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World's Tallest Trees Rely On Limited Seasonal Temperature Variations
2014-01-08 06:55:43

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study published in New Phytologist suggests that temperature could be a growing tree’s best friend. Height is a competitive benefit when it comes to trees, because the taller the tree, the more exposed its leaves are to the sun. As a tree rises above its neighbor to reach more sunlight, it is taking its canopy past the shade that other trees create. Taller trees are able to place leaves at higher light levels while...

2014-01-07 12:22:05

LANGBANK, SK, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Seed Hawk Inc. has become the first agricultural equipment company in the world to receive Carbon Trust carbon footprint certification. This certification communicates Seed Hawk's achievements in accurately measuring the carbon footprint for their products. "As one of our core pillars, Seed Hawk is committed to environmental sustainability. This commitment not only relates to our company's environmental footprint, but also our commitment...

Interactive Maps Of US Metro Areas Shows Striking Differences Between Cities And Suburbs
2014-01-06 14:37:53

University of California - Berkeley According to a new study by researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, population-dense cities contribute less greenhouse gas emissions per person than other areas of the country, but these cities' extensive suburbs essentially wipe out the climate benefits. Dominated by emissions from cars, trucks and other forms of transportation, suburbs account for about 50 percent of all household emissions – largely carbon dioxide – in United...

2013-12-20 12:21:41

Green Fan Wins Sweepstakes and Plants Trees with Florida Georgia Line Plant Before Show TORONTO, Dec. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- After performing an energy audit of the tour, JustGreen purchased carbon offsets to offset the carbon emissions for Florida Georgia Line's first major headline tour. Florida Georgia Line's sold-out HERE'S TO THE GOOD TIMES 2013 Tour included 32 cities nationwide. See the tour here at www.tuneinwithjustgreen.com. This is part of the year-long commitment...

Where Carbon-stocking Projects Provide Greatest Benefits In Africa
2013-12-19 10:40:41

Aarhus University It is increasingly recognized that climate change has the potential to threaten people and nature, and that it is imperative to tackle the drivers of climate change, namely greenhouse gases. One way to slow climate change is to increase the number of trees on Earth, as they, through photosynthesis, take up the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide, converting it to carbon products which are stored in the vegetation (in the form of wood, roots, leaves) and oxygen. New forests...

2013-12-16 12:22:01

BOYERTOWN, Pa., Dec. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ClimeCo Corporation (ClimeCo) has entered into an agreement for the sale of greenhouse gas (GHG) offset credits under California's cap-and-trade program. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130510/MM11874LOGO) The transaction provides Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) with offset credits guaranteed to meet California's stringent environmental requirements, from ClimeCo's portfolio of compliance products. "ClimeCo...

2013-12-16 12:21:19

After One Year, Two Wind Turbines at its Largest Manufacturing Facility Have Cut Nearly 6,000 Metric Tons of Greenhouse Gas Emissions RACINE, Wis., Dec. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, SC Johnson celebrated the anniversary of one of its recent renewable energy investments, two wind turbines at the company's largest manufacturing facility, Waxdale, in Mt. Pleasant, Wis. These turbines have successfully cut nearly 6,000 metric tons of greenhouse gases in their first year. Combined with the...

2013-12-12 08:26:47

LONDON, December 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ICIS [http://www.icis.com/pages/carbon-emissions-ets/?cmpid=PLC|ENER|CHHNT ] is pleased to announce a range of improvements to its EU ETS Portal [http://www.icis.com/pages/carbon-emissions-ets/?cmpid=PLC|ENER|CHHNT ] which is re-launched today (11 December). The newly enhanced portal provides comprehensive data on developments and price movements in the carbon market based on market fundamentals and behavioural patterns. Over...

2013-12-06 23:03:23

Reducing our impact on the climate by reducing our carbon dioxide (CO2) impact. Marcy, NY (PRWEB) December 06, 2013 Mountainside Medical Equipment is proud to announce that the company is now participating in the UPS® carbon neutral shipping program. Mountainside Medical Equipment is concerned about the impact that shipping packages to our customers has on the environment, and participating in this program enables the company to mitigate the effect it has on the climate by...

2013-12-06 12:24:45

DUBLIN, December 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/mq2nx2/global) has announced the addition of the "Global Intelligent Print Management Market 2012-2016" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/mq2nx2/global ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The analysts forecast the Global Intelligent Print [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/mq2nx2/global...