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2011-12-12 08:00:00

Asiaâs Best Carbon Markets Service Provider has chosen Janus Corporate Solutions as its corporate services partner in Singapore for the third year running. Singapore (PRWEB) December 12, 2011 Asiaâs leading carbon markets service provider, General Carbon, has chosen the leading Singapore corporate services agency, Janus Corporate Solutions, as its compliance services partner for the third consecutive year. The ongoing partnership is a testament to...

2011-12-09 08:00:00

CO2 Neutral Seal introduces an advanced methodology that calculates and offsets website carbon emissions using Google Analytics API. Athens, Greece (PRWEB) December 09, 2011 CO2 Neutral Seal today officially announced the launch of CO2NS Website, an innovative new product that makes a website carbon neutral through its visitor statistics. This new, cost-effective approach offsets website emissions. CO2NS Websiteâs offsetting approach uses Google Analytics API to conduct a daily...

2011-12-08 16:27:50

Maize farmers in South Africa and soybean growers in China can see 'climate analogues' for 2030 in present-day South America and other places With climate change posing a threat to food production around the world, scientists are developing a form of virtual time travel that can offer farmers in many countries a glimpse of their future by identifying regions where growing conditions today match those that will exist 20 years from now, according to a new report from the CGIAR Research...

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2011-12-05 12:24:00

A Swiss team has found that about three-quarters of the global warming seen since 1950 is due to human influences. These findings, as well as a second report about increasing glacier loss in the Himalayas, comes as U.N. climate talks in South Africa goes underway. Some of the main tasks facing U.N. members is to find an agreement on a 143-page draft text covering issues like speeding up emission cuts, safeguarding forests and helping the poorest countries protect themselves against...

2011-12-03 11:28:01

Encouraging climate-smart agriculture can lead to climate change adaptation Encouraging climate-smart agriculture can lead to climate change adaptation practices in a partnership where the farmer's needs are addressed. "Climate-smart agriculture has the potential to increase sustainable productivity, increase the resilience of farming systems to climate impacts and mitigate climate change through greenhouse gas emission reductions and carbon sequestration," says Henry Neufeldt the lead...

Scientists Subject Rocks To Hellish Conditions To Combat Global Warming
2011-12-02 04:38:45

A team of Earth scientists at Stanford University is subjecting chunks of rock to hellish conditions in the laboratory — all in the name of curbing climate change. By exposing a handful of rocks to high temperatures and pressures, the scientists have obtained critical new data about the large-scale underground storage of carbon dioxide, a potent greenhouse gas and leading cause of global warming. "About 60 percent of the world's carbon dioxide emissions come from power plants,...

US Seen As Stalling On UN Climate Talks; Brazil, China Rule Out Deal Without Kyoto Pledge
2011-12-01 06:24:28

Environmental groups and government officials complained to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Wednesday, warning that U.S. negotiators at this week´s U.N. climate talks in Durban, South Africa, risk portraying the U.S. as an obstruction to fighting global warming due to its stalling on critical issues. In two separate appeals, the groups warned that the U.S. could derail progress at the 192-party talks if it blocks moves toward a climate change fund, worth up to $100 billion per...


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snash
  • To talk saucily.
  • Insolent, opprobrious language; impertinent abuse.
This word is Scots in origin and probably imitative.