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2012-04-19 14:20:40

SAN FRANCISCO, April 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --Stevens Development Company, the owner and manager of three Downtown Palo Alto office buildings, has completed a project with the energy and environmental firm Carbon Lighthouse to reduce energy and eliminate the buildings' entire carbon footprint. Carbon Lighthouse completed a comprehensive energy study at the buildings, including taking over 230,000 data measurements on the cooling and heating equipment. They identified energy...

2012-04-19 06:23:16

Free tool helps water managers identify ways to reduce impact on local water resources and save money CHICAGO, April 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Growing Blue has launched the Water Impact Index (WIIX) Calculator, a new web-based tool designed to measure and reduce the impact of human activity on local water resources. Available online at www.growingblue.com, the new calculator was designed by Growing Blue founding partner Veolia Water. Most water footprint calculators use...

2012-04-10 10:21:05

BOYERTOWN, Pa. and LOS ANGELES, April 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ClimeCo America Corporation (ClimeCo America) and Rentech Nitrogen Partners, L.P. (NYSE: RNF) jointly announced today that ClimeCo America will deliver 120,000 Climate Reserve Tonnes (CRT) to Just Energy (NYSE: JE and TSX: JE), a leading competitive North American green energy retailer. Measured as a unit of offset credits used by the Climate Action Reserve (CAR), one CRT is equal to one metric ton of greenhouse gases reduced or...

2012-03-29 02:21:55

PARIS, March 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In 2008, Danone set an ambitious goal of a 30 percent global carbon footprint reduction by 2012 across the entire supply chain, including plants and factories, packaging and end-of-cycle disposal, transportation and storage. To meet this challenge, Danone and SAP AG (NYSE: SAP) have brought together their expertise and know-how to build an innovative solution that measures the company's environmental footprint. (Logo:...

2012-03-26 23:01:57

Groundbreaking program to drive greater energy recovery and lower operating costs for Carbon Fiber manufacturers was designed with Harper's decades of experience Buffalo, NY (PRWEB) March 26, 2012 Harper International, world leader in thermal processing solutions for advanced materials, announced today the launch of Beacon, a ground-breaking new program offering carbon fiber manufacturers the ability to evaluate the carbon footprint of their manufacturing process and identify opportunities...

2012-03-22 02:21:59

AMSTERDAM, March 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Avantium announced its second major partnership for its YXY technology to produce PEF bottles. Danone Research and Avantium have entered into a Joint Development Agreement for the development of PEF bottles for Danone, number two worldwide in bottled water business. The agreement forms another cornerstone of Avantium's commercialization strategy to further co-develop the YXY technology for producing PEF bottles. "The...

2012-03-13 22:54:56

China's groundwater irrigation system is responsible for polluting the atmosphere with more than 30 million tonnes of CO2 per year -- according to research from the University of East Anglia China's groundwater irrigation system is responsible for polluting the atmosphere with more than 30 million tonnes of CO2 per year — according to research from the University of East Anglia. Groundwater used for crop irrigation in China has grown from 10 billion cubic metres in 1950 to more...

2012-03-06 08:00:00

The Life, Earth and Health Sciences Magazine EurekaMag.com publishes insights into specific subjects of all areas of natural science. The latest review cover Carbon Footprint which is the total set of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions caused by an organization, event, product or person, False Widow Spider which are named after the behavior of the female of eating the male after mating, and Silene Stenophylla which is a species of flowering plant in the family Caryophyllaceae and grows in the...

2012-03-07 08:00:00

SYDNEY, March 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- While over 70 percent of Australians believe that human activity is contributing to climate change, few know how to take action to prevent it. That's where a new Ektron-powered website - http://www.climatefriendly.com - comes in. ClimateFriendly.com is designed to help people around the world take action by reducing emissions and purchasing carbon offsets. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100709/MM19483LOGO ) "We make it...

2012-03-05 12:00:00

BOYERTOWN, Pa., March 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In recognition of exemplary ability to provide regulatory guidance associated with Greenhouse Gas (GHG) reductions, El Dorado Nitrogen, LP (EDNLP) has presented ClimeCo America Corporation with the prestigious 2011 Principal Supplier Partnership Award. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120305/FL64327LOGO ) As a member of the American Chemistry Council, EDNLP supports the initiatives of the Council's Responsible Care program which...