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2014-04-23 23:15:06

Friends of Science are challenging statements in the Harvard Business Review (HBR) as misleading to industry and not founded on scientific evidence of the IPCC Physical Sciences Working Group I of the fall, which states there has been a hiatus in global warming over the past 16 years and ‘low confidence’ of future weather extremes. Canada’s province of Ontario consulted closely with ENGOs on low-carbon initiatives and went from manufacturing heartland to dead weight in the Canadian...

2014-04-23 23:01:27

Energy Saving Solutions USA (“ESS” or the “Company”), the creators of the LED with a lifetime guarantee™, yesterday celebrated the achievement of $2.2 billion in energy costs savings in 2013 from efficient LED lighting; consequently eliminating 404.5 million tons of carbon emissions from polluting our planet. The Company’s Forever LED Lights are the only LED lights on the market with a lifetime guarantee, exclusively administered by McCusker & Company and backed by Service...

2014-04-22 23:01:29

Oasis Energy chooses Earth Day to introduce their Clean Gas plans in New York, New Jersey, Maryland, and Pennsylvania. New York, NY (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 Oasis Energy becomes one of the first energy suppliers in the Northeast to offer 100% carbon offset natural gas plans. Oasis Energy’s Clean Gas plans help reduce the overall effects of carbon pollution by neutralizing all of the estimated CO2 emissions associated with a customer’s usage. Reducing CO2 emissions is important to many...

2014-04-22 16:24:33

Survey Shows Cities Are Curbing Carbon Emissions in City Operations and Citywide WASHINGTON, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Conference of Mayors today released findings of a climate survey, showing that cities with a mayoral pledge or formal city council action to curb carbon emissions are making progress on their goals, with two-thirds reporting quantifiable reductions in emissions from city operations and one-third for citywide emissions....

2014-04-10 12:33:15

Giving the poor access to reliable modern energy offers a better route to address global challenges, climate and energy, scholars say in a new report, Our High-Energy Planet. The report is the first of the Climate Pragmatism project, led by Arizona State University’s Consortium for Science, Policy, and Outcomes in partnership with The Breakthrough Institute. “Climate change can’t be solved on the backs of the world’s poorest people,” said Daniel Sarewitz, a report co-author...

2014-04-09 12:22:40

Renewable Energy Projects Eliminated More Than 13,000 Metric Tons of Greenhouse Gas Emissions Last Year RACINE, Wis., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SC Johnson announced that its innovative use of renewable energy in Indonesia cut more than 13,000 metric tons of greenhouse gas emissions last year. Using waste products as an energy source, the company's innovative use of biofuels at its Medan and Surabaya facilities demonstrates the company's commitment to minimizing its environmental footprint...

2014-04-08 23:22:04

Transparency Market Research Report Added "Carbon-Emissions Market - Global Industry Size, Share, Trends, Analysis, And Forecasts 2012 - 2018" to its database. Browse Full Report:- http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/carbon-emissions-market.html Albany, New York USA (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 Carbon emissions were traded at minor levels over the past few years. However, the involvement of governments in stabilizing the concentration of atmospheric greenhouse gases has resulted...

2014-04-07 11:00:15

Despite climate change, most polluters still pay little or nothing when they release carbon dioxide into the atmosphere. 'A cost of USD 0.15 per kilo CO2 would be enough to solve the whole climate change problem', says Thomas Sterner, professor of environmental economics at the University of Gothenburg. Sterner is the only Swedish researcher to serve as a coordinating lead author of a new report that the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change will present next week. The third part of...

2014-04-03 12:55:13

Researchers at Winrock International have developed a first-of-its-kind method for estimating carbon emissions from forest degradation caused by selective logging in tropical regions. Refined over a period of 15 years and tested in six countries, the approach is highlighted in an article authored by Winrock’s Ecosystems Services experts, Timothy Pearson, Sandra Brown and Felipe Casarim — published April 1 in Environmental Research Letters. Until now, efforts for reducing emissions from...

2014-03-31 20:20:42

Shareholder Advocates Seek Scenario Planning for a Low Carbon Economy BOSTON and SAN FRANCISCO, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a much-anticipated report to shareholders today on stranded carbon asset risk, ExxonMobil expressed the view that there is limited basis for concern. Shareholder advocates Arjuna Capital and As You Sow- which withdrew a shareholder resolution when ExxonMobil agreed to release the report -- expressed disappointment with aspects of the response,...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.