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2010-04-22 12:13:00

VANCOUVER, April 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Carbon Friendly Solutions Inc. (TSX Venture Exchange: CFQ) ("CFS" or the "Company") is pleased to announce it has signed a Verified Emission Reduction ("VER") Call Option Purchase Agreement with Carbonzero, to purchase all of the future VER's from its previously announced Ontario, Canada Reforestation Project ("the Project"). The Call Option, Verified Emission Reduction Purchase Agreement ("VERPA"), grants Carbonzero the right to purchase all of...

2010-04-22 10:04:00

NORWALK, Conn., April 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- In recognition of Earth Day, and as part of its ongoing commitment to the environment, Diageo (NYSE: DEO), the world's leading spirits, wine, and beer company, today announced environmental initiatives at two of its North American facilities. Diageo's bottling and packaging plant in Relay, Maryland has kicked off a series of major projects that, when completed, will reduce carbon emissions by a total of over 670 tons per year. At the...

2010-04-21 21:30:00

SEOUL, Korea and HERZOGENAURACH, Germany, April 22, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- - Sportlifestyle Company to Offset CO2 Footprint of World Cup Teams' Travels to and in South Africa Sportlifestyle company PUMA will completely offset its own global CO2 emissions to become the first carbon neutral company within the sportlifestyle industry, PUMA announced on Thursday at 'The Business for the Environment Summit' (B4E) in Seoul. In addition, PUMA will offset emissions deriving from...

2010-04-21 10:45:00

NEW ORLEANS, April 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- As the world prepares to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Earth Day, Entergy Corporation (NYSE: ETR) is announcing a new initiative that will help individuals achieve a smaller carbon footprint and reduce their impact on the environment. Beginning tomorrow, Entergy will launch Double Your Difference, an initiative that will not only allow individuals to purchase high-quality carbon offsets but also double the impact of their purchases...

2010-04-21 05:30:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., April 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Akamai Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: AKAM), the leader in powering video, dynamic transactions and enterprise applications online, today unveiled a new sustainability initiative dedicated to helping customers run more carbon-efficient Web infrastructure and improve their energy consumption. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100225/AKAMAILOGO ) Akamai's sustainability initiative includes a focus on enhancing the carbon...

2010-04-21 04:03:00

CHICAGO, April 21 /PRNewswire/ -- GrubHub.com (http://www.grubhub.com/), a fast-growing online service that shows people all the local restaurants that deliver and allows them to order directly online or by phone, has found a unique approach to reduce its carbon footprint. Through its carbon credit program, GrubHub.com buys credits that offset the environmental impact of the greenhouse gas emissions from all the vehicles delivering food ordered on its website. To determine how many carbon...

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2010-04-15 13:12:54

Study finds new evidence of pre-colonial land use patterns A new study led by Ohio University scientists suggests that early Native Americans left a bigger carbon footprint than previously thought, providing more evidence that humans impacted global climate long before the modern industrial era. Chemical analysis of a stalagmite found in the mountainous Buckeye Creek basin of West Virginia suggests that native people contributed a significant level of greenhouse gases to the atmosphere...

2010-04-12 07:00:00

ATLANTA and WASHINGTON, April 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- TRX, Inc. (www.trx.com) (OTHER OTC: TRXI.PK), a world-leading provider of travel technology, process automation, consulting and data services; and OAG, the global leader in aviation intelligence, providing products and services to the global aviation community, today announced a worldwide reseller agreement to provide access to the leading carbon emissions calculator, the TRX Airline Carbon Emissions Calculator. Under the terms...

2010-03-26 07:35:00

PALO ALTO, Calif., March 26 /PRNewswire/ -- The British Consulate-General - San Francisco's (BCGSF) leadership is dedicated to exploring ways to improve its sustainability performance. The strategic sustainability vision of the BCGSF is set to lead the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) by example utilizing industry best practices to become the first "carbon neutral" British Consulate by June 2011. With the help of Verdafero Inc. (http://www.verdafero.com/), the San Francisco...

2010-03-24 05:30:00

CHICAGO, March 24 /PRNewswire/ -- As an industry first, Dyson's patented Airblade(TM) hand dryer is the first hand dryer to earn the Carbon Reduction Label from the Carbon Trust. Furthermore, Dyson research found that the manufacture of the new polycarbonate-ABS Dyson Airblade(TM) produces 50% less CO2( )emissions than the aluminum equivalent launched in 2007. The Carbon Reduction Label recognizes manufacturers' commitment to the further reduction of their product's carbon footprint - the...