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2012-06-28 22:21:00

ISTANBUL, June 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Turk Telekom is the first telecommunication company which reports to the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) by measuring its carbon emissions in Turkey in 2011. As the leading communication and convergence technologies company in Turkey, Turk Telekom is continuing to work on environmental sustainability with the aim of creating a better future for the next generations. Acting with this vision, Turk Telekom has identified its sustainability...

2012-06-26 06:21:19

PALM BEACH, Fla., June 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time in its thirty year history, Leadership Florida® is pleased to announce that its 2012 Annual Meeting has gone 100% carbon neutral. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120416/FL87657LOGO) Taking place at The Breakers Hotel in Palm Beach, Florida from June 28th to July 1st, the carbon emissions associated with the four day event will be offset through JustGreen(TM), a Just Energy program. One of North America's...

2012-06-20 02:21:22

RIO DE JANEIRO, June 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Thousands of people from around the globe gathered at Arcos da Lapa last night to support the launch of Code REDD, an emergency action campaign to save the threatened forests of the world. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120620/SF27657) The celebration of the Code REDD Campaign launch got under way as the historic Arcos da Lapa aqueduct in the heart of Rio was transformed by Obscura Digital with an architectural projection...

2012-06-07 06:21:40

WASHINGTON, June 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading energy and commodity price reporting agency Argus has launched a series of new market assessments for renewable energy certificates (RECs) and carbon markets in California, the western US and elsewhere. Argus' expanded California coverage includes California renewable energy certificates and enhancements to its coverage of California carbon allowances. Expanded California carbon coverage includes daily volume-weighted average data...

2012-05-22 06:21:29

NEW ORLEANS, May 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Entergy Corporation announced completion of the registration of a reforestation project in Arkansas and Louisiana that will remove an estimated 460,000 tons of carbon dioxide over the next 40 years. The project, which involved restoring 2,942 acres of marginal agricultural land to native bottomland hardwood forests, is registered with the widely respected American Carbon Registry and is one of only a few U.S.-based reforestation projects registered...

Carbon Emissions From Deforestation Influenced By Time, Method Of Tree Usage, And Location
2012-05-15 04:12:22

The University of California, Davis has conducted an innovative study on the effects of human tree usage on climate change. The findings offer a greater understanding of the intricate effects of deforestation on the global climate from greenhouse gas emissions, specifically focusing on carbon emissions. This study, published by the advance online edition of the journal Nature Climate Change on May 13, 2012, shows that the amount of greenhouse gas that enters the atmosphere after a forest...

Microsoft Vows To Reduce Its Carbon Footprint Beginning In Fiscal Year 2013
2012-05-09 10:31:43

Environmental groups have long been pushing the technology industry to adopt big goals for renewable energy resources, and apparently somebody was listening. Microsoft announced on Tuesday that it is vowing to distance itself from coal-power and become more environmentally friendly, reducing its carbon footprint. Beginning on 1 July 2012, the software giant´s data centers, software development labs and office buildings will all be carbon neutral. The plan is to zero-out the overall...

2012-05-05 23:02:12

By reducing and offsetting carbon emissions in its operation, Nanovations Pty Ltd is setting a new standard for emission free manufacturing of Nanotechnology products. Sydney, NSW (PRWEB) May 05, 2012 Nanovations demonstrates its commitment to helping reduce greenhouse gas emissions by becoming one of the first carbon neutral Nanotechnology manufacturers in the world. While careful power management, recycling and procurement did help to significantly minimise Nanovations carbon footprint,...

2012-04-25 02:27:13

GREENBELT, Md., April 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Bozzuto Group, a Washington, D.C. area based real estate services organization, today announced that it has committed to matching 100 percent of the electricity used at its corporate headquarters with renewable energy from U.S. wind projects. This commitment to green power will be achieved through the purchase of Green-e Energy® Certified Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs) from 3Degrees, a renewable energy certificate and carbon...

2012-04-22 22:20:06

MILWAUKEE, April 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In celebration of Earth Day, Johnson Controls, the global leader in delivering solutions that increase energy efficiency in buildings, released its Top Earth Day Champions list to highlight organizations saving the carbon equivalent of 45,000 acres of pine forests through energy efficiency and renewable energy projects at their facilities. Carbon emissions from building energy use are predicted to grow faster than any other sector in the next 25...