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2013-09-17 08:23:53

NEW YORK, Sept. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Clean Coal Technologies, Inc. (CCTC) ("the Company"), an emerging cleaner-energy company utilizing patented technology to convert raw coal into a more efficient fuel with less emissions, today announced that it has executed a Site Agreement with a major coal power station to host the Company's pilot plant at its power plant in LeFlore County, Oklahoma. An 8k has been filed in respect to this contract. "The execution of this agreement is a...

2013-09-16 08:21:22

Study will reward participating motorists for driving less, help Commonwealth meet climate goals BOSTON, Sept. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Conservation Law Foundation (CLF) announced today that its market innovation affiliate, CLF Ventures, will conduct a three-year pilot study to measure how motorists' driving habits are affected by financial incentives to drive less. The pilot study will test the effectiveness of financial incentive programs to reduce miles driven as a viable...

2013-09-12 12:21:56

BETHESDA, Md., Sept. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CDP, previously known as Carbon Disclosure Project, has recognized Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) as one of the world's top companies for addressing climate change in its operations. CDP's Global 500 Climate Change Report named Lockheed Martin one of the top 56 companies worldwide on its 2013 Global Carbon Performance Leadership Index. This marks the third consecutive year that Lockheed Martin has been recognized for its exceptional carbon...

2013-08-29 08:21:40

Company's patented carbon capture technology exceeds operating cost reduction target TSX-V: CST Outstanding Shares: 79,687,836 QUEBEC CITY, Aug. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - CO(2) Solutions Inc. (TSX-V: CST), an innovator in the field of enzyme-enabled carbon capture technology, today announced that it has met and exceeded the first two technical performance milestones for its Alberta Oil Sands project. The Company demonstrated its patented carbon capture technology is at least...

2013-08-21 08:22:33

ATLANTA, Aug. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- President Obama has made climate change a priority in his second term, unveiling new executive orders that will cut US carbon emissions. These cuts have the potential to lead to increased utility rates resulting from the phasing out of coal-fired power plants in favor of cleaner power sources such as natural gas or renewable energy. A 2013 survey of AEE members reveals that 83% of respondents believe that climate change is happening, and...

2013-08-14 23:18:56

By Fall 2013, PCOR and IOGCC will publish its latest report that focuses on liability issues related to the storage of carbon in geologic formations that should be managed by states and provinces. Oklahoma City, OK (PRWEB) August 14, 2013 The Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission’s (IOGCC) Carbon Geologic Storage (CGS) Task Force recently met in Denver, Colorado to begin finalizing work that began in July 2012 that focuses on liability issues related to the storage of carbon in...

2013-08-12 08:24:08

FALLS CHURCH, Va., Aug. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has achieved its inaugural greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction goal of 25 percent in three years, two years ahead of plan. In 2012, the company realized a 25.3 percent GHG intensity reduction from its 2008 baseline, resulting in a 26.9 percent absolute emissions reduction. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121024/LA98563LOGO) "We take our commitment to environmental sustainability seriously, and...

2013-08-01 08:23:16

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CONSOL Energy Inc. (NYSE: CNX), the leading diversified fuel producer in the Eastern United States, today reported that it has incurred a partial structural failure on its above-ground clean coal conveyor belt at the Bailey Preparation Plant in Southwestern Pennsylvania. No one was injured and the system operations were immediately halted. The belt system conveys coal from the Bailey and Enlow Fork mines at the clean coal silos to the Bailey...

Could Planting Trees In The Desert Take The Edge Off Climate Change?
2013-07-31 12:51:58

European Geosciences Union As the world starts feeling the effects of increasing atmospheric carbon dioxide and consequent global temperature rise, researchers are looking for a Plan B to mitigate climate change. A group of German scientists has now come up with an environmentally friendly method that they say could do just that. The technique, dubbed carbon farming, consists in planting trees in arid regions on a large scale to capture CO2. They publish their study today in Earth System...

2013-07-31 12:23:16

ALEXANDRIA, Va., July 31, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A recent report from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) heralded a slight decrease in U.S. greenhouse gas emissions in 2011. However, the drop from 2010 was just 1.6 percent - and emissions since 1990 have actually risen by 8.4 percent. A July report from the Earth Policy Institute found that fossil fuel emissions have risen by 2.6 percent each year since 2010, "hitting an all-time high of 9.7 billion tons of carbon in...