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2013-07-02 12:24:22

Barriers and pathways to cutting carbon in the electricity sector more cost-effectively SAN FRANCISCO, July 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- California's long-term goal of cutting greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions 80 percent from 1990 levels by the year 2050 will be tougher, less efficient and more expensive without a significant shift toward electrification, a revamp of our electricity pricing structure, an expansion of our carbon trading program and increased market certainty for clean tech...

2013-07-01 12:22:39

Advanced Global Trading has been helping reduce the number of Co2 emissions for years now DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, July 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Caring for the environment is something that Advanced Global Trading has been doing ever since they first opened their doors back in 2010. Advanced Global Trading is a company that has a lot to offer to people who care about the environment and want to trade an alternative asset class that is smart and diversified. Advanced Global...

2013-06-28 08:21:31

Liberty Power launches renewable energy offer and a multi-rate product FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla., June 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Liberty Power, the nation's largest independent retail electric supplier, announced today the launch of two new products - Liberty Green, a green alternative plan and SmartStep, a targeted savings plan that offsets higher rates associated with peak energy times during the year. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120712/FL38325LOGO) Liberty Green...

2013-06-26 16:46:20

The UK chemical industry requires 'an urgent and radical rethink' into how it produces chemicals if it is to play its part in meeting Government's stringent greenhouse gas emission reduction targets of 80% plus by 2050. That is one of the conclusions of a major new report issued today by the University of Manchester's Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research. Entitled 'Can the UK afford (not) to produce chemicals in 2050?' the report was generated in collaboration with the North East...

2013-06-26 16:21:06

Company joins government and industry leaders as member of The Climate Registry CAMBRIDGE, Mass., June 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Abt Associates announced today that it has joined The Climate Registry, a voluntary greenhouse gas registry in North America, in an effort to measure and reduce the company's greenhouse gas emissions. The Climate Registry is a non-profit organization that operates the only voluntary carbon footprint registry in North America supported by states, provinces,...

2013-06-25 16:22:13

EMERYVILLE, Calif., June 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- SCS Global Services announced that it has independently verified the Madre de Dios Amazon Reduced Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD) Project under the Verified Carbon Standard (VCS), thereby allowing the project to generate carbon credits that will finance the protection of key Peruvian rainforest habitat. SCS confirmed that the carbon offset project avoided emissions of approximately 4.5 million tons of carbon...

2013-06-18 23:01:35

With new contracts delivering 182.5 Gigawatt Hours of clean, green electric power, the City is marching full steam ahead on its path to a carbon-free future. Palo Alto, CA (PRWEB) June 18, 2013 Palo Alto has taken yet another step in its quest to be one of America's greenest cities with its recent major long-term solar power commitment. Last night, the City Council authorized three major solar electric power purchase agreements, which together will result in the acquisition of up to...

Study Shows Travel Choices For A Smaller Carbon Footprint
2013-06-17 12:52:02

International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis Planes, trains, or automobiles: what's the most climate-friendly way to travel? A new study by researchers from IIASA and CICERO brings better estimates of how much personal travel impacts the climate. The study, published in the journal Environmental Science and Technology by researchers at IIASA and Center for International Climate and Environmental Research (CICERO) calculates the climate impact for passenger trips of 500-1000...

2013-06-17 12:22:13

Provides Building Projects with Real Time Quotes for Renewable Energy Credits (RECs) and Carbon Offsets TORONTO, June 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- JustGreen, a Just Energy Group Inc. (NYSE/TSX: JE) brand has hit the nail on the head with its new instant online green power quotes, making it easier for commercial customers to acquire LEED® (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certification at http://www.justgreenleed.com. A convenient, interactive tool, the JustGreen...

2013-06-14 16:20:25

MIAMI, June 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- SMART Jets and TerraPass will be working together going forward to give travelers the option to significantly reduce the carbon footprint of their next flight. Choosing a carbon offset through TerraPass will help to reduce global greenhouse gas emissions by an amount based upon an aircraft's jet fuel consumption during flight - resulting in an overall cleaner, greener way to fly. This important program will be available for all SMART JETS flights...