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2013-05-01 00:20:15

SINGAPORE, May 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sindicatum Sustainable Resources' Group CEO Assaad W. Razzouk participated in a Carbon Market Reform private event in Washington, D.C. on 29 April 2013, at which a report jointly authored by the Center for American Progress and by Climate Advisers was released. Read the report. The report targets the prevailing opinion that the carbon markets, most notably the Clean Development Mechanism (or CDM) created by the 1997 Kyoto Protocol, have been...

2013-04-17 20:20:43

California's strategic, smart move forward with WCI, Inc. makes economic sense MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., April 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A vote of confidence today from California business leaders as California's carbon trading program prepares to expand. "Smart business owners know that one of the best ways to expand opportunities and bring down costs is to align with a smart and capable partner. That is exactly what California is doing by linking its trading program with Quebec's...

2013-03-21 12:24:07

The Climate Reality Project Teams With Comedian Reggie Watts On Latest Video BOULDER, Colo., March 21, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Carbon pollution is not only disrupting our lives, it's hitting our wallets. This is the underlying theme of The Price of Carbon, a new Climate Reality Project video released today. Narrated by comedian and musician Reggie Watts, it's the latest in a series of high-profile video shorts from Climate Reality to connect the dots between the causes and...

2013-03-12 08:21:35

The first combination of eWaste and Carbon Credit Trading for electronic assets LONDON and HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., March 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- E-Waste Systems, Inc. (OTCQB: EWSI) (the "Company"), an electronic waste management and reverse logistics company, announced today the breakthrough development of an exclusive software solution with Village Green Global ('VGG') to be operated under the eWaste Carbon Credit (eWasteCC(TM)) brand name. "eWasteCC(TM) brings the first public...

Pollution Controls May Be Working Better Than Anticipated
2013-03-12 05:32:35

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Ground-level ozone may be falling even faster than popular prediction models have been reporting, according to new research conducted by environmental experts at Rice University in Houston, Texas. The study suggests that recent pollution controls designed to cut down on industrial and vehicular emissions may be doing a better job of lowering dangerous ozone levels than even the Community Multiscale Air Quality (CMAQ) model has...

2013-02-28 12:23:26

FARMINGTON, Conn., Feb. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Growing environmental pollutions and increasing use of activated carbon to purge heavy metal residues in industrial pollutants are driving the global activated carbon market. Activated carbon markets are entering a period of fast growth. The next four years could see world consumption almost double. Enough new production capacity should be in place by 2017 to meet new demand, but the potential exists for a shortage. The corporate...

2013-02-20 12:12:23

A novel global trading system based on the cost effectiveness of health interventions, similar to the market on carbon permits to help control climate change, could provide the extra funding needed to reach the health targets in the Millennium Development Goals, argue experts writing in this week's PLOS Medicine. The authors, led by Luis Carrasco from the National University of Singapore, propose an innovative global credit market based on a global cost-effectiveness criterion to run a cap...

2013-02-15 23:01:35

The following statements on the carbon tax bill introduced by Sens. Barbara Boxer and Bernie Sanders from energy and tax experts at The Heartland Institute — a free-market think tank — may be used for attribution. CHICAGO, IL (PRWEB) February 15, 2013 Sens. Bernie Sanders and Barbara Boxer today introduced a bill to tax carbon emissions on entities such as coal mines, oil refineries, and natural gas processing points. The legislation would set a $20 tax for each ton of carbon...

2013-01-30 10:24:01

Schemes that aim to regulate greenhouse gas emissions can limit consumers' attempts to reduce their carbon footprints, according to an economist at the University of East Anglia (UEA). Dr Grischa Perino suggests that some recommendations made by government agencies and environmental NGOs about how individuals can reduce GHG emissions are inappropriate in the European Union because of its Emissions Trading System (EU ETS), which caps emissions from certain industries, such as electricity...

2013-01-24 08:35:20

SPRING VALLEY, N.Y., Jan. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- East Morgan Holdings, Inc. (OTC: EMHI) is pleased to announce that it has entered into a contract to purchase the patents and proprietary intellectual property rights for all power plant and energy related technologies from a research and development company which developed the technologies over the past 25 years. This purchase opens the door for EMHI's entry into the air and ash pollution markets. The Company is focusing on coal burning...