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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)...

2014-01-10 23:21:12

As part of its ongoing commitment to become a greener, more sustainable institution, The Storm King School (http://www.sks.org) began consuming electricity that is entirely generated by local wind farms. Cornwall on Hudson, NY (PRWEB) January 10, 2014 As part of its ongoing commitment to become a greener, more sustainable institution, The Storm King School (http://www.sks.org) began consuming electricity that is entirely generated by local wind farms. To that end, SKS has chosen as its...

Interactive Maps Of US Metro Areas Shows Striking Differences Between Cities And Suburbs
2014-01-06 14:37:53

University of California - Berkeley According to a new study by researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, population-dense cities contribute less greenhouse gas emissions per person than other areas of the country, but these cities' extensive suburbs essentially wipe out the climate benefits. Dominated by emissions from cars, trucks and other forms of transportation, suburbs account for about 50 percent of all household emissions – largely carbon dioxide – in United...

Where Carbon-stocking Projects Provide Greatest Benefits In Africa
2013-12-19 10:40:41

Aarhus University It is increasingly recognized that climate change has the potential to threaten people and nature, and that it is imperative to tackle the drivers of climate change, namely greenhouse gases. One way to slow climate change is to increase the number of trees on Earth, as they, through photosynthesis, take up the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide, converting it to carbon products which are stored in the vegetation (in the form of wood, roots, leaves) and oxygen. New forests...

2013-12-06 23:03:23

Reducing our impact on the climate by reducing our carbon dioxide (CO2) impact. Marcy, NY (PRWEB) December 06, 2013 Mountainside Medical Equipment is proud to announce that the company is now participating in the UPS® carbon neutral shipping program. Mountainside Medical Equipment is concerned about the impact that shipping packages to our customers has on the environment, and participating in this program enables the company to mitigate the effect it has on the climate by...


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