displacement calculator.xls - Microsoft Excel spreadsheet for estimating
effects of new, clean energy on greenhouse gas emissions. Graphical output
shows the relative effects of using the clean energy to displace coal or
natural gas electricity, versus using the clean energy to displace gasoline
vehicles either with hydrogen fuel cell vehicles or with battery electric
LCA and Indirect Emission Reductions.pdf - This paper coauthored by ILEA and
Environmental Resources Trust describes various concerns we have with
nascent efforts to trade greenhouse gas emissions reductions, that are based
on life-cycle assessments of a corporation's products.
Method19.xls - Microsoft Excel spreadsheet for converting pollutant
exhaust stream concentrations (in ppm) to emission factors
(in lb/MWh or g/hp-hr), utilizing Method 19 as provided for in the
Clean Air Act (40 CFR 60, Appendix A).
Biomass plant size.xls - Microsoft
Excel spreadsheet for calculating the size of biomass-fired, electric generating plant
that can be supported by various sizes of land tract and growth density.
Carbon Storage and Accumulation in United States Forest Ecosystems - United States Department of Agriculture Forest Service document detailing carbon sequestration in the United States. Though ten years old, a similarly thorough yet succinct publication on this subject has not appeared since. The document is no longer available on government websites due to defunding of the Biomass Resource Information Clearinghouse.
Last Modified on October 1, 2004.