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2011-06-28 07:57:00

DETROIT, June 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the study "Preparing for a Life Cycle CO2 Measure" recently released by the Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership (LCVP), an advisory group working to accelerate the shift to low-carbon vehicles and fuels, and conducted by Ricardo, a global engineering firm, vehicle manufacturing emissions can represent 23 to 46 percent of total vehicle emissions.

2011-06-21 15:28:00

Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction Recognized WASHINGTON, June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Postal Service was recently awarded Climate Registered Gold status by The Climate Registry (TCR) for its leadership in reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 8 percent.

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2011-06-09 10:15:00

Australia is heavily reliant on coal-fired power and mining exports to power itself, making it one of the world’s worst per capita polluters.; and now the government is looking at ways to reduce its carbon footprint.

2011-06-09 00:00:31

Brown Trucking Company announced today that it has become a Certified Carrier of the GREENWAY MILES program to provide customers with greater visibility and sustainability within their supply chain through a certified calculation of their per-mile carbon output and the option to offset that carbon. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) June 07, 2011 “GREENWAY MILES members and their shippers now have the ability to know exactly what their carbon footprint is and the cost of offsetting each mile,”...

2011-06-02 12:01:00

Efforts to Decrease Greenhouse Gas Emissions Succeeding WASHINGTON, June 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As suggested by its Reduce our Environmental Footprint Go Green Forever stamp, the U.S. Postal Service became a lot greener last year.

2011-05-17 10:45:00

STAMFORD, Conn., May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- These days when someone asks if you know how large your footprint is, they may not necessarily be asking about your shoe size.

2011-05-12 08:00:00

LISLE, Ill., May 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- KONE, a leading provider of elevator and escalator equipment and services, today introduced in the U.S.

2011-05-01 00:09:07

TerraPass Releases Update of their Online Carbon Footprint Calculator with All-electric Vehicle Emissions Data and Latest EPA Fuel Economy Data for US Vehicles San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) April 28, 2011 TerraPass (http://www.terrapass.com), a leading provider of carbon offsets, has released an update to its carbon footprint calculator (http://www.terrapass.com/carbon-footprint-calculator/), an online tool that helps individuals calculate their greenhouse gas emissions from driving, flying, and...

2011-04-26 06:00:00

AMSTERDAM, April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- DURABILIT BV, a leading supplier of refurbished network hardware has developed a methodology which enables companies to get a clear insight into how much CO2 emissions are reduced when deploying used hardware rather than new.

2011-04-25 08:00:00

LAKE FOREST, Ill., April 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- KGRA Energy LP, a premier U.S.-based waste heat recovery developer, announced today that it has signed a contract with Weyerhaeuser Company (NYSE:WY), one of the world's largest forest products companies.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.