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Greenhouse Gases

Executive Order 13514 requires Federal agencies to inventory and manage greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions to meet Federal goals and mitigate climate change.

Learn about:

  • Basics: Read an overview of greenhouse gases
  • Federal Requirements: Look up requirements for reducing greenhouse gases.
  • Guidance and Reporting: Find guidance documents and resources for greenhouse gas accounting and reporting
  • GHG Inventories and Performance: See detailed comprehensive GHG inventories by Federal agency and progress toward achieving Scope 1 and 2 GHG and Scope 3 GHG reduction targets.
  • Mitigation Planning: Learn how Federal agencies can cost-effectively meet their GHG reduction goals
  • Resources: Get links to helpful tools for related to greenhouse gas emissions accounting, reporting, and management.

Read the Federal Energy Management Program's (FEMP) Greenhouse Gas Program Overview for a summary of Federal requirements and FEMP services surrounding GHG management.

Also see Contacts.