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2010-04-21 10:45:00

NEW ORLEANS, April 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- As the world prepares to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Earth Day, Entergy Corporation (NYSE: ETR) is announcing a new initiative that will help individuals achieve a smaller carbon footprint and reduce their impact on the environment. Beginning tomorrow, Entergy will launch Double Your Difference, an initiative that will not only allow individuals to purchase high-quality carbon offsets but also double the impact of their purchases...

2010-04-21 04:03:00

CHICAGO, April 21 /PRNewswire/ -- GrubHub.com (http://www.grubhub.com/), a fast-growing online service that shows people all the local restaurants that deliver and allows them to order directly online or by phone, has found a unique approach to reduce its carbon footprint. Through its carbon credit program, GrubHub.com buys credits that offset the environmental impact of the greenhouse gas emissions from all the vehicles delivering food ordered on its website. To determine how many carbon...

2010-04-14 08:00:00

JERUSALEM, Israel, April 14, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Dynamic Applications Corp. (OTCBB: DYAP), a facilitator of carbon credit generating projects, is encouraged by President Barack Obama's proposed initiative to institute a carbon credit trading program within the United States. Carbon credit trading is a growing and lucrative field which encourages the reduction of green gas emissions by industrial entities. President Obama has encouraged an open carbon trading market in the...

2010-04-09 15:15:00

JERUSALEM, Israel, April 9, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Dynamic Applications Corp. (OTCBB: DYAP), a facilitator of carbon credit generating projects, announced today that the company is continuing business development efforts to initiate projects in China and other Asian countries. Dynamic Applications is currently in preliminary discussions with industrial entities in China and throughout Asia that are interested in reducing greenhouse gas emissions. The company's business model...

2010-03-31 13:01:38

An Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientist participated in a project to fine-tune computer models that can indicate when forest "carbon sinks" become net carbon generators instead. The results will help pinpoint the effectiveness of trees in offsetting carbon releases that contribute to higher atmospheric temperatures and global climate change. ARS plant physiologist Erik Hamerlynck teamed up with Rutgers University biologist Karina Schafer and U.S. Forest Service colleagues Kenneth...

2010-03-26 10:50:00

SAN RAMON, Calif., March 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Faronics, a global leader in system control and computer energy management solutions, is proud to announce that for the second year in a row it has been certified as carbon neutral. The accreditation, awarded by Offsetters, a Vancouver based carbon offset company, demonstrates Faronics' continued commitment to the proactive management and effective control of the environmental impact of all of its business activities. Faronics surpassed its...

2010-03-16 08:45:00

WALTHAM, Mass., March 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Campus laundry services leader Mac-Gray Corporation announced today they have partnered with 14 colleges and universities and Carbonfund.org to offset 100 percent of the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions derived from laundry equipment installed on each campus. Over 21 million pounds of GHG emissions will be offset through a $95,000 investment in Carbonfund.org third-party verified carbon reduction projects. "We recognize that the first step in...

2010-03-10 06:00:00

VANCOUVER, March 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Carbon Friendly Solutions Inc. (TSX Venture Exchange: CFQ) ("CFS" or the "Company") (http://www.carbonfriendly.com) is pleased to announce that, further to its news release on February 4, 2010, the Company has now received TSX Venture Exchange approval for its recently formed Pacific Briquetters Inc. ("PBI") and its proposed business structure and issue of share purchase warrants resulting from the same. PBI will own, finance, develop and operate a...

2010-02-12 15:21:00

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Feb. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- YRC Worldwide Inc. (Nasdaq: YRCW) announced today the launch of its new Green Balance Calculator. Developed in partnership with Sustainable Travel International (STI), the calculator is an optional tool customers can use to help offset emissions associated with their shipments via certified carbon offset projects. "The YRC Worldwide Green Balance Calculator is another example of our commitment to sustainable business practices," said...

2010-02-11 08:00:00

DUBLIN, February 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- EcoSecurities, a leading company in the business of sourcing and developing emission reductions from greenhouse gas abatement projects, has recently achieved successful approval of its eleventh methodology from the Clean Development Mechanism Executive Board (CDM EB). Through a renewable energy technology known as co-firing, the methodology permits the substitution of coal with solid biomass fuels in grid-connected power plants, reducing CO2...