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2010-05-10 09:46:00

Driven by Energy Efficiency Improvements, Industrial is the Only U.S. Sector Whose GHG Emissions Are Falling; More Progress Ahead WASHINGTON, May 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Materials Manufacturing Alliance (AMMA), a group of energy-intensive, trade-exposed industries (EITEs) that includes The Aluminum Association, the American Chemistry Council (ACC), the American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA), the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI), and Portland Cement...

2010-05-05 10:45:00

DETROIT, May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- WorldAutoSteel, supported by investors of the Steel Market Development Institute (SMDI), unveiled key findings today on the progress of FutureSteelVehicle (FSV) Phase 2, a global steel industry effort to develop advanced high-strength steel (AHSS) architectures for electrified vehicles that reduce life cycle greenhouse gas emissions. The results presented at this year's Great Designs in Steel (GDIS) seminar reveal seven AHSS optimized structural sub-systems...

2010-05-05 10:45:00

DETROIT, May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- When it comes to evaluating a vehicle's carbon footprint, federal rules should consider the full life of the vehicle, not just its driving phase, according to Lawrence W. Kavanagh, president of the Steel Market Development Institute (SMDI). Kavanagh provided remarks on recent federal rules regarding fuel economy and greenhouse gas emissions today, during a panel discussion on Life Cycle Assessment (LCA), at the Ninth Annual Great Designs in Steel (GDIS)...

2010-05-04 09:01:00

RYE, N.Y., May 4 /PRNewswire/ --School of the Holy Child, an independent, Catholic college preparatory school for girls located in Rye, New York, today announced that it is actively seeking ways to become more environmentally responsible. As a first step, the school hired White Plains, New York-based Energy Reduction Solutions (ERS) to calculate its carbon footprint. School administrators plan to use the data from ERS's report to reduce the school's energy use and greenhouse gas (GHG)...

2010-05-04 07:30:00

SINGAPORE, May 4 /PRNewswire/ -- The island nation of Singapore may be tiny, but it is very big on ideas, innovation, and problem-solving - all of which has put the country at the forefront of the rapidly growing field of environmental technology. Now, that position has been solidified further by Singapore-based research and technology company, Ecospec Global Technology, with its introduction of a low-cost system capable of dramatically reducing greenhouse gas emissions from ships, power...

2010-04-29 08:30:00

PERRYSBURG, Ohio, April 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Owens-Illinois, Inc. (NYSE: OI), the world's largest manufacturer of glass packaging, today released the results of a comprehensive global study of the complete life cycle of glass containers. O-I's life cycle assessment (LCA), which measures the carbon emissions generated by each phase in the life of a glass container, is foundational to the company's ambitious new sustainability program. (Logo:...

2010-04-28 11:01:00

Airport Reduces Carbon Footprint, Supports New Development of Clean Renewable Resources DFW INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT, Texas, April 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- DFW International Airport announced today that it has increased its ranking to No. 9 on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) Top 20 Local Government list of the largest green power purchasers. This increased purchase further demonstrates DFW's commitment to protecting the environment and builds upon its existing...

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...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.