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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...

2014-03-27 08:27:36

Imagine passenger balloons filled with CO2, side by side and stretching from coast to coast. That's the amount of harmful emissions Viridian customers helped avoid in the 2013 reporting year alone. STAMFORD, CT, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Helping to reverse climate change can be as simple as turning on a light - provided that your light is powered by renewable electricity. Although skeptics may scoff, Viridian, a leading provider of affordable, responsible energy, provided...

2014-03-26 23:02:20

Allterra Solar Announced as Official Sustainability Partner of NBA D-League Santa Cruz Warriors, Assists with Green Business Certification San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 Allterra Solar has announced a partnership with the NBA D-League’s Santa Cruz Warriors through the 2015 season that will allow Allterra customers to trade Renewable Energy Credits (RECs) for Warriors tickets, merchandise and other prizes. The Warriors will use the credits to offset carbon emissions from arena...

Forest Are The Foundation Of Sustainable Societies
2014-03-24 07:46:45

World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF) Trees are what made the Earth habitable for mammals, and destruction of forests will lead to the ultimate destruction of mammals -- including humans The value of forests and tree-based ecosystems extends far beyond carbon sequestration; they are the foundation of sustainable societies. A new report, launched in Jakarta, Indonesia on 21 March - the International Day of Forests – promotes REDD+ and the Green Economy as together providing a new...

2014-03-11 23:30:52

Firm to provide green power to market leading plasma cutting manufacturer. Boulder, CO (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 Renewable Choice Energy today announced that Hypertherm Inc., a New Hampshire manufacturer of plasma, laser, and waterjet cutting systems, has purchased green power from the Boulder firm to offset 100% of the company’s electricity consumption in the United States. In total, the company has purchased more than 18 million kilowatt hours of renewable energy credits (RECs) from...

North Atlantic Climate Variability Influenced By Solar Activity
2014-03-11 08:11:32

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A 1,000-year period of pronounced climate variability occurring in Europe could have been the result of changes in the sun’s energy output, according to research published in Sunday’s edition of the journal Nature Geoscience. In the study, lead author Dr. Paola Moffa-Sanchez of the Cardiff University School of Earth and Ocean Sciences and her colleagues studied seafloor sediments to uncover changes to the temperature and...