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2012-04-18 22:20:22

DURHAM, N.H., April 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Climate Counts, a leading non-profit that rates companies on their commitment to addressing climate change, and ePlusGreen, a leading provider of cloud-based power management software, have partnered in support of Climate Counts' "Be the Change" Earth Day campaign. The initiative is designed to educate consumers on what leading-edge corporations are doing to reduce their emissions and how consumers can follow suit by making...

2012-04-16 02:29:13

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. and LONDON, April 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Bunge Limited (NYSE: BG) ("Bunge"), a leading global agribusiness and food company, and Climate Change Capital Limited ("CCC"), a U.K.-regulated sustainable asset manager and advisor, today announced that Bunge has completed its previously announced acquisition of 100% of Climate Change Capital Group Limited ("CCCG"), the parent company of CCC. James Cameron, CCC's Vice Chairman, will replace Vivienne Cox as Chairman. Mark...

2012-04-13 11:32:26

Imagine a world where the rooftops and pavements of every urban area are resurfaced to increase the reflection of the Sun's light rays. Well, this is exactly what a group of Canadian researchers have done in an attempt to measure the potential effects against global warming. In a study published today, 13 April, in IOP Publishing's journal Environmental Research Letters, researchers from Concordia University created this scenario to see what effect a global increase in surface reflectance...

2012-04-10 10:21:05

BOYERTOWN, Pa. and LOS ANGELES, April 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ClimeCo America Corporation (ClimeCo America) and Rentech Nitrogen Partners, L.P. (NYSE: RNF) jointly announced today that ClimeCo America will deliver 120,000 Climate Reserve Tonnes (CRT) to Just Energy (NYSE: JE and TSX: JE), a leading competitive North American green energy retailer. Measured as a unit of offset credits used by the Climate Action Reserve (CAR), one CRT is equal to one metric ton of greenhouse gases reduced or...

2012-04-02 06:21:32

MORRIS TOWNSHIP, N.J., April 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced today that it has begun destroying inventories of certain ozone-depleting refrigerants and selling the resulting emission reduction credits for use in California's greenhouse gas cap-and-trade program. The company has already destroyed more than 27,000 pounds of CFC-11, a chlorofluorocarbon refrigerant with one of the highest ozone-depleting potentials. It plans to destroy its remaining inventory of...

2012-03-29 10:21:32

PORTSMOUTH, N.H., March 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sustainability is an increasingly important focus for leading U.S. colleges and universities, and many are finding that meeting campus sustainability commitments means engaging various campus departments, including the administration and dining services. Through a partnership with ARAMARK, a leading professional services provider to 600 colleges and universities across North America, Clean Air-Cool Planet (CA-CP) helped streamline schools'...

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2012-03-29 11:45:45

In order to explain some of the weird weather occurring across the world over the past few years, scientists have begun to research the loss of arctic sea ice. They believe this ice is being lost due to greenhouse gases released by humans. Odd and sometimes dangerous weather phenomenon has scientists left without answers as to why these things are happening. Last year´s unusually hot summer has led into an unusually mild winter. Recently, spring seems to have sprung a bit early across...

2012-03-27 00:52:11

University of Oregon sociologist says that all levels of society are resisting the serious discussions Resistance at individual and societal levels must be recognized and treated before real action can be taken to effectively address threats facing the planet from human-caused contributions to climate change. That's the message to this week's Planet Under Pressure Conference by a group of speakers led by Kari Marie Norgaard, professor of sociology and environmental studies at the...

2012-03-26 23:01:57

Groundbreaking program to drive greater energy recovery and lower operating costs for Carbon Fiber manufacturers was designed with Harper's decades of experience Buffalo, NY (PRWEB) March 26, 2012 Harper International, world leader in thermal processing solutions for advanced materials, announced today the launch of Beacon, a ground-breaking new program offering carbon fiber manufacturers the ability to evaluate the carbon footprint of their manufacturing process and identify opportunities...