com'
> Cc:	Weitz, Keith A.; Malkin, Melissa
> Subject:	FW: calculating green-house gas emissions
> 
> There are a couple of websites that you will find very useful in order to
> understand the methodology for estimating GHG emissions.  It is really
> quite simple - essentially multiplying GHG emissions with their relevant
> (unitless) GHG emission factors (or, Global Warming Potentials, GWPs).
> You should be able to find these factors as well as some useful background
> material on these two websites.  One of these sites discusses GHG
> emissions in conjunction with (stratospheric) ozone depletion, as many
> ozone depleting substances are also potent greenhouse gases.  Hope this is
> helpful.
> 
> http://www.epa.gov/oppeoee1/globalwarming/inventory/index.html
> http://www.epa.gov/oppeoee1/globalwarming/inventory/1999-inv.html
> http://www.epa.gov/spdpublc/ods.html
> 
> Aarti Sharma
> Research Triangle Institute
> North Carolina, USA 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From:	Malkin, Melissa 
> Sent:	Tuesday, May 18, 1999 8:24 AM
> To:	Weitz, Keith A.; Sharma, Aarti
> Subject:	FW: calculating green-house gas emissions
> Importance:	High
> 
> any LCA references?
> -----Original Message-----
> From:	Bose Surojit [mailto:Surojit.Bose@in.eyi.com]
> <mailto:[mailto:Surojit.Bose@in.eyi.com]> 
> Sent:	Tuesday, May 18, 1999 2:06 AM
> To:	p2tech
> Subject:	calculating green-house gas emissions
> 	Importance: High
> 
> 
> Hi,
> Could anyone please help me with estimation methodology for green-house
> gas emissions ? How can GHG emissions savings be estimated for a power
> distribution project?
> With best regards
> Surojit Bose
> Ernst & Young
> Environmental Management Services
> 36, Ganesh Chandra Avenue
> Calcutta 700 013, India
> Surojit.Bose@in.eyi.com
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