Atmospheric turbulence : models and methods for engineering by Hans A. Panofsky

By Hans A. Panofsky

Provides, in one quantity, an updated precis of the present wisdom of the statistical features of atmospheric turbulence and an creation to the tools required to use those data to useful engineering difficulties. Covers simple physics and facts, statistical houses emphasizing their habit as regards to the floor, and purposes for engineers.

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The Greenhouse Gas Protocol is a widely-used international accounting tool for government and business leaders to understand, quantify and manage greenhouse gas emissions. The protocol is the result of a partnership between the World Resources Institute and the World Business Council for Sustainable Development. The GHG Protocol Corporate Standard provides standards and guidance for companies and other organizations preparing a GHG emissions inventory. It covers the accounting and reporting of all six Kyoto Protocol GHG gases.

It also leaves individual citizens unconvinced that climate change really is a problem at all: if it mattered, they argue, then surely the government would do something about it. And beyond the domestic agenda governments have the option to downplay, or not, the urgency of what is happening. THE ACTORS KICK THE HABIT 51 Top 20 greenhouse gas emitters (including land use change and forestry) Total greenhouse gas emissions 0 1 000 2 000 Million tonnes of CO2 equivalent 3 000 4 000 5 000 2003 Western Europe China 2003 1994 1999 1999 1994 1994 1995 2003 2004 2003 2003 1990 2003 2003 1994 2003 1994 2003 1994 2002 1994 Eastern Europe Russia Brazil India Japan Germany Canada The following gases are taken into account: United Kingdom CO2 - Carbon dioxide Australia CH4 - Methane Mexico N2O - Nitrous oxide PFCs - Perfluorocarbons France HFCs - Hydrofluorocarbons Italy SF6 - Sulphur hexafluoride Indonesia Annex I countries Ukraine Non-Annex I countries Iran Group of countries Spain South Africa Poland Thailand Source: Most recent available year 52 KICK THE HABIT THE ACTORS 6 000 United States United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, Greenhouse Gas Inventory Submission, 2006.

Once the decision is taken at the highest level (of a country, city or other group) it can be invaluable to have another senior figure to champion climate neutrality, addressing senior management and workers alike. “Senior” need not mean a traditionally respectable pillar of society: the term can include anybody who is widely known and popular. Footballers and pop stars make ideal champions. Then comes the stage of assessing the situation by counting total emissions and analysing their source – making an inventory, in other words.

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