The Climate Registry

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The Climate Registry Participants
  RGGI Members
  RGGI Observers
  WRCAI Members
  WRCAI Observers
  MGGRA Members
  MGGRA Observers
  Unaffiliated Registry Participants

The Climate Registry is a nonprofit collaboration between North American states, provinces, territories, and Native Sovereign Nations to record and track the greenhouse gas emissions of businesses, municipalities and other organisations. The Climate Registry's Board of Directors is made up of 31 states of the USA, 13 provinces/territories of Canada, six states of Mexico, and three Native Sovereign Nations.[1] The data is to be independently verified to ensure accuracy, however participation by organizations is voluntary.[2] Data submitted to the Climate Registry is inputted into the Climate Registry Information System (CRIS), which was developed on EPA's CRAVe-EATS platform.

The Registry, launched on May 8, 2007,[3] is modelled on the California Climate Action Registry, which has been in operation since 2001. It is headquartered in Los Angeles, California.

It will be used to provide data for carbon-reduction initiatives including the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative in the Northeastern United States, the Western Regional Climate Action Initiative, and by individual states.[4]

Participants[edit]

At the launch of The Climate Registry, the following were the participants:[5] [6]

US States:

Canadian provinces:[7]
British Columbia British Columbia
Manitoba Manitoba
Ontario Ontario
Newfoundland and Labrador Newfoundland and Labrador

As of September 24, 2009 all Canadian Provinces and Territories are participating in the greenhouse gas registry. [8]

Native American tribes:

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1], The Climate Registry, accessed 2008-10-03
  2. ^ 31 states target global warming, Los Angeles Times, published 2007-05-09, accessed 2007-05-16
  3. ^ The Climate Registry – Key Dates, The Climate Registry, accessed 2007-05-16
  4. ^ 31 U.S. states form registry to cut carbon emissions, Reuters, published 2007-05-08, accessed 2007-05-16
  5. ^ Press Release, The Climate Registry, published 2007-05-08, accessed 2007-05-16
  6. ^ Press Release, Government of Ontario, published 2008-01-16, accessed 2008-03-19
  7. ^ Source: "Provinces Joins North American Climate Registry (June 3rd 2008:VOCM)
  8. ^ [2], The Climate Registry, published 2009-09-24

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