Viresco Solutions is a consulting firm based in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Its core business is greenhouse gas offset policy development and implementation, greenhouse gas emissions quantification, sustainable supply chain development, environmental offset methodology development, and providing technical assistance to others undertaking carbon offset project development. Its clients include industry and non-governmental associations, large private sector companies, and local, provincial and federal governments.
Landfill gas flaring
Landfill gas flaring
- Type:OrganisationKnowledge partnerCountry of registration:CanadaRelation to CTCN:Network MemberKnowledge Partner
- Type:OrganisationKnowledge partnerCountry of registration:JapanRelation to CTCN:Network MemberKnowledge Partner
The Global Environment Centre Foundation (GEC) is an entity that supports the UNEP’s International Environmental Technology Centre (IETC), based in Japan. GEC is dedicated to the transfer of environmentally sound technologies, in both developing countries and countries with economies in transition. The foundation aims to contribute to Japan’s international efforts on the environment, sharing project collaborations as well as promoting Japan’s rich conservation knowledge and experience in developing nations.
Press coverage of climate change issues in Nigeria and implications for public participation opportunitiesType:PublicationPublication date:Objective:
Nigeria faces a lot of environmental problems such as extensive gas flaring, deforestation, and desertification with serious consequences on climate change. How are these issues covered and framed by Nigerian newspapers? Content analysis of systematically sampled, 438 issues from 4380 issues of four purposively selected dailies between 2007 and 2009 shows dominance of climate politics/economics issues (61.2%), foreign sourcing of reports (63.4%), straight news formatting of reports (83.6%) and framing in terms of mitigation (55.2%).
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The development objective of the Methane Recovery from Waste Management Project for Philippines is to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from participating sites. The project comprises of three components. The first component, piggery wastewater biogas systems will provide carbon finance to piggeries that adopt wastewater systems to collect and combust the methane that will otherwise, under common practice or conventional technology, be emitted into the atmosphere.
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Litigation (legal action) for justice over climate change is an immense global issue which is likely to increase in the future. The complexities of legal systems are a disadvantage for poor communities, who often suffer the most serious impacts of climate change. Is it worth these people going to court over climate change?To
date, there are about 17 different climate legal initiatives underway, in both
developed and developing countries. The most recent cases have involved human
rights issues, addressing both causes of climate change and the impacts. Judgments
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The Overseas Environmental Cooperation Center, Japan (OECC) is a non-governmental organization supported by the Ministry of the Environment of Japan, promoting international cooperation activities related to climate change, global environment conservation, research, capacity building, and support to various non-government related activities.
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EcoMetrix Africa is a South African greenhouse gas management consultancy assisting organisations in greenhouse gas emissions inventories, defining mitigation strategies and developing renewable energy and energy efficiency projects. Moreover, they advise organisations in determining how to respond to the changing regulatory landscape as for example the carbon tax and the national energy efficiency strategy.
- Type:OrganisationCountry of registration:FranceRelation to CTCN:Network Member
Formerly known as Ecosur Afrique, Aera Group is a market leader in Africa holding the largest carbon projects portfolio and the record number of registered carbon activities across Africa. Aera Group assists renewable energy, energy efficiency and waste treatment projects to reach carbon certification under the Clean Development Mechanism, the Gold Standard and/or the Verified Carbon Standard. Aera Group coordinates all steps from eligibility assessment to technical documentation drafting, validation and registration assistance, monitoring, verification and issuance support.