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2012-11-14 20:20:59

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Anthrotect, LLC delivers on its community­-oriented business model designed to produce carbon offsets through reducing deforestation and forest degradation. The 13,465-hectare project was successfully validated and verified by Det Norske Veritas (DNV) to the Verified Carbon Standard (VCS), and expects to prevent the emission of over 2.8 million tons of C02 into the atmosphere over its 30-year lifespan. The project is the first...

2012-10-22 11:22:56

PROVIDENCE, R.I., Oct. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- HDS International Corp. (OTCQB: HDSI), a green technology company providing renewable energy and eco-sustainability solutions, is proud to announce the formation of a wholly-owned Canadian-based subsidiary, HDS Energy and Ecosystems NB, Ltd, headquartered in Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada. HDS Energy and Ecosystems NB will be responsible for HDS International's business and research and development interests in the Province of...

2012-10-22 11:22:14

EMERYVILLE, Calif., Oct. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- SCS Global Services announced the validation of the Madre de Dios Carbon Offset Project under the Verified Carbon Standard (VCS), thereby allowing the project to generate carbon credits that will finance the protection of key Peruvian rainforest habitat. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120827/MM63583LOGO) "We are proud to have been a part of the Madre de Dios REDD project," said Robert J. Hrubes, Executive Vice...

Solar Geoengineering Methods Should Be Targeted
2012-10-22 09:40:50

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Sometimes, the best solution to a problem is the easiest one. The real difficulty lies in the application of said solution. Take, for instance, the issue of global warming and greenhouse gasses. The simplest solution to these matters is to somehow block some of the sun´s harmful rays from the Earth, bringing the temperature down and, ideally, stop the melting of the polar ice caps and other effects of global warming. The...

Geoengineering Iron Dump Raises Concerns
2012-10-17 20:00:28

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online In a plot that could have been yanked from the script of the upcoming James Bond film, American entrepreneur Russ George has released over 100 tons of iron sulphate into the Pacific Ocean in an attempt to foster a massive plankton bloom that would capture carbon dioxide and sink to the bottom of the ocean, thereby effecting climate change–U.K. news organization The Guardian has reported. Besides having a potential impact on...

2012-09-25 06:21:58

PROVIDENCE, R.I., Sept. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- HDS International Corp. (OTCQB: HDSI), a green technology company providing renewable energy and eco-sustainability solutions, in response to shareholder inquiries today announced that the deposit transaction restriction ("Deposit Chill"), placed on its common stock by The Depository Trust Company (DTC) in January, has been lifted. As of August 14, DTC has resumed accepting deposits of the Issue, CUSIP 40416A101, for depository and...

2012-09-22 02:20:08

NEW YORK, Sept. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In September 2011 Wetlands International announced its Commitment to Action under the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) 'Securing Wetland Carbon Stores for Climate'. The global NGO aims to achieve emission reductions of at least 100 megatons by 2015, through the conservation and rehabilitation of carbon-rich wetlands. Now, one year later, they are well on the way to achieving their commitment. Wetlands include many high carbon ecosystems such...

Coastal Habitats Must Be Saved From Destruction
2012-09-07 10:40:16

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study, led by Duke University, estimates that destruction of coastal habitats may release as much as 1 billion tons of carbon into the atmosphere each year, which is about 10 times higher than previously reported. The analysis provides the most comprehensive estimate of global carbon emissions from the loss of these coastal habitats to date: 0.15 to 1.2 billion tons. The study, published online in PLOS ONE, suggest there is a...

2012-08-28 06:23:18

EMERYVILLE, Calif., Aug. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- SCS Global Services has verified the Brazilian Boa Vista Afforestation/Reforestation carbon offset project under the American Carbon Registry (ACR) Standard. The project sequesters greenhouse gases (GHG) by planting and managing fast-growing Acacia mangium Willd. trees in plantations over more than 23,000 hectares of previously degraded pastureland in the northern Brazilian state of Roraima. (Logo:...

2012-07-19 02:22:32

SANTA CLARA, Calif., July 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Picarro, Inc. today announced that it has been selected by EADS Astrium and a consortium of scientific organizations as the sole provider of in situ instruments for measuring greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in London, England during the 2012 Olympic Games. The goal of the London pilot is to demonstrate Astrium's new Emissions Measurement Service (EMS), which uses stationary, mobile and airborne instruments to measure GHG emissions...