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2014-04-22 23:01:49

The United States government has pursued energy policies based on “the mistaken belief in the unproven science that claims carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from burning of fossil fuels is the major cause of recent and future warming of the Earth,” write naval veterans Admiral Thomas B. Hayward, Vice Admiral Edward S. Briggs, and Captain Donald K. Forbes in a new report for The Heartland Institute. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 The United States government has pursued energy...

2014-04-22 23:01:40

The Pittsburgh-based relocation management company partnered with The Nature Conservancy to plant 1,000 trees for reforestation efforts. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 AIReS has long held a commitment to corporate responsibility and actively supports sustainable initiatives in their business. Each office location embraces resource reduction and environmentally friendly processes, governed by the company’s ISO 14001 registration. These day-to-day tasks keep AIReS’ business...

2014-04-22 23:01:36

Partners to Create an Electric Flight Program Focused on Reducing Aircraft Emissions and Noise Daytona Beach, Fla. (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and Powering Imagination LLC have entered into an agreement to create an electric flight program focused on reducing aircraft emissions and noise through the development of electric propulsion systems. In announcing their agreement, Erik Lindbergh, CEO of Powering Imagination, and Dr. Richard Anderson, Director of...

2014-04-22 23:01:29

Oasis Energy chooses Earth Day to introduce their Clean Gas plans in New York, New Jersey, Maryland, and Pennsylvania. New York, NY (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 Oasis Energy becomes one of the first energy suppliers in the Northeast to offer 100% carbon offset natural gas plans. Oasis Energy’s Clean Gas plans help reduce the overall effects of carbon pollution by neutralizing all of the estimated CO2 emissions associated with a customer’s usage. Reducing CO2 emissions is important to many...

2014-04-22 23:00:50

This Earth Day, Nokero celebrates with promotional offers through our online store, that allow more people to have access to environmentally friendly solar lights. Nokero also continues to remember and support those in the Philippines stillaffected by Typhoon Haiyan and in desperate need of light. Denver, CO (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 Nokero, short for “no kerosene” fights for lives free from polluting fuels. This Earth Day, Nokero celebrates with promotional offers through our online...

2014-04-22 20:21:01

$615 Million facility will use local natural gas to produce electricity MOUNDSVILLE, W.Va., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A natural gas combined-cycle power plant with a nameplate capacity of 549 megawatts will be built on a 37-acre site in Marshall County approximately four miles south of Moundsville, with construction planned to begin in mid 2015, officials at Moundsville Power LLC announced today. Moundsville Power LLC is a Buffalo, New York-based independent power plant...

2014-04-22 20:20:30

Avianca/Byogy Team to perform advanced Flight Testing using the CFM-56 powered A.319 to acquire test data, support Environmental Impact Study, and lead ASTM Specification adoption of Byogy's ATJ full replacement renewable jet fuel. SAN JOSE, Calif., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Continuing its commitment to deliver price competitive, 100% replacement biofuels, Byogy Renewables and airline partner Avianca Brasil have launched a significant initiative to support advanced testing to...

2014-04-22 16:30:17

CINCINNATI, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Charles Mace, Vice President of Sales for Zumbiel Packaging, handed out the trees to the students after school. The three year-old White Pine seedlings, donated by Zumbiel, were in planters made from the soft drink boxes that Zumbiel Packaging produces. Mr. Mace demonstrated how to plant a tree, and he explained that pine trees are a renewable resource like corn. They can be harvested from tree farms to make paperboard soft drink boxes, and...

2014-04-22 16:28:46

LONDON, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Oil and Chemicals Storage Industry Outlook in Europe, 2014 - Capacity Analysis, Forecasts and Details of All Operating and Planned Storage Terminalshttp://www.reportbuyer.com/energy_utilities/oil_gas/oil_chemicals_storage_industry_outlook_europe_2015.htmlOil and Chemicals Storage Industry Outlook in Europe, 2014 - Capacity Analysis, Forecasts and Details of All Operating and Planned Storage...

2014-04-22 16:27:37

Naropa is only Colorado-based University to receive prestigious designation for its commitment to sustainability and renewable energy sources BOULDER, Colo., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Naropa University has been recognized as one of eight premier colleges and universities in the United States for its commitment to sustainability and renewable energy. Naropa's designation was based in part on the fact that 100% of its electricity needs derive from renewable energy...


Latest Environment Reference Libraries

White Faced Darter, Leucorrhinia dubia
2014-04-22 14:10:38

The white-faced darter (Leucorrhinia dubia), also known as the small whiteface, is a species of dragonfly that can be found in northern areas of Europe and northwestern areas of Asia. Its range includes Austria, Belgium, China, France, Germany, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Spain, the Ukraine, and the United Kingdom, among other areas. It prefers to reside in bogs near lakes and other water sources with abundant tree cover. It can be seen between May and July in Great Britain, but is active during...

Hartweg’s Pine, Pinus hartwegii
2014-04-22 13:27:36

Hartweg’s pine (Pinus hartwegii) is found growing in the mountains of  Mexico and Central America east to Honduras. This tree was discovered and named in 1838 by Karl Hartweg. The Hartweg’s pine is related to the Pinus Montezuma species which has shorter needles, as well as smaller cones and grows at lower altitudes. The Hartweg Pine grows at altitudes of 8200-14100 feet above sea level forming the alpine tree line in the higher mountains of Mexico. This pine tolerates dry winters,...

Termitaradus mitnicki
2014-04-22 12:18:11

Termitaradus mitnicki is an extinct species of true bug that once lived during the Miocene Burdigalian age. It was discovered encased in amber on the island of Hispaniola. The amber holds one female specimen, the only specimen from which the species is known, that is housed at the University of Kansas Natural History Museum. It was first described by Michael S. Engel who published his findings in the Zookeys online journal in 2009. It is thought that Termitaradus mitnicki resided in...

Nesagapostemon
2014-04-22 12:04:18

Nesagapostemon is a genus that holds one species of extinct sweat bee, known as Nesagapostemon moronei, which once lived during the Miocene period. It is known from a single female specimen encased in amber that was mined on the island of Hispaniola. The amber holds bubbles and three worker bees of another species, hindering the visibility of the Nesagapostemon specimen. This species was named after Ettore Morone and was first described by Dr. Michael S. Engel in the ZooKeys online journal in...

Goblet-marked Damselfly, Erythromma lindenii
2014-04-22 11:54:21

The goblet-marked damselfly (Erythromma lindenii), also known as the blue-eye, is a species of damselfly that can be found in southwestern and southern areas of Europe. Its range includes Albania, Belgium, Croatia, France Germany, Greece, Iran, Italy, Morocco, Poland, Portugal, Serbia, Turkey, and Ukraine, among many other areas. This species can also be found in Africa and Asia, but its highest concentrations are thought to occur in the Mediterranean. It prefers to reside near large or slow...

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