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2011-01-11 16:30:00

BIDDEFORD, Maine, Jan. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sunlyte LLC is proud to announce the launch of Sunlyte Certified Carbon Free manufacturing service for CD, DVD and Blu-ray packaged discs. Through material and energy efficient design, streamlined distribution and use of carbon neutral delivery services, Sunlyte Certified Carbon Free dramatically reduces the carbon footprint of packaged discs. The remaining essential footprint (as little as 250 grams for a packaged CD) is then balanced to net...

2011-01-05 22:49:00

VANCOUVER, Jan. 5 /PRNewswire/ - Carbon Friendly Solutions Inc. (CNSX: CFQ) ("CFS" or the "Company") announces that effective December 30, 2010, the Company's 27,753,427 issued and outstanding common shares became listed for trading on the Canadian National Stock Exchange ("CNSX") under the symbol "CFQ". Subsequently, the Company applied to the TSX Venture Exchange ("TSX-V") for the de-listing of its common shares, and on December 31, 2010 received confirmation from the TSX-V that...

2010-12-21 00:01:46

The Pacific Forest Trust commends California's leadership in creating the nation's first economy-wide cap and trade program that will be the first compliance carbon market in the world to accept emissions reductions from forest carbon projects. Sacramento, CA (PRWEB) December 20, 2010 The Pacific Forest Trust (PFT) commends the California's Air Resources Board's Dec. 16 adoption of a set of regulations that will govern the state's landmark cap and trade system. The board's nine-to-one vote...

2010-12-20 05:18:00

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka, Dec. 20, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Eswaran Brothers Exports announced that it has achieved CarbonNeutral company certification, a major milestone in the sixty-seven year history of the family-owned tea company. The Vice Chairman of Eswaran Brothers and a third generation tea taster, Mr. Subramaniam Eassuwaren, stated, "As part of a family that has been devoted to tea, this is an important landmark for us. It's among the initial steps we have taken in our drive to become a...

2010-12-14 06:30:00

LONDON, Dec. 14, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Tucan Travel is thrilled to announce that in the two years since it introduced its carbon offset scheme, it has raised 34,000 GBP through clients and its own donations for the World Land Trust and its work restoring and protecting rainforests. Tucan Travel also saw the percentage of clients contributing to the carbon offset scheme nearly double from 14% in the first year to 27% this year. As a result, total contributions rose 28% to a total of over...

2010-12-07 08:30:00

SANTA ANA, Calif., Dec. 7, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- SaviCorp (Pink Sheets: SVMI) -- Though the United States has not signed global Cap and Trade agreements through the Kyoto Accord, nor passed legislation here at home, national business and corporate fleet leaders have been addressing the EPA's warnings and scheduled reduction targets for green house gas emissions (GHG). On a voluntary basis, business, corporate and municipal fleets nation-wide are addressing and positively impacting emissions...

2010-12-01 01:46:00

PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- CityRyde, the leading bike-sharing innovator in the United States, announced today that it has submitted the methodology behind its revolutionary new Inspire software to the Voluntary Carbon Standard (VCS) Program for approval. Inspire is designed to offer additional revenue streams to bicycle-sharing programs through the use of carbon offset credits and holds the distinction of being the first methodology explicitly designed for sustainable...

2010-11-24 09:41:55

Review of 10 years of research suggests lessons for COP16 negotiators in Cancun: Community forest owners can reduce illegal logging, forest fires, CO2 emissions, poverty A study released today amid debate over how to reduce the loss and degradation of the world's most vulnerable forests suggests that negotiators at the upcoming UN climate change conference in Cancun should look to Mexico's forest communities for a solution. When allowed to benefit economically from their forests, forest...

2010-11-15 05:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Esurance, the direct-to-consumer personal auto insurance company, recently announced the purchase of offsets from the new Laurelbrook Farm Compost Project, a project which is estimated to prevent more than 15,000 tons of greenhouse gas pollution over the next ten years - an amount equivalent to the CO2 emissions from 31,646 barrels of oil consumed.(1) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090826/ESURANCELOGO) (Logo:...

2010-11-11 09:00:00

MILWAUKEE, Nov. 11, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Paul Smith's College and Johnson Controls (NYSE: JCI), the global leader in delivering products, services and solutions that increase energy efficiency in buildings, today announced the launch of an energy conservation program across the campus. The program is expected to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from buildings on campus by 22 percent, or more than 1,000 tons of carbon dioxide, while advancing the college's commitment toward achieving carbon...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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