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2014-02-26 12:21:13

VANCOUVER, Feb. 26, 2014 /CNW/ - CDP, an international, not-for-profit organization providing the only global system for companies and cities to measure, disclose, manage and share vital environmental information, has signed on Offsetters as a CDP Accredited Consultancy Partner. Currently the only Canadian consultancy partner of the CDP, the formal agreement allows Offsetters to provide its clients added value through CDP's international measurement and guidance. CDP consultancy...

2014-02-14 12:27:07

WASHINGTON, Feb. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American workers employed in the U.S. forest products industry visited Washington, D.C. this week. Their goal was to meet with their members of Congress and administration officials to educate them on the impact of legislative and regulatory decisions both on the environment and on the families and communities that depend on forest products manufacturing for their livelihood. The Pulp & Paperworkers' Resource Council (PPRC) is a...

2014-02-06 12:23:51

JOLIET, Ill., Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- JustGreen, a subsidiary of Just Energy Group Inc. (NYSE/TSX: JE) has announced that the City of Joliet, Illinois, has purchased green power to help offset its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Renewable Energy Credits (RECs) will be used to help offset the city's electricity use for the next three years totaling approximately 167 million kWh which is equivalent to planting 3 million trees and taking 25,000 vehicles off the roads. (Logo:...

2014-02-05 08:23:59

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Working with Minnesota-based Great River Energy, Brattle Group economists developed a regional market-based approach to implement EPA's forthcoming rule under Section 111(d) of the Clean Air Act to regulate greenhouse gas emissions from existing power generating sources ("Existing Source Rule"). The approach uses existing energy market infrastructure to achieve emission reduction targets while ensuring reliability and minimizing cost impacts....

2014-02-03 08:21:54

Sponsoring world-leading conference and exposition on business and the environment in Vancouver, March 26 - 28, 2014 VANCOUVER, Feb. 3, 2014 /CNW/ - Offsetters Climate Solutions is proud to announce their diamond level sponsorship as the official sponsor of carbon offsets of GLOBE 2014 the world's largest and longest running conference and exposition that blends both business and environment, taking place in Vancouver, BC from March 26 to 28, 2014. Held every two years since...

2014-01-30 12:23:44

TORONTO, Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In its latest initiative to help Toronto sports fans reduce their carbon footprint, Just Energy has launched a campaign to offset the carbon emissions associated with fans' TV viewing of Leafs and Raptors regular season games. For a one-time fee of $2, Just Energy will offset the total carbon emissions related to a fan's televised viewing of Leafs or Raptors games for the current regular season. To participate, simply visit Just Energy's...

2014-01-28 12:22:20

BOYERTOWN, Pa., Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ClimeCo forecasts blue skies for cap-and-trade growth, as Fortune 500's and blue chips precipitate high offset commodity transactions in 2014. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130510/MM11874LOGO ) Although ClimeCo Corporation is most commonly recognized as the leading producer of N(2)O voluntary carbon offsets under the Climate Action Reserve (CAR; the Reserve), the diversity of ClimeCo's portfolio has enabled some significantly...

2014-01-21 20:20:39

DUBLIN, January 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/6c7c36/carbon_black) has announced the addition of the "2013 Report on the Worldwide Carbon Black (BC) Market - Forecast up to 2017" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/6c7c36/carbon_black ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Carbon Black (BC) 2013 World Market Outlook and Forecast is an absolutely...

2014-01-16 12:24:58

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Carbon Lighthouse, a one-stop shop for organizations to profitably eliminate their carbon footprints, has successfully eliminated enough carbon to offset one year of emissions of a California power plant. By the end of 2013, Carbon Lighthouse reported a cumulative elimination of 25,777 tons of carbon over the lifetime of their energy efficiency projects. To put this number in perspective, the average annual output of a peaker...

2014-01-15 16:21:04

VANCOUVER, Jan. 15, 2014 /CNW/ - Hemlock Printers, in partnership with Offsetters Climate Solutions, has launched two new offset portfolios for Zero, Hemlock's carbon neutral printing program, allowing their clients to support national and international climate offset projects. Originally launched in 2009, Hemlock's Zero program has served 278 clients throughout North America, with more than 16 million pieces printed in four years. As a result, more than 4,000 tonnes of CO(2)...


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