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2014-01-15 16:21:04

VANCOUVER, Jan. 15, 2014 /CNW/ - Hemlock Printers, in partnership with Offsetters Climate Solutions, has launched two new offset portfolios for Zero, Hemlock's carbon neutral printing program, allowing their clients to support national and international climate offset projects. Originally launched in 2009, Hemlock's Zero program has served 278 clients throughout North America, with more than 16 million pieces printed in four years. As a result, more than 4,000 tonnes of CO(2)...

2014-01-13 12:21:12

2013 Reference Case report helps guide clients' power investment decisions with detailed model and forecasts of electricity market out to 25 years ATLANTA, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ventyx, an ABB company, today announced availability of its 2013 North American Power Reference Case, a semiannually updated report detailing Ventyx's integrated market?based fundamental model of the North American energy industry. The report helps clients make informed, valuable investments in electricity...

2014-01-08 16:23:41

LONDON, January 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today's positive vote in the Climate Change Committee (CCC) on the EU Commission's proposal to change the Auction Regulation constitutes the final legislative step to implement back-loading. Back-Loading Back-loading refers to the short-term measure initiated by the EU Commission aiming to curtail the auction volumes by 900m EUAs in the years 2014-2016 and re-insert those at a later stage in the third trading period...

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...

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...


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barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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