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Environmental Impact Software to Quickly Measure Carbon Footprint
2012-09-14 09:35:14

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online New software has been developed that can rapidly calculate the carbon footprints of thousands of products simultaneously, a process that has proven time consuming and expensive until now. This new software should help companies to accurately label products as well as design new ways to reduce their environmental impacts. A new study, published online in the Journal of Industrial Ecology, describes how the software works. The...

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2012-09-11 21:27:10

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A simple solution to decrease chronic disease incidence and curb the carbon footprint is an easy, yet seemingly unobtainable one: eat less red meat. According to a study published in the journal BMJ Open, reducing red and processed meat consumption would give a 3-12% drop in chronic disease incidence and would shrink the carbon footprint by about 30 million tons a year. Estimates show that food and drink account for a third of...

2012-08-31 23:03:27

Cardinal dramatically reduces carbon footprint while cutting energy costs and doubling light levels. Cleveland, Ohio (PRWEB) August 31, 2012 Cardinal Fastener Inc., the largest manufacturer of hot forged fasteners in North America, recently completed a lighting retrofit of its 90,000 square foot facility located in Cleveland, Ohio. This installation of energy efficient lighting reduced their Carbon Dioxide (CO2) emissions by 294 tons, the equivalent of taking 53 cars off the road or...

China’s Per Person Carbon Footprint Growing Rapidly
2012-07-20 09:49:17

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online China´s per capita carbon emissions are now on par with those of Europe as the country´s carbon footprint skyrocketed in 2011, rising by 9 percent, or the equivalent of an extra 6.5 tons of gas for each resident, according to data released on Wednesday. China has long been a powerhouse when it comes to carbon emissions, becoming the largest emitter of CO2 in 2006. However, the per capita emissions have always remained...


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  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
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