Greenhouse Gases

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Government GHG Inventories
Review comprehensive GHG inventory and performance data.

Executive Order 13514 requires Federal agencies to inventory and manage greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions to meet Federal goals and mitigate climate change.

  • Basics: Read an overview of greenhouse gases

  • Federal Requirements: Look up requirements for agency greenhouse gas management as outlined in Federal initiatives and executive orders

  • Guidance and Reporting: Find guidance documents and resources for greenhouse gas accounting and reporting

  • GHG Inventories and Performance: See detailed comprehensive GHG inventories by Federal agency and progress toward achieving Scope 1 and 2 GHG and Scope 3 GHG reduction targets

  • Mitigation Planning: Learn how Federal agencies can cost-effectively meet their GHG reduction goals

  • Resources: Get links to helpful tools for related to greenhouse gas emissions accounting, reporting, and management.

Read the FEMP Greenhouse Gas Program Overview for a summary of Federal requirements and FEMP services surrounding GHG management.