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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...

2011-02-28 16:00:00

RICHMOND, BC, Feb. 28 /PRNewswire/ - Catalyst Paper (TSX:CTL) today announced $13.3 million in Federal funding approval of a new green-energy project at its Powell River mill that will produce low-carbon electricity and be one of the cleanest waste wood co-generation projects anywhere in Canada.  The project is funded entirely by the Pulp and Paper Green Transformation Program (PPGTP) credits, earned through production of black liquor at the Crofton pulp operation in 2009. ...

2011-02-24 10:10:00

HOUSTON, Feb. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Dresser-Rand Group Inc. ("Dresser-Rand") (NYSE: DRC) announced today that Dresser-Rand Company has entered into a definitive agreement with Echogen Power Systems of Akron, Ohio under which Dresser-Rand will acquire a minority interest in Echogen as well as certain license and exclusive market rights to Echogen's technologies and intellectual property. Dresser-Rand's investment will be used to advance Echogen's technology development, including the...

2011-02-23 19:01:00

FORT COLLINS, Colo., Feb. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Envirofit International (a global cookstoves business) and Shell Foundation (an international foundation) have joined forces with the US-based carbon finance business, C-Quest Capital, to kickstart a clean cookstoves industry in Nigeria. Clean cookstoves are the most viable solution to Indoor Air Pollution (IAP), the toxic smoke that claims one life every 16 seconds in the developing world. The partners aim to deliver two million improved...

2011-02-21 06:30:00

LAWRENCE, Mass., Feb. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- NxStage® Medical, Inc. (Nasdaq: NXTM), a leading manufacturer of innovative dialysis products, today commented on a recent independent study which reports that home hemodialysis with the NxStage System One(TM) has less than half the carbon footprint of therapy conducted with traditional in-center hemodialysis machines. "Efficient use of natural resources while delivering superior clinical results is a core competency of...

2011-02-17 15:47:00

ATLANTA, Feb. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- TRX, Inc. (www.trx.com) (Pink Sheets: TRXI), a world-leading provider of travel technology, process automation, consulting and data services, announced enhanced benefits for its employee volunteerism through the TRX XTEND program. The XTEND program provides TRX employees with annual paid leave hours to volunteer at nonprofit organizations of their choice; in 2010 TRX employees logged over 300 XTEND hours. (Photo:...

2011-02-05 00:00:43

K3 AX is helping to promote a new application for Microsoft Dynamics AX customers which could help them reduce energy overheads and their carbon footprint. (PRWeb UK) February 4, 2011 K3 AX is helping to promote a new application for Microsoft Dynamics AX customers which could help them reduce energy overheads and their carbon footprint. The Environmental Sustainability Dashboard has been designed to help them collect and assess data about their energy use and carbon footprint. Reports have...

2011-01-26 04:30:00

WALLDORF, Germany, Jan. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- SAP AG (NYSE: SAP) today announced its preliminary report of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions for 2010. The company's worldwide GHG( )emissions for 2010 totaled 430 kilotons, a four percent decrease from the 450 kiloton level of 2009. In its third year of consecutive reductions, SAP has cut GHG emissions by 24 percent from its peak levels in 2007, putting the company well on track to achieve its target of reducing emissions to 2000 levels by...


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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'