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2012-01-06 23:25:00

IMC Client, SelecTrim Corp. has been granted a membership certification into the Forest Products Certification Group, LLC. This certification allows SelecTrim to sell and promote themselves as manufacturers and distributors of Forest Stewardship Council (R) certified products. Williamsport, Pennsylvania (PRWEB) January 06, 2012 IMC Client, SelecTrim Corp. has been granted a membership certification into the Forest Products Certification Group, LLC.. This certification allows SelecTrim to...

2012-01-05 15:47:05

The draft 10-year strategic plan for the U.S. Global Change Research Program (USGCRP) -- which shapes and coordinates climate and related global environmental change research efforts of numerous agencies and departments across the federal government -- is "evolving in the right direction," but several key issues could strengthen these planning efforts, says a new report from the National Research Council. The committee that wrote the report found that the proposed broadening of USGCRP's...

Fuel Reduction Could Increase Carbon Emissions
2011-12-21 09:26:27

Forest thinning to help prevent or reduce severe wildfire will release more carbon to the atmosphere than any amount saved by successful fire prevention, a new study concludes. There may be valid reasons to thin forests — such as restoration of forest structure or health, wildlife enhancement or public safety — but increased carbon sequestration is not one of them, scientists say. In research just published in Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, Oregon State University...

2011-12-15 11:28:13

Tackling rising CO2 emissions from the residential sector could make a vital contribution towards mitigating climate change, according to a new report from the UCL Bartlett School of Planning. Setting out the best strategies for achieving this goal by studying examples of good practice globally, the Zero Carbon Homes Project was inspired by a progressive new policy introduced in 2007 by the UK government to ensure that all new homes built post 2016 would be zero carbon. It was this move...

2011-12-14 19:09:40

A Yale study examining the impact of aviation on climate change found that removing sulfur from jet fuel cools the atmosphere. The study was published in the October 22 issue of Geophysical Research Letters. "Aviation is really important to the global economy. We better understand what it's doing to climate because it's the fastest growing fossil fuel-burning sector and there is no alternative to air travel in many circumstances. Emissions are projected to increase substantially in the...


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