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2010-11-10 10:00:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., Nov. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Force10 Networks, Inc., a global technology leader that data center, service provider and enterprise customers rely on when the network is their business, today introduced the Force10 Carbon-Balanced Switch/Router Initiative designed to provide customers with carbon credits to offset energy consumption when using ExaScale(TM) E-Series® chassis-based core switch/routers. (Logo:...

2010-11-10 09:00:00

MONTREAL, Nov. 10 /PRNewswire/ - CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE:CNI) said today it has been recognized for excellence in climate-change reporting among Canadian and global corporations surveyed by the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP). CN was named to the CDP's 2010 Canada 200 Carbon Disclosure Leadership Index for the second straight year - only 16 Canadian companies are so recognized - and saw its score on the CDP's Global 500 report rise to 82 per cent in 2010 from 77 per cent in 2009. In 2010, the CDP...

2010-11-03 07:23:00

Purchase of Carbon Offset Pioneer, MGM, Boosts Global Energy Trading Firm's Presence in Carbon Trading Markets Highlights - Major strategic step for Mercuria in the global carbon markets. - Mercuria purchases all equity of MGM. - Valuable growth platform for Mercuria in project origination and marketing. - Mercuria grows and diversifies its global energy business. Mercuria Energy Group Ltd. announces today the acquisition of carbon offset project...

2010-10-28 08:30:00

SANTA ANA, Calif., Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- SaviCorp (Pink Sheets: SVMI) announces its recent attendance at the 3rd annual Green Fleet Conference held at the Town & Country Resort in San Diego on October 18th and 19th. Representing SaviCorp were Chuck Nelson, Executive Vice President of Product Sales; Jeff Malone, Vice President of Fleet Sales; and Richard Messerschmidt, Director of Special Projects. The Green Fleet Conference attracted over 50 exhibitors and nearly 600 "Green...

2010-10-22 08:30:00

SANTA ANA, Calif., Oct. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- SaviCorp (Pink Sheets: SVMI) announces the State of California has issued an Executive Order for DynoValve, paving the way for DynoValve to be sold to auto repair shops, emissions testing stations, auto part retailers and Municipal/Business Fleets throughout California to help reduce vehicle emissions. "Our patience, diligence and perseverance have been rewarded. Obtaining the Executive Order from the State of California represents an...

2010-10-11 10:00:00

RALEIGH, N.C. and CARY, N.C., Oct. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Transoft has been optimizing the cash supply chain for large banks around the world for 18 years and has each year increased the depth, complexity and modeling ability in the pursuit of more savings for clients. Now Transoft goes green as their OptiCash and OptiVault software applications suite gets new functionality to consider the sustainability impacts by transporting cash everywhere. "This is the first time in 18 years we at...

2010-10-07 07:30:00

COPPELL, Texas, Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), one of the world's leading semiconductor manufacturers and a pioneer in corporate responsibility, announced the renaming of an endowed scholarship fund in honor of retired executive Robert L. Banks. The scholarship, originally in the name of STMicroelectronics, was established in 2007 to benefit students at Stephen F. Austin University's Arthur Temple College of Forestry and Agriculture. Robert (Bob) Banks, a 39-year...

2010-10-06 16:35:02

Tokyo, Oct 6, 2010 - (JCN Newswire) - Mitsubishi Corporation (MC) has announced the registration(1) of fifty Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) projects, a first for a Japanese Company. MC has developed its emissions reduction business from an early stage, using the market mechanism(2) to contribute to environmentally sustainable economic growth. MC has continued to develop CDM projects since registering its first CDM project in March 2006. As of Sep 24, 2010, MC has registered a total of...

2010-09-25 01:15:14

A radical new heating system where homes would be heated by district centres rather than in individual households could dramatically cut the UK's greenhouse gas emissions. In a series of reports to be presented at a major conference this week, scientists at The University of Manchester claim using sustainable wood and other biofuels could hold the key to lowering harmful greenhouse gases. Building district heating schemes which would provide heat and hot water for a neighbourhood or community...

2010-09-13 12:03:00

WGES CleanSteps(SM) Carbon Offsets now available to natural gas customers in the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia; effort includes creation of new Carbon Reduction Fund designed to help clean the Chesapeake Bay ANNAPOLIS, Md., Sept. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, a first-of-its-kind partnership of corporations and environmentalists announced a new initiative designed to reduce greenhouse gases and improve air and water quality in the Chesapeake Bay region. Leading competitive...


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 'karpos', fruit.
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