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2013-02-14 23:04:48

REfficient's online marketplace simplifies exchange of surplus telecom and AV equipment, saving customers money while lessening load on environment. Hamilton, ON (PRWEB) February 14, 2013 REfficient has become the first company in Hamilton to become a Certified B Corporation, joining a growing list of more than 680 companies globally that have committed to meeting higher standards of social and environmental performance, transparency, and accountability than traditional corporations. To...

Maintaining Stable Energy Supply While Reducing Emission Of Carbon Dioxide At The Same Time
2013-02-12 12:14:44

Royal Astronomical Society Decisions about future energy challenges are too often hindered by propaganda, half-truths and a limited grasp of the science that informs the choice and use of hydrocarbon and other resources, according to delegates at the annual conference of the British Geophysical Association (BGA), to take place in the Geological Society, Burlington House in London on 14 and 15 February. For example, rather than being a quick fix that helps cut carbon dioxide emissions,...

2013-01-30 10:24:01

Schemes that aim to regulate greenhouse gas emissions can limit consumers' attempts to reduce their carbon footprints, according to an economist at the University of East Anglia (UEA). Dr Grischa Perino suggests that some recommendations made by government agencies and environmental NGOs about how individuals can reduce GHG emissions are inappropriate in the European Union because of its Emissions Trading System (EU ETS), which caps emissions from certain industries, such as electricity...

Models Show That Internet Produces Vast Amount Of Greenhouse Gas
2013-01-03 08:02:38

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Not only does the Internet produce a vast amount of information, but also an equally vast amount of greenhouse gas. Now, researchers are busy working up new models of emissions and energy consumption that could help reduce the carbon footprint of the web. A report of this work is published in Environmental Science & Technology, the journal of the American Chemical Society (ACS). Researchers from the Center for Energy-Efficient...

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...


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