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2014-07-07 12:23:19

Californians pledge how they will save water and energy this summer for a chance to win SACRAMENTO, Calif., July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Energy Upgrade California wants to know how Californians plan to save energy and water this summer and will reward those who make a pledge to help California Stay Golden with the chance to win prizes that can help save water and energy. The Stay Golden California sweepstakes is the latest effort to promote energy and water savings across the golden...

2014-07-07 12:23:14

Additional Highlights Include Solar Cities Mayors Panel and New Intersolar Champion of Change AWARD SAN FRANCISCO, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the second year in a row, the honorable Gov. Edmund G. Brown Jr. will deliver the keynote speech at Intersolar North America, the most well attended industry exhibition and conference in North America for solar professionals to exchange information and develop business opportunities. Governor Brown will address event attendees on Monday,...

2014-07-07 12:23:03

Greenhouse Gas Emission Reduction Goal Met a Year Ahead of Schedule DALLAS, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Comerica Incorporated today announced the release of its 2013 Sustainability Progress Report on comerica.com. The online report, which updates progress made in several key sustainability areas of focus, highlights Comerica's achievement of its first greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reduction goal. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20010807/CMALOGO "In 2009, we set a goal to...

2014-07-07 12:22:56

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Materials recovery and reuse, or using resources efficiently to achieve better results at a lower cost and with less impact on our planet, is an important element of sustainable manufacturing. That is why Air Products (NYSE: APD) experts will be participating in both the "Sustainable Manufacturing Forum" (SMF) and "Global Summit on Advanced Manufacturing" (GSAM) as part of this year's Semicon West in San Francisco, July 7-10. As part...

2014-07-07 12:22:44

SAN FRANCISCO, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Solaire Generation, the nationally recognized market leader for innovative and cost-competitive solar solutions, is proud to announce that for the second year in a row one of its projects is a finalist for the Intersolar Award for Best Solar Project in North America. The nominated project, a 325 kW system completed in November at Whole Foods Market in Brooklyn, New York, took home the top honor at Solar Power Generation, winning the Best...

2014-07-07 12:22:42

Progressive actions shaping the potential of energy storage SAN DIEGO, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- California is again poised to lead the nation in sustainable energy development with recent legislation and regulations clearing the way for advanced energy storage and, most importantly, an extended incentive program with funds to support it. Similar to California's experience with solar energy during the past decade, the state's market for energy storage is now primed for greater...

2014-07-07 12:22:39

Conference Attendees Have An Opportunity To Learn More About Products, PV Safety SAN FRANCISCO, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trina Solar Limited (TSL), a global leader in photovoltaic modules, solutions and services, will be taking part in this year's Intersolar conference to showcase its industry leading Trinasmart panels as well as its PDG5 frameless, Dual Glass panels. The company will also offer attendees a number of product demonstrations at its booth, #7411. "This conference...

2014-07-07 12:22:35

OAK BROOK, IL, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Primary Energy Recycling Corporation (TSX: PRI), a clean energy company that generates revenue from capturing and recycling recoverable heat and byproduct fuels from industrial processes, today announced that it will release its financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014, after market close on Wednesday, August 6, 2014. A telephone conference call hosted by management to discuss the financial results will be held:...

2014-07-07 12:22:33

System fully compliant with new California State Fire Class Rating delivers the first Class A fire rated solution to the market NEW CASTLE, Del., July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New, industry-altering fire test regulations recently enacted by the State of California now limit the installation of roof-mounted solar systems only to those combining racking systems from SolarDock with Motech's panels until other systems achieve compliance. MOTECH works to provide a global source of clean...

2014-07-07 11:31:38

Syracuse University Geologists in the College of Arts and Sciences have discovered a new way to study oxygen levels in the Earth’s oldest oceans. Zunli Lu and Xiaoli Zhou, an assistant professor and Ph.D. student, respectively, in the Department of Earth Sciences, are part of an international team of researchers whose findings have been published by the journal Geology (Geological Society of America, 2014). Their research approach may have important implications for the study of...


Latest Environment Reference Libraries

Betizu Cattle
2014-07-09 15:12:18

The Betizu is a breed of cattle native to northern Spain and the French Basque Country. The government of Navarre established a conservation project to protect and conserve the breed. There were an estimated 254 Betizu cattle in Navarre as of 2013. There is a small herd that inhabits the abandoned village of Sastoya owned by the government of Navarre. It covers a 200 acre area with approximately 30 acres of grassland in the Urraul Alto valley. Within the village there are facilities and...

Belmont Red Cattle
2014-07-09 15:13:20

The Belmont Red is a breed of beef Cattle produced in 1954 by the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO) in the Australian tropics. It was developed at the Belmont Research Station from several different breeds including the Africander and Hereford-Shorthorn. The Belmont Red was released to breeders in 1969. The Belmont Red was bred to have a greater resistance to ticks, have a calm temperament and  more efficiently use the environment for higher weight gain....

Australian Milking Zebu Cattle
2014-07-09 13:49:54

The Australian Milking Zebu (AMZ) is a breed of dairy cattle that originated in Australia in the 1950s. It was developed by the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO) by crossbreeding the Sahiwal and Red Sindhi cattle from Pakistan with Jersey cattle. A small amount of Illawarra, Guernsey and Friesian blood was introduced as well. It was bred specifically to be resilient to heat, cattle tick and for milk production. The AMZ is similar in color and markings to...

Australian Friesian Sahiwal Cattle
2014-07-09 13:39:58

The Australian Friesian Sahiwal is a breed of dairy cattle that originated in Australia. It was developed in the 1960s by the Queensland Government by crossbreeding the Sahiwal dairy breed from Pakistan and the Holstein breed from tropical Australia. The cows produce about 790 gallons of milk per lactation period in tropical pasture conditions. The breed is resistant to heat, humidity, ticks and other parasites. It has also been exported successfully to other tropical regions in South East...

Australian Bradford Cattle
2014-07-06 14:56:54

The Australian Bradford is a breed of cattle that originated in Queensland, Australia between 1946 and 1952. It was developed from crossing Brahman bulls with the Hereford cattle in attempt to produce cattle to resist ticks and be resilient to drought. It is also resistant to pink eye, eye cancer and disease. The Bradford is raised mainly in NSW and Queensland, Australia. Semen from the cattle have been exported to South America and South Africa, while live cattle have been exported to...

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