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2014-07-29 08:23:50

WASHINGTON, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Emerald Cities Collaborative President and CEO Denise Fairchild released the following statement on the new White House report, The Cost of Delaying Action to Stem Climate Change: "We applaud the White House Council on Economic Advisers for acknowledging that the longer our nation delays acting on climate change, the more dearly we will pay - not only in purely economic terms, but also with regard to clean air and energy security -...

2014-07-28 12:21:54

The Product of a Newly Developed Agri-Centric Philanthropic Tool BOYERTOWN, Pa., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ClimeCo Corporation brokered the sale of a large block of carbon reduction offsets from CF Industries Holdings, Inc., a global leader in nitrogen fertilizer manufacturing, to Chevrolet. CF Industries will donate the net proceeds of $600,000 to the National FFA Foundation to support excellence in farmer education and fertilizer best management practices....

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...

2014-07-17 16:22:21

ST. LOUIS, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Peabody Energy (NYSE:BTU) today praised the action of Australia's Parliament and Prime Minister in repealing the carbon tax, which has hurt consumers via high electricity costs and damaged the economy. "The Australia Government's reversal of the carbon tax is a lesson in leadership for the modern world," said Peabody Energy Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Gregory H. Boyce. "We encourage U.S. policymakers to take the same path and reject...

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...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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