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Since a long time, Green house gases have been creating headaches for environmentalists. These gaseous molecules have been found guilty of trapping the 'heat causing rays' from Sun. This in turn, leads to rise in global temperatures and melting of glaciers.
If disturbances in ecological on such a large scale goes unchecked, it will put the survival of living beings in serious danger. This explains the causes for a regular intensifying of the environmental concerns.
This adds to the responsibility of people making the planet a clean and safe place to live. Government too plays an important role in this by labeling the 'green house reduction' a mandatory act. By issuing guidelines in which one can contribute to the reduction in green house gases' emission, it is possible to make collective efforts and do the bit in controlling environmental temperatures.
Further, 'measuring' of such steps is also equally important. One of the methods by which it can be done is 'using balanced scorecard' for the purpose. One can have metrics written on it to enable the counting aspect materialize. Since values and numbers are a 'quantitative' proof of the events and happenings, one can depend on these to make decisions and take the processes ahead.
This is the actual scorecard with Greenhouse Gas Reduction Dashboard and performance indicators. The performance indicators include: research and technological development perspective, % increase in ghg-reduction innovative solutions and equipments, % r&d expenditures on renewable resources and energy conservation, % increase in financial support from government and other associates, research amount, efforts perspective, social responsibility rating, average efficiency level of solutions, number of partners, number of projects handled, internal processes perspective, number of areas in which positive effects are experienced, % increase in use of agreed alternatives, average reduction achieved, hurdles overcoming potential, emission control perspective, carbon dioxide reduction, drop in methane volume, hydrofluoro carbons emission, nitrous oxides.
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