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2011-06-14 12:30:00

STAMFORD, Conn., June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Everyone knows a good shade tree can provide welcome relief from the blistering summer sun. However do you realize those same trees can reduce your air conditioning bill as well? MXenergy, one of the nation's leading independent energy providers and a leader in the sustainability movement, is encouraging its customers to use their "green thumb" when tackling rising summer cooling bills. An early summer heat wave and an unexpected spike...

2011-06-11 00:00:28

Scientific Certification Systems (SCS) has verified the Nature Conservancy of Canada's Darkwoods carbon offset project, the first Canadian project verified to the Verified Carbon Standard (VCS). Emeryville, CA (PRWEB) June 10, 2011 Scientific Certification Systems (SCS) has verified the Nature Conservancy of Canada's Darkwoods carbon offset project, the first Canadian carbon offset project verified to the widely recognized Verified Carbon Standard (VCS), and the largest private land...

2011-06-09 12:28:00

GHG Offsets Sold into California's Cap & Trade Program Could Provide Additional Income to US Rice Farmers SACRAMENTO, Calif., June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Environmental Defense Fund, in partnership with Winrock International, the California Rice Commission and the leading Arkansas rice industry associations and producers, will receive a $1.1 million USDA Conservation Innovation Grant (CIG) to demonstrate best practices for reducing greenhouse gas emissions from rice...

2011-06-09 14:55:41

A multifunctional approach to REDD will be far more effective in reducing greenhouse gas emissions and increasing food production than the practice of intensifying agriculture and sparing forests Evidence from benchmark sites across the tropics is proving that an integrated, multifunctional approach that allows for land-use sharing in agriculture, forests and other functions can achieve good results in reducing greenhouse gas emissions and raising food production levels. It provides more...

2011-06-09 00:00:31

Brown Trucking Company announced today that it has become a Certified Carrier of the GREENWAY MILES program to provide customers with greater visibility and sustainability within their supply chain through a certified calculation of their per-mile carbon output and the option to offset that carbon. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) June 07, 2011 "GREENWAY MILES members and their shippers now have the ability to know exactly what their carbon footprint is and the cost of offsetting each mile," explained...

2011-06-08 15:30:00

The Nature Conservancy of Canada Launches North America's Largest Forest Carbon Credit Project To view the Social Media Release, click here: http://smr.newswire.ca/en/nature-conservancy/ncc-darkwoods-carbon VANCOUVER, June 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC), Canada's leading private land conservation organization, announces the largest forest carbon project to date in North America. Developed through a rigorous procedure involving numerous advisors, and...

2011-06-02 00:00:31

The carbon market's premier contract and portfolio management software introduced today at CarbonExpo 2011 in Barcelona Barcelona, Spain (PRWEB) June 01, 2011 Today, Carbonflow® Corp. announced the availability of a new module in its suite of hosted software designed to manage, monitor, and monetize emission reduction projects. CarbonContracts manages the complete life cycle of emission reduction purchase agreements (ERPAs) and other carbon offset contracts for both sellers and buyers....

2011-06-01 14:29:00

Program rebates can save customers hundreds to thousands of dollars NAPERVILLE, Ill., June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Starting today, June 1, 2011, Nicor Gas residential and business customers have more opportunities to save energy and money through the newly expanded Nicor Gas Energy Efficiency Program (EEP). The program has several new rebates and incentive offers for all Nicor Gas customers ranging from hundreds to thousands of dollars. "Nicor Gas continually looks for ways...

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2011-05-26 11:06:29

One helpful action anyone can take in response to global warming is to plant trees and preserve forests. Trees and plants capture carbon dioxide during photosynthesis, thereby removing the most abundant greenhouse gas from the atmosphere and storing some of it in their woody tissue. Yet global warming may affect the capacity of trees to store carbon by altering forest nitrogen cycling, concludes a study led by Jerry Melillo of the Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL), published this week in...

2011-05-17 10:45:00

STAMFORD, Conn., May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- These days when someone asks if you know how large your footprint is, they may not necessarily be asking about your shoe size. Determining your carbon "footprint" and just how to reduce it is becoming a higher priority by many people wanting to decrease their impact on the environment. Still, many terms such as "carbon offset", "carbon neutral", and "carbon footprint" are still confusing to consumers. MXenergy, a leading independent energy...


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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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