carbon equivalent


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carbon equivalent

[¦kär·bən i′kwiv·ə·lənt]
(metallurgy)
An empirical relationship of the total carbon (TC), silicon (Si) and phosphorus (P) content of gray iron: CE = %TC + 0.3(%Si + %P).
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Greenhouse gases emissions shall be considered as aggregate emissions and expressed in metric tons of carbon equivalent, .
The natural gas distribution industry itself will come under pressure, too, by having to ensure that by 2016 its residential, commercial and small industrial customers have brought their total carbon equivalent emissions under about 9 percent (this number is a moving target) of total U.
GREENHOUSE GA EMISSIONS (average grams of carbon equivalent per megajoule) Product and Processing Combustion Conventional 5 20 Oil Enchanced 8.
Source 2004 2000-2004 million metric tons carbon equivalent (MMTCE) U.
At the same time, we must include in these metrics the development of what I call a carbon equivalent basis for both building construction and operation.
emissions intensity by 18 percent between 2002 and 2012 is met, cumulative emissions for that 11-year period would be about 500 million metric tons of carbon equivalent lower than the 23,162 million metric tons that would otherwise be expected, according to an EIA projection.
2% in 2001, from 1,907 million metric tons of carbon equivalent (mmtce) in 2000 to 1,883 mmtce in 2001 (-23.
They then ran a simulation to see how mitigation strategies compete against conventional agricultural production at various "carbon prices" (a fee paid to producers per ton of carbon equivalent stored).
If Northern emissions could be traded with the South at $15 per ton of carbon equivalent and damages were to be paid at $25 per ton, the top fifteen polluters would have to pay $110 billion to the South; the United States alone would have to pay $45 billion a year.
Producing machinable high-strength iron at lowest total cost requires controlling carbon equivalent, graphite structure, chill and intercellular carbides, ferrite content, and pearlite refinement.
4 million kilowatt hours annually, eliminating an estimated 12,689 metric tons of carbon equivalent emissions from the atmosphere annually or the equivalent of removing the carbon dioxide emissions produced by approximately 2,500 cars.
A bowl of cereal has an estimated carbon equivalent of 1.