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2013-01-22 16:22:26

NEW ORLEANS, Jan. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- What does a 300-cow dairy farm in Central Michigan have to do with the festivities surrounding Super Bowl XLVII in New Orleans? The answer: The farm is one of three carbon offset projects providing carbon credits aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions associated with the big game. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120913/MM74349LOGO) The carbon credits are part of a larger "Geaux Green" initiative launched by the Super Bowl XLVII Host...

2013-01-22 04:20:21

LONDON, Jan. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Truvia(®) business announced today that its Truvia(®) calorie-free sweetener is the first stevia-based sweetener to be awarded product carbon footprint certification. The certification arm of the UK-based Carbon Trust has certified the total greenhouse gas emissions at every stage of the supply chain, including cultivation, processing, packaging, transport and use and disposal. The makers of Truvia(®) sweetener worked with the Carbon...

2013-01-17 16:21:14

Groups: Latinos Concerned About Climate Change Impacts and High Risk of Health Problems Due To Poor Air Quality, Pollution WASHINGTON, Jan. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, over 20 Latino leaders and organizations submitted a letter to the White House today asking President Obama and the Environmental Protection Agency for strong standards to limit carbon pollution from existing power plants. The Latino population in the United States is particularly vulnerable to the effects...

2013-01-17 12:22:03

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Resource Energy Inc. (OTCQB-GBEN) is pleased to announce the pre-purchase of 66,000 Certified Emission Reduction Credits from BluForest Inc. (BLUF). Total purchase price of $660,000.00 is to be paid to BluForest in the form of 3,000,000 restricted shares of Global Resource Energy Inc. Robert Baker, President & CEO of Global Resource Energy Inc. (OTCQB-GBEN) is excited about the potential this opportunity provides to both GBEN and BLUF as...

2013-01-15 12:22:22

Increasing pressure, members of the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility insist that companies respond to the urgent need to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. NEW YORK, Jan. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With growing evidence of man-made contributions to global warming, members of the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility (ICCR) are calling on asset owners to use their voices and their votes to push for stricter GHG reduction goals and to accelerate...

2013-01-02 16:20:51

EMERYVILLE, Calif., Jan. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- SCS Global Services (SCS) has evaluated a new modular methodology for measuring the carbon sequestration ability of soil under the Verified Carbon Standard (VCS), a leading greenhouse gas (GHG) accounting system. The methodology, developed by The Earth Partners, will allow land managers who sequester GHGs in grasslands, rangelands and farmlands to generate carbon credits for sale in the voluntary market. (Logo:...

2012-12-27 08:20:06

EMERYVILLE, Calif., Dec. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- SCS Global Services (SCS) has verified the carbon footprint of Delta Air Lines, making it the world's first legacy airline to achieve a successful, independent third party verification of its greenhouse gas emissions inventory. SCS confirmed Delta's conformance with The Climate Registry's General Reporting Protocol, one of the world's most trusted methodologies for measuring greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. (Logo:...

2012-12-21 20:20:27

EMERYVILLE, Calif., Dec. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- SCS Global Services (SCS) has announced that is has officially earned accreditation from the California Air Resources Board (ARB) to provide verification services for carbon offset projects under the new Cap-and-Trade Program. SCS has already contracted to conduct several "compliance grade" forest offset project verifications in 2013 and is now ready to commence the verification process on these projects. SCS and its cadre of staff...

2012-12-19 16:21:30

VANCOUVER, British Columbia and SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ERA Carbon Offsets Ltd. and Wildlife Works Carbon LLC are pleased to announce the validation and verification of the first REDD+ project in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). The project has earned 2.5 million tonnes of Verified Emission Reductions to date and will generate an average of 5.6 million tonnes annually. H.E. Mr. Bavon N'sa Mputu Elima, Minister of Environment, Nature Conservation and...

2012-12-17 12:22:02

New carbon management firm poised to take advantage of multi-billion dollar global carbon market VANCOUVER, Dec. 17, 2012 /CNW/ - Friday's closing of the deal that sees Offsetters Clean Technology Inc. join forces with ERA Carbon Offsets Ltd. creates a new company that is well positioned to take advantage of a multi-billion dollar carbon market worldwide. Operating under the banner of ERA Carbon Offsets Ltd., this newly merged company will offer a broad range of industry-leading...