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2013-03-18 23:04:33

In May, public television audiences will see how industries around the country are recognizing the threat from harmful greenhouse gasses and reducing their own carbon footprint. Hollywood, CA (PRWEB) March 18, 2013 The producers of Breakthroughs with Martin Sheen are announcing a May debut for a new report spotlighting industrial efforts to reduce greenhouse gasses, which contribute to climate change. Breakthroughs Martin Sheen PBS is an independently produced television series airing in...

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...


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