Gas emissions


  • "Climate Turkey": Investments for the reduction of greenhouse gases emissions in Turkey

    Investments for the reduction of greenhouse gases emissions in Turkey. Turkey, with the sharp economic and demographic growth since 1990, is increasingly contributing to global greenhouse gas emissions. Greenhouse gas emissions in the country increased from 170 million of tCO2eq in 1990 to 312 mtCO2 today
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  • Financing biodigesters: Reducing greenhouse gas emissions while improving living conditions for communities

    Reducing greenhouse gas emissions while improving living conditions for communities... This project aims to accelerate and scale up NGO programs which help mitigate greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, while improving the daily lives of communities... These negotiations are tense, given the major economic stakes (several hundreds of billions of dollars will be required for climate change adaptation and greenhouse gas[ GHG] emission mitigation)
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  • Support Turkish private sector for reducing emissions of greenhouse gases (Turkey Climate Program)

    Support Turkish private sector for reducing emissions of greenhouse gases (Turkey Climate Program. Turkey must address two issues in order to both prepare its energy future and meet its objective of moving closer to Europe: energy capacities must be raised using renewable energies to meet the sharp demand increase and greenhouse gas emissions must be limited
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  • Toward the end of gas flaring in Nigeria?

    Beyond the economic aspect, flaring is the cause of more than 15 % of the country's greenhouse gas emissions... Reducing gas flaring is one of the most ambitious climate targets of the Nigerian government and is expected to reduce annual CO2 emissions by about 64 million tonnes (Mt) by 2030 for a current carbon footprint of 450 Mt per year
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  • Rio+20

    The catastrophic floods of 2010 and 2011 were a wake-up call in Colombian society on the climate emergency and the need for its cities to adapt to climate change and reduce their greenhouse gas emissions. The different players involved in Bogota's
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  • AFD is one of the endorsing partners of the ecomobility World festival

    In concerns to have a mode of transport more appropriate to the respect of the environment and to reduce gas emissions like greenhouse effects in urban zones, the South African authorities particularly the City of Johannesburg organizes from October 01st till October 03rd a festival of the Ecomobility in Partnership with ICLEI (Environmental Local International Council for Stimulant) and with supports of world leaders institutions in the field of sustainable transport among others the AFD
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  • Rio+20

    The catastrophic floods of 2010 and 2011 were a wake-up call in Colombian society on the climate emergency and the need for its cities to adapt to climate change and reduce their greenhouse gas emissions. The different players involved in Bogota's
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  • Rio+20

    The catastrophic floods of 2010 and 2011 were a wake-up call in Colombian society on the climate emergency and the need for its cities to adapt to climate change and reduce their greenhouse gas emissions. The different players involved in Bogota's
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  • Press Releases

    Greater Santo Domingo is home to 3 million inhabitants and has been facing increasing congestion since the 1970s. It is paralyzed for several hours every day and air pollution, greenhouse gas emissions and difficulties to get about have become brakes to development... This program will have economic impacts, social impacts (better access to jobs and facilities for social categories entirely dependent on public transport) and environmental impacts (reduction of air pollution, greenhouse gas emission reduction estimated at 32 000 tons of CO2 every year)
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  • Supporting Colombia's proactive Climate policy

    For AFD and France, this commitment gives a sign of their support, in the year when COP21 will be held, for an emerging country that is proactive in terms of reducing greenhouse gas emissions and highly vulnerable to climate change... Its first component will focus on the sustainable development of rural areas, which is a major issue in terms of both mitigation (50 % of Colombia's greenhouse gas emissions are caused by changes in land use, deforestation, agriculture and livestock raising) and adaptation, as rural areas are extremely vulnerable
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