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2014-04-22 23:01:29

Oasis Energy chooses Earth Day to introduce their Clean Gas plans in New York, New Jersey, Maryland, and Pennsylvania. New York, NY (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 Oasis Energy becomes one of the first energy suppliers in the Northeast to offer 100% carbon offset natural gas plans. Oasis Energy’s Clean Gas plans help reduce the overall effects of carbon pollution by neutralizing all of the estimated CO2 emissions associated with a customer’s usage. Reducing CO2 emissions is important to many...

2014-04-22 16:24:33

Survey Shows Cities Are Curbing Carbon Emissions in City Operations and Citywide WASHINGTON, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Conference of Mayors today released findings of a climate survey, showing that cities with a mayoral pledge or formal city council action to curb carbon emissions are making progress on their goals, with two-thirds reporting quantifiable reductions in emissions from city operations and one-third for citywide emissions....

2014-04-21 23:10:04

PureLife Dental has offset the equivalent of planting over 157,000 trees via its partnership with CarbonFund, by contributing to reforestation projects. From office operations to shipping, PureLife has offset all of the company’s emissions since its founding five years ago, providing an eco-benefit with every dental supplies order. Santa Monica, CA (PRWEB) April 21, 2014 Since its launch in 2009, PureLife Dental has offset its carbon emissions as part of its ongoing commitment to...

2014-04-21 23:09:41

Market leader expands offerings to meet latest green building specifications. BOULDER, CO (PRWEB) April 21, 2014 Renewable Choice Energy today announced that it has joined Green-e Climate, and can now provide certified carbon offsets to green building projects under the new U.S. Green Building Council’s (USGBC’s) LEED v4 guidelines. The LEED v4 guidelines, which were released in November of 2013, provide universal criteria for green building performance, including new market sectors,...

2014-04-21 23:04:02

Philadelphia Insurance Companies (PHLY) buys green electricity equivalent to taking 484 cars off the road for one year. PHLY is one of only two members of the insurance industry in EPA's Green Power Partners Leadership Club. Bala Cynwyd, PA (PRWEB) April 21, 2014 Philadelphia Insurance Companies (PHLY) announces that its support of green power has earned the company a place in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Green Power Partnership. PHLY has purchased Renewable...

2014-04-15 12:20:59

United is first airline in the U.S. to offer mileage redemption for carbon offsets CHICAGO, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In celebration of Earth Month, United Airlines today announced an enhancement to its carbon-offset program that allows MileagePlus members to redeem their miles for offsets to cover the carbon emissions associated with their air travel. The company's existing program provides all United customers the opportunity to calculate and purchase offsets for their travel and cargo...

2014-04-08 23:22:04

Transparency Market Research Report Added "Carbon-Emissions Market - Global Industry Size, Share, Trends, Analysis, And Forecasts 2012 - 2018" to its database. Browse Full Report:- http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/carbon-emissions-market.html Albany, New York USA (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 Carbon emissions were traded at minor levels over the past few years. However, the involvement of governments in stabilizing the concentration of atmospheric greenhouse gases has resulted...

Mojave Desert
2014-04-07 04:44:08

[ Watch the Video: Arid Areas Absorb Unexpectedly Large Amounts Of Carbon ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Arid regions absorb an unexpectedly large amount of atmospheric carbon, according to the results of a 10-year research project in which scientists exposed the Mojave Desert to CO2 levels similar to those expected in 2050. The discovery, which appears in the journal Nature Climate Change, will give experts a better grasp on the earth’s carbon budget....

2014-04-03 12:55:13

Researchers at Winrock International have developed a first-of-its-kind method for estimating carbon emissions from forest degradation caused by selective logging in tropical regions. Refined over a period of 15 years and tested in six countries, the approach is highlighted in an article authored by Winrock’s Ecosystems Services experts, Timothy Pearson, Sandra Brown and Felipe Casarim — published April 1 in Environmental Research Letters. Until now, efforts for reducing emissions from...

2014-03-31 13:39:54

Pioneering new research from the University of Exeter could have a major impact on climate and environmental science by drastically transforming the perceived reliability of key observations of precipitation, which includes rain, sleet and snow. The ground breaking study examines the effect that increased aerosol concentrations in the atmosphere, emitted as a result of burning fossil fuels, had on regional temperature and precipitation levels. Scientists from Exeter's Mathematics...