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2014-07-08 12:23:20

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- California business leaders are urging the state to deny requests to exempt oil companies from its successful cap and trade program. "Hundreds of California businesses have been successfully complying with the state's clean energy law - AB 32 - and the oil industry shouldn't receive a special exemption," said Susan Frank, director of the California Business Alliance for a Green Economy, which recently signed a letter to a handful of...

2014-07-08 08:22:10

BOYERTOWN, Pa., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ClimeCo celebrates its nomination of "Runner-Up, Best Global Wholesale Provider" of voluntary carbon offsets, as announced by Environmental Finance. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130510/MM11874LOGO "It is an honor to be recognized by our peers and clients," stated ClimeCo president William Flederbach. "As the only U.S. based provider nominated to this category, ClimeCo's position among its larger global market of peers is...

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...

2014-06-30 23:02:13

Thirty-two organizations, including several well-known think tanks and advocacy organizations, are cosponsoring an event billed as “the world’s largest gathering of global warming skeptics” in Las Vegas July 7–9. The Ninth International Conference on Climate Change (#ICCC9) features 60 of the world’s leading scientists and policy experts who are skeptical of man-caused global warming. (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Number of Sponsors Illustrates Range and Depth of Skepticism about...

2014-06-30 12:24:01

BURNABY, British Columbia, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TechSci Research [http://www.techsciresearch.com ] has announced its latest publication on "Global Specialty Carbon Black Market Forecast and Opportunities, 2018" (http://www.techsciresearch.com/2398) Specialty carbon black is obtained through high-end refining processes. Specialty carbon blacks, also known as pigment blacks, are highly pure and more crystalline form of carbon black with lower levels of sulphur,...

2014-06-28 09:37:36

UEA Governments and companies must do more to account for their impact and dependence on the natural environment - according to researchers at the University of East Anglia. New research published today in the journal Nature Climate Change reveals that although some companies like Kering, a group which includes Puma and Gucci, are leading the way, more needs to be done to foster a sustainable green economy. Researchers say that while the economic value of lost natural resources can...

2014-06-27 23:01:58

Dr. S. Fred Singer, Dr. E. Calvin Beisner, and Tom Harris to Be Recognized at the Ninth International Conference on Climate Change Chicago, IL (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 Dr. S. Fred Singer, one of the world’s earliest and most credible critics of the theory that global warming is man-made and dangerous, will be recognized with an award for Lifetime Achievement in Climate Science at an international conference on global warming taking place July 7–9 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Dr. E. Calvin...

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...

2014-06-25 23:04:43

The International Aerospace Environmental Group (IAEG) announced it has released the first Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Reporting Guidance for the aerospace industry. Warrendale, PA (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 The International Aerospace Environmental Group (IAEG) announced it has released the first Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Reporting Guidance for the aerospace industry. The Guidance is a voluntary consensus standard designed to supplement the World Resources Institute’s (WRI) GHG Protocol. It earned the...

2014-06-25 12:23:53

87% See Climate Change as Po­tentially Harmful to their Business, 64% Believe Govern­ment Needs to Regulate Carbon Emissions from Power Plants WASHINGTON, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC), which represents a membership network of more than 200,000 businesses, released new poll results showing that a large majority of small business owners see climate change as a risk to their businesses. A majority also want the federal...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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