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2010-05-18 07:00:00

Absolute Software makes implementing computer power management programs simpler VANCOUVER, May 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Absolute(R) Software Corporation ("Absolute" or the "Company") (TSX: ABT), the leading provider of firmware-based, patented, computer theft recovery, data protection and secure computer lifecycle management solutions today released a new suite of tools for public and private sector organizations who are attempting to implement energy savings programs. Included in the...

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2010-05-14 08:46:19

Scientists review the benefits and tradeoffs of current methods in forest carbon storage While the U.S. and other world leaders consider options for offsetting carbon emissions, it is important to take into account the role forests play in the global carbon cycle, say scientists in a paper published in the spring edition of Issues in Ecology. Currently, the carbon stored in forests and harvested wood products offsets 12-19 percent of U.S. fossil fuel emissions"”growth primarily the...

2010-05-12 12:00:00

MONTREAL and VICTORIA, May 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - CN has pioneered a modal shift protocol that will create new carbon offset project opportunities for British Columbia's transportation sector, CN President and Chief Executive Officer Claude Mongeau announced today. Pacific Carbon Trust (PCT), a Crown corporation and leading provider of offsets in British Columbia (B.C.), has agreed to recognize the protocol for modal shift offset projects in B.C. The modal shift protocol allows companies...

2010-05-12 07:00:00

WASHINGTON, May 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- While senators John Kerry (D-MA) and Joe Lieberman (I-CT) should be commended for their tireless efforts on climate and energy legislation, several flaws in their proposal will prevent it from reducing carbon dioxide to levels that are safe and sustainable, the Price Carbon Campaign said in a statement today. "The Kerry-Lieberman bill fails the acid test of climate legislation, which is to provide clear signals on emission prices. Investors,...

2010-05-04 08:00:00

DUBLIN, May 4, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- EcoSecurities, a leading organisation in the business of sourcing and developing greenhouse gas emission reduction projects, Conservation International, The Climate, Community & Biodiversity Alliance, ClimateBiz and Norton Rose Group announce the findings of their second annual 'forest carbon offsetting report 2010', which focuses on corporations' attitudes towards carbon offsets from forestry projects. The survey received responses...

2010-05-04 08:00:00

PORTLAND, Oregon, May 4, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- EcoSecurities, a leading organization in the business of sourcing and developing greenhouse gas emission reduction projects, Conservation International, The Climate, Community & Biodiversity Alliance, ClimateBiz and Norton Rose Group announce the findings of their second annual 'forest carbon offsetting report 2010', which focuses on corporations' attitudes towards carbon offsets from forestry projects. The forest carbon...

2010-04-30 05:20:00

SAN FRANCISCO, April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- TIME named Tristan Lecomte to the 2010 TIME 100, the magazine's annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world. The full list and related tributes appear in the May 10 issue of TIME, available on newsstands on Friday, April 30, and now at time.com. The list, now in its seventh year, recognizes the activism, innovation and achievement of the world's most influential individuals. As Managing Editor Rick Stengel has said of the list in the...

2010-04-28 08:00:00

WASHINGTON, April 28 /PRNewswire/ -- The Carbon War Room, a non-profit organization that harnesses the power of entrepreneurs to implement market-driven solutions to climate change, today announced the first wave of cities selected to participate in the Green Capital Global Challenge. Participant cities were selected from across the United States, Canada and Europe, after the Carbon War Room received an overwhelming number of applications from cities around the world. They include:...

2010-04-22 12:13:00

VANCOUVER, April 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Carbon Friendly Solutions Inc. (TSX Venture Exchange: CFQ) ("CFS" or the "Company") is pleased to announce it has signed a Verified Emission Reduction ("VER") Call Option Purchase Agreement with Carbonzero, to purchase all of the future VER's from its previously announced Ontario, Canada Reforestation Project ("the Project"). The Call Option, Verified Emission Reduction Purchase Agreement ("VERPA"), grants Carbonzero the right to purchase all of...

2010-04-21 21:30:00

SEOUL, Korea and HERZOGENAURACH, Germany, April 22, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- - Sportlifestyle Company to Offset CO2 Footprint of World Cup Teams' Travels to and in South Africa Sportlifestyle company PUMA will completely offset its own global CO2 emissions to become the first carbon neutral company within the sportlifestyle industry, PUMA announced on Thursday at 'The Business for the Environment Summit' (B4E) in Seoul. In addition, PUMA will offset emissions deriving from...


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