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2014-10-22 08:23:49

Named to CDP Global Leaders Report A List, S&P 500 Leaders for Corporate Action on Climate Change, and the Dow Jones Sustainability Index North America CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Akamai Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: AKAM), the leading provider of cloud services for delivering, optimizing and securing online content and business applications, has been named to three prestigious lists in recognition of its sustainability initiatives, including The A List: The Carbon...

2014-10-20 12:21:30

MONTREAL, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) has been awarded a position on The A List: The CDP Climate Performance Leadership Index 2014 in recognition of its action to reduce carbon emissions and mitigate the business risks of climate change. The index presents 187 listed companies identified as demonstrating a superior approach to climate change mitigation. It has been produced by CDP, the international non-governmental organization that drives sustainable...

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2014-10-16 07:03:55

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While the influx of natural gas could alter where the world gets its energy from, it is unlikely to slow the growth of global greenhouse gas emissions over the long term, according to new research published online Wednesday in the journal Nature. In the study, Haewon McJeon, an economist at the US Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, and his colleagues explain that using hydraulic fracturing technologies to...

2014-10-16 04:20:13

The global capital goods company has been selected for inclusion on The A List: The CDP Climate Performance Leadership Index 2014. CDP is an international, not-for-profit organisation providing the only global system for companies and cities to measure, disclose, manage and share vital environmental information. This latest achievement is a welcome validation of CNH Industrial's environmentally-conscious practices throughout its worldwide operations. BASILDON, United Kingdom, Oct....

2014-10-15 08:26:07

LONDON, October 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- From A for Apple Inc. to Z for Zurich Insurance Group, 187 companies illustrate that a low-carbon future does not mean low profit. A new global index [http://bit.ly/ZAoBzQ ] based on corporations that exhibit leadership through action to mitigate climate change has outperformed The Bloomberg World Index by 9.6% in the past four years. So finds analysis released today by CDP [https://www.cdp.net/en-US/Pages/HomePage.aspx ], an...

2014-10-13 12:23:07

ST. LOUIS, Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Peabody Energy (NYSE: BTU) Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Gregory H. Boyce today was honored for a lifetime of contributions to the global coal industry to advance sustainable mining, energy access and clean coal solutions at the 34(th) Coaltrans World Conference in Copenhagen. The recognition coincided with Boyce's keynote address urging world industry leaders to fight energy inequality with greater use of 21(st) century coal. Under Boyce's...

2014-10-10 08:21:33

DUBLIN, Oct. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Clean Coal Technologies Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 Clean coal refers to the process of reducing carbon emissions and other harmful pollutants that arise from the burning of coal for power generation to the minimum possible level. SC, USC, and IGCC technologies are clean coal technologies that are widely used for setting up...

2014-10-02 12:24:16

-- Coal use is fundamental to economic and environmental progress ST. LOUIS, Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Peabody Energy (NYSE: BTU) calls advanced coal technology the low-cost, low-carbon solution to energy needs and environmental objectives in its "21st Century Coal's Role in the Future of Energy", a new report. The report presents the company's views on carbon management and coal mining and use in the 21st century. Peabody believes safe, environmentally responsible,...

2014-10-02 12:24:07

LONDON, Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Carbon capture and storage is a process that has become quite popular in recent years. Carbon capture and storage, known commonly as CCS, or even known as carbon capture and sequestration, is a process that captures waste carbon dioxide from sources such as fossil fuel plants and transports it to a carbon storage site (generally underground). The process prevents the release of such large amounts of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere. CCS is being...

2014-10-02 12:24:01

LONDON, Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Coal is expected to continue to be a dominant fuel in power generation due to its low cost and abundance. Nearly 12 billion tons of coal was produced globally in 2013, and over 50% of global electricity was coal powered. On a levelized cost of production basis, the global market value of coal-fired electricity exceeded $400 billion. Nonetheless, conventional coal power generation is a leading contributor to global greenhouse gas emissions and is...


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