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2011-11-16 17:50:00

carboNZero certification has been achieved by Dove Medical Press, the first medical and scientific publisher to become carbon neutral by measuring, managing, reducing and mitigating the emissions they canât reduce by purchasing verified carbon credits. The emissions for the 2010-2011 period were verified by an independent auditor at 10.61 tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalents. This is equivalent to the emissions created from driving around 45,000km in a medium sized petrol car....

2011-11-12 08:00:00

Use of renewable energy to shrink carbon footprint Sheffield (PRWEB) November 12, 2011 Bayer MaterialScience LLC, announced that a comprehensive initiative on the use of alternative energy sources at its sheet products operations will reduce its future carbon footprint by 20%. The announcement follows the award of a new energy contract to Hess that will increase the amount of power Bayer receives from renewable sources. The Bayer sheet business worked in tandem with World Energy Solutions,...

2011-10-26 07:00:00

At a recent party conference, the UK chancellor highlighted the need to continue to reduce business carbon emissions, but at a sustainable rate which allows business to continue to grow. The UK has the world's toughest targets for cutting the carbon emissions that create global warming, but how do businesses begin the process of managing their carbon impact? (PRWEB) October 26, 2011 Businesses around the world are increasingly looking for ways to be greener and to reduce their carbon...

2011-10-11 12:15:00

The lack of a settled legal framework that balances private property rights while maximizing the public good ultimately hinders the large-scale commercial deployment of geologic carbon sequestration, according to published research by a University of Illinois expert in renewable energy law. In order to justify the extensive up-front capital investment by firms, issues with the property rights of the subsurface pore space that would permanently house the captured carbon dioxide must be...


Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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