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Overview of Greenhouse Gas Issues. Update on New England Governors and Eastern Canadian Premiers’ Climate Change Action Plan 2001. NEGC/ECP Regional Goals. Short-term Goal Reduce regional GHG emissions to 1990 levels by 2010 Mid-term Goal

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overview of greenhouse gas issues
Overview of Greenhouse Gas Issues
  • Update on New England Governors and Eastern Canadian Premiers’ Climate Change Action Plan 2001.
negc ecp regional goals
NEGC/ECP Regional Goals
  • Short-term Goal
    • Reduce regional GHG emissions to 1990 levels by 2010
  • Mid-term Goal
    • Reduce regional GHG emissions by at least 10% below 1990 emissions by 2020, and establish an interactive five-year process, commencing with 2005, to adjust goals
  • Long-term Goal
    • Reduce regional GHG emissions sufficiently to eliminate dangerous threat to the climate, current science suggests this will require reductions of 75-85% below current level
negc ecp nine action items
NEGC/ECP Nine Action Items
  • Standardize GHG inventory
  • Plan to reduce GHG emissions and conserve energy
  • Public outreach
  • Government lead by example
  • GHG reduction from electricity sector
  • Reduction of energy demand through conservation
  • Adaptation to climate change impacts
  • Reduce transportation sector growth and GHG emission
  • Regional emission registry & explore trading mechanisms
regional activities
Regional Activities
  • New England Governors and Eastern Canadian Premiers - (NEGC/ECP)
    • Global Climate Change Steering Committee
      • Common regional activities and initiatives
      • Oversee implementation and progress
      • Share information
  • Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative - (RGGI)
    • Update on progress
regional activities negc ecp
Regional Activities - NEGC/ECP
  • Year One
    • Development of the Action Plan
    • Outreach efforts
    • Initiate Standardized GHG Emissions Inventories
regional activities negc ecp cont
Regional Activities - NEGC/ECP cont.
  • Year Two
    • Identifying cost-effective regional strategies: LED traffic lights
    • Identifying barriers in procurement processes for purchasing more efficient office equipment and vehicles
    • Challenge colleges and universities to adopt the NEGC/ECP regional reduction goals
    • Develop framework for regional inventory and registry
regional activities negc ecp cont1
Regional Activities - NEGC/ECP cont.
  • Year Three
    • Encourage Hydrogen research and development in the region
    • Develop energy use reduction targets and implementation strategies in government buildings
    • Develop common education and outreach materials for the region
    • Adaptation Symposium - Schedule for 2004
regional activities negc ecp cont2
Regional Activities - NEGC/ECP cont.
  • Year Three cont.
    • Transportation
      • Develop recommendations for GHG reductions in vehicles
      • Develop strategies to reduce diesel soot
      • Seek funding for diesel retro-fit projects
    • Energy efficiency
      • Research opportunities and develop a plan to achieve them
        • Building efficiencies standards
        • “Green Lights” switchout programs
regional activities rggi
Regional Activities - RGGI
  • New York Initiative - Pataki Letter
    • Staff working group established
    • Developed goals and guiding principals
    • Developed a task list and timeline
    • Expecting to have draft model rule early 2004
    • Developing a process to receive stakeholder comment and input
    • Website construction started
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