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2013-05-15 23:30:45

CarbonClix has launched its Clix Store, which provides a unique way for members to help the environment whilst shopping online. As members shop, CarbonClix will offset the carbon footprint of the purchases and the deliveries for free. London, UK (PRWEB) May 15, 2013 Shopping online has many advantages in terms of convenience and availability, not to mention price. However, it does have a greater impact on the environment in terms of packaging and individual distribution, thereby increasing...

Experts To Track Big City Carbon Footprints
2013-05-13 04:38:01

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Scientists from across the globe are joining forces to track the carbon footprints of some of the world´s largest cities, hoping to determine whether or not emissions standards in various regions are being met. According to Associated Press (AP) reporter Alicia Chang, the efforts are being focused on cities like Paris and Los Angeles, which are home to more than 10 million residents. In recent years, she said, these...

2013-05-09 23:47:26

Canada´s Minister of Natural Resources Joe Oliver is in Europe to argue that the European Union´s Fuel Quality Directive unfairly stigmatizes Alberta Oil Sands products. Friends of Science point to the climate change hypocrisy in the EU when one compares their terms for ℠carbon neutral´ wood pellets shipped from Canada or the carbon footprint of EU beer consumption vis a vis oil sands´ emissions. Calgary, Alberta, Canada (PRWEB) May 08, 2013 “Despite a...

2013-05-09 23:43:48

Leading Edge Design Group (LEDG), a leading national provider of energy optimization services, announced today that it will offset its carbon emissions with the Carbonfund.org Foundation, one of the country's leading carbon offset organizations. In addition to their existing effort to reduce emissions by advancing corporate recycling initiatives, improving office-wide sustainable products and systems procurement, and establishing team car-pooling mandates for customer visits to reduce travel...

2013-04-15 23:01:13

Sustainable IT solutions provider TurnKey Internet announced today that its data center has reached the elite status of a zero carbon footprint. Latham, NY (PRWEB) April 15, 2013 This is the next installment in TurnKey Internet's month-long Earth Day campaign, which focuses on raising public awareness of the green IT practices that it has implemented, and the importance of utilizing these sustainable alternatives. With the addition of its new, comprehensive hydroelectric power service for...


Word of the Day
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.'