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2012-12-05 05:00:59

Leading high-level access cleaning specialist Grako has signed an agreement with Advanced Global Trading AGT to become the first in its industry to become carbon neutral - taking its environmental consideration initiatives to new heights. (PRWEB) December 04, 2012 High-level access cleaning giant shines with environmental awareness. Leading high-level access cleaning specialist Grako has signed an agreement with AGT Advaned Global Trading to become the first in its industry to become carbon...

Global Carbon Emissions Set Record High In 2012
2012-12-03 13:50:45

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Global carbon dioxide emissions are projected to increase by 2.6 percent for 2012, setting a record high of around 39 billion tons, according to a new report from an international team of researchers. The report, published in the journal Nature Climate Change, comes from the Global Carbon Project–a group of scientists and policymakers from around the world dedicated to promoting a coordinated research on the Earth´s...

2012-12-03 12:22:18

DALTON, Ga. and BETHESDA, Md., Dec. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tandus Flooring, a leading manufacturer of commercial floorcoverings, headquartered in Dalton, GA, has renewed its commitment to offer customers the option to offset the Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions of its hybrid resilient and modular product lines. This program, offered jointly by Carbonfund.org Foundation and NSF International ensures Tandus Flooring has taken a very measured approach to make certain its...

2012-12-03 12:22:11

EMERYVILLE, Calif., Dec. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- SCS Global Services was named "Best Validation Company" and "Best Verification Company" in Carbon Trading Magazine's 2012 Carbon Market Survey. Members of the carbon industry were invited to vote on their peers based on efficiency and quality of service, reliability in the market and the ability to adapt to changing market conditions. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120827/MM63583LOGO) "We are honored to be recognized by our...

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2012-12-03 10:39:44

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online As a second week of climate talks begin at the Doha Summit in Qatar, the nearly 200 countries gathered there are no closer to a climate deal than when the last summit ended in Durban, South Africa in 2011. In fact, a rift that is continuing between wealthy nations and developing economies has led at least one country to back out of the talks altogether, saying it´s an outdated response to global warming. While New...

2012-12-02 05:03:56

New standardized methodology developed by The Earth Partners, in a partnership with Applied Ecological Services and Brinkman & Associates, allows public agencies and other parties to document and receive marketplace credit–or other financial incentives–for improvements to soil carbon levels. Brodhead, WI (PRWEB) December 01, 2012 The Earth Partners is pleased to announce the validation of its comprehensive soil carbon quantification methodology by the Verified Carbon...

2012-11-28 20:20:53

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Carbon Lighthouse is excited to announce the recent closure of a project funding round. The funds will be used to help clients finance energy efficiency and carbon neutrality projects throughout California. Investors included private individuals and businesses interested in supporting meaningful environmental change while receiving an attractive financial return. "We are very excited to be able to use this new round of project funding...

2012-11-27 16:20:12

WASHINGTON, Nov. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Airlines for America (A4A), the industry trade organization for the leading U.S. airlines, today commended President Obama for signing S. 1956, a bipartisan measure that allows the Transportation Secretary to direct U.S. airlines not to participate in the European Union Emissions Trading Scheme (EU ETS). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111201/DC15444LOGO) "With the President's signature today, the United States has sent an...

2012-11-26 12:24:45

BETHESDA, Md., Nov. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- AirCounts(TM)--a new online tool to help large and medium-sized cities calculate the health benefits and monetary value of air quality improvements--was introduced today by its developer, Abt Associates. "As cities across the globe begin establishing climate change policies and programs that include improving air quality, they'll need to answer questions about the health benefits and economic value that can be realized from those...

Drained Wetlands Are A Major Source Of Greenhouse Gas
2012-11-24 07:08:36

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Greenhouse gas emissions originating from drained wetlands are roughly equal to that given off by industrial factories, a team of Swedish researchers claim in a new study. Experts from the University of Gothenburg and the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU) were commissioned by the Swedish Environmental Protection Agency to analyze and compile a report about the amount of greenhouse gases given off by forests and...