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2013-06-10 12:22:58

WASHINGTON, June 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The chief economist at the International Energy Agency sees catastrophic consequences for the planet if governments fail to take more immediate and decisive action to combat global warming. Fatih Birol, one of the world's most respected energy experts, told the Guardian newspaper that greenhouse gas emissions were continuing to rise so fast that waiting much longer to replace the Kyoto protocol would set the earth on a path to 5C of...

2013-06-10 12:22:46

"Canadian Wildlife Federation is the Official Charitable Partner for JustGreen Lifestyle in Canada" TORONTO, June 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- JustGreen Lifestyle, a Just Energy Group Inc. (NYSE/TSX: JE) brand, together with the Canadian Wildlife Federation (CWF), are pleased to announce a joint partnership, in an effort to help preserve the wildlife and promote greener and cleaner lifestyles for all Canadians. In their joint effort to help stop global warming and preserve the...

2013-06-07 08:20:53

OTTAWA, June 7, 2013 /CNW/ - Canada Post's 2012 Social Responsibility report showed a 12-per-cent decrease in injury frequency from the previous year, marking the Corporation's best safety performance in nearly 30 years. The total number of lost-time injuries also decreased in 2012, by 11 per cent from 2011. The report details Canada Post's social and environmental performance for 2012, including safety, employee relations, carbon emissions and community programs. The release...

2013-05-30 12:22:57

Carbon Offset Project Will Preserve Critical Orangutan Habitat by Generating Valuable Carbon Credits EMERYVILLE, Calif., May 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Indonesia's Rimba Raya Biodiversity Reserve has become the world's largest verified "Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Degradation" (REDD) carbon offset project after successfully undergoing a third-party verification by SCS Global Services under the Verified Carbon Standard (VCS). The project will preserve carbon-rich tropical...

2013-05-30 08:23:31

FARMINGDALE, N.Y., May 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Cemtrex Inc. (OTC: CTEI) (www.cemtrex.com) announced that it participated in Power Gen India 2013 at Bombay Exhibition Center, the largest venue of its kind in Mumbai, India. Cemtrex had the opportunity to display the full range of Process and Emissions monitoring & reporting systems at this Conference to various power producers in Southeast Asia. Saagar Govil, CEO of Cemtrex, commented, "During the exhibition, a Strategic Conference...

2013-05-29 12:22:05

Online carbon cutting simulator lets users pick strategies to cut greenhouse gas emissions SAN FRANCISCO, May 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- California has long been a leader in its efforts to simultaneously address climate change and grow the economy. Starting today, Californians will be able to choose their favorite strategies to continue that progress, with a new, interactive online game called the California Carbon Challenge (www.cacarbonchallenge.org), created by Next 10...

2013-05-28 20:20:58

EMERYVILLE, Calif., May 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A "Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD)" carbon offset project in Peru's Cordillera Azul National Park has earned independent validation under two internationally recognized standards based on assessments conducted by third-party verifier SCS Global Services. The project, which will protect more than 1,300,000 hectares of tropical forests from deforestation, also achieved verification status under one of these...

2013-05-23 12:21:52

New Hampshire Senate expected to vote later today on bill to strengthen RGGI CONCORD, N.H., May 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- New Hampshire senators are expected to vote today on a bill to strengthen the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) considerably - reducing the cap from 165 million tons to 91 million tons (2012 levels). "Tightening RGGI's cap will keep momentum going on New Hampshire's pursuit of cleaner, more sustainable energy," said Kate Epsen, New Hampshire coordinator...

2013-05-21 23:29:02

Cap-Op Energy opens the first Program of Activities (PoA) for oil and gas producers with pneumatic instrument conversions in British Columbia, potentially saving hundreds of thousands of tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions. Cap-Op Energy´s next verification cycle to extract the carbon offset value from these projects begins in September 2013 and closes in January 2014. Calgary, Alberta (PRWEB) May 21, 2013 Cap-Op Energy opens the first Program of Activities (PoA) for pneumatic...

2013-05-16 08:22:57

BOSTON, May 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Local company FireFlower Alternative Energy has partnered with First Highland Management & Development to develop the largest rooftop solar array in the City of Boston.  The project is located in the Boston/Dedham Commerce Park at 65 Sprague Street. The solar array covers 120,000 square feet of rooftop and has a 974-kilowatt capacity.  (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130516/PH15187-a )  (Photo:...