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2011-03-08 07:52:00

CHESHUNT, England, March 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Tesco Clothing has revealed the official Climate Week (21-27 March) t-shirt, featuring an exclusive, limited edition design by the 'patron saints of print', Eley Kishimoto, in aid of the Environmental Justice Foundation. Organic, ethically made and manufactured by wind and solar power, the low carbon t-shirts will be available for men and women exclusively from Tesco clothing, Climate Week's headline partner, for only 10 pounds Sterling....

2010-11-27 00:00:49

The gathering will showcase the depth and breadth of business commitment to action against climate change and outline what businesses are already doing and how governmental leadership and civil society collaboration can help to accelerate and scale impact. Cancun, Mexico (Vocus) November 26, 2010 On the opening day of the Sixteenth Conference of the Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP16), COP16 host President Felipe Calderón of Mexico, the UNFCCC Executive...

2010-11-22 10:29:00

Carbonfund.org Calls for U.S. to Stay Home from U.N. Climate Negotiations, Urges Rest of the World to Make a Deal SILVER SPRING, Md., Nov. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Carbonfund.org, the leading U.S. nonprofit climate change solutions organization, is calling for the U.S. to stay out of the way of international climate negotiations which begin November 29 in Cancun, Mexico. The organization is encouraging participating countries to extend the Kyoto Protocol-set to expire in 2012-or...

2010-09-20 21:02:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "A focus on 'resilience,' on climate adaptation, must be at the center of any realistic approach to climate change. That is why we're here on this first day of Climate Week NYC," commented Global Adaptation Institute CEO Dr. Juan Jose Daboub to reporters after the keynote panel discussion on "Risk and Resilience," co-sponsored by Swiss Re and the Climate Group. "The need for urgent action on adaptation measures is supported by the study Swiss...

2010-09-20 07:00:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Carbon management is becoming a strategic business priority and competitive driver for the largest global companies, despite the lack of global agreement on climate change. These are among the findings of the 2010 Global 500(1) report and leadership index released today by the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP), produced by PwC and sponsored by Bank of America Merrill Lynch. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100917/NY66894LOGO ) (Logo:...

2010-09-20 07:00:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- While leading companies are forging ahead to cut emissions and seize business opportunities, US companies still lag their global peers in the numbers and types of actions they are taking to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. However, some 70 percent of firms surveyed believe they can seize new commercial opportunities and improve relations with customers, employees and other stakeholders by addressing sustainability and climate change issues. These were a...

2010-06-15 09:34:00

MUMBAI, India, June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) (BSE: TCS.BO, NSE: TCS.NS), a leading IT services, business solutions and outsourcing firm, and Xynteo, a strategic advisory firm specialising in low-carbon growth, announced a collaboration to jointly create solutions for a low-carbon economy. These solutions will be initially built and deployed in the Nordic market. The partnership will look to find new ways to help companies increase productivity while reducing CO2...

2010-03-25 07:00:00

-Program to Monetize Emission Reductions of Cummins Westport and Westport HD Powered Natural Gas Vehicles- VANCOUVER, March 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Westport Innovations Inc. (TSX:WPT/ NASDAQ:WPRT), a global leader in alternative fuel, low-emissions transportation technologies, today announced that Westport, in collaboration with Grutter Consulting, has launched a program to monetize the carbon emission reductions associated with Cummins Westport (CWI) and Westport HD natural gas...


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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