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2014-02-03 08:21:54

Sponsoring world-leading conference and exposition on business and the environment in Vancouver, March 26 - 28, 2014 VANCOUVER, Feb. 3, 2014 /CNW/ - Offsetters Climate Solutions is proud to announce their diamond level sponsorship as the official sponsor of carbon offsets of GLOBE 2014 the world's largest and longest running conference and exposition that blends both business and environment, taking place in Vancouver, BC from March 26 to 28, 2014. Held every two years since...

2014-01-30 12:23:44

TORONTO, Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In its latest initiative to help Toronto sports fans reduce their carbon footprint, Just Energy has launched a campaign to offset the carbon emissions associated with fans' TV viewing of Leafs and Raptors regular season games. For a one-time fee of $2, Just Energy will offset the total carbon emissions related to a fan's televised viewing of Leafs or Raptors games for the current regular season. To participate, simply visit Just Energy's...

2014-01-28 12:22:20

BOYERTOWN, Pa., Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ClimeCo forecasts blue skies for cap-and-trade growth, as Fortune 500's and blue chips precipitate high offset commodity transactions in 2014. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130510/MM11874LOGO ) Although ClimeCo Corporation is most commonly recognized as the leading producer of N(2)O voluntary carbon offsets under the Climate Action Reserve (CAR; the Reserve), the diversity of ClimeCo's portfolio has enabled some significantly...

2014-01-21 20:20:39

DUBLIN, January 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/6c7c36/carbon_black) has announced the addition of the "2013 Report on the Worldwide Carbon Black (BC) Market - Forecast up to 2017" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/6c7c36/carbon_black ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Carbon Black (BC) 2013 World Market Outlook and Forecast is an absolutely...

2014-01-16 12:24:58

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Carbon Lighthouse, a one-stop shop for organizations to profitably eliminate their carbon footprints, has successfully eliminated enough carbon to offset one year of emissions of a California power plant. By the end of 2013, Carbon Lighthouse reported a cumulative elimination of 25,777 tons of carbon over the lifetime of their energy efficiency projects. To put this number in perspective, the average annual output of a peaker...

2014-01-15 16:21:04

VANCOUVER, Jan. 15, 2014 /CNW/ - Hemlock Printers, in partnership with Offsetters Climate Solutions, has launched two new offset portfolios for Zero, Hemlock's carbon neutral printing program, allowing their clients to support national and international climate offset projects. Originally launched in 2009, Hemlock's Zero program has served 278 clients throughout North America, with more than 16 million pieces printed in four years. As a result, more than 4,000 tonnes of CO(2)...

2014-01-10 23:21:12

As part of its ongoing commitment to become a greener, more sustainable institution, The Storm King School (http://www.sks.org) began consuming electricity that is entirely generated by local wind farms. Cornwall on Hudson, NY (PRWEB) January 10, 2014 As part of its ongoing commitment to become a greener, more sustainable institution, The Storm King School (http://www.sks.org) began consuming electricity that is entirely generated by local wind farms. To that end, SKS has chosen as its...

Interactive Maps Of US Metro Areas Shows Striking Differences Between Cities And Suburbs
2014-01-06 14:37:53

University of California - Berkeley According to a new study by researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, population-dense cities contribute less greenhouse gas emissions per person than other areas of the country, but these cities' extensive suburbs essentially wipe out the climate benefits. Dominated by emissions from cars, trucks and other forms of transportation, suburbs account for about 50 percent of all household emissions – largely carbon dioxide – in United...

2013-12-20 12:21:41

Green Fan Wins Sweepstakes and Plants Trees with Florida Georgia Line Plant Before Show TORONTO, Dec. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- After performing an energy audit of the tour, JustGreen purchased carbon offsets to offset the carbon emissions for Florida Georgia Line's first major headline tour. Florida Georgia Line's sold-out HERE'S TO THE GOOD TIMES 2013 Tour included 32 cities nationwide. See the tour here at www.tuneinwithjustgreen.com. This is part of the year-long commitment...

Where Carbon-stocking Projects Provide Greatest Benefits In Africa
2013-12-19 10:40:41

Aarhus University It is increasingly recognized that climate change has the potential to threaten people and nature, and that it is imperative to tackle the drivers of climate change, namely greenhouse gases. One way to slow climate change is to increase the number of trees on Earth, as they, through photosynthesis, take up the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide, converting it to carbon products which are stored in the vegetation (in the form of wood, roots, leaves) and oxygen. New forests...