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2014-07-14 16:21:50

ATLANTA, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With the addition of a group of leading practitioners, Geosyntec today expands our environmental management and sustainability services to include consulting, engineering, and marketing services so that clients can monetize their energy efficiency savings, renewable energy production, and renewable fuel production through environmental credit markets. These services are now offered through Green Harbor Energy, a division of Geosyntec...

2014-07-08 08:22:10

BOYERTOWN, Pa., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ClimeCo celebrates its nomination of "Runner-Up, Best Global Wholesale Provider" of voluntary carbon offsets, as announced by Environmental Finance. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130510/MM11874LOGO "It is an honor to be recognized by our peers and clients," stated ClimeCo president William Flederbach. "As the only U.S. based provider nominated to this category, ClimeCo's position among its larger global market of peers is...

2014-06-25 23:04:43

The International Aerospace Environmental Group (IAEG) announced it has released the first Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Reporting Guidance for the aerospace industry. Warrendale, PA (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 The International Aerospace Environmental Group (IAEG) announced it has released the first Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Reporting Guidance for the aerospace industry. The Guidance is a voluntary consensus standard designed to supplement the World Resources Institute’s (WRI) GHG Protocol. It earned the...

2014-06-23 08:23:08

CHICAGO and LONDON, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Richard Sandor, renowned financial innovator and entrepreneur, has just won the Energy Risk Lifetime Achievement Award. Sandor is one of 20 industry veterans to receive the honor, marking 20 years since the launch of Energy Risk magazine in 1994. The magazine selected individuals who have helped shape the evolution of the global commodity and energy markets. Mark Pengelly, Editor of Energy Risk, said: "With his pioneering work...

2014-06-20 12:21:35

LONDON, June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Established energy market intelligence provider, ICIS [http://www.icis.com ], recently published a dedicated whitepaper putting forward a proposal for an optimised Market Stability Reserve (MSR) to structurally reform the EU Emissions Trading Scheme. In late January 2014 the EU Commission proposed a MSR along with the 2030 Framework for Climate and Energy Policies. The proposed legislation of the commission amends the design of the...

2014-06-17 23:13:18

Renewable energy provider helps stadiums to achieve LEED® certification. Boulder, CO (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 Renewable Choice Energy today announced its partnership with two of the stadiums playing host to the World Cup in Brazil this month in their attempt to achieve LEED® (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) green building certification. The stadiums - Arena Pernambuco and Estiod Beire Riowill – have purchased a total of 10,145,850 kilowatt hours of renewable...

2014-06-16 23:02:19

Land use policies and preferential tax treatment for housing – in the form of federal income tax deductions for mortgage interest and property taxes – have increased carbon emissions in the United States by about 2.7 percent, almost 6 percent annually in new home construction, according to a new Georgia State University study. Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) June 16, 2014 Land use policies and preferential tax treatment for housing – in the form of federal income tax deductions for...

Arctic Amplification Has Reduced Risk Of Extreme Cold Weather
2014-06-16 04:41:53

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Despite the fact that many parts of the United States experienced extremely cold conditions this past winter, the risk of such conditions increasing as a result of climate change is unlikely, according to research appearing in the latest edition of Nature Climate Change. Study author Dr. James Screen of the University of Exeter reports that the Arctic amplification phenomenon, which refers to the increased warming rate experienced...

Helping Farmers Around The World Fight Greenhouse Gas Emissions And Climate Change
2014-06-10 03:11:03

National Science Foundation Helping farmers around the globe apply more precise amounts of fertilizer nitrogen can combat climate change. That's the conclusion of a study published this week in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. In the paper, researchers at Michigan State University (MSU) provide an improved prediction of nitrogen fertilizer's contribution to greenhouse gas emissions from agricultural fields. The study uses data from around the world to...

2014-06-05 10:59:03

Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) Efforts reduce climate change emissions without obstructing commodities boom Programs and policies to reduce tropical deforestation, and the global warming emissions resulting from deforestation, are seeing broad success in 17 countries across four continents, according to a new report from the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS). The report, "Deforestation Success Stories: Tropical Nations Where Forest Protection and Reforestation Policies Have...


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