Greenhouse Gas Guidance and Reporting
Federal agencies are required to inventory and manage their greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions to meet Federal goals and mitigate climate change.
Read the White House Council on Environmental Quality's (CEQ), Federal Greenhouse Gas Accounting and Reporting Guidance and associated Technical Support Document.
Accounting and Reporting Resources
Visit the FedCenter Greenhouse Gas Inventory Reporting website to find the following resources and tools to help complete GHG inventory reporting requirements under Executive Order 13514:
FEMP and CEQ Reporting Resources: Core documents for Federal GHG reporting
Checklist: Step-by-step introduction to GHG accounting
Inventory Management Plan: Customizable inventory management plan template detailing methods used by Federal agencies
Data Requirements: Customizable GHG inventory data requirements document that provides the details needed to collect agency emissions data
Frequently Asked Questions: Answers to take some of the mystery out of GHG inventories
Commuter Surveys: Employee surveys to collect data needed to estimate annual Scope 3 GHG emissions associated with commuting
Airline and Rental Car Travel Emissions: Resources to help agencies compute business air travel and rental car GHG emissions.
Hierarchy of Greenhouse Gas Accounting
All Federal agencies play an important role in developing Federal greenhouse gas requirements, guidance, and plans for reducing emissions. This figure outlines key agency roles in GHG mitigation across the Federal sector.