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2012-03-02 13:43:00

MEMPHIS, Tenn., March 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Association of Climate Change Officers (ACCO), the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES) (formerly the Pew Center on Global Climate Change), and The Climate Registry (TCR) named International Paper (NYSE: IP) among the winners of the inaugural Climate Leadership Awards. International Paper was recognized for aggressively managing and reducing green house gas (GHG) emissions. (Logo:...

2012-02-29 16:56:00

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) was nationally recognized today with the Organizational Leadership Award at the inaugural Climate Leadership Awards in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. The Climate Leadership Awards recognize organizations that go beyond business as usual in the management and reduction of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and are presented by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Association of Climate Change Officers (ACCO),...

2012-02-29 14:05:05

Process could save time and money for oil/gas industry A University of Toronto research team has developed a process to analyze the behavior of bitumen in reservoirs using a microfluidic chip, a tool commonly associated with the field of medical diagnostics. The process may reduce the cost and time of analyzing bitumen-gas interaction in heavy oil and bitumen reservoirs. Dr. David Sinton, Professor with the Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering at the University of...

2012-02-29 11:48:00

RACINE, Wis., Feb. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- SC Johnson announced it has received a Climate Leadership Award for Excellence in Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Management (Goal Achievement). The inaugural Climate Leadership Awards recognize corporate, organizational and individual leadership in addressing climate change and reducing GHGs. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Association of Climate Change Officers (ACCO), the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES) (formerly the Pew...

2012-02-29 11:56:00

DEARBORN, Mich., Feb. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Ford has been recognized with a Goal-Setting Certificate at the inaugural United States Environmental Protection Agency Climate Leadership Awards Ceremony and Conference for its global CO2 strategy, which includes a publicly stated goal of 30 percent per vehicle reduction in manufacturing greenhouse gas emissions from 2010 to 2025 This strategy builds on CO2 reductions of approximately 49 percent, or 4.8 million metric tons, from 2000 to...

2012-02-28 10:00:00

OAKLAND, Calif., Feb. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its ongoing commitment to improve the health of the communities it serves, Kaiser Permanente announced today that it is rolling out an aggressive strategy to reduce its overall greenhouse gas emissions by 30 percent by 2020, compared to its 2008 levels. The strategy includes plans to invest in clean and renewable energy sources while also targeting energy conservation measures. By reducing its reliance on fossil fuels and...

2012-02-27 08:30:00

SANTA ANA, Calif., Feb. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- SaviCorp® (Pinksheets: SVMI.PK - News) -- MIH Marketing, a social marketing firm in Los Angeles, has been named Social Media Agency of Record for SaviCorp's 'The DynoValve,' which increases gas savings and reduces exhaust emissions for drivers of cars and trucks. MIH Marketing will be charged with all promotional efforts for social media including Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn to extend The DynoValve brand with users of each social...

2012-02-22 12:00:00

BETHESDA, Md., Feb. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Abt Associates won a $6.7 million USAID-funded project to help governments of developing countries, USAID overseas offices and the private sector prioritize and implement low-emission growth strategies through the Analysis and Investment of Low-Emission Growth (AILEG) project. Through AILEG, Abt assists developing countries to conduct climate economic analyses and select low-emission investments to reduce their greenhouse gas...

2012-02-22 06:30:00

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. and LONDON, Feb. 22, 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 agreed to acquire Climate Change Capital Group Limited ("CCCG"). The transaction was approved by the U.K.'s Financial Services Authority (FSA) on February 20, 2012, and CCCG has obtained the required shareholder...

2012-02-21 10:56:49

Geologists are hoping to learn a great deal about geologic carbon sequestration from injecting 1 million metric tons of carbon dioxide into sandstone 7,000 feet beneath Decatur, Ill. And they're hoping the public learns a lot from the endeavor, too. The Illinois Basin — Decatur Project (IBDP) began its injection, the first million-ton demonstration from an industrial source in the U.S., in November 2011. Over the next three years, the Midwest Geological Sequestration Consortium, led...