Latest Carbon offset Stories

2011-07-21 09:38:00

STAMFORD, Conn., July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Can saving the planet be as simple as what kind of laundry detergent you use? Maybe not.

2011-07-14 12:11:37

Plants are good for the planet because, among other things, they help offset the effects of global climate change.

2011-07-12 13:50:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania is expanding its commitment to helping businesses meet water-quality standards with the investment of $4.2 million in grants and loans for 10 projects in six counties. "The investments made today will go a long way in helping local farms and businesses reduce costs and be more environmentally friendly," Department of Community and Economic Development Secretary C.

2011-07-06 12:49:00

PHILADELPHIA, July 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CityRyde, the leading bike-sharing innovator, announced today that the carbon methodology behind its revolutionary Inspire software has been validated under the Verified Carbon Standard (VCS), bringing to fruition the two-year development of a system that will energize bicycle sharing the world over.

2011-06-27 13:19:00

POULTNEY, Vt., June 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Green Mountain College received the Second Nature Climate Leadership Award June 23 at the fifth annual Climate Leadership Summit of the American College & University Presidents' Climate Commitment (ACUPCC) in Washington, D.C.

2011-06-15 05:40:00

SAN FRANCISCO, June 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin America today announces that it has selected CFM International's advanced LEAP(TM) engine to power 30 new Airbus A320neo aircraft scheduled to begin delivery in 2016.

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.

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...

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 production...

Word of the Day
  • A person in a secondary role, specifically the second most important character (after the protagonist).
The word 'deuteragonist' comes from a Greek word meaning 'an actor of second-class parts'.