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2013-11-14 12:08:11

Expanding millions of hectares of Brazilian land to produce palm oil for food or for renewable, clean-burning biodiesel could result in extremely high emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) unless strict controls are put in place. This is according to a new study published today, 14 November, in IOP Publishing's journal Environmental Research Letters, by a group of researchers from the University of California, Davis. The researchers found that unless the oil palm plantations are strictly...

2013-09-24 23:36:15

Trinity Consultants partnered with the American Petroleum Institute (API) to update and distribute API's SANGEA software to assist petroleum and natural gas companies with estimating, managing, and reporting greenhouse gas emissions. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) September 24, 2013 Trinity Consultants, an international environmental firm that specializes in industrial air quality consulting and technology, has partnered with the American Petroleum Institute (API) to update and distribute the...

2013-09-18 23:28:32

Starting August 1st, Cap-Op Energy will utilize its extensive selection of pneumatic device field samples as a part of a larger effort to determine carbon emission factors in British Columbia. Calgary, Alberta (PRWEB) September 18, 2013 Cap-Op Energy, a leader in the field of carbon offset technology, will be participating in a new Science and Community Environmental Knowledge (SCEK) project starting August 1st. Working as an associate of The Prasino Group, Cap-Op Energy will utilize its...

Air Quality Monitoring In South Africa Improved With Satellites
2013-08-22 09:07:42

ESA Economic development often means an increase of harmful gases into the atmosphere. ESA’s GlobEmission project uses satellite data to monitor atmospheric pollution from emissions. South Africa’s economy is rapidly growing. From 2002 to 2012, its gross domestic product grew by about 270 billion US dollars. Unfortunately, a strong economy often leads to high levels of air pollutants – which can influence regional air quality and can have an impact on global climate change....

2013-08-19 23:17:20

The DyStar Group recently released its third Annual Greenhouse Gas Emissions Assessment Report, otherwise known as Carbon Footprint Report, which is based on its global operations in the reporting year of 2012. Singapore (PRWEB) August 19, 2013 In 2012, DyStar implemented a cloud-based data gathering system, with real-time emission calculation for the global organization, which greatly improved the accuracy of the report. It also expanded the boundaries of its carbon footprint assessment...

2013-06-26 16:46:20

The UK chemical industry requires 'an urgent and radical rethink' into how it produces chemicals if it is to play its part in meeting Government's stringent greenhouse gas emission reduction targets of 80% plus by 2050. That is one of the conclusions of a major new report issued today by the University of Manchester's Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research. Entitled 'Can the UK afford (not) to produce chemicals in 2050?' the report was generated in collaboration with the North East...

2012-12-11 21:30:37

Addressing gaps, improving comparability key to advancing domestic and regional emissions objectives Right now, if businesses or environmental officials need to estimate the impact of different greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction measures in one country or region of North America compared to another, they face multiple GHG reporting regimes with varying levels of detail and complexity. In response, Canada, Mexico and the United States are seeking to improve the comparability of emissions...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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