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2014-07-29 12:26:48

ST. LOUIS, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Peabody Energy (NYSE: BTU) today called for withdrawal of the proposed carbon rule for existing power plants and greater deployment of technology as the long-term solution to improve emissions, during testimony at a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) hearing in Washington, D.C. Peabody is also offering testimony in Denver. "Using coal for electricity enables people to live longer and better and drives the lowest U.S. electricity costs for any...

2014-07-25 10:39:15

Rights and Resources Initiative Community forests around the world hold 37.7 billion tonnes of carbon Strengthening community forest rights is an essential strategy to reduce billions of tonnes of carbon emissions, making it an effective way for governments to meet climate goals, safeguard forests and protect the livelihoods of their citizens, according to a major new report. The report, called "Securing Rights, Combating Climate Change: How Strengthening Community Forest Rights...

2014-07-11 23:02:47

QA Graphics today announced a fundamental commitment to protect the environment by becoming an ENERGY STAR Partner. Ankeny, Iowa (PRWEB) July 11, 2014 QA Graphics today announced a fundamental commitment to protect the environment by becoming an ENERGY STAR Partner. QA Graphics' voluntary partnership with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s ENERGY STAR means that we will be working toward helping their clients improve the energy efficiency and performance of their facilities;...

2014-07-07 10:09:09

Monash University The equivalent of one-third of Melbourne’s water use could be saved each year through the implementation of efficiency measures that deal with climate change, according to a new study. Researchers at the Monash Sustainability Institute analysed the water-saving potential of 74 options for reducing greenhouse gas emissions identified in ClimateWorks Australia’s award-winning Low Carbon Growth Plan for Australia.  The research was published this week in...

2014-07-06 16:20:21

Global Clean Coal Technologies Market 2014-2018 research report, now available with SandlerResearch.org, segments the market into Supercritical, Ultra-supercritical, and Integrated Gasification Combined Cycle technologies. The report covers information on Americas, and EMEA and APAC regions. It also provides global market landscape and its growth prospects in the coming years. DALLAS, July 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Clean coal refers to the process of reducing carbon emissions...

2014-06-27 12:23:08

HARRISBURG, Pa., June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Although touted by proponents as a flexible and achievable way to curb carbon emissions, recently proposed federal power plant emission standards are merely a de facto attempt transform America's energy usage away from coal, the Pennsylvania Coal Alliance said today. Alliance CEO John Pippy, testifying before the state Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee, said the standards would have a disproportionate, negative impact...

2014-06-23 16:22:12

DALLAS, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At its 82(nd) Annual U.S. Conference of Mayors meeting yesterday, the nation's mayors renewed their longstanding commitment to fight climate change by reducing carbon emissions, promoting energy independence and efficiency and developing renewable energy. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110125/MM36443LOGO Conference President Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson joined with other USCM leaders to sign a revised agreement that for the first time...

2014-06-19 08:23:59

CLIENTS WILL BENEFIT FROM ENERGY PERFORMANCE TRACKING AND REDUCTION IN ENERGY CONSUMPTION BY UP TO 30%, IN TURN PRESERVING THE ENVIRONMENT AS WELL AS THEIR FINANCES. SAN FRANCISCO, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Verdafero Inc. today announced a fundamental commitment to protect the environment by becoming an ENERGY STAR Partner. Verdafero Inc.'s voluntary partnership with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's ENERGY STAR means that we will be working toward helping their clients improve...

2014-06-16 23:02:19

Land use policies and preferential tax treatment for housing – in the form of federal income tax deductions for mortgage interest and property taxes – have increased carbon emissions in the United States by about 2.7 percent, almost 6 percent annually in new home construction, according to a new Georgia State University study. Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) June 16, 2014 Land use policies and preferential tax treatment for housing – in the form of federal income tax deductions for...

2014-06-11 16:22:13

ST. LOUIS, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Peabody Energy Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Gregory H. Boyce today called for an all-in energy plan with greater use of coal to secure a long-term supply of low-cost electricity that is vital to a high-growth economic and industrial base. "Affordable energy - largely fueled by advanced coal - will help reindustrialize North America's economy as we work to make the air cleaner every day," Boyce said today in New York City during the...


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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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