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Ton

$100 million in bond trader's terms.

TON

1. GOST 7.67 Latin three-letter geocode for Tonga. The code is used for transactions to and from Tongan bank accounts and for international shipping to Tonga. As with all GOST 7.67 codes, it is used primarily in Cyrillic alphabets.

2. Informal; in bond trading, $100 million.
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INDICATORS OF SUSTAINABILITY Indicator Brazil Russia India China South Africa Fossil Fuels as a Percent of Total Energy Use, 2009 51.3 90.2 73.0 87.4 87.8 Total carbon dioxide emissions (megatonnes), 2008 393 1709 1 743 7 032 436 Per capita carbon dioxide emissions (tonnes), 2008 2.1 12.0 1.5 5.3 8.9 Per capita greenhouse gas emissions, 2008 4.0 4.9 0.7 1.5 1.9 Natural resource depletion (% of GNI) 3.4 14.3 4.4 5.1 6.1 Fresh water withdrawal (% of total renewable water), 2003-2012 0.7 1.5 39.8 19.5 25.0 Population on degraded land 8.0 3.0 10.0 9.0 17.0 Source: Human Development Report, UNDP, 2013.
This plateau, followed by a slight decline, has been due to China's extraordinarily large rise in coal extraction, from about 600 megatonnes in 1980 to 3.25 gigatonnes in 2010; that kept China's fossil fuel H : C ratio at 1.15 between 1980 and 2000 and then, even with large increases in consumption of hydrocarbons (crude oil combustion nearly doubling in a decade, natural gas use more than quadrupling) it allowed it to rise only marginally to 1.17 by the year 2010.
By 2030, total waste arisings in the Sustainability Turn scenario will only increase by six per cent to 208 megatonnes. Waste is a thing of the past.
Add megatonnes of lime to the ocean has been suggested to balance the extra acidity.
When compared to other Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development countries for C[O.sub.2] equivalent emissions to produce US$10,000 worth of gross domestic product, Canada at 8.4 megatonnes and New Zealand at 11.7 are among the highest whereas the United Kingdom generates 3.6 and Sweden 2.2 (UNFCCC 2010).
Accompanying this huge lava output were vigorous fire fountains that pumped tens of megatonnes of sulphur into the atmosphere.
The plant will generate approximately three megatonnes of greenhouse gas emissions per year.
According to some experts, countries in the GCC stand to save around $400 million and 5.1 megatonnes of CO2 emissions annually by switching to LED lighting technology.
Experts estimate that GCC countries could save as much as $400 million in energy bills and 5.1 megatonnes of CO2 emissions annually by switching to LED lighting technology.