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2011-04-19 11:39:00

VANCOUVER, April 19 /PRNewswire/ - Carbon Friendly Solutions Inc. (CNSX: CFQ) ("CFS" or the "Proponent") through its wholly-owned subsidiary, CO2 Reduction Poland Sp z.o.o, is pleased to announce the submission of its Northern Poland Afforestation Offset Project (the "Project") Project Design Documents (PDD) for validation under the International Organization for Standardization specification for quantification, monitoring and reporting of greenhouse gas emission reductions or removal...

2011-04-18 12:39:45

Online calculator allows households around the country to track -- and try to reduce -- carbon footprint Tips to reduce your carbon footprint frequently include buying compact florescent light bulbs, taking your own bag to the grocery store or buying local produce. But how much difference do these actions make? A new study by researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, suggests that who you are and where you live make a big difference in which activities have the largest impact....

2011-04-14 12:02:00

RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif., April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PMC is pleased to announce the launch of Carbon Conscious, a one-stop online resource for sharing new ideas and information on climate change and greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction strategies. Designed and introduced by PMC, a leading environmental and planning services firm, www.carbonconscious.us is a planning and public engagement site for municipal governments, climate change authorities, LEED accredited specialists, and grant...

2011-04-05 00:00:29

Professionals and job seekers who wish to "go green" should consider telecommuting and flexible work arrangements, says FlexJobs, the leading source for telecommuting and flexible job listings. In honor of Earth Month 2011, FlexJobs is renewing and increasing its commitment to environmental sustainability through new green business initiatives. Boulder, CO (Vocus/PRWEB) April 04, 2011 With Earth Day being celebrated this month and heightened awareness of rising gas prices, the importance of...

2011-03-21 16:46:00

ST. LOUIS, March 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of an ongoing commitment to sustainability, responsible use of natural resources and the reduction of its carbon footprint, the Performance Films division of Solutia Inc. (NYSE: SOA) is pleased to announce completion of a Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) by Harmony Environmental, LLC, and review by an independent third party. The results from the recently completed study conclude that Solutia's Performance Films division delivers a positive...

2011-03-15 00:00:28

Carbon footprint calculator provides new awareness of global climate change, encourages "living green" and invites individuals and organizations to protect endangered resources and combat climate change by reducing CO2 emissions. Los Angeles, CA (Vocus/PRWEB) March 14, 2011 Like it or not, climate change is everyone's problem. That's why Cuipo has just launched an advanced online carbon footprint calculator in partnership with UC Berkeley's Renewable and Appropriate Energy Lab. It measures...

2011-03-09 04:00:00

HSINCHU, Taiwan, March 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- United Microelectronics Corporation (NYSE: UMC; TWSE: 2303) ("UMC" or "The Company"), a leading global semiconductor foundry, today announced its successful participation in the European Union (EU) 7th Framework Programme for Research and Technological Development (FP7), becoming the first Taiwanese electronic firm to join as an official member of this program. As part of a team of 18 participants from 9 countries spanning industry,...

2011-03-08 07:52:00

CHESHUNT, England, March 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Tesco Clothing has revealed the official Climate Week (21-27 March) t-shirt, featuring an exclusive, limited edition design by the 'patron saints of print', Eley Kishimoto, in aid of the Environmental Justice Foundation. Organic, ethically made and manufactured by wind and solar power, the low carbon t-shirts will be available for men and women exclusively from Tesco clothing, Climate Week's headline partner, for only 10 pounds Sterling....

2011-03-07 15:16:46

New research from Chalmers and SIK shows that impact on the climate is much greater than current estimates indicate. The researchers are now demanding that indirect effect on land be included when determining a product's carbon footprint Increased export of Brazilian beef indirectly leads to deforestation in the Amazon. New research from Chalmers and SIK that was recently published in Environmental Science & Technology shows that impact on the climate is much greater than current...

2011-03-03 06:50:00

LAUSANNE, Switzerland, March 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Quantis, an international firm specialized in sustainability, Life Cycle Assessment (LCA), carbon footprinting and water footprinting, is joining forces with a consortium of businesses to develop an innovative water-footprint database. Quantis is creating the first comprehensive database of water footprints across various sectors of manufacturing. To bring this project to fruition, Lausanne-based Quantis is working in partnership...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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