States, Provinces Form Climate Registry

NAW Staff, Wednesday 09 May 2007 - 09:37:49

Thirty-one states have become charter members of The Climate Registry, marking the largest national effort to take action on climate change.

Founding members of the registry include Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Hawaii, Illinois, Kansas, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Utah, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin, Wyoming and the Campo Kumeyaay Nation. In addition, British Columbia and Manitoba have committed to participate.

The newly formed registry is a tool to measure, track, verify and publicly report greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions accurately, transparently and consistently across borders and industry sectors. The Climate Registry will support voluntary, market-based and regulatory GHG emissions reporting programs.



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