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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...

2011-05-14 12:15:00

POULTNEY, Vt., May 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Green Mountain College President Paul Fonteyn announced today at the school's 174th commencement ceremony that the 700-student Vermont liberal arts school has achieved climate neutrality. GMC becomes the second climate neutral campus in the nation and the first to achieve it through a combination of efficiency, large-scale adoption of clean energy, and purchase of local carbon offsets. "We take special pride that this milestone has...

2011-05-09 05:00:00

Mississauga, Ontario, May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Just Energy, a leading North American natural gas and electricity retailer, has announced that its investments in green projects in Canada and the United States now total $40 million, making it one of the largest green energy providers on the continent. The company's investments in renewable energy credits and carbon offsets provide eco-conscious residential and commercial consumers with immediate solutions to help reduce the harmful...

2011-05-01 00:09:07

TerraPass Releases Update of their Online Carbon Footprint Calculator with All-electric Vehicle Emissions Data and Latest EPA Fuel Economy Data for US Vehicles San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) April 28, 2011 TerraPass (http://www.terrapass.com), a leading provider of carbon offsets, has released an update to its carbon footprint calculator (http://www.terrapass.com/carbon-footprint-calculator/), an online tool that helps individuals calculate their greenhouse gas emissions from driving, flying,...

2011-04-27 10:17:00

VANCOUVER, April 27 /PRNewswire/ - MicroCoal Inc. ("MCI"), a subsidiary of Carbon Friendly Solutions Inc. (CNSX: CFQ) ("CFS"or the "Company") is pleased to announce that it was recently awarded an Australian patent by IP Australia (2004322058). This important milestone in the development of the Company provides MCI with a unique position, in the largest and most important exporter of coal in the world. 51% of the proved recoveable coal reserves in Australia is categorized as...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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