CO2 equivalent

CO2 equivalent means a unit of measure of the mass of an emitted non-CO2 greenhouse gas or gaseous mixture as if it were CO2, based on the relative global warming potential of the gas or gaseous mixture compared to the global warming potential of CO2. Note: Environment Canada (2010), Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reporting: Technical Guidance on Reporting Greenhouse Gas Emissions – Reporting of 2009 Emissions Data,

Greenhouse Gas Division, Environment Canada, Gatineau QC.

Source:  Offshore Waste Treatment Guidelines, The Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board, Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Board, and National Energy Board, Canada, December 15, 2010. Regulatory Guidance

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