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2014-03-03 08:24:52

SEOUL, South Korea, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Yvo de Boer, the current KPMG Global Chairman of the Climate Change & Sustainability Services (CC&S) and former Executive Secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), has been appointed as head of the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI). (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140303/HK75190 ) Succeeding Howard Bamsey, Mr. de Boer will lead the Seoul-based international organization as...

2014-02-27 16:21:31

Company exceeds greenhouse gas reduction goal CHICAGO, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] has received a Climate Leadership Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in recognition of its success in managing and reducing greenhouse gas emissions. The Excellence in Greenhouse Gas Management Award for Goal Achievement was awarded to Boeing by the EPA in collaboration with the Association of Climate Change Officers, the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions...

2014-02-26 12:21:13

VANCOUVER, Feb. 26, 2014 /CNW/ - CDP, an international, not-for-profit organization providing the only global system for companies and cities to measure, disclose, manage and share vital environmental information, has signed on Offsetters as a CDP Accredited Consultancy Partner. Currently the only Canadian consultancy partner of the CDP, the formal agreement allows Offsetters to provide its clients added value through CDP's international measurement and guidance. CDP consultancy...

2014-02-24 16:21:37

Project Leads to Montreal Protocol Innovation in Offset Credits SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EOS Climate announced today the completion of a pioneering project authorized by the Executive Committee of the Montreal Protocol Multilateral Fund (MLF) to demonstrate how carbon finance can address remaining inventories of chlorofluorocarbon (CFCs) refrigerants in developing countries. EOS Climate partnered with the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and Emergent...

2014-02-19 16:21:42

- New York Based Firm Named Among Top Brokers for Renewable Energy Certificates in North America - NEW YORK, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Karbone, a leading full service firm specializing in renewable energy and environmental markets, has been declared a winner in multiple categories of the 14(th) Annual Market Rankings published by Environmental Finance Magazine. Overall, the company was named as a top broker or advisor/consultant in six separate categories according to the...

2014-02-11 12:22:24

BOYERTOWN, Pa., Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ClimeCo Corporation, the largest producer of U.S. voluntary carbon credits under the Climate Action Reserve, announces its expansion through acquisition of peer environmental consulting firm, Resolute Environmental LLC. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130510/MM11874LOGO) A fruitful 15-year relationship between ClimeCo Corporation president, William Flederbach, and Resolute Environmental LLC principal, Gary Yoder is forged by...

2014-02-06 12:23:51

JOLIET, Ill., Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- JustGreen, a subsidiary of Just Energy Group Inc. (NYSE/TSX: JE) has announced that the City of Joliet, Illinois, has purchased green power to help offset its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Renewable Energy Credits (RECs) will be used to help offset the city's electricity use for the next three years totaling approximately 167 million kWh which is equivalent to planting 3 million trees and taking 25,000 vehicles off the roads. (Logo:...

2014-02-05 08:23:59

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Working with Minnesota-based Great River Energy, Brattle Group economists developed a regional market-based approach to implement EPA's forthcoming rule under Section 111(d) of the Clean Air Act to regulate greenhouse gas emissions from existing power generating sources ("Existing Source Rule"). The approach uses existing energy market infrastructure to achieve emission reduction targets while ensuring reliability and minimizing cost impacts....

2014-02-03 08:21:54

Sponsoring world-leading conference and exposition on business and the environment in Vancouver, March 26 - 28, 2014 VANCOUVER, Feb. 3, 2014 /CNW/ - Offsetters Climate Solutions is proud to announce their diamond level sponsorship as the official sponsor of carbon offsets of GLOBE 2014 the world's largest and longest running conference and exposition that blends both business and environment, taking place in Vancouver, BC from March 26 to 28, 2014. Held every two years since...

2014-01-31 16:21:44

NEW YORK, Jan. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Michael R. Bloomberg, 108th Mayor of New York City, founder of Bloomberg LP and philanthropist, has been appointed by United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to serve as Special Envoy for Cities and Climate Change. In this role, Michael R. Bloomberg will assist the Secretary-General in his efforts to mobilize action among cities as part of a strategy to combat climate change. As Special Envoy, Michael R. Bloomberg will work with...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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