Volume 6 ISSUE 1

Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Small Industries and its Impact on Global Warming

Haradhan Kumar Mohajan


This paper discusses mathematical calculations of the greenhouse gas emissions from small industries, which cause global warming in the atmosphere. Global warming is causing an increase in ocean levels, it is estimated that most of the coastal areas of the world will be submerged by 2050, resulting in extinction of some insects and animals. Simple calculations are presented to estimate three greenhouse gases, carbon dioxide, methane, and nitrous oxide emissions from small industry. The emissions from fossil fuels in a small mill are given with mathematical calculations. Emissions from combined heat and power plants are allocated in this paper by using ‘The World Resources Institute and World Business Council for Sustainable Development Efficiency’ method.

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    Keywords: Greenhouse gas emissions, Biomass, Fossil fuels, Kyoto Protocol 1997, Small industries