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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...

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...


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  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'
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