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2013-07-03 12:21:38

TORONTO, July 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- JustGreen(TM), a Just Energy Group Inc. (NYSE/TXE: JE) brand, is pleased to announce that it has reached an impressive milestone -- the purchasing of over 2 billion pounds of carbon emissions thanks to JustGreen's renewable and offset programs and their proactive "Green" customers. These joint efforts are the same as taking approximately 190,000 cars off the road or planting approximately 4.5 million trees. (Logo:...

2013-06-27 23:45:33

G-Cube won LearnX Impact Award in the category of Best Learning Program – Environmental. The annual LearnX Impact Awards recognizes innovative and path-breaking achievements in the area of eLearning and organizational training. (PRWEB) June 26, 2013 G-Cube Solutions announced its win of the LearnX Impact Award in the category of Best Learning Program – Environmental. The annual LearnX Impact Awards recognizes innovative and path-breaking achievements in the area of eLearning and...

2013-06-26 16:21:06

Company joins government and industry leaders as member of The Climate Registry CAMBRIDGE, Mass., June 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Abt Associates announced today that it has joined The Climate Registry, a voluntary greenhouse gas registry in North America, in an effort to measure and reduce the company's greenhouse gas emissions. The Climate Registry is a non-profit organization that operates the only voluntary carbon footprint registry in North America supported by states, provinces,...

2013-06-20 12:20:24

CHICAGO, June 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) made significant improvements in its environmental performance, even as total airplane deliveries increased by 50 percent from 2007 to 2012, the company announced today in its annual Environment Report. Boeing's manufacturing and office employees consumed less energy and water, reduced carbon dioxide emissions, generated less hazardous waste and sent less solid waste to landfills. The environmental progress came during a time when...

2013-06-18 04:20:57

Unsustainable levels of energy consumption push the water industry towards innovative, environment-friendly practices LONDON, June 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Concerns about steep increase in the carbon footprint of the water industry are rising. Population growth, tightening of legislative standards resulting in further treatment needs, resource scarcity, and deteriorating quality levels are, however, resulting in ever increasing energy consumption. This is highlighting the...

2013-06-14 16:20:25

MIAMI, June 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- SMART Jets and TerraPass will be working together going forward to give travelers the option to significantly reduce the carbon footprint of their next flight. Choosing a carbon offset through TerraPass will help to reduce global greenhouse gas emissions by an amount based upon an aircraft's jet fuel consumption during flight - resulting in an overall cleaner, greener way to fly. This important program will be available for all SMART JETS flights...

2013-06-12 12:23:06

Rich Rosenberg, Veteran ExxonMobil Executive, and Andrew Lee, Upstream Expert, Join Summit Team SEATTLE, June 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Summit Power Group, a leading developer of renewable power and low-carbon energy projects, announced today that Rich Rosenberg and Andrew Lee have accepted executive positions in the company's business unit focusing on carbon capture and emerging clean energy technologies. Mr. Rosenberg has joined Summit as the Director of Strategic Relationships and...

2013-06-10 12:22:46

"Canadian Wildlife Federation is the Official Charitable Partner for JustGreen Lifestyle in Canada" TORONTO, June 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- JustGreen Lifestyle, a Just Energy Group Inc. (NYSE/TSX: JE) brand, together with the Canadian Wildlife Federation (CWF), are pleased to announce a joint partnership, in an effort to help preserve the wildlife and promote greener and cleaner lifestyles for all Canadians. In their joint effort to help stop global warming and preserve the...

2013-05-24 16:20:34

GREENWICH, Conn., May 24, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Ryncosmos LLC, creator of Strataclear®, the unique technology that captures CO2 from raw exhaust in moving vehicles, announces that a presentation on the performance of its technology will be made on June 18 at the Emissions 2013 Conference, sponsored by Eastern Michigan University at Ypsilanti, Michigan. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130524/CG20086) The presentation will be made by Buzz Powell, PhD, the researcher at...

Humans Leave Significant Carbon Footprint With Running Shoes
2013-05-22 13:59:34

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online While it is nearly impossible for a running shoe not to leave a footprint, new research suggests that a typical pair of running shoes could leave behind a significant carbon footprint as well. A new study from MIT found that the running shoes generate 30 pounds of carbon dioxide emissions, which is equivalent to keeping a 100-watt incandescent light bulb on for one week. A team of researchers led by Randolph Kirchain, principal...